Deloitte CMO Survey: Analytics Holding Marketers Back?

The Point

Results from Deloitte’s 2017 CMO Survey are out, providing insights into key trends, plans, and opinions from more than 2,800 top marketers. You can download an executive summary of the survey results here. Despite this, more than a third of those surveyed cited a lack of adequate analytics tools and processes for measuring success, while more than two-thirds don’t use analytics data to help make key business decisions.

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Survey: Digital Marketing, Social Media Remain Top Tactics Among Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

S2 recently published the “S2 Research Marketing Decision Makers & Marketing Firm Relationships Survey,” and participants were asked to rank how important they perceived seven common marketing tactics to be, ranging from public relationships to copywriting and design.

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Survey: Connecting with Existing Customers Now ‘Extremely Important’ to Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

S2 Research recently published the results of the “Marketers, Agencies and Coronavirus” survey, and statistics showed that 76% of marketers believe it will be “extremely important” to reconnect with existing customers over the next six to 12 months.

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Survey: Many Marketers Still Struggling with Revenue Attribution

KoMarketing Associates

Being able to attribute revenue has several benefits for marketers, but new research shows that there are still many barriers in the way to success in this area.

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2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

Surveying the Landscape? Key B2B Survey Strategies

PureB2B

What is a survey? Yes, a survey is a list of guided questions meant to learn more about the person or people you’re surveying. However- what is a survey in the world of marketing? To answer this, we need to look at the inverse; what does a survey accomplish?

Survey design tips

Savanta

The rise of low-cost online survey platforms such as Survey Monkey has led to commensurate rise in poorly designed surveys. That’s dangerous – it reflects poorly on the brand behind the survey and it can lead to decisions being made using dodgy data. So, here’s some tips if you’re planning to design your own survey. First, pause and reflect on why you’re conducting the survey – what’s your goal and what decisions are you going to make?

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Survey: 64% of CMOs Have Changed their CX Strategy In Response to COVID-19

KoMarketing Associates

Isobar recently conducted its global “Creative Experience Survey 2020,” and statistics showed that 64% of CMOs have either “completely” or “moderately” changed their CX strategy in response to the pandemic. “As

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How to run a customer satisfaction survey

RockContent

Customer satisfaction survey exists because of that. So let’s talk about the following topics: What is a customer satisfaction survey? How can you do a customer satisfaction survey? What is a customer satisfaction survey? This is the reason why customer satisfaction surveys still exist — even with technology getting so good at anticipating and understanding buying habits. This is a straight quantitative survey. Milestone surveys.

Survey: 24% of U.S. CMOs Have Been ‘Significantly Affected’ By COVID-19

KoMarketing Associates

Dentsu recently published the results of its 2020 CMO Survey, and statistics showed that 24% of CMOs based in the U.S. The impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt across the marketing industry, and new research is shedding light on just how many companies have been affected by the pandemic.

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Reader Survey 2021 B2B Marketing Zone

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for marketing professionals. Here at B2B Marketing Zone, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. B2B Marketing Zone’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our site, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how our site has affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button below:

Survey: 61% of Marketers to Increase Investment in Instagram in 2021

KoMarketing Associates

HootSuite recently published the results of its “Social Trends 2021” survey, and statistics showed that the majority of marketers (61%) intend on increasing their investment in Instagram in 2021.

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Survey: 58% of Marketers Decreased their Martech Budgets Due to COVID-19

KoMarketing Associates

Gartner recently published the results of its “2020 Marketing Technology Survey: Cost Pressures Force Martech Optimization and Innovation,” and statistics showed that the majority of marketers (58%) decreased their 2020 martech budget as a direct result of the pandemic.

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Modern Marketing Benchmark Survey: 6 Surprising Findings

Oracle

That’s one clear finding of the recent Chief Marketer and Oracle Modern Marketing Benchmark Survey. The survey also helped us get to know what today’s modern marketer is like and how his or her day-to-day landscape is changing. Here are six of the most surprising insights we gleaned from the survey. This may still hold true—but according to our survey, more and more marketers are being held accountable for sales generation, not just lead generation.

When CDPs Fail: Insights from the CDP Institute Survey

Customer Experience Matrix

We released a new member survey last week at the CDP Institute. Martech Architectures are More Unified For years, our own and other surveys showed a frustratingly static 15%-20% of companies reporting access to unified customer data.

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Not Too Late: Last-Minute Steps towards GDPR Compliance for B2B Marketers

Speaker: Howard J. Sewell, President, Spear Marketing Group, and Anne Angele, Senior Marketing Automation Specialist, Spear Marketing Group

As you likely know, the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect May 25. Surveys show that most US-based B2B marketers are still woefully unprepared, even though the regulation affects not only any company actively doing business in Europe, but anyone even communicating with European contacts in his/her marketing database. The penalties for non-compliance with GDPR can be severe – in the millions of dollars. Fortunately, there are a few basic steps that B2B marketers can and should make that will get them closer to full compliance.

Survey: B2B Marketers Juggling Multiple Top Objectives

KoMarketing Associates

Contentive recently published the “2018 B2B Marketing Survey” to gauge how marketers are weighing their different priorities. This is not the first survey to reveal that marketers overall are shifting their focus toward personalizing the customer experience. As B2B marketers look to reach out to both prospects and existing customers on a regular basis, new research shows that they in fact have a wide range of priorities to juggle.

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5 Tips for Successful Survey Campaigns

The Point

Today, we seem to be approaching a similar tipping point for survey campaigns. Surveys have long been a popular lead generation tactic, primarily because they create their own content, content that in turn can be used for inbound marketing, lead nurturing , PR, social media, etc. What are the keys to a successful survey campaign? Survey results can be repackaged and repurposed in multiple ways: survey reports, infographics, podcasts, Webcasts, blog posts, tweets, etc. (in

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B2B Marketing Best Practices: Creating Engaging Surveys

Launch Marketing

Surveys are a powerful tool for transforming business practices to better satisfy both clients and coworkers. For a B2B organization, surveys can be used for a variety of purposes and provide insight on customer satisfaction, market research, product feedback and company culture.

Marketing Survey Results Reveal 3 Main Impact Areas for Success

DiscoverOrg

Preliminary findings from a survey conducted on behalf of DiscoverOrg and Campaign Stars have revealed some surprising and illuminating results. Due to unprecedented response and interest, the survey is being expanded, and you are welcome to make your voice heard by clicking the link below. Share your story and let your voice be heard by taking the survey! You’ll receive a complimentary gift for your participation – TAKE THE SURVEY NOW!

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Webinar Survey 2021 B2B Marketing Zone

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for marketing professionals. Here at B2B Marketing Zone, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. B2B Marketing Zone’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our webinars, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how our webinars have affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button:

Survey: Most Marketers Planning to Use Customer Journey Maps in the Future

KoMarketing Associates

Ascend2 recently published the results of the “Customer Journey Mapping Survey,” and statistics showed that most marketers (30%) are at least planning to create and utilize journey maps in the future.

Survey: 83% of Marketers Believe Personalization is a Key Differentiator vs. Competitors

KoMarketing Associates

Adobe recently published the results of its 2020 personalization survey, and statistics showed that only six out of ten organizations feel that they have extensive personalization efforts in place.

Survey: Facebook Reigns Supreme Among Marketers’ Target Audiences

KoMarketing Associates

The Manifest recently conducted the “2019 Consumer Social Media Survey” to learn more about how customers utilize social media. When asked how they most commonly engage with social media, most survey respondents (48 percent) said that they interact with other’s content. Finally, Facebook appeared to rise above all other social platforms among survey respondents. There are several social media networks out there that marketers can use to resonate with their target audience.

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2019 Content Marketing Survey: Marketers Focus On Content Creation

Marketing Insider Group

The post 2019 Content Marketing Survey: Marketers Focus On Content Creation appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. 2018 was quite a year for content marketing! As is true with technology, content marketing has evolved at a rapid pace. The United States witnessed major social media platforms get in hot water with the federal government over privacy issues and US election tampering. The general public has grown warier of the media. And that’s […].

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How COVID-19 is Impacting B2B Marketing Plans

Speaker: Tom Pick, Chief Digital Marketing Consultant, Webbiquity

B2B Marketing Zone and Tom Pick, a well-known B2B Marketing expert, recently conducted a survey of over 450 senior B2B marketing professionals about the impact of COVID-19 on their B2B marketing plans. The results were not surprising in some areas, but were very surprising in others. Don’t miss this webinar, where Tom will share findings from the survey, from additional market input, and from the audience. By registering, you will get access to the full survey report.

Survey: Documented Strategies Increase Marketers’ Odds of Finding Success

KoMarketing Associates

Coschedule recently surveyed 1,597 marketers to determine how their marketing strategies are shaping up in the digital age. Korn Ferry conducted the “2018 CMO Pulse Survey” and discovered that about half of CMOs (52 percent) claim they cannot make a direct link between their marketing team’s results to company performance. For the most part, marketers are relatively lackluster when it comes to ranking the success of their existing strategies, according to new research.

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Survey: Marketers May Benefit from Building More Trusting Customer Relationships

KoMarketing Associates

The February 2020 edition of “The CMO Survey” recently suggested that 27.2% As marketers look for new ways to resonate with customers and prospects, new research indicates that they may want to focus on establishing more trusting relationships. of customers have made it a top priority to develop a trusting relationship with marketers over the next 12 months. This is compared to 21.3% who said the same last February, and 19.4% who cited this as a priority in August 2019.

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Survey: MarTech Now Accounts for 29% of Total Marketing Expenses

KoMarketing Associates

Gartner recently conducted “The CMO Spend Survey 2018-2019” and discovered that MarTech now accounts for 29 percent of total marketing expenses. Last year, the same survey conducted by Gartner suggested that marketers would be focused on digital marketing and customer retention. As marketers look ahead to the coming months, new research suggests that they are investing more money in MarTech than any other tactic.

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Survey: More Marketers Turning In-House for Data and Analytics

KoMarketing Associates

Sizmek recently conducted the “Marketers Survey Results 2018: An Insider’s Look at Data, Walled Gardens, and Collaboration” survey and found that 84 percent of marketers are prioritizing “being data self-sufficient/working toward becoming data self-sufficient” within the next 12 months. As more marketers turn to data to create a more robust customer experience, new research suggests that they want to be more “data self-sufficient.”

How’s AI Driving ROI in the Enterprise? Hear From Executives at 1200 Firms

With so many companies now investing heavily in digital, most are starting to look to AI to gain an edge. But what are the impacts and ROI of AI, and what are the best ways to get started? To find out, we surveyed 1,200+ top C-Level Enterprise executives.

Survey: Millennial Buyers Find More Value in Marketing Video Content

KoMarketing Associates

To find out, Brightcove recently conducted a survey to gauge how various demographics interact with marketing video content. Video remains a prominent tactic for marketers because of its effectiveness, but how does effectiveness vary according to certain demographics?

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Key insights: Our pulse survey uncovers key marketing technology trends

ClickZ

As per the seven day rolling average results of our benchmark survey, 37% of marketers were increasing their spends on marketing technology. The post Key insights: Our pulse survey uncovers key marketing technology trends appeared first on ClickZ. Digital Marketing Industry Developments Insights Marketing Technology Tools & Technology advertising technology ClickZ and SEW benchmark survey 2020 industry trends key insights martech stack survey

How Weekly Blog Content Solves the Top Challenges by Businesses [SURVEY]

Marketing Insider Group

A new survey from SEMrush identifies some of the biggest marketing challenges you’re facing right now. For each challenge in the survey, experts weigh in on how to resolve it and what tools are helpful.

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Survey: Delivering Business Growth is Top Objective for Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

Dentsu Aegis Network recently conducted the “CMO Survey 2018” and surveyed marketers from 10 countries to gauge their attitudes toward marketing contribution. As marketers look to achieve a wide range of objectives, new research shows that their top goal is to deliver business growth across the board. When asked what they saw as their primary role of the marketing function within their organization, the top answer (64 percent) said delivering business growth.

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Survey: CMOs Struggle to Connect Marketing Efforts with Company Success

KoMarketing Associates

Korn Ferry recently conducted the “2018 CMO Pulse Survey” to determine how many marketing initiatives can be tied back to company success. Both analytics and personalization are in need of improvement, according to the survey, and previous research suggests that they go hand-in-hand. Although marketers are constantly evolving their strategies, CMOs are still struggling to tie marketing efforts to improvements in their overall bottom line.

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Survey: Usefulness is Top Attribute for Marketing Content

KoMarketing Associates

Zeughauser Group recently published the “State of Digital and Content Marketing Survey” in partnership with Greentarget, and revealed that most people (77 percent) turn to marketing content frequently for its utility/usefulness above all else. To gauge customer expectations, Meyocks surveyed a group of customers for their “The Case for Mentor Branding” white paper.

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