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B2B Marketing Stats and Trends in 2016 to Guide You this 2017 (Content Marketing)

posted by Margaret Spencer on February 9, 2017

B2B Marketing Stats and Trends in 2016 to Guide You this 2017 (Content Marketing)

          Haven’t considered content marketing yet? You’re completely missing out on its benefits! Have one but struggling with it? You need to put in more hard work! Here are some key stats and trends for content marketing that’ll have you acknowledging its powerful potential for lead generation.

• The median time people spend on content marketing articles is 37 seconds. (Newscred)
• 51% of B2B buyers rely more on content to research and make B2B purchasing decisions than they did a year ago. (DemandGen Report)
• Type of content used in the past 12 months to make B2B purchasing decisions: White Papers (82%); Webinars (78%); Case Studies (73%); eBooks (67%); Blog Posts (66%); Infographics (66%); Third-party/Analyst reports (62%); Video/Motion graphics (47%); Interactive presentations (36%). (DemandGen Report)
• 95% of B2B buyers are willing to consider vendor-related content as trustworthy. (DemandGen Report)
• 47% of B2B buyers consume 3-5 pieces of content prior to engaging with a salesperson. (DemandGen Report)
• 96% of B2B buyers want content with more input from industry thought leaders. (DemandGen Report)
• 88% of B2B marketers in North America use content marketing. (CMI))
• Most B2B marketers use at least 13 content marketing tactics. (CMI)
• 30% of B2B marketers say their organizations are effective at content marketing. (CMI)
• 44% of B2B marketers says they have clear understanding of what an effective or successful content marketing program looks like (CMI)
• 73% of major organizations hire someone to manage their content marketing strategy (CMI)
• B2B marketers allocate 28% of their total marketing budget, on average, to content marketing. (CMI)
• 51% of B2B marketers indicate they will increase their content marketing spending in the next 12 months. (CMI)
• 29% of leading marketers systematically reuse and repurpose content. (Curata)
• By 2017 51% of companies will have an executive in their organization who is directly responsible for an overall content marketing strategy. (e.g., Chief Content Officer, VP or director of content) (Curata)
• Content marketing leaders experience 7.8X more site traffic than non-leaders. (Kapost)
• Content marketing costs 62% less than outbound marketing & generates 3x as many leads says (Demand metric)
• 74.2% of companies indicate that content marketing is increasing their marketing teams’ lead quality and quantity. (Curata)
• The greatest impact today’s business bloggers have on their organization are: thought leadership, SEO, and brand visibility and buzz. (Curata)
• 55% of business bloggers are getting 5% or more of their corporate web site’s traffic from their blog. (Curata)

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B2B Marketing Stats and Trends in 2016 to Guide You this 2017 (Mobile Marketing)

posted by Margaret Spencer on February 6, 2017

        Here are some relevant B2B mobile marketing stats and trends that should have you formulating such marketing strategy for your business if you still aren’t using one. 73% of all the people on earth (5.2 billion) are mobile phone users. 40% of those (just over two billion) own smartphones. (Mary Meeker’s […]

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What Hot B2B Leads and Beauty Queens Have in Common

posted by Margaret Spencer on February 2, 2017

With all this hype going on for the recently concluded Miss Universe 2017, I can’t just bring myself to not write about this special event and its great, beautiful women who vied for the crown. We all know that behind those flashing lights, long, beautiful gowns, and sparkling jewels are women who hadn’t necessarily have […]

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What Makes People Go “Bye bye!” When Visiting Your Website (Part 5)

posted by Margaret Spencer on January 25, 2017

Truly, Madly, Deeply, Outdated and Boring Content Content is King and it’s arguably the life of every website. So having a boring and outdated content figuratively means killing your website’s vitality. People are interested in new content. So if they visit your website and immediately get that “Cobwebs and Dungeons” vibe from seeing your last […]

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What Makes People Go “Bye bye!” When Visiting Your Website (Part 4)

posted by Margaret Spencer on January 24, 2017

Impertinent Auto Plays You were inside a serene coffee shop, browsing blissfully in your laptop. You happened to scroll over a content with a catchy title and clicked it on impulse. It led you to a website. Next thing you know, there was a blaring sound and everybody was looking at you. Some weird music […]

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What Makes People Go “Bye bye!” When Visiting Your Website (Part 3)

posted by Margaret Spencer on January 20, 2017

Needle in a Haystack CTA Did you know that one of the results of the research conducted by Small Business Trends last 2013 revealed that 80% of small B2B business websites lacked CTAs? At some point, it’s unavoidable to write inefficient CTAs (that’s why there’s A/B testing to the rescue) but not asking for the sale […]

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What Makes People Go “Bye bye!” When Visiting Your Website (Part 2)

posted by Margaret Spencer on January 18, 2017

Problematic Lay-out and Design Not judging a book by its cover is not the case for people who visit websites. Dr. Elizabeth Silence, researcher and psychologist, conducted a study in whereby participants are asked to review websites. They’re also to rate whether they found such websites trustworthy or not. Findings show that 94% of the […]

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What Makes People Go “Bye bye!” When Visiting Your Website (Part 1)

posted by Margaret Spencer on January 16, 2017

Not creating a website when you’re in the field of business is perhaps one of the biggest mistakes you can make. How else will you let people know that you and your product/service exist if they can’t even find you on the world wide web? You might think that’s already the worst. But there’s something […]

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B2B Email Marketing: On Point Opt-In Email List (Part 2)

posted by Margaret Spencer on January 10, 2017

Email List Building Best Practices As you make your email list of opt-in B2B prospects, you need to be able to do the best practices possible. Use “Short” Forms When asking B2B prospects for personal information, keep your form simple and straightforward. Construct your form in a way that it’ll only get a minimum yet […]

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B2B Email Marketing: On Point Opt-In Email List (Part 1)

posted by Margaret Spencer on January 6, 2017

The idea of creating a totally opt-in email list with no help (such as a reliable third party source) can be an overwhelming activity. So how would you do it as efficient as you can so that you can proceed to getting and nurturing leads the soonest time possible? Here’s how! Step 1: Attracting B2B […]

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