On the heels of women’s Web preferences in yesterday’s Research Brief, Lucid Marketing presents a slice of that total market by exposing Twitter preferences among those who are “hooked on Twitter.” 57.9% of moms Twitter from their cell phone, iPhone, Blackberry or smartphone. According to the study by Lucid and Lisa Finn, not only do the majority of moms use Twitter to find out about new products and keep up with businesses they like, but they’re also interested in getting links to news and articles on topics that matter to them. The most important motivator for moms to follow a business on Twitter is that the business provides useful information in its Twitter feed (68%).
53% Tweet to learn about new products
52% Tweet to keep up with their professional contacts
While moms are receptive to marketing on both sites, they’re a bit more protective of their personal space on Facebook, and a bit more focused on getting coupons and special offers there. On Twitter they’re looking for good deals, too, but they also want to be kept informed about news and articles that are relevant to their lives.
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