#10 – Nearly 250 millions searches are performed per day on Google alone.

#9 – Online marketing = a virtual salesman 24/7/365

#8 – Natural search result listings are 85% of all clicks, as opposed to only 15% for Pay Per Click (PPC)

#7 – Online marketing up an average of 8.6% a year through 2011. $41B spent in 2007, $69B by 2011

#6 – Online marketing currently at 7.6% of all media advertising spending is projected to be at 15.2% in 2013.

#5 – E-Commerce sales will grow 4.4% in 2009  to $141B, and jump to 16.5% in growth in 2010.

#4 – Recent Phoenix Business Journal states an estimated $25B leaving print media and going directly to internet marketing.

#3 – Your competitors are getting wise! SEO utilization is at 39% of all businesses, up from 19% in 2007.

#2 – Increased brand visibility and awareness as 8 out of 10 people find companies they eventually do business with online.

#1 – Best way to initiate a direct response as it is the only form of marketing that puts you in front of targeted prospective customers who are looking exactly for what you offer.