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

posted by Margaret Spencer on February 13, 2017

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

          It’s time to step up your business’ marketing approach towards social media this 2017 in line with these major B2B social media marketing trends in 2016.

  • This year, there are over 219 million new social media users.
  • Daily average time spent social networking is 1 hour and 51 minutes. (Global Web Index)
  • 1 in 3 minutes spent online is devoted to social networking and messaging. (Global Web Index)
  • 97% of online adults globally say they have visited or used a social network within the last month. (Global Web Index)
  • B2B content marketers employ an average of six social media platforms. (CMI)
  • LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube are the top 4 social media platforms for B2B. (CMI)
  • Facebook remains by far the top service globally for membership (82%) but YouTube maintains a lead for visitors/users (85%). (Global Web Index)
  • A whopping 96% of consumers report that videos are helpful in making purchasing decisions. (Oktopost)
  • 40% of internet users are LinkedIn members. (Pew Research center)
  • LinkedIn had 969 million site visits in May 2016. (SimilarWeb)
  • 94% B2B organizations use LinkedIn to distribute content. (CMI)
  • Effectiveness ratings for B2B social media platforms; LinkedIn (66%), Twitter (55%), and Youtube (51%). (CMI)
  • 93% of B2B organizations use social media content as a content marketing tactic.
  • Social media is ranked second (27%), surpassed by email by only 1%, for the most effective channel in content distribution. (Regalix)
  • B2B marketers rate social media at 40% – placing it on the second spot in terms of tactics most critical to content marketing success in 2017. (CMI)
  • 51% of B2B marketers use social media ads in their paid content distribution efforts. (CMI)
  • In 2016, social media marketers have allocated 10.6% of their overall marketing budget to their social activities. This figure is expected to increase to 20.9% this 2017, making it one of the largest marketing expenditures alongside content and search engine marketing.
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B2B Marketing: Memes, Everyone? (Part 4)

posted by Margaret Spencer on December 6, 2016

Essence of entertainment While it’s vital to make your target audience relate to the meme, don’t lose out on the entertainment area. Memes are supposed to be a combo of ‘funny and witty’ and being too serious will defeat its real purpose. So use language, symbolisms, etc. that will emphasize such combo and while you’re […]

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B2B Lead Scoring System: Bridging the Gap Between Marketing and Sales

posted by Margaret Spencer on October 27, 2016

        Arguments between the marketing and sales team often surface in any given business. Whether it’s B2C or B2B, you can’t have missed that patented complaint of the sales teams not reaching their quotas because of the poor lead quality and the usual counterargument of the marketing team that the sales did […]

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10 Best Practices on B2B Landing Pages (Part 2)

posted by Margaret Spencer on September 8, 2016

Add Video      Making your prospects read in your landing page is not the only way you can can share information about your business, service or proposal. You can also make them watch it. After all, solutions and services in B2B can be intricate. You can wrap it up with a video. Correspondingly, according […]

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Social Media Marketing: 2 Ways to Generate B2B Leads through LinkedIn

posted by Margaret Spencer on August 25, 2016

            Compare to Facebook and Twitter, LinkedIn is said to be the most viable social media platform for B2B leads generation. A recent study concluded that more than 80% of B2B leads from social media are generated from LinkedIn. Well, why wouldn’t that be the case? Linked in is like a huge […]

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Social Media Marketing: 2 Ways to Generate B2B Leads through Twitter

posted by Margaret Spencer on August 24, 2016

Twitter is another platform used in social media marketing. It does not have Facebook’s easy targeting capabilities but some of its features are really helpful in B2B leads generation. Even though conversion rates in Twitter are low compared to other social media, B2B marketers are still investing on this platform simply because potential clients are […]

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Social Media Marketing: How to Generate B2B Leads through Facebook?

posted by Margaret Spencer on August 23, 2016

         As of July 2016, there are over 1.71 billion monthly active Facebook users and about 1.13 billion people log onto Facebook everyday (June 2016). This signifies that it is too substantial of a social media for B2B marketers to ignore and that among from its active users (most likely from varying demographic […]

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The Role of Social Media in B2B Marketing

posted by Margaret Spencer on August 22, 2016

The use of social media was first established in B2C marketing. However, its applicability covered B2B overtime. Currently, it is a channel considered to be one of the tigers in B2B marketing strategies as it generates significant number of leads for conversion. Social media has leverage B2B companies in many ways. Social media increases brand […]

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Email Marketing Mistakes (That’s Killing Email Marketers) Part 1.

posted by Margaret Spencer on February 3, 2016

The only reason why Email marketing is dead is because some emails have low open rate and the worst part is that some emails are going straight at the spam category, which isn’t really a nice sight to see. But let me reassure you that Email Marketing isn’t dead, if and only if email marketers […]

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Top 10 Tips in Creating Excellent Transactional Emails for B2B Marketing Purposes

posted by Margaret Spencer on July 25, 2012

A recent survey conducted by SendGen reveals that transactional emails are helping expand the B2B leads database of many companies while enabling them to better retain existing clients. The study closely follows the correlation between the increase in email-triggering web apps and the sending rates for transactional emails which have now topped 600,000 per month. […]

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