Report: 46% of B2B Buyers Turn to Colleagues/Peers to Research Purchases

KoMarketing Associates

B2B buyers continue to do their own research before making a purchase decision, and new research shows that colleagues and peers are playing a more important role in the process. This is followed by user reviews (35 percent) and third-party/analyst reports (32 percent).

New B2B Persona Research From Salesforce and LinkedIn Study

B2B Lead Generation

Mathew works with Salesforce and is the Principal of Marketing Insights to talk about the just released report, B2B Personas: Targeting Audiences. What motivated you or inspired you to do this research? What surprised you most as you analyzed the data from this research, and why? So, your report said that B2B marketing as we know it is fundamentally changing. What can marketers do based on this research for their email?

2019 ABM Market Research Report: New Original Research for B2B Marketing Leaders

Engagio

The answers are here in the 2019 ABM Market Research Report. Engagio teamed up with Salesforce Pardot to engage 500 business leaders in an in-depth, original research study. The full report reveals which key ABM challenges must be overcome, including measurement.

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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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. increasing brand awareness—hardly surprising, as these two objectives lead in studies year-after- year. and tools to accurately assess and report on.

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. Did we miss an important or mission-critical piece of research?

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New research: Empathy and solving buying problems

B2B Lead Generation

You can read part one here: New research: Boost organic growth from current customers. Brent: The idea that empathy is the core principle of the entire book The Challenger Customer , I admit, is more of a personal opinion based on all of our research.

10+ Essential Research Reports & Guides for B2B Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

Research, guides, and marketing surveys help guide B2B marketers down the right path. 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.

How to Design a Brand Study That’s Ethical and Entertaining

Contently

Turning academic studies into content can be a minefield. One one hand, a study with flashy findings is great for PR and data visualization. On the other hand, the desire to exaggerate the results of a study for selfish interests be very a powerful urge.

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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. Here are 11 inspiring case studies of digital transformation.

Five Surprising Findings from the 2017 Marketing Strategy Report

Webbiquity

CoSchedule, a top content planning and research tool vendor, just released its State of Marketing Strategy Report 2017 , based on a survey of nearly 1,600 marketing professionals. Conduct audience research: Successful marketers are three times more likely than their less successful counterparts to say they do audience research at least once per quarter. Which is why a documented strategy and audience research are so important.

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B2B market research – 10 unique features

Savanta

Is B2B market research really that different from B2C? In this blog post Circle’s Andrew Dalglish explores the 10 key differences that make B2B research unique. These unique features of B2B markets have important implications when conducting B2B market research.

2019 ABM Market Research Study: Making Sense of Modern B2B Marketing

Engagio

And, most telling, 45% of organizations are seeing 2x in ROI over traditional marketing programs according to research by ITSMA and the ABM Leadership Alliance (October 2018). That’s why we launched The 2019 ABM Market Research Study survey.

Retail Holiday Shopping Trends Highlighted in Two New Research Reports

Modern Marketing

This year, we’re pleased as punch (yes pleased as punch) to provide you with not one, but two research reports on the topic of holiday shopping and consumers and all that good stuff. The second report is entitled: Holiday Research 2014 Part 1: Unwrapping Shopper Plans.

Why Case Studies are a Necessity for B2B

KoMarketing Associates

There’s good reason to focus on informational content: The B2B buyer’s journey is only getting longer and more complex, according to Demand Gen Report. Let’s dig into the benefits of case studies for B2B : Showcase Your Product & Capabilities.

Study: Marketers Who Implement Account-Based Marketing See Greater Success

KoMarketing Associates

ITSMA and the ABM Leadership Alliance recently conducted the “2018 ABM Benchmark Study,” and statistics showed that 67 percent of respondents who have implemented ABM have achieved greater customer success with their solutions, compared to their counterparts.

Study: What 1,400 Job Posts Teach Us About Content Marketing Hires

Contently

More than 50 percent of B2B content marketers report that their content marketing teams are small or even just one person. The Creative Group releases an annual salary report every year , and sites like Indeed and Glassdoor are pushing to give employers and applicants more transparency.

B2B content marketing research

Savanta

Almost three fifths (56%) of the 175 B2B marketers Circle Research recently surveyed for B2B Marketing Magazine’s Content Marketing Report have seen content marketing boost sales (most of the remainder simply don’t know the impact as measuring ROI is tough).

The 5 Step Marketing Research Process

SmartBug Media

With constant change being the norm in marketing and business, one thing remains the same: the need for marketing research. Marketing research is a helpful tool for organizations to better identify marketing strategies and evaluate business decisions using data.

Report: Marketers Seeing an Improvement in Revenue, Thanks to Personalization

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers shift their focus to content personalization as a way to resonate with their target audience, new research suggests that companies that already have done so are seeing an improvement to their bottom line.

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Content Marketing Strategy? Think Like A Reporter

Webbiquity

Just as thinking like a reporter can help when developing your social media strategy , two key concepts in journalism can be useful in content marketing: the five-w’s-plus-h reporter’s questions , and the inverted pyramid. The Reporter’s Questions.

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9 Things Marketers Need to Know About Original Research in 2019 [New Data] 

BuzzSumo

In BuzzSumo’s Content Trends report, author Steve Rayson found that authoritative content and original research are the two types of content most likely to get links and shares. You can read the full study ; but below you’ll find the key takeaways, to get you started. .

2016 High Growth Research Report Released

Hinge Marketing

If you are at all familiar with Hinge, you know that we do an awful lot of research on high growth professional services firms. In fact we have already studied well over 11,000 professional services firms and their clients. Our research-based strategies are designed to be implemented.

ANNUITAS Launches Enterprise Demand Generation Research Study to Uncover B2B Marketing Strategies

ANNUITAS

ANNUITAS Launches Enterprise Demand Generation Research Study to Uncover B2B Marketing Strategies. Study Aimed at Gaining a Better Understanding of the Demand Generation Strategies Used by B2B Enterprise Organizations . ANNUITAS , a Demand Generation Strategy and Change Management firm has launched a comprehensive Enterprise B2B Demand Generation Research Study to assess and measure the drivers behind B2B enterprise demand generation strategies.

Study Finds Marketers Are Increasing Spend on Original Video Content

KoMarketing Associates

To find out, IAB recently conducted the “Digital Content NewFronts: Video Ad Spend Study 2018” report. However, previous research suggests that it has been difficult for them to measure ROI. Marketers continue to increase the amount of money they spend on digital video content, but how much of it is original? Statistics showed that marketers will spend upwards of $10 million on digital/mobile video advertising this year, and $4.7 million will go toward original content.

2017 High Growth Research Report Released

Hinge Marketing

We’re pleased to announce the release of our 2017 High-Growth Study. This annual study is part of our commitment to the ongoing study of the world’s fastest growing and most profitable professional services firms. This year’s study does not disappoint. Download the research summary here. In this study, we analyzed three years of financial and operational data from over 500 professional services firms across all industry segments and firm sizes.

Report: The Ambitious SME

Savanta

But a new study from SAP and Circle Research proves that these are exceptions to the rule. Read the full report here. The post Report: The Ambitious SME appeared first on Circle Research - B2B market research company SME businesses are a passion of mine. I founded one (Circle!) and as a B2B specialist I regularly explore the opinions and behaviours of SMEs. But before I go on, let’s be careful with that label of ‘SME’.

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What Makes Effective B2B Content Marketing? [Research]

Marketing Insider Group

This was one of the key highlights of the sixth annual B2B Content Marketing: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends report from Content Marketing Institute (CMI) and MarketingProfs released last week. Content marketing effectiveness emerged as the key theme for this year’s study.

B2B content marketing research

Savanta

Almost three fifths (56%) of the 175 B2B marketers Circle Research recently surveyed for B2B Marketing Magazine’s Content Marketing Report have seen content marketing boost sales (most of the remainder simply don’t know the impact as measuring ROI is tough). Two of these – white papers and case studies – are similar in that they both provide explore a subject in depth. The full report is available from B2B Marketing members at www.b2bmarketing.net.

Seize Every Marketing Opportunity with B2B Case Studies

B2B PR Sense

They may even do their own research on your company, comparing it to others, so you might as well make it easy for them to find positive feedback. B2B case studies are an excellent way to put your client's mind at ease and build confidence in your brand. How to Use Your Case Study.

Explore Your Industry’s Visible Expert? Research Study

Hinge Marketing

At the Hinge Research Institute, we’ve been busy assessing the state of the professional services marketplace – and the ways that high-visibility experts are transforming their industries. Unpacking Industry Differences Why break down the research into industry-specific reports?

Bulldog Reporter’s Faux Pas Shows Why Not to Take Research at Face Value

Paul Gillin

This lead from a recent Bulldog Reporter case study on business blogging certainly caught my attention: “Recent research reveals that 64% of American companies will launch their own corporate blogs in 2014, and the average budget for corporate blogging will increase by nearly one-sixth.

Report: 98% of Marketers Now Use Data to Secure their Budget

KoMarketing Associates

As data and analytics become more readily available to marketers, new research suggests that they are using it for multiple purposes. According to the “Data Benchmark Study” from Freeman revealed that 98 percent of marketers now use data to secure their budget.

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New Research Study: How Professional Services Buyers Check You Out

Hinge Marketing

Every once in a while a piece of research comes along that neatly fills in a missing piece of the professional services business development puzzle. The Hinge Research Institute , our independent industry research organization, has just released such a study.

Report: Transparency, Communication Critical to B2B Marketers’ Customer Relationships

KoMarketing Associates

New research suggests that transparency and communication are critical components to developing successful relationships between B2B businesses and their customers. To better understand the important factors of B2B customer relationships, Gyro and the Financial Times’ Commercial Insight Group recently conducted a study called “The Business Feeling Index.”