What are the Best Social Networks for B2B Marketing? (Research)

Webbiquity SMM

There’s no question that B2B marketers have embraced social media. According to recent research , more than 80% of b2b marketers now use the “big 3″ social networks—LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook—to distribute content.

New Research: Content Marketing vs Native Advertising

Small Business Mavericks

The Reach, Engagement, and ROI of Content Marketing vs Native Advertising is the subject of new research just given to us on Moz. Researchers took a data-driven approach, comparing the efficacy of native advertising to content marketing. A lot of data was gathered from over 30 different content marketing agencies and cost data from about 600 digital publishers. challenges of content marketing are the need for long-term investment and publisher partnerships.

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10 Great Alternatives to the Google Keyword Research Tool

Pamorama

Keyword research is a fundamental part of content marketing. . It is an indispensable tool for developing a potent inbound marketing strategy and improving SEO. Here are ten keyword research tools that I’ve found to be good replacements for Google’s Keyword Tool.

New Research: B2B Video Marketing on the Rise

Convince & Convert

Consumer brands have long understood the importance of using video content as a marketing tool to deliver key messages to their audiences and to build brand affinity. Video marketing has been growing among B2B organizations as well.

Research Reveals 7 Keys to Lead Generation Success

Aggregage

We’ve recently concluded a significant research effort across our different sites/newsletters that evaluated the effectiveness of different lead generation pieces. The title of your lead gen content marketing item accounts for 82% of the variance in performance. Research.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

For anyone in marketing or PR being asked to make “data-driven&# decisions “based on the numbers&# (and doesn’t that include pretty much everyone in marketing and PR these days?), Social Marketing Lifts Organic Conversions by MarketingSherpa. ** 5 Stars.

Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

Marketers, we’re told, need to think like publishers. How widespread, really, is the use of social media for marketing? How are B2B marketers using social media differently from their B2C counterparts? How are marketers measuring social media success?

New Social Media Research Uncovers the Big Problem for Businesses

Convince & Convert

In Q4 2014, Hubspot released new research called The Social Lifecycle. In this project, they interviewed 600 consumers about where and what and how they want to intersect with brands in social media, in both a marketing and customer service context.

What is Market Research?

Idaconcpts

There is no greater input for any marketing strategy than listening to customers in their own words express the impact of a product or service. There are two main types of market research: quantitative and qualitative. Qualitative Market Research.

A Simple Workflow for Keyword Research for Content Planning

Adam Sherk

Most editorial teams employ basic keyword research tactics as part of their daily routine, such as using keyword tools to refine word choice or monitoring trending topics for real-time opportunities. Keyword Research for Content Planning. Keyword research is more art than science.

Fast Track Your Market Research – 4 Trendy Tactics

Harp Interactive

Categories: Market Research-Lite Tags: market research , market research techniques , real-time concept testing , voting platform Driving your business efforts down a data-backed track is your first-class ticket to success station. Glean insights into audience preferences and opinions by adopting these four trends in market research. Market Research-Lite market research market research techniques real-time concept testing voting platform

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Twitter Insiders: A Research Hub for Brands, Agencies

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Wednesday introduced Twitter Insiders, a single destination for brands and agencies to fill their research needs. Research manager Gemma Proctor said in a blog post that Twitter Insiders is a network of more than 12,000 users aged 16 and up from the U.S.

New Research: Americans Hate Social Media Promotions

Convince & Convert

New research from my friends ExactTarget ( I am proud to have them as a client ) puts a mathematical fine point on our collective abhorrence for social promotions. Smart companies use social to turn customers into fans, and fans into volunteer marketers.

6 Strategies for Increasing Fan Engagement on Facebook (Wildfire Research)

The Realtime Report

Brand advocates — people who share content that results in a new person engaging with a campaign – generate an average of 14 earned media impressions each, according to research released today by Wildfire, the social media marketing software company recently acquired by Google.

20 Tremendous Digital Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Digital marketing budgets continue to rise, often at the expense of offline advertising spend. But digital marketers must continue to evolve practices as they strive to make their content an asset, rather than an annoyance, to prospective buyers. 5 General Digital Marketing Stats.

Marketing Minds: Chris Pinkerton – VP, Enterprise Development, Media & Research @ Mediative

Puzzle Marketer

One of the best ways to evolve as a marketing professional is to generate, collaborate, and nurture ideas among like-minded peers. Below is an interview with a true marketing thought leader. My shift into the field of marketing came from a sales & operations angle.

Why The Facebook Ecosystem Dominates Social Media Budgets {research}

Convince & Convert

Facebook (and its sister network, Instagram) are beginning to dominate how social marketers spend their paid amplification budgets. This makes it a very popular advertising option because social media marketers are spending more time creating images than any other type of content. .

Announcing Firebelly Labs: Optimization, Research & Digital PR

Firebelly

Digital PR, Optimization, Mobile Research, Digital Futurism, and more Over the last few years, Firebelly has focused on social media marketing. We have developed a bit of a reputation: some national clients, spoken all over the place, and are in the process of writing a book (Social According To Us). We’ve found that bringing outside.

33 Thought-Provoking B2B Social Media and Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

As noted in the 2016 B2B Marketing Trends report , B2B marketing strategies and practices are in the midst of significant change, driven by new technologies and evolving buyer expectations for more “consumer-like” experiences. Direct Marketing ). Marketing Think ).

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Facebook for Marketing Research: Political Polls #auspol

Laurel Papworth

Trying to bring people to your Facebook Business Page that actively hate you is an option not often taken up by wussy marketers. Facebook Advertising as a Free Marketing Tool. How to do Facebook Marketing Research. Want to know how 11 million Australians will vote?

47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Most businesses now use social media for marketing and those efforts are expected to continue to increase, yet many marketers and top executives alike find the business value difficult to quantify. Top executives: social media marketing is for thee, but not for me.

20 Brilliant B2B Marketing and Digital Business Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

B2B marketers today certainly live in “interesting times” (in the sense of the not-actually-Chinese curse ). Image Credit: B2B Marketing Insider. Despite the tremendous growth in digital marketing , several basic old-school marketing channels remain highly effective.

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Why Research Is Key to Improving Your Social Media Marketing

Convince & Convert

» Social Pros Podcast brand communities content creation content marketing digital marketing social media Social Media Marketing Social Pros twitter Tweetable Moments There’s no stop button in social media.

Tech Buyers: 43% Research Products After Seeing Mobile Ads

The Realtime Report

” The study – based on the responses of 3,100 visitors to technology news sites – looked at the effects of both social media and mobile on consumers’ likelihood to research and buy a product ( ClickZ ).

New Research Shows How to Engage the Mommy Mind

Convince & Convert

trillion , brands are looking to capture their attention and own the marketing of “Mom”. Many moms, however, feel pigeonholed by brands and that most marketing towards them is patronizing, according to FanFinder survey (March 2015). Become Predictive in Marketing Efforts.

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How to Use Facebook Questions as Research Tool

Mindjumpers

However, the new tool can also be very effective, when wanting to do some research among your fans. Another advantage of this tool is that it gives the flexibility to add extra choices, which gives marketers an understanding of various possibilities.

Unique Keyword Research Technique to Spot Hidden Market Opportunities

Kikolani

We are offering you two tools that might come in hand in your quest of spotting market opportunities: Google Trends and BrandMentions. You can take full advantage of the two as long as you don’t choose to see them as just some other keyword research tools.

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How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

It’s interesting because many marketing and social media leaders within brands and organizations of all sizes dream about achieving real ROI using social media and digital marketing, yet very few of them actually bring to fruition much more than a social media dream.

New Research: Do Pictures of People Increase Facebook Engagement?

Convince & Convert

Marketers often spend hours selecting and producing visual content to post on Facebook brand pages. We used Taggs’ visual content marketing software to index 3,656 brand images published on Facebook since the start of the year. Key Takeaways for Visual Content Marketing on Facebook. Here are some of the key findings that will help marketers in creating a solid visual content marketing strategy for Facebook: 1. The Research Methods Behind the Madness.

The Ultimate Guide to Keyword Research

Viper Chill

This is known by many as Keyword Research. I say this because I want you to understand how important keyword research actually is. In reality though, keyword research involves so much more than that. Terms like Facebook, Marketing, Forex and eBay are examples of this.

Need More B2B Sales Leads? Ignore This Research

Webbiquity SMM

According to recent research conducted by InsideSales.com and reported by MarketingProfs , websites, blogs and search are among the most effective tactics for both lead generation and brand awareness. Company websites: these are of course at the core of digital marketing.

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New Research: Most Companies Do Not Have the Talent to Leverage Marketing Analytics

Convince & Convert

The latest edition of The CMO Survey , from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke, has arrived, and there are some implications for social media marketers worth noting. » Social Media Research

Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

www.web-strategist.com

You may recognize these five states from the research I’ve been doing over the past few years How to Organize for Social Media Measurement Read the report, print it out, and share with others. link] Research Report: A Framework for Social Analytics | Thought Experiments [.]

104 Fascinating Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 (and 2015)

Webbiquity SMM

Looking at marketing surveys and studies from the past year, a few trends are clear, among them that buyers are firmly (and increasingly) in control of the purchase cycle. What do marketers rate as the single most valuable SEO tactic? 9 General Marketing Stats. Marketing Land ).

Are your new fans on Facebook REALLY new? (Research)

The Realtime Report

This is a guest post by Joel Rubinson, the President of marketing and research consultancy Rubinson Partners, Inc. The research I just did suggests that a brand’s new Facebook fans are mostly customers who were already loyal to the brand in the real world.

[New Research] Do Viral Emotions Differ by Age and Gender?

Convince & Convert

» Content Marketing content marketing emotions Social Media Marketing social media research viral virality visual storytelling When was the last time an article made you smile? Or an infographic surprised you with something you didn’t know?

Five Intriguing Inbound Marketing Stats [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Inbound marketing is fundamentally about making your company’s website an active component of the sales process rather than static “brochureware.” The most successful marketers though are likely combine both approaches in a coordinated manner.

The Superhuman Guide to Keyword Research & Competition Analysis

Viper Chill

My aim is to personally help him become one of the top marketers online, almost superhuman if you like, and give you the knowledge to do the same. I wanted to re-highlight three sources of research that everyone should be using to help you find keywords and phrases to be focusing on. #1

16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

As winter comes to an end, so too does the Winter Wonderland of Marketing Stats series that’s been running here over the past few months. This final installment covers some fascinating though sometimes contradictory and confusing stats about business blogging and the value of marketing.

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10 Insightful Marketing Charts from 2015

Convince & Convert

That’s why marketers should be paying more attention to the numerous marketing charts being produced each month from every corner of the Internet. Marketing Spending Plans for 2015. email marketing. mobile marketing. Marketing Technology Landscape.