14 Key B2B Marketing Reports to Inform the Strategic Budgeting Process

KoMarketing Associates

This information is timely because many organizations are thinking about budgeting and planning marketing objectives for the new year. To help in these endeavors, we have compiled 14 important trend and benchmark reports and studies to aid in this process.

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Business video trends worth noting in 2018

Biznology

If you’re calculating, or recalculating, this year’s video content marketing strategy, Vidyard ’s 2017 Video in Business Benchmark Report suggests some practical business video trends worth your attention. Obviously, the larger your video budget, the more you care about using analytics.

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What Are Experts Prioritizing in 2018 B2B Marketing Budgets?

KoMarketing Associates

We reached out to B2B marketers across different industries and asked them the following question: What are B2B marketers prioritizing in their 2018 budget? Their answers ranged depending on their industry, but we found that most were interested in attempting new strategies and techniques for the B2B market, like artificial intelligence, paid social media campaigns, and virtual reality, while others wanted to focus budget dollars on tried-and-true tactics that work.

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

KoMarketing Associates

With the end of year fast approaching, many organizations are taking a good look at budgets and priorities for the new year. The key takeaway for B2B marketers is that the competition is getting more budget and more advanced in their array of marketing tactics.

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How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

from SMB Marketing Leaders Brought to you by 2Introduction This study examined priorities, challenges, and trends for B2B marketers. biggest challenges of 2018, it’s not surprising that the leading trend of the year is an increase in. and tools to accurately assess and report on.

5 Marketing Trends That Should Influence Your 2018 Budget

Content Standard

As new marketing trends emerge, savvy leaders are on the hunt for new ways to reach their audience, increase engagement, and drive growth for the entire company. Here’s a look at five such trends that marketers will want to consider in their 2018 marketing budget.

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Industrial Marketing – Budgets, Challenges and Performance

Industrial Marketing Today

I just finished reading the research report, 2018 Budget Trends in Industrial & Technology Marketing published by engineering.com. To put their findings in the right perspective, the top three segments of their […] The post Industrial Marketing – Budgets, Challenges and Performance by Achinta Mitra appeared first on Industrial Marketing Today. Curious about how your peers and competition are spending their industrial marketing dollars?

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10 Marketing trends to watch for 2017

Biznology

As the end of the year approaches, it is time to look back on the year in marketing and analyze the trends we should expect to see in the coming new year. Here are 10 of the marketing trends to watch for 2017. For the same survey last year, the reported success rates were at just 30%.

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B2B Industrial Marketing Trends: Recap of the GlobalSpec 2012 Report

KoMarketing Associates

To address the marketing trends, challenges, and expenditures specific to the engineering, technical, manufacturing, and industrial communities, marketers now have access to the “Trends in Industrial Marketing 2012” report from GlobalSpec.

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New Report: 2011 B2B Content Marketing Trends

Everything Technology Marketing

SlideShare views for the new report " 2011 B2B Content Marketing Trends " are off the charts - looks like we have a topic that is really resonating with B2B marketers. Companies spend an average of 20 percent of their budgets on content marketing.

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4 Marketing Attribution Trends For 2018

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Combined they bring a diverse set of skills and experiences that make their podcast relevant to digital marketers who want to stay up to date on the latest trends. This makes reporting complete and transparent, and creates a better experience for the prospect.

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New Report: Alliance Marketing Trends 2014

Everything Technology Marketing

Our 60,000 member B2B Technology Marketing Community on LinkedIn conducted the 2014 study on alliance marketing to better understand how B2B marketers are adjusting to new alliance marketing challenges, and to identify new trends and best practices.

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Manufacturing Content Marketing Trends and Challenges

Industrial Marketing Today

For the past four years, I have downloaded and read research reports on Manufacturing Content Marketing in North America published by the Content Marketing Institute (CMI).

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Interesting content marketing trends to watch for in 2017

Biznology

With CopyPress reporting that 84% of digital agencies expect content to become more important in 2017 , now is the time to jump on the bandwagon, if you haven’t already. Proper utilization of these trends will help you compete in 2017 while staying ahead of the curb for ’18.

2014 B2B Marketing Trends That Work

ViewPoint

As a B2B company, it’s paramount that you stay on top of trends so you know which to adopt and which to nix. This is a standout year for B2B marketing.

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Report: 93% of Successful B2B Marketers are Extremely Committed to Content Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Seventy-two percent of the most successful B2B marketers measure their content marketing ROI, and 55 percent expect their content marketing budget to increase in 2019.

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New Marketing Report: B2B Lead Generation Trends 2013

Everything Technology Marketing

Finally, the new 2013 B2B Lead Generation Report is available! Here are the Top-5 Trends in B2B Lead Generation (for more details download the report ): The number one challenge for B2B marketers: Generating high quality leads.

Report: Influencer Marketing Continues to Grow as a Popular Tactic

KoMarketing Associates

The “2018 State of Branding Report” from Bynder and OnBrand recently looked at how marketers intend to invest in influencer marketing in the coming months. As the industry matures—and becomes more transparent—we’re likely to see more and more data-driven influencer marketing platforms popping up to help brands identify niche communities and provide real-time data on campaign performance,” wrote the authors of the report.

10 Essential Reports and Research for B2B Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

Thankfully, as B2B marketers, we’re able to tap into the wants and needs of B2B consumers via online surveys, research reports, etc. These reports and surveys can often spark new ideas, or provide statistical support to reinforce the existence of current strategies.

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Building a B2B Marketing Budget

KEO Marketing

When developing a B2B marketing budget, there are two key perspectives to consider. External factors are vital to keeping updated on new trends and innovations as well as staying abreast of competitors positioning and campaigns. External Budget Considerations. Marketing Budget

5 Content Marketing Trends to Plan Your 2017 Budget

Content Standard

The time to plan your budget for next year is fast approaching, and no one’s budget is unlimited, no one’s time endless. To that end, I spoke with some very knowledgeable people about the top content marketing trends to watch in 2017 that will help you plan your budget.

Considerations for Creating a Digital Marketing Budget

KEO Marketing

These new demands create a challenge for marketers in the B2B space as marketing budgets are often smaller than those of B2C companies. Wirebuzz.com reports that on websites where an explainer video is present, visitors are 4x more likely to watch the video than to read text on the page.

Report: Customers and Marketers Disagree on Effectiveness of Campaign Integration

KoMarketing Associates

Kantar Millward Brown recently published its report titled, “AdReaction: The Art of Integration,” which looked into how marketers navigate various ad formats to deliver integrated campaigns. The “2017 Trends in Personalization” report from Evergage discovered that 96 percent of marketers believe personalization advances customer relationships. About 46 percent had plans to increase their budget for it within 12 months.

B2B Content Marketing Statistics: 2012 Budgets, Benchmarks and Trends [Research Report]

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2012 B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends [Research Report]. Here is B2B Content Marketing: 2012 Budgets, Benchmarks and Trends. to dedicate more budget to this strategy. for another incredibly useful and relevant report!

5 Steps to Setting a Marketing Budget

KEO Marketing

There are many benefits of completing marketing plans and budgets early. You can kick off the year with your team by laying out directives and goals for the year, and you will know exactly the marketing budget you have available to start implementing from day one. Marketing Budget

The Art of Developing a Marketing Budget

KEO Marketing

The art of budgeting can be tricky. Companies are often lax about defining a specific marketing budget number and sticking to it, and this makes managing to a number very difficult. Another important consideration when developing a marketing budget that is often overlooked is resources.

14 Key Takeaways from the B2B Content Marketing Report

Webbiquity

The 2014 B2B Content Marketing Report is out, and no doubt will spur a number of blog posts. Here are more than a dozen noteworthy findings from the report. But just 14% of companies without a documented strategy have a dedicated budget for content creation and distribution.

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Report: Manufacturing Marketers Find Success with Content Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

To learn more about the manufacturing sector in particular, the Content Marketing Institute teamed up with Marketing Profs and IEEE GlobalSpec to conduct the “Manufacturing Content Marketing: 2018 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends – North America” report. The “Running on Experience: 2017 Digital Marketing Report” from Adobe discovered that 38 percent of marketers are investing in all areas of digital maturity, such as structure, people, processes, and tools.

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2017 State of Pipeline Marketing Report: New Data On How B2B Marketers Drive Growth

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In the third annual State of Pipeline Marketing Report, we surveyed about 350 B2B and B2C marketers with sales teams to learn how they drive growth at their organizations. We’ve also put together an excellent panel of marketing experts to discuss the data from the report.

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Report: Employee Advocacy May Soon Replace Influencer Marketing Tactics

KoMarketing Associates

Social media marketers may have turned to influencers to reach out to their target audience in the past, but new research shows they are turning to more budget-friendly in-house. Only 19 percent of respondents said that they had a budget for an influencer program. Marketers may not have a large budget dedicated to influencer marketing, but previous research suggests that this tactic is only beginning to gain traction.

10 Marketing Reports Everyone Working Online Should Read

ScribbleLive

It’s no surprise that digital marketing is constantly evolving and adapting to the trends that appeal to our target audiences. Because there is often a lot of content created off the heals of these trends, it can be difficult to get the full scope of what actually works.

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70% of Marketers Intend to Increase 2017 Mobile Marketing Budgets

KoMarketing Associates

The “Mobile Marketing Trends 2017” report from MobileBridge has discovered that this year, 70 percent of marketers intend to “somewhat” or “significantly” increase their budgets to execute their mobile strategy. However, the report indicated that marketers are struggling to measure their mobile and app ROI. Modern marketers are turning to mobile for new opportunities, and research suggests that they intend to invest more in this channel in 2017.

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10 Marketing Trends That Should Influence Your Content Strategy

KoMarketing Associates

As a B2B content marketer, staying on top of the latest news and trends that impact my clients and the B2B marketing space as a whole has become a daily part of my life and a critical factor in allowing me to do my job effectively. Numbers behind this trend : Between two and five.

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Lead Generation: What’s Working – Tactics, Budgets and Preferences

Industrial Marketing Today

In another survey of nearly 2,000 B2B marketers, participants were asked, “Please indicate the expected changes to your lead generation budget for the following channels for 2012.”. Do these statistics and findings match what manufacturers and industrial companies are reporting?

13 Lucky Takeaways from HubSpot’s 2015 State of Inbound Report

The Forward Observer

Get lucky with HubSpot's State of Inbound Report. For the past seven years, marketing automation software company HubSpot has published findings from its annual survey on marketers' challenges, priorities, tactics and results in its "State of Inbound" report. Want more marketing budget?

11 inspiring case studies of digital transformation

Biznology

88% of companies report they are undergoing digital transformation (source: Altimeter Group ). In other words, many companies report they are undergoing digital transformation even though most don’t know how to go about it.

2017 AdWords Industry Benchmark Report: An Agency’s Perspective

bizible

In July, we released our third annual AdWords Industry Benchmark Report and had Lucia Rodas-Estrada, SEM Team Manager at DWA , a media agency with a predominant focus in B2B technology, join us for a webinar to discuss them.

9 Trends That Will Upset Your Marketing in 2013

Modern Marketing

As the former Managing Editor of DemandGen Report, Amanda covered the latest technology, trends and development in the marketing automation technology space, as well as the sales and marketing strategies central to demand generation. We showed three trends that shaped marketing in 2012.

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10+ Essential Research Reports & Guides for B2B Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

Here are ten B2B marketing related research reports and guidelines we recommend for review, and a brief explanation on why they are important. Optify’s 2013 B2B Marketing Benchmark Report. View the full report. MarketingProfs 2013 B2B Content Marketing Report.

50+ Statistics Designed to Influence B2B Marketing Budgets in the New Year

KoMarketing Associates

As we wind down 2015, marketing budgets and planning for the new year begin to take focus. It is also important for B2B marketers to evaluate new and emerging trends, as well as shifts in the competitive landscape, to help determine where to set budgets and forecasts moving forward.

Mid-Year Marketing Budget Check Up—Does Your Spending Match Trends?

Content Standard

As she watches her employees pack their bags for Florida, she knows she has to stick around and report on the current state of their marketing budget. When it comes to budget conversations, the essential question to answer is: “Was this spending justified?”

Report: Marketers Seek to Drive Revenue Through Mobile Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Forrester and AppsFlyer recently conducted the “Mobile Fraud: Marketers’ Massive Hidden Threat” report to gauge the state of mobile advertising among marketers. Budgeting for Mobile Marketing Initiatives. The “Mobile Marketing Trends 2017” report from MobileBridge found that in 2017, the majority of marketers (70 percent) intended to “somewhat” or “significantly” increase their budgets to execute their mobile strategy.

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2011 B2B Marketing Trends

Webbiquity

MarketingSherpa recently released its 2011 B2B Marketing Benchmark Report. You can download the executive summary for free (or pay $400 for the full report ). Again, you can download the free executive summary or purchase the full report to get all the details.

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