6 Takeaways for Marketers From Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report


This year, that day was June 1, when venture capitalist Mary Meeker and her firm KPCB released their annual Internet Trends Report. According to eMarketer’s numbers on mobile ad spend, expect a similar slowdown in growth in the coming years.

The 6 Most Important Social Media Trends of 2017


Expect that share to increase because, according to a recent BI Intelligence report , the network has added a million more advertisers to its already sizable roster in the last seven months. Here are six social media trends that marketers should know about.

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The Top Email Marketing ROI Trends to Watch in 2017

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The emergence of mobile in particular has made it imperative for marketers to keep up with changing trends. Research shows that marketers rank email as the most effective channel for acquisition and retention, according to a survey from WBR Digital reported by eMarketer.

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How to integrate offline campaigns with your digital marketing strategy


According to an eMarketer report, American retailers spent nearly 80% of their marketing budget on offline campaigns in 2016.

83 Exceptional Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014


2014 B2B Content Marketing Trends–North America: Content Marketing Institute/MarketingProfs. What do 73% of reporters say press releases should contain? eMarketer ). eMarketer ). e-Strategy Trends ). e-Strategy Trends ). e-Strategy Trends ).

No. 4 Trend: What Fringe Social Media Platforms Are Worth Your Time in 2016?

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In August, I started this series of 6 content marketing trends affecting your success in 2016. A report from eMarketer forecasts Instagram will have nearly $600 million in advertising revenue in 2015, rising to $2.81

B2B Lead Generation Blog: E-mail and the phone have high response rates, DMA report finds

B2B Lead Generation Blog

The DMA report found that the phone and e-mail produced the highest response rates respectively—among direct marketing media channels in terms of generating leads. In fact, the phone has been number one during the past four years according to this report.

12 Digital Marketing Experts Share Their Trend-Watching Habits

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Monitoring industry, consumer, and marketing trends requires daily immersion and dedication. To learn from the trend-watching habits of the best, I asked 12 talented digital marketers to share their expertise. “It’s far better to follow customer trends than marketing trends.

Why You Should Question Most Video Marketing Stats You See


” I’ve been told that the statement originates from a 2008 Forrester report titled “ How Video Will Take Over The World ,” but the full text is behind a paywall. You should also turn to my go-to site for reliable marketing analysis: eMarketer.

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8 Key Mobile Marketing Trends


To help you better grasp this exciting industry, we have identified the 8 most significant mobile marketing trends of 2011 that are sure to change the mobile marketing world we know now. Trend 1 - Mobile Advertising Spend is on the Rise. eMarketer calculated that U.S.

6 Content Marketing Trends to Help Plan Your 2016 Budget

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Now that we’re eight months into the year, new trends have emerged, and we need to factor in how those events will affect our budgets and programs in the near future. I’ve partnered with some amazing people to present to you the trends to watch and plan for in 2016.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)


What social media developments and trends should I be watching? Social Media Trends and Predictions. 2011 Trends: Make Your Corporate Site A Social Media Hub by Business 2 Community. Are These Social Media Trends of 2011 Part of Your Strategy?

33 (of the) Best Marketing Strategy Guides and Insights of 2010


Which emerging trends do we need to keep an eye on? Big Ed’s Top 10 B2B Marketing Trends For 2010 by Marketing-Gimbal. Skip Reardon reports the key findings of Keith McFarland, a former Inc.

10 Groups to Join on LinkedIn if You’re in Marketing


From growing your business connections, learning best practices, and staying up to date on trends, LinkedIn is a one-stop-shop for marketers looking to advance their skills and career. Ad Age often acknowledges some of the most creative, and disruptive marketing trends.

8 Great LinkedIn Groups for B2B Marketers

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According to a recent report released by Regalix, 91 percent of respondents said that LinkedIn was the most effective channel in terms of helping them reach their target audience. eMarketing Association Network. Future trends.

eMarketing Expert Ardath Albee on the Limitations of a Lead Gen Mindset


PC: Several reports have been published recently about marketing trends and goals. Lead generation is always high on the list and lead nurturing is trending at the bottom of the heap. In a study done by Tech Validate , marketers report that thought leadership content is more effective than lead generation content and that 3rd party analyst content is more effective than content written in house.

No. 4 Trend: What Fringe Social Media Platforms Are Worth Your Time in 2016?

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In August, I started this series of 6 content marketing trends affecting your success in 2016. A report from eMarketer forecasts Instagram will have nearly $600 million in advertising revenue in 2015, rising to $2.81

33 Thought-Provoking B2B Social Media and Marketing Stats


As noted in the 2016 B2B Marketing Trends report , B2B marketing strategies and practices are in the midst of significant change, driven by new technologies and evolving buyer expectations for more “consumer-like” experiences. eMarketer ). e-Strategy Trends ).

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Forecast Shows Mobile Ad Spend in China Growing Significantly

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New forecast numbers from eMarketer show mobile ad spend in China will increase significantly over the next five years. In discussing overall digital ads, eMarketer reports just over $50 billion was spent, which represents a 27 percent increase over the previous year. Looking to the future, eMarketer analysts anticipate increased investment in video ad spending in China.

The 30 Best Content Curation Resources for Marketers and Business Pros

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I use email alerts from RSS feeds, Twitter lists and a few key websites I visit every day to make sure I can stay on top of the latest trends and news in business and marketing. Adobe’s CMO.com (@ CMO_com ) – covering marketing and digital trends for marketing leaders.

103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)


e-Strategy Trends ). e-Strategy Trends ). Just 9% of B2B decision makers consider vendor content trustworthy vs. 67% who trust research from professional associations, 50% from industry organizations, 44% from analyst reports, and 40% from independent product reviews. (

9 Highly Reputable Resources for Compelling Marketing Stats


For insights straight from leading industry professionals, HubSpot’s annual State of Inbound report is pretty unparalleled. The 2014 report incorporated honest feedback from over 3,500 professionals on habits of the leading marketers, budgetary priorities, and trends for the future.

Marketing Research to Bookmark for Your Next Blog Post


Bookmark this blog post to have ideas handy for where to go when you need a stat to support your claim, or if you’re looking for great sources to learn about forthcoming trends in the marketing world. B2C Content Marketing: 2017 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends — North America.

The Top 10 Stats from 2015 that Show the Importance of Video Marketing

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hours each day watching video content in front of a screen in 2015, eMarketer reports. Eighty-four percent of consumers have liked a branded video in their social media news feed, and more than half have watched company videos deployed through email, Animoto reported.

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Welcome to Marketing Stats Summer!


The reporting and revelations kick off tomorrow with 34 Compelling Content Marketing Stats and Facts. eMarketer. State of Search Results: Budgeting Trends [Infographic] , MarketingProfs.

How Many Ads Per Day Do You See? Fewer Than It Seems (I Think)

Customer Experience Matrix

That certainly seemed low to me, even after recognizing that the study reports on paid advertising, as opposed to the brand logos you see on everything from football stadiums to a biker’s tattoo.

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Top 20 Content Marketing Blogs You Should Read Every Day

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MarketingProfs (@ MarketingProf s) – Led by their amazing Chief Content Officer @ AnnHandley , this is one of the best resources covering the latest trends and thought leadership in marketing. Digiday (@ Digiday ) covers the latest trends in digital marketing.

MarTech: Top 100 Influencers and Brands

Onalytica B2B

Marketers must focus on conversation this year more than ever… the rise of voice search aligns with this trend and is certainly not something to be ignored. If you want to see who ranks from 50-100 be sure to download the full report by clicking the download button below!

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The State of Digital Media, in 5 Charts


‘Tis the season of reports in the digital content industry. Here are the five major takeaways from the 17-page report. It was quite a prediction at the time, and the IAB’s quarterly revenue report came close to confirming his analysis.

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3 Reasons Mobile Optimization Should Be in Your B2B Marketing Mix

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Two years ago, mobile became the fastest growing media sector for marketing and advertising, a trend that is likely continuing today, due to smartphone use. By 2018, eMarketer projects that almost 37% of the entire world population will own a smartphone- that’s almost 3 billion people.

Why Mobile Advertising Is Critical for B2B Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

eMarketer forecasts that during 2016 mobile ad spend will top 100 billion worldwide, which translates to 51% of all projected digital ad expenditures. The trend continues to just over 70% by 2019.

How Data is Driving Marketing and Other Data News

Modern Marketing

Read the full story on eMarketer. My focus here is one critical trend that will seize the attention of digital marketers in 2016 – the issue of data privacy and how marketers can navigate a delicate balance between protecting and leveraging consumer data.

Converting B2B Leads Through Social Content: 3 Keys to Success


In 2014, Ifbyphone conducted a Marketing Measurement Report that showed social media as one of the top three preferred channels for marketers for mid-to-bottom funnel lead conversion (right up there with email marketing and SEO/PPC—see the chart below).

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The State of Marketing Technology, in 12 Charts


And marketing technology, according to a recent report from The Wall Street Journal, is receiving more venture capital investment than advertising technology. ” Hat tip to ChiefMartec for bringing it to my attention (it’s also in the eMarketer report I linked above).

The Mobile Marketing Platform Problem with Programmatic

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As eMarketer predicts , US mobile programmatic ad spending will reach $9.33 As Smart Insights reported in April, across all ad formats and placements, ad CTR amounts to less than 1 click per 1000 impressions. Mobile is indisputably the next big marketing platform.

How Millennials in the Workplace Are Revolutionizing Marketing

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According to a report from Magisto , Millennials at small- to medium-sized businesses are far outpacing their baby boomer counterparts when it comes to embracing digital content strategy. Digital ad spend will soon overtake TV ad spend for the first time, according to eMarketer.

102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)


The first step to improving digital marketing results is to understand the emerging trends and best practices. e-Strategy Trends ). e-Strategy Trends ). eMarketer ). eMarketer ). eMarketer ). eMarketer ). e-Strategy Trends ). eMarketer ).

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25 of the Best Web Presence Optimization Guides of 2012


Curtis Hougland reports that “The average shopper in 2011 used an incredible 10.4 ” SEM + SEO [PRESENTATION] by e-Strategy Trends. Search Critical in Brand-Building Strategies by eMarketer. ” Top Inbound Marketing Activities For SEO [CHART] by e-Strategy Trends.

17 Compelling Stats That Make the Case for Smarter Site Design


Besides quelling your daily concerns, you also need to be aware of the trends in website design. 3) 46% of mobile users report having difficulty interacting with a web page, and 44% complain that navigation was difficult. Source: eMarketer ) ( Tweet This Stat! ).

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[Report] Nielsen to Track On-Demand Video Content

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Nielsen recently announced plans to begin reporting on Netflix’s and Amazon’s video-on-demand services in an effort to better track consumption trends in video content.