B2B social media: Highlights from new benchmarking research

Savanta

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. B2B social media; is it a case of the Emperor’s New Clothes?

The Four Best Online Survey Tools

Webbiquity

Create various types of surveys; schedule them, email them, or have them appear based on triggering actions (e.g. These four online survey tools offer a range of research capabilities, from single-question pop-up surveys to enterprise-grade NPS and CRO analysis.

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Are All Benchmarks The Same?

ANNUITAS

However, when it comes to our jobs, our own marketing effectiveness, performance and industry benchmarking…we want to learn more about our peers and comparisons are welcome. The only problem with benchmarks and their data is that they must be relevant. Blog benchmark.

B2B Ecommerce Marketing Benchmarks and Best Practices

KoMarketing Associates

So here’s a simple way to benchmark your own B2B ecommerce marketing. A recent Forrester research study broke out B2B companies’ ecommerce maturity into three levels. Novices: The least mature group, Novices represent 19% of those surveyed.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

Priorities Challenges Trends Introduction 3Methodology Research Findings and Insights We conducted in-depth phone interviews with 21 marketing executives at small-to-midsized. the stats about how the B2B buyer is really doing a significant portion of their research. 1How B2B Marketing.

New 2015 Marketing Budget Benchmarks

Modern Marketing

It’s clear that our industry is aware of this; this year’s report indicates that nearly three quarters (74%) of the companies surveyed believe they are working towards delivering unified customer experiences, rather than standalone campaigns or interactions.

The State of B2B Lead Nurturing [New Benchmark Research]

Modern Marketing

Bizo recently released a survey that found lead nurturing is a critical tool for marketers, but at the same time, there is plenty of room for optimization, particularly when it comes to email. The survey shows that marketers are expected to contribute in a measurable way to revenue.

Big Data Usage Benchmarks and Performance By Industry [Chart]

Modern Marketing

” According to The CMO Survey , approximately 5.5% 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.

Benchmark your digital marketing activity

Savanta

I certainly have so when Omobono and The Marketing Society asked Circle Research to survey B2B marketers and establish how they behave in relation to digital, we jumped at the chance. The research results – based on feedback from over 80 senior B2B marketers collectively controlling budgets of more than £33m – provide a valuable benchmark. The tool and the full research report can be found here – B2B Digital Marketing Research.

Top Content Marketing Challenges, Benchmarks, and KPIs

Modern Marketing

by Amanda Batista | Tweet this As buyers navigate the research and sales processes independently, marketing organizations have realized the need for more sophisticated engagement strategies.

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.

Survey: Sales and Marketing Alignment Remains a Struggle for Account-Based Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Ascend2 recently published the “Account-Based Marketing Survey,” and statistics showed that most marketers (65%) have been at least “somewhat successful” at achieving their primary goals with an ABM strategy.

4 Mistakes Marketers Make With Audience Research

Digital B2B Marketing

Marketers, encouraged by self-proclaimed gurus, experts and thought leaders, are increasingly misusing and abusing research and statistics when developing their marketing approach. Yes, market and audience research can be incredibly valuable. Research Strategy benchmarks Stats survey

2017 Benchmark Report: Marketers Optimizing for Mobile

KoMarketing Associates

Marketo’s “2017 Marketing Benchmark Report: North America” has found that marketers are implementing mobile marketing and optimization as a part of their multi-channel marketing strategies. According to the researchers, marketers invest in marketing channels that are often served to and accessed by buyers on mobile devices. This survey found 68 percent of marketers publish content at least once a week.

Survey: Marketing Budgets on the Rise as Demand Gen Becomes a Top Priority

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers’ budgets fluctuate with changing demands, new research suggests that they are focused more on lead generation, as well as sales and marketing alignment to achieve their primary goals.

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20+ Benchmarks for Measuring B2B SEO Performance

KoMarketing Associates

According to the “ 2017 State of B2B Digital Marketing ” report from DemandWave, 63 percent of B2B marketers surveyed indicated that organic search (and email) topped their lists as the leading channels for revenue growth. In fact, a recent survey from Ascend2 found that traffic generation and search rankings are the most important goals for an effective SEO strategy. Inbound links researched, requested, and acquired (high quality given priority, of course).

Survey: B2B Marketers Expect Budgets to Rise within the Next 12 Months

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers look into new tactics to reel in prospects and customers, new research suggests that they are expanding their marketing budgets accordingly. The CMO Survey conducted in February 2019 recently discovered that the budgets of B2B product marketers are expected to increase 8.5

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How to Plan a Year’s Worth of Content With One Original Research Survey

Content Marketing Institute

While there are many ways to do this, one approach that works well is to use a survey-based research project to bring focus to all of your editorial. That research can serve as your keystone from which spring many assets and related stories.

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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.

Survey: Email Engagement Rises When Marketing Email Volume Dips

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers who send fewer emails may actually see more engagement, according to new research from Yes Lifecycle Marketing. Recently, the company conducted its “Q1 Email Benchmark Report 2018” to gauge how active email recipients are in correlation with marketing efforts. If marketers can find the sweet spot of email volume and frequency, they’ll set themselves up to maximize engagement and ultimately ROI,” wrote the researchers.

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Survey: Account-Based Marketing Is a Growing Focus for Agencies

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers with agencies are showing a growing interest toward account-based marketing (ABM), but research shows there are still hurdles preventing them from maximizing their ROI. Recently, Demandbase surveyed 400 agency-based professionals to gauge how their companies are using ABM. In terms of their customers, 100 percent of marketers who responded to the survey said they work with businesses that use ABM.

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.

Unveiling the First Salary Benchmarks Report for Marketing Operations

bizible

The mission of MarketingOps.com is to educate and support the marketing operations profession, which is why I’m excited to release the first ever Marketing Operations Salary Benchmark report. It's a survey of our members. Salary benchmark reports can be incredibly powerful, especially for new roles where benchmarking tools (used by your HR department) may be bucketing related roles together or ignoring marketing operations altogether.

Introducing the 2012 B2B Demand Generation Benchmark Project

KoMarketing Associates

KoMarketing Associates is pleased to announce research firm Software Advice has launched a survey to answer these questions and more. The survey should take about 10 minutes to complete. Have you ever wondered what demand-gen channels your peers find most successful?

Survey: Customer Acquisition Top Priority for Manufacturing Marketers in 2017

KoMarketing Associates

As manufacturing marketers shift their objectives in the new year, research now shows that they were heavily focused on customer acquisition in 2017. The research showed that customer acquisition was still the top priority for 42 percent of respondents in 2017. Manufacturing marketers had several objectives in 2017, but previous research indicates that they were starting to turn to content marketing more frequently.

Survey: 60% of B2B Marketers Lack Confidence in their Data Coverage

KoMarketing Associates

The “Audience and Demand Planning Benchmark Survey” from DealSignal recently took a look at the type of data B2B marketers have at their fingertips. As it turns out, the more customer experience-oriented marketers appear to be getting data from a wide range of sources, according to previous research. percent), surveys (74.3 When it comes to reaching target audiences, it’s important for B2B marketers to have fresh data on their customers and prospects.

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Survey: 45% of Marketers “Just Started” to Deploy Account-Based Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Although marketers are aware of account-based marketing (ABM) and its benefits, new research suggests that they are still just beginning to integrate it into their overall strategies. Many of the marketers who have deployed ABM are confident in their strategies, according to previous research.

Using Surveys at Every Stage of the Buying Funnel

Hatchbuck

Prospect and consumer surveys are powerful tools for marketing agencies. When used to their full potential, surveys give you reliable insights into what your leads are looking for and what their pain points are. What Makes a Good Marketing Survey? Market Inquiry Surveys.

How to Skyrocket Your B2B Thought Leadership with Quality Surveys

B2B PR Sense

As B2B marketing strategies continue to evolve, surveys become a valuable and persuasive resource. Insightful research combined with shrewd marketing strategies create an unbeatable recipe for B2B thought leadership. The Relationship Between B2B Thought Leadership and Surveys.

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Coming Soon: The 2019 ANNUITAS Demand Generation Performance Study

ANNUITAS

Revamping our Demand Generation Survey to Gauge How Effectively Marketing Helps to Grow the Business. ANNUITAS is conducting a survey focused on understanding corporate perceptions of marketing performance and analyzing the correlation between Sales and Marketing alignment with sales and revenue growth. Please help us out, share your perspective, and gain access to the research. This short survey should take only 5-6 minutes of your time.

Help us anonymously benchmark marketing operations and technology salaries

chiefmartech

If you have been following my work for a while, you know that I’m a big believer in sharing as much research as possible with the martech community at no cost. Please give us just 3 minutes from your day to participate in our 2019 Marketing Technology & Operations Salary Survey.

5 Ways to Supercharge Your B2B Content Strategy with Original Research

Hinge Marketing

A few months prior, I lead an initiative to switch survey vendors to the Qualtrics platform which offered capabilities superior to our past vendor. speakers were able to tell compelling stories based on insights derived from survey data. Relationships Between Research and Growth.

B2B Budgeting for 2015: 10 Key Marketing Research Reports & Guides

KoMarketing Associates

Software Advice’s recently released 2014 B2B Demand Generation Benchmark report revealed that the vast majority of B2B marketers (79 percent) use at least 11 different marketing software applications. Chief Marketer’s Annual B2B Lead Generation Survey.

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Tech Marketers Think Outside the Buyer’s Journey [New Research]

Content Marketing Institute

The CMI research team found ourselves asking this question as we analyzed the data from our eighth annual content marketing survey. CMIContent #research Click To Tweet. CMIContent #research Click To Tweet. Content Marketing Research Findings from CMI Research

2019 B2B Benchmarking Report: 3 Key Takeaways for Content Leaders

DivvyHQ

This is one of the clearest takeaways from the brand-new 2019 B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends research, via Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs, which hit the web last week.

Survey: 81% of Marketers Believe it is “Very Important” to Measure Marketing Attribution

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers continue to plug away at their initiatives, research shows that management and marketers alike want to keep tabs on how the team contributes to the business’ overall bottom line.

When You Need Research to Be in the Know and How to Do It

Measure Up Marketing

Many organizations believe that social listening is a good substitute for traditional market and customer research. Certainly, social listening has its merits and can provide powerful and relevant insights when combined with traditional research. Gain C-Suite buy-in for your research.

Survey: 87% of B2B Marketers Are Prioritizing Marketing Measurement

KoMarketing Associates

Marketing measurement remains a priority among B2B marketers, but new research shows there is room for improvement. Recently, Demand Gen Report conducted the “2018 Marketing Measurement and Attribution Benchmark Survey” to gauge how B2B marketers, in particular, are measuring their marketing tactics. The research showed that 87 percent believe marketing measurement and reporting continue to be a growing priority.

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Forrester Research, Inc. Benchmark Report: How Top Marketers Do Lead Generation, Part 1

Marketing Action

That’s according to a December, 2013 Forrester report by VP and Principal Analyst Peter O’Neill, Gauging Your Progress and Success , a benchmark-style assessment of what top-performing marketers do. The post Forrester Research, Inc.

Survey: 40 Percent of Customers Prefer Informational Marketing Emails

KoMarketing Associates

As new research shows, customers are interested in being contacted by marketers via email, but they have certain preferences when it comes to content. The “Consumer Email Survey Report 2017” from Adobe has found that 61 percent of customers would like to be contacted by brands through email. Previous research indicates that personalization can play a significant role when it comes to customers opening and engaging with marketing emails.

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