3 Basics For Benchmarking

ANNUITAS

As with most things, the data itself is only valuable if you provide context, or better yet, a benchmark against other data points to obtain an understanding of performance and trends. A few basics need to be established before building a survey or attempting a benchmark.

Its all about the Benchmarks

The ROI Guy

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Why Marketing Benchmarks Are Bogus

Digital B2B Marketing

Published Benchmarks Are Garbage. Remember, a benchmark just reflects how the companies or marketers in the study are doing. Here are a few of the problems with published benchmarks: Benchmarks are not exhaustive. Benchmarks make easy to lie about your results.

New 2015 Marketing Budget Benchmarks

Modern Marketing

Benchmark your budget priorities: Check out the full report , and this research snapshot infographic. Benchmarks Modern Marketing in Action Is understanding how to target your customer effectively keeping you awake at night?

Just Released: AdWords Industry Benchmark Report 2017

bizible

In collaboration with DWA, we’re excited to share tons of great data and insights on how B2B marketers are using AdWords to drive business in the third annual AdWords Industry Benchmark Report.

16 Video Marketing Benchmarks You Need to Know [Infographic]

Vidyard

Recently, we spent hundreds of hours analyzing video data from more than 250,000 videos and 600 million video streams to put together the first-of-it’s-kind Video in Business Benchmark Report. Download the full Video in Business Benchmark Report here.

Financial benchmarks for B2B marketing agencies

The B2B Research Blog

I’ve been wading around in the raw data which underpins the League Table and in doing so have unearthed some benchmarks which agency leaders will find especially useful. There’s another useful benchmark here. The post Financial benchmarks for B2B marketing agencies appeared first on Circle Research - B2B market research company. Uncategorized Agency financial benchmarks B2B Marketing League Table

B2B social media: Highlights from new benchmarking research

The B2B Research Blog

The latest B2B Marketing Benchmark Report – based on a survey of 274 client side B2B marketers conducted by us here at Circle Research – finally seems to provide a definitive answer. Those surveyed revealed their performance against various metrics and this provides some clear benchmarks.

Marketing Performance Benchmarks for Software/SaaS Companies

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In the past two months, we’ve published two channel benchmark reports to better understand how marketers are generating business and creating value. The benchmark reports cover AdWords and LinkedIn Ads , and break down their impact on the customer funnel.

AdWords Industry Benchmark Report Deep Dive: Software and SaaS

bizible

Last week we released the 2016 AdWords Industry Benchmark Report. Check out the full benchmark report here , which includes data for six industries.). It’s important to take into account the potential revenue, which leads us to the next benchmark.

Top Content Marketing Challenges, Benchmarks, and KPIs

Modern Marketing

Demand Gen Report and Harte-Hanks hosted a webinar yesterday underscoring these benchmarks, called “Getting Content Marketing Right: Right Stage; Right Persona; Right Content”.

Announcing The 2016 AdWords Industry Benchmarks Report

bizible

So we decided to explore these questions in our AdWords Industry Benchmarks Report. Why You Should Read The AdWords Benchmarks Report. When B2B marketers can compare benchmarks with their industry peers they get a better understanding of performance measurement and goal setting.

Email Marketing Benchmarks By Industry [CHART]

Modern Marketing

As always, these benchmarks are a great way to determine what is being achieved in your own vertical; but, don’t forget that some of the greatest innovative leaps are to be had by looking at trends in other industries and being the first to apply those best practices in your own marketing!

Benchmarks for Video Marketing worth Celebrating

Vidyard

Get the Video Marketing Strategy: Benchmarks for Success by Ascend 2 and Vidyard ! The post Benchmarks for Video Marketing worth Celebrating appeared first on Vidyard.

The State of Social Media Demographics: 2017 Benchmarks [Infographic]

Hubspot

There's quite a bit of information out there to support the claims that people are moving farther away from broadcast television, and closer to the digital realm. And within that landscape, people are straying from their desktops and laptops, and opting to get online via mobile with more frequency.

Essential benchmarks for B2B marketers

Earnest about B2B

Vital statistics, benchmarks + best practice guides for B2B marketers. All the vital statistics and B2B benchmarks you could ever need in one handy little e-book? B2B b2b social media Content marketing marketing benchmarks

New Benchmark Conversion Rates for Lead Stages [Infographic]

Modern Marketing

Use these numbers to benchmark your own team’s performance, and download the full report here for more benchmark statistics and a framework for establishing lead stages and tracking revenue success. How do you benchmark lead stages and track your success?

B2B Email Benchmarks: Answers Vary Widely

Customer Experience Matrix

That one came up last week and led me to review my files on industry benchmarks. Taking the oldest first: Silverpop International Email Marketing Benchmark Study, 2009 This one doesn’t break out results by mailer type, so it’s probably dominated by business-to- consumer marketers.

Why Benchmarks Matter – Relevant Data

ANNUITAS

So, to address this and start the benchmarking for organizations that fall into the enterprise category, ANNUITAS launched the first B2B Enterprise Demand Generation Study in 2014 and found that enterprise marketers are not unlike other B2B marketers. Today we made available the 2015 B2B Enterprise Demand Generation Study to enable a true benchmark with relevant data on the performance, goals and challenges of enterprise marketers.

Benchmark your digital marketing activity

The B2B Research Blog

The research results – based on feedback from over 80 senior B2B marketers collectively controlling budgets of more than £33m – provide a valuable benchmark. Using the research findings, Omobono has created an interactive benchmarking tool which allows you to compare your digital activities with those of your peers. B2B market research B2B marketing statistics Benchmarking report Digital marketing

First Video in Business Benchmark Report: How B2B Companies are REALLY Using Video

Vidyard

To help answer these questions and many more, Vidyard has released its 2017 Video in Business Benchmark Report offering unique insights and trend analysis data from across its global customer base. 2017 Video in Business Benchmark Report.

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Demand Generation Benchmarks & Trends: Software Marketer Edition

Hubspot

That's why benchmarks are so helpful -- they help you figure out where you stand in your industry. Below, we dove into several demand gen benchmarks from one industry in particular: software.

Insights From The First Advocate Marketing Benchmark Study

Influitive b2b

The first benchmark study on advocate marketing, “Measuring Success With Advocacy: Advocate Marketing Benchmark Study” has just been released by Waypoint Group and Influitive. The post Insights From The First Advocate Marketing Benchmark Study appeared first on Influitive.

Big Data Usage Benchmarks and Performance By Industry [Chart]

Modern Marketing

Looking for more benchmark research? Big Data Usage Benchmarks and Performance By Industry [Chart] is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing. by Marilyn Cox | Tweet this Big Data, Big Deal? Big Data is, well, a big buzzword right now.

Free Benchmarking–Does Your Marketing Measure Up?

VisionEdge

They regularly audit and benchmark. We know this can be expensive—even a small benchmarking study for marketing typically takes at least $20,000. With marketing budgets still feeling the crunch, it makes sense to be a bit more creative when it comes to benchmarking. Give 15 minutes of your time to participate in the 13 th Annual MPM Survey and save the benchmarking dollars. What does the survey benchmark?

20+ Benchmarks for Measuring B2B SEO Performance

KoMarketing Associates

The following is a list of 20+ performance metrics and benchmarks we recommend that B2B marketing managers use to establish performance benchmarks for their search engine optimization programs. While raw numbers do not necessarily translate into SEO success, establishing benchmarks (such as the below) for the creation of links, content, and deliverables executed helps to provide visibility to a search engine marketer’s plan of action. SEO Competitive Benchmarking.

What's a Good Email Open Rate & Click Rate? [Benchmark Data]

Hubspot

Benchmarks give you a reference for how well you''re doing -- and some indication of how to improve. In marketing, some benchmarks are easier to find than others. But other benchmarks feel nearly impossible to find.

How Do You Work Content Into Your Marketing Mix? [New benchmark report]

Modern Marketing

New benchmark report] is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing.

How Often Should Companies Blog? [New Benchmark Data]

Hubspot

"Blog early, blog often.". In the inbound world, these are words to live by. After all, blogs help businesses attract new website visitors and convert them into leads.

SAVO Maturity Benchmark (powered by Alinean)

The ROI Guy

In order to better understand customer’s challenges, SAVO Group developed a comprehensive Maturity Benchmark framework to analyze current Sales, Marketing and Operations practices, uncover and prioritize key issues, and make consultative improvement recommendations.

Financial benchmarks for B2B marketing agencies

The B2B Research Blog

Then, after independent verification of financial information, analyse the data to provide accurate performance benchmarks. The full Benchmarking Report will be published in November, but in the meantime here are some­ key numbers to build into your business planning. . Are you normal? . As a business I mean. . If you’re running a B2B marketing agency do you really know how your firm performs relative to competitors? It’s tough to answer this question with confidence.

The State of B2B Lead Nurturing [New Benchmark Research]

Modern Marketing

” The State of B2B Lead Nurturing [New Benchmark Research] is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing.

The State of Content Production: Benchmarks and Action Items

Modern Marketing

This trend is validated by other content marketing benchmark reports, which indicates that there’s a viable learning curve for marketers navigating the production process. The full Content Marketing Benchmark report can be downloaded here.

How Often Should You Post on Facebook? [New Benchmark Data]

Hubspot

How often should you post to your business' Facebook Page? "It It depends." Not the definitive answer most people want. Truth is, this response isn't wrong, as frustrating as it is. It does depend -- on your followers' age range, interests, Facebook habits, and so on.

Best-in-Class Benchmarks from Ascend2 and Vidyard

Vidyard

Benchmarks are an important part of any industry. Computer products like graphics cards are judged against industry benchmarks to see how they rank against their competitors. But for marketing, especially content marketing, benchmarks aren’t always easy to come by.

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Useful B2B Digital Marketing Benchmarks [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

Some metrics can be determined by working back from business metrics but other times you just want a quick reference to industry benchmarks. The post Useful B2B Digital Marketing Benchmarks [Infographic] appeared first on Puzzle Marketer.

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How to Create a Benchmark to Measure Content Marketing ROI

Hubspot

According to the Content Marketing Institute’s 2015 B2B and B2C benchmark reports, less than a quarter of marketers are able to prove content marketing ROI.

How To Create Successful Content in Any Industry: Benchmarks Set by 342 Marketing Campaigns

Hubspot

Average Social Share Benchmarks by Vertical. Even with all of the resources available for content strategy and amplification, we know there’s no magic formula for making content go viral.

Using LinkedIn Ads? See How Your Performance Stacks Up [Benchmark Report]

bizible

A couple months ago, we published the second annual AdWords Industry Benchmark Report , and in this report, we are sharing our data on LinkedIn Ads. We will also cover two more key benchmarks in the first section: revenue per lead and revenue per opportunity.

40+ B2B Marketing Statistics and Benchmarks to Inspire Performance Throughout 2015

KoMarketing Associates

One of the ways I stay motivated is through the re-evaluation of key statistics and industry benchmarks. In the meantime, here are several other key B2B performance benchmarks to consider and inspire, loosely organized by topical relevance.