Twitter’s Influence On Holiday Shopping [INFOGRAPHIC]

Twitter’s Influence On Holiday Shopping [INFOGRAPHIC]

Holiday heyday is just around the corner, and digital marketers and social media managers are already elbow-deep in Twitter promotion plans.

Accordingly, Twitter commissioned a survey from research firm DB5, which surveyed 2,000 U.S. holiday shoppers, more than half of whom use Twitter regularly.

Here’s what they found.

Fun facts:

– 45% of respondents said they would rather take Twitter shopping with them than their husband or wife!

– 64% of respondents said they have bought a product because of something they saw on Twitter

– 57% of respondents use Twitter to determine which stores to visit

Twitter’s Influence On Holiday Shopping [INFOGRAPHIC]

Further, according to social listening company and Twitter Certified Product Crimson Hexagon, holiday shopping conversations on Twitter increased in 2012 by 30% over the previous year, with buzz peaking predictably on Black Friday and Christmas Eve:

Twitter’s Influence On Holiday Shopping [INFOGRAPHIC]

So, 30% of Twitter users are thinking about holiday shopping before October even begins – are you one of them?

(Source: Twitter. #Christmas image via Cargo Collective.)