News and Reports
The Center for Research in Electronic Commerce
The CREC, formerly CISM, at the University of Texas at Austin has been the leading research institution in generating critical knowledge and understanding in the fields of Information Systems and Management, Electronic Commerce and the Digital Economy.
Digital Economy and Information Society
Electronic commerce is a central element in the OECD's vision of the potential that our networked world holds for sustainable economic growth, more and better jobs, expanding world trade, and improved social conditions. Includes worldwide statistics, publications & documents, and Information by country.
The ClickZ Network is the largest resource of interactive marketing news, information, commentary, advice, opinion, research, and reference in the world, online or off-. From search to e-mail, technology to trends, the coverage is expert, exclusive, and in-depth.
eMarketer ($ - Requires a subscription, but many reports and documents are available for no cost)
eMarketer's research team monitors more than 1,700 sources daily, culling relevant e-business information and Internet statistics from research firms, consultancies and government agencies around the world. To see the available articles, charts and reports for any subject, simply click on the list, or enter your own term in the Search box.
Marketing Sherpa, Inc. is a research firm publishing case studies, benchmark data, and how-to information for marketing, advertising and public relations professionals. In addition to in-depth interviews and surveys, they publish industry-wide data.
Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB)
The IAB is the only association dedicated to helping online, Interactive broadcasting, email, wireless and Interactive television media companies increase their revenues.
An award-winning source for interactive and Internet research. Facts, figures, research, and data on every facet of the online industry, domestic and worldwide.
Features global Internet statistics by language.
Internet Traffic Report
The Internet Traffic Report monitors the flow of data around the world. It then displays a value between zero and 100. Higher values indicate faster and more reliable connections.
StatMarket ($ - Requires a subscription, but many reports and documents are available for no cost)
StatMarket presents raw data computed from millions of daily Internet visitors to Web sites. It features Internet statistics and user trends.
U.S. Census Bureau E-Stats: Measuring the Electronic Economy
This is the official report on electronic statistics published by the U.S. Census. Includes 2003 E-commerce Multi-sector Report (May 11, 2005) which is the official snapshot of e-commerce for key sectors of the economy - In addition, the site features both archival , current , and upcoming e commerce statistics.
CIO Research Reports
Exclusive survey findings based on studies conducted of their readership-CIOs and IT executives who are responsible for steering and managing their organization's technology.
The Industry Standard
The Industry Standard is a newsmagazine of the Internet Economy. It delivers sophisticated coverage of the people, the companies and the business models shaping the Internet Economy. Includes insightful news analysis, business model reviews, personality profiles, industry metrics and executive recruiting.
Pew Internet & American Life Project
The Pew Internet Project is an initiative of the Pew Research Center, a nonprofit “fact tank” that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. This particular report is titled, The Internet and Consumer Choice: Online Americans use different search and purchase strategies for different goods.
2008 Digital Future Report
The USC Annenberg School Center for the Digital Future has done seven years of longitudinal research on a project titled, "Surveying the Digital Future." It comprises a unique data base that completely captures broadband at home, the wireless Internet, on-line media, user-generated content and, now, social networking. The full report, 143 pages of charts, narrative and great detail is available for purchase, but the free synopsis might be useful to you.