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Salespeople are more likely to believe that leads sourced directly from sales are the top source of leads for their organization than leads from marketing. While salespeople surveyed for the report in the aggregate saw the sales organization as the top source of leads, that wasn’t true for all respondents.Read More
Google took the lead over Facebook last year in referrals to media sites. An analysis from the firm delves into the major referrers by article category, finding that Google search is a bigger referrer than Facebook for most.Read More
‘Social’ is the intent topic that is currently most buzz-worthy across B2B marketing, according to an analysis performed for MarketingCharts by Bombora. To arrive at its conclusions, Bombora looked into the content consumption behavior of employees at 2.8 million businesses around the world during Q1. The analysis revealed that ‘social’ was the leading topic of the 346 topics monitored related to marketing.Read More
More than 8 in 10 business buyers want the same experience as when they’re buying for themselves, reveals Salesforce Research in its second annual State of the Connected Consumer report. The study indicates that the customer experience is hugely important to business buyers, 8 in 10 of whom say the experience a company provides is as important as its products and services.Read More
Keeping subscribers satisfied with products and services is one thing – but what about involuntary churn, such as through failed payments and credit card declines? Recurly dives into its data to provide some benchmarks.Read More
While midweek is the best time to host a webinar, the midday hours during or just after lunch — noon to 3 pm (EST) — are the sweet spot during the business day, accounting for 66% of all webinar attendance.Read More
Given the B2B audience nature of the medium, the sweet spot of webinar marketing from a media planning point-of-view is midday and midweek, according to findings of an exhaustive analysis of webinar marketing events held in 2017.Read More