83 Exceptional Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014

Webbiquity

2014 B2B Content Marketing Trends–North America: Content Marketing Institute/MarketingProfs. Still, more than 70% of both B2B and B2C marketers plan to produce more content in 2014 than they did in 2013, and six out of ten plan to increase their content marketing budgets. (

21 Vital Mobile Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2014

Webbiquity

According to CNN , “Americans used smartphone and tablet apps more than PCs to access the Internet (in January 2014) — the first time that has ever happened.” Gone are the days when a mobile-enabled web presence was an afterthought.

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Marketing Automation 2014 Industry Overview: What the Surveys Tell Us

Customer Experience Matrix

Strong Growth Continues As I reported last week , I expect industry revenue to grow 60% in 2014, accelerating from the already-impressive 50% per year we saw in 2012 and 2013.

The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem

Puzzle Marketer

The post The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem appeared first on Puzzle Marketer.

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11 Thought-Provoking Guides to Content Marketing for 2014

Webbiquity

Content marketing remains a hot topic, as practitioners continue to ask questions, like: what are the hottest trends in content marketing for 2014? Leading Experts Predict The Content Marketing Trends for 2014 by Search Engine Journal.

104 Fascinating Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 (and 2015)

Webbiquity

Looking at marketing surveys and studies from the past year, a few trends are clear, among them that buyers are firmly (and increasingly) in control of the purchase cycle. They prefer searching to being found, and will often be close to their final decision point before talking to a salesperson.

The 19 Best Content Marketing Blogs From 2014

B2B Marketing Insider

Time to list our favorite stuff from 2014 so we can reflect on what we learned, what we found interesting, and what we shared. I also listed some of my own favorites to come up with this list of the 19 best content marketing blogs of 2014. Yep that’s right!

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Top 10 Demand Generation Resolutions for 2014

The Point

It’s a new year, so what better time to get your demand generation strategy “in shape” for improved performance? Here are my candidates for 10 strategies that offer real potential for low risk/high reward: 1. Improve campaign measurement.

12 Best Slideshares of 2014 (So Far)

B2B Marketing Insider

KPCB Internet trends 2014 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (Of course! Storytelling in 2014 from Gary Vaynerchuk (Saw Gary present a version of this. JWT: 10 Mobile Trends for 2014 and Beyond (May 2014) from JWTIntelligence.

Nine Things I Learned at Social Media Marketing World 2014

Salesfusion

The post Nine Things I Learned at Social Media Marketing World 2014 appeared first on Marketing Automation | Lead Generation | Email Marketing | Salesfusion. [one_half valign="middle"]. Partner Portal. Why Partner With SalesFUSION. [/one_half]. one_half]. one_half_last valign="middle"].

12 Reasons You Should Prioritize Social Selling in 2014

Salesfusion

The post 12 Reasons You Should Prioritize Social Selling in 2014 appeared first on Marketing Automation | Lead Generation | Email Marketing | Salesfusion. [one_half valign="middle"]. Partner Portal. Why Partner With SalesFUSION. [/one_half]. one_half]. one_half_last valign="middle"].

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2014 B2B Marketing Trends That Work

ViewPoint

The Content Marketing Institute recently released the annual North American report titled B2B Content Marketing: 2014 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends—and the findings are impressive.

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Content Marketing Is The Top Marketing Priority of 2014

B2B Marketing Insider

According to the report , Content Marketing is the top priority for 36% of marketers in 2014. This is followed by social media, which was chosen by 36%, personalization (32%) and conversion optimization (31%) as key areas of focus for marketing in 2014.

The 10 Best Time-Saving Tools of 2014

Vertical Response

Here’s a list of the apps that business owners say they couldn’t live without in 2014: 10. © 2014, VerticalResponse Blog. The post The 10 Best Time-Saving Tools of 2014 appeared first on VerticalResponse Blog. Every business owner wants to save time.

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Seven Things I Learned at Digital Summit 2014

Salesfusion

The post Seven Things I Learned at Digital Summit 2014 appeared first on Marketing Automation | Lead Generation | Email Marketing | Salesfusion. Email Marketing Events Social Media

25 amazing social media quotes from #SXSW 2014

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

The post 25 amazing social media quotes from #SXSW 2014 appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. SXSW was a frenzy of new ideas, exciting innovations and awesome friends.

10 Things I’ve Learned About SEO in 2014

KoMarketing Associates

So, as 2014 comes to a close and I look back on the year, here are a few things I learned about search, the industry, our business, and more. This April will be my 10 th year in the search field. TEN YEARS! I know it’s hard to believe with how young I look (*cough), but it’s true.

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Fused 2014 Was One for the Books

Salesfusion

The post Fused 2014 Was One for the Books appeared first on Salesfusion. Events

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Funny Business: The Best Digital Marketing Humor, 2014 Edition

Webbiquity

Strategic Humor: Cartoons from the March 2014 Issue by Harvard Business Review. Strategic Humor: Cartoons from the November 2014 Issue by Harvard Business Review. What are you laughing at? If the answer is “nothing,” then you need to read this post!

SiriusDecisions Summit 2014

ViewPoint

Last week I attended the SiriusDecisions Summit in Orlando. This was my third summit and I have enjoyed them all. Author Malcolm Gladwell opened the session with a witty and insightful presentation on the concept of transformation.

John Legend Coming to Interact 2014

Modern Marketing

About Interact 2014: Customers, regardless of industry, want orchestrated experiences across email, mobile, social, display, and the web. Check out the event page to learn more about Interact 2014, including session agendas and more special guest info! .

4 Social Media Marketing Predictions for 2014

Vertical Response

In 2014, social media will continue to be a necessity for small business marketing, not just a fad that will fade away. “I think in 2014 we’ll see new social media tools revealed and smarter strategies from small business owners.”

7 Key takeaways from Dreamforce 2014

Salesfusion

The post 7 Key takeaways from Dreamforce 2014 appeared first on Salesfusion

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Best B2B Lead Posts in 2014: Lead generation, lead nurturing and content marketing

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Read on to find out what B2B Lead Roundtable Blog posts were shared the most as well as the three topics B2B marketers valued most in 2014. Lead generation was a huge topic for 2014 and for good reason.

Four key marketing lessons to propel us into 2014

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Let’s revisit some of the year’s core lessons as 2014 blasts off. For 2014, she encourages marketers to “ give your customers a gift.” The post Four key marketing lessons to propel us into 2014 appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}.

4 Awesome Social Media Campaigns of 2014

Hubspot

2014 has been a big year — between “Let It Go,” Flappy Bird, and Kim K trying (and, thankfully, failing) to break the Internet, we’ve lived through some memorable moments. December 15, 2014.

An Eye-Opening Breakdown of Back-to-School Spending in 2014 [Infographic]

Vertical Response

The National Retail Federation recently released its 2014 Back-to-School survey projecting and portraying just how big the scholastic shopping season is. © 2014, VR Marketing Blog.

Best blog posts of 2014

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

2014 was a fascinating year on {grow} and I thought it might be useful to highlight some of the most provocative, interesting, and useful ideas that were generated over the past 12 months. Here are my best blog posts of 2014. The worst post I wrote in 2014.

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The 14 Best Marketing Infographics of 2014

Vertical Response

With 2014 nearly over and 2015 almost here, we’re turning back the clock to take another look at some of the best marketing infographics of 2014: Blogging: The 6 Elements of a Powerful Blog Post ; Quicksprout. State of Email Marketing 2014: Mobile vs. Desktop ; Attractivo.

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5 Reasons Your Marketing Can Benefit From Attending Interact 2014

Modern Marketing

Meet us at Interact 2014: A Modern Marketing Experience from Eloqua. Check out the Interact 2014 event page to learn more, including session agendas and more special guest info! by Amanda Batista | Tweet this It’s time for marketing to take the next step!

What to Know: SMX West 2014 Takeaways

KoMarketing Associates

It was a busy month here at KoMarketing and it’s hard to believe that it’s already April 1 st. More so, it’s hard to believe that SMX West was three weeks ago! Typically, I like to do my conference recap immediately after a show but this time I thought I’d use a different approach – take a step back and let things simmer for a bit.

Innovation in Marketing: A 2014 Survey Report

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Raymond Coppinger In 2014, innovation was the central focus of our Marketing Nation Summit and the subsequent roadshow tour, which came to a spectacular end in Sydney.

The 15 Best Infographics of 2014

Hubspot

Enjoy perusing the best of what 2014''s infographics had to offer, ranked in no particular order (except for #1 -- I love #1). 7) 2014 Regulatory Climate Index, by U.S.

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SEO Copywriting: 25 Best Practices for 2014

Writtent

We’ve listed 25 of the best practices of 2014 below. In 2014, SEO copywriting is about quality – well-written optimized content that appeals to humans. The post SEO Copywriting: 25 Best Practices for 2014 appeared first on Inbound & Content Marketing Hub.

VerticalResponse’s Top 50 Marketing Blog Posts of 2014

Vertical Response

In 2014 (so far), we published and produced more than 315 pieces of original content. 5 Tips to Get Your Video Marketing Efforts off the Ground in 2014. © 2014, VerticalResponse Blog. The post VerticalResponse’s Top 50 Marketing Blog Posts of 2014 appeared first on VerticalResponse Blog. Creating valuable content is a consistent mission for us here at VerticalResponse. This includes 18 videos , 5 infographics , 12 guides , and 280 blog posts.

Top 12 Industrial Marketing Posts of 2014

Industrial Marketing Today

It’s time to look back at the most read industrial marketing posts that I published in 2014. The post Top 12 Industrial Marketing Posts of 2014 by Achinta Mitra appeared first on Industrial Marketing Today. I’ve culled the list down to 12 based on the data from my Google Analytics. These industrial marketing posts are listed in the order of published dates –oldest to the newest. #1: 1: What’s Hot and What’s Not in [.]

The Best Infographics of 2014 (So Far)

Hubspot

What other top-notch infographics have you come across from 2014? It takes a good deal of effort to draft, design, and finalize an infographic, but it doesn''t take a lot of effort to read an infographic -- which is exactly why people love them so much.

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Tips From Demand Gen Report’s 2014 B2B Buyer Behavior Survey

Modern Marketing

by Amanda Batista | Tweet this While the sales cycle is getting longer and buyers continued to wait to engage with sales, B2B buyers are more satisfied with the process than they were a year ago, according to Demand Gen Report’s 2014 B2B Buyer Behavior Survey.

Must Attend Marketing Events In 2014

Modern Marketing

Here is a compilation of events to inspire you in 2014. BMA 2014 May 28-30 / Chicago, IL. Which events are you most looking forward to attending in 2014? Must Attend Marketing Events In 2014 is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing. by Amanda Batista | Tweet this Marketing events are a trifecta benefit of being part of this exciting and evolving industry.

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The Best Business Books of 2014 [Infographic]

Hubspot

Similar to the way Nate Silver aggregates political polling data , BookBub aggregated 23 different "Best Books of 2014" lists -- from The New York Times to The Financial Times and more. There were hundreds of business books published this year.