Continued Growth of Native Advertising Budgets Predicted Moving into 2020


According to Adyoulike, brands will spend over $85 billion on native advertising globally by the year 2020. According to Forrester, half of all US online adults actively avoid [interruptive] ads on websites.

Death of a Salesman? Forrester says Yes.

The ROI Guy

Despite a growing economy, research indicates that there will be over 1 million less B2B sales reps employed in 2020 compared to today. A Forrester survey of 250 B2B Buyers reveals that it’s not just B2C purchases that have moved online.

Forrester: The Accelerating Death of the B2B Sales Rep

The ROI Guy

Now, two years on, the forecast from Forrester is even gloomier, with faster than anticipated disintermediation. Alinean Consultative selling Death of a B2B Sales Rep Diagnostic Assessment Forrester interactive content Pisello ROI Calculator Sales Enablement Value Marketing Value Selling

1 Million B2B Sales Jobs Will Vanish by 2020 [New Research]


This question was the topic of Andy Hoar''s presentation at the 2015 Forrester Sales Enablement Forum. million B2B salespeople in existence today, " we believe one million jobs will be net displaced by 2020 ," Hoar said. This post originally appeared on the Sales section of Inbound Hub.

Innovators Wanted: Marketing to Generation Live


According to the Forrester Research report, “ How to Build Your Brand with Generation Z ,” they are the first generation to consume more online than offline. Internet Marketing Business Common Sense Media Forrester Research Generation Y Generation Z Internet marketing Millennial

From High Touch to Low Cost – A Disturbing Trend in B2B Selling?

The ROI Guy

Last year, new research from Forrester boldly predicted the Death of the B2B Sales Rep, making some stark forecasts: Much of B2B buying will not need sales reps anymore, and will move to lower cost self-service or inside sales reps.

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65+ Mind-Blowing Artificial Intelligence Statistics


Forrester predicts cognitive technologies such as robots, AI, machine learning, and automation will replace 16% of U.S. Forrester predicts cognitive technologies such as robots, AI, machine learning, and automation will create 9% of new U.S. Forrester forecasts one million U.S.

How Mobile is Dominating the Customer Journey (and Why You Should Care)


This is expected to grow to 70% by 2020. It is estimated that mobile usage per B2B individual will increase from two hours a day to three by 2020. It’s now common to see people deeply focused on the screens of their mobile phones everywhere we go.

What Really Makes B2B Buyers Loyal to Their Suppliers?

B2B Marketing Directions

And Walker Information recently wrote that by 2020, customer experience is expected to surpass product and pricing as the key business differentiator. Recent research by Forrester Consulting provides important insights about what B2B buyers value most in their relationships with suppliers.

Not Just Another Salesperson: How Salespeople Can Make Sure Their Value Is Recognized


There’s about to be a lot less of you if you trust in data coming from Forrester. In 2015, researchers estimated that one million B2B sales jobs will be eliminated due to self-serve e-commerce before 2020. Look around the office. Take your time, I'll wait. The survey also revealed that 75 percent of B2B buyers prefer to buy online on their own schedule.

Why Content Amplification is Critical for Brands Today and Tomorrow [Data]


In addition, according to Adyoulike, global native advertising will surpass $85 billion in 2020. According to Forrester’s report, “The End of Advertising As We Know It,” CMOs are shifting billions from interruptive ads to branded relationships using content.

Survey: Marketers Want More Video. What Else Is New?


In fact, Forrester Research found that videos were 50 times more likely to receive an organic first page ranking than traditional text pages. If video is still “on the rise” in 2020, we’ll have our answer. Let’s play a little game.

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10 B2B Marketing Presentations to Favorite on Slideshare

KoMarketing Associates

Moz’s Surviving Google: SEO in 2020. Surviving Google: SEO in 2020 from Peter “Dr. This presentation from Yidyard , in coordination with Forrester Research Analyst, Nick Barber , shares research on B2B video consumption, the growth of online video platforms, and best practices to follow when using video for business.

3 Digital Trends Driving Improved Customer Experience in 2018

Modern Marketing

And again, Forrester (2016) showed that superior CX drives superior revenue growth. According to Intel, there will be 200 billion connected devices by 2020. Customer Experience (CX) is not just a buzz word.

3 Incredibly Easy Ideas To Get Customers To Pay For Content

Marketing Insider Group

By 2020, customers will manage 85% of their buying relationship without talking to a human, indicating decision makers will count on content more than ever. pieces of content before they buy, suggesting they are spending a lot of time reading content (Source: Forrester).

Understanding the Artificial Intelligence Hype Cycle, in 5 Stats


Along with what seems like every market research and consulting firm, Forrester is extremely bullish on AI , and this year is the beginning of a tidal wave. Speaking of getting left behind, Forrester does not pull punches when it comes to the impact AI can have.

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Four Ways Wirecutter is Growing Its Affiliate Revenue


The industry is growing, and fast; Forrester predicts it will be worth $6.8 billion by 2020. While it may not be as common as display advertising or branded content, we’ve seen affiliate monetization increasing in popularity among publishers.

7 B2B Demand Generation Myths to Guide Your 2019 Strategy


As we discuss in Demand Generation: An A-Z Guide for B2B Marketers (with Strategies & Examples), “Both Forrester and Gartner predict that by 2020, 80 percent of the buying process will occur without any human contact.

50 Statistics About B2B Sales and Marketing (Mis)Alignment

Type A Communications

By 2020, customers will manage 85% of their interaction with the enterprise without interacting with a human. Forrester Research ). Forrester Research ). Nearly 2/3 of B2B marketers identified engaging key decision makers as their top challenge ( Forrester Research ).

B2B Marketing: Significant Shift Towards Online Solutions

KEO Marketing

A recent report from Forrester blared what initially sounded like a fatal finding for B2B operations. The big takeaway from the report was the prediction that one million B2B salespeople will lose their jobs by the year 2020.

Build a Better B2B e-Commerce Experience

The Mx Group

Forrester estimates the U.S. trillion and account for more than 12% of all B2B sales by 2020. Digital transformation is an unstoppable force across a wide range of industries. It has the potential to affect virtually every department, from Operations to Marketing to Sales.

Building a Better B2B e-Commerce Experience

The Mx Group

Forrester estimates the U.S. trillion and account for more than 12% of all B2B sales by 2020. Digital transformation is an unstoppable force across a wide range of industries. It has the potential to affect virtually every department, from Operations to Marketing to Sales.

Make a List, Check it Twice for an Impressive Professional Services Website

EMagine B2B Blog

Forrester Research reported that Executives in Professional Services expect 49% of revenue to come through digital channels or products by 2020.

How the Auto Industry Uses Artificial Intelligence to Eliminate Paid Media Waste


For that same consumer, according to Forrester, read and/or watch 11 different online content assets. By 2020, according to Adyoulike, $85 billion will be spent on native advertising globally.

5 data assumptions that marketers should avoid


A 2016 Forrester study found that marketers are struggling to be responsive in real-time interactions with customers, as they focus on traditional performance measurements such as customer retention and acquisition. The following is a guest post by David Dunne , CEO of Velocidi.

Mobility and why it matters


By 2020 there will be 50 billion networked devices – such connectivity will increasingly be part of our everyday life: from cars we drive, pills we take, clothes we wear and media we consume to how we work and how countries are governed. Forrester.

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The Impact of Mobile on B2B Customers

TrustRadius Marketing

Mobile B2B users spend an average of two hours each day on their devices and this is expected to increase to three by 2020. BCG predicts this will grow to 70% by 2020. Forrester Research predicts that mobile B2B revenue will exceed 12% of all B2B revenue by 2020.

Abandoning the Marketing Campaign: How to Think Long Term


Recent Forrester research found that only 27% of consumers reporting having ‘good’ or ‘excellent’ experiences with brands in 2015, but 75% of brands thought their consumers had ‘good’ or ‘excellent’ experiences with them. The marketing campaign has been dying a slow death for awhile now.

3 Reasons for Marketers to Curb Their Lead Addiction


99% of the leads you create will never become customers, according to Forrester Research. And Gartner predicts that by 2020, that number will rise to 80%. Leads are the high-fructose corn syrup of the B2B marketing and sales world.

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9 Ways Channel Data Analytics Can Help Boost ROI

Computer Market Research

Source: Forrester Research. By 2020, 51% of employers say data science and analytics skills will be required of all marketing and sales managers; 49% say they will be required of all executive leaders, and 48% say they will be required of all operations managers.

25 Jaw-Dropping Marketing Automation Stats [Data]


By 2020, customers will manage 85% of their relationship without talking to a human. Source: Forrester Research) Tweet This! Source: Forrester Research) Tweet This! Source: Forrester Research) Tweet This! Source: Forrester Research) Tweet This!

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Three Things B2B Marketers Need To Stop Doing In Order To Deliver Customer Experience


These changes and focus should come as no surprise as Forrester has reported that 72% of businesses have stated that customer experience is their “top priority”. Customer experience continues to take center stage within a growing majority of B2B organizations.

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Insights from Food Brands on Marketing to Generation Z: It’s Not a Product, It’s an Experience

Content Standard

” The 22-and-under crowd, also known as digital natives or Gen Z, is poised to wield more than 40 percent of all consumer spending by 2020 , so now’s the time for marketers to start learning how to reach these fresh-faced buyers.

Should “Data Scientists” Really Be #1 on CMOs Wish List?


Research VP Doug Laney asserted that the need for data scientists was “growing at about 3x those for statisticians and BI analysts” and that there is an “anticipated 100,000+ person analytic talent shortage through 2020.”. This complements feedback that we collected in a survey commissioned through Forrester Consulting. A recent article shared that CMOs placed “data scientists” at the top of their 2015 holiday wish list.

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What will 2018 bring for B2B eCommerce?


On top of this, Forrester says that the B2B eCommerce market is currently worth more than $1 trillion and is expected to grow to $2 trillion by 2020. In fact, according to Forrester over half of B2B sellers reported that their omnichannel customers had increased spending with them in the past year. Forrester also says that buyers want a mix of self-service and human-assisted full-service models, so eCommerce cannot be viewed in isolation from other channels.

Video is Killing the Written Content Star


According to Forrester Research ‘s Dr. James McQuivey, “a minute of video is worth 1.8 In the meantime, check out our blog The Marketing Technology Landscape: Where Will We Be in 2020?

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5 Ways to Improve Customer Relationships Quickly


Gartner predicts that by 2020, a customer will manage 85% of the relationship with an enterprise without interacting with a human ( source ). In today’s tech-driven world, businesses have constant access to their customers—for better or worse.

50+ Video Marketing Stats that Prove You’re Doing it Right


82% of all global consumer internet traffic will come from video by 2020 – Cisco ( Tweet This ). Adding video to your site increases your chance of a front-page Google result by 50x – Forrester ( Tweet This ). Video may be all the rage, but for data-driven businesses, it’s hard to justify spending resources on a new content type without… well… data, right? And if this was five or ten years ago, you wouldn’t find much to support online video.

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Demand Generation: An A-Z Guide for B2B Marketers (with Strategies & Examples)


Both Forrester and Gartner predict that by 2020, 80% of the buying process will occur without any human contact. CISCO predicts that by 2020, 80% of all web traffic will be video. . . According to Forrester , 100% of business decision-makers use social media for work purposes.

Live From Marketing Nation Summit: Day 2 Keynote – Step Up, Shape Up, and Fight On

Modern B2B Marketing

And by 2020, they’ll make up 40% of the global population. In fact, Forrester predicts that by 2020, most boards will want to see a trust metric.

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