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

posted by Margaret Spencer on February 9, 2017

          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 […]

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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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