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A large majority (89%) of marketers use video as part of their content strategy, which is not surprising considering marketers believe video converts better than other content. But how do marketers get their video content to their audiences? A new report from Wibbitz reveals that when marketers promote their videos, either organically or through paid ads, an overwhelming number turn to social media, even more so than their own websites or blogs.Read More
Just one-third (33%) of consumers who rely on advertising for brand information say they trust its messaging, making it the least credible source of information among the options given, according to a report by Kantar Media.Read More
At a time when B2B leaders say that content spurs buying processes, almost all (97%) respondents to a new survey say they are now placing a higher emphasis on the trustworthiness of the source of information when they are consuming content.Read More
Around half (49.2%) of US PR professionals say they use influencers to get brand stories and key messages out, while close to one-third (32.5%) are considering doing so, according to the results of a recent report by PR News and Meltwater.Read More
Four in 5 marketers believe that influencer marketing is effective. The likely reason, according to a report from Mediakix, is that a majority (89%) say that the ROI they generate from influencer marketing is comparable or better than other marketing channels.Read More