Delivering personalized content is the most challenging barrier to marketing automation success, though the integration of all marketing systems is a close second. Despite the difficulties marketers are having delivering personalized content, the vast majority say that content personalization driven by marketing automation is in fact improving.
‘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.
This animated inforgraphic from Salesforce illustrates the concepts behind these two prevelant marketing buzzwords.
Naturally, if the world’s top Facebook Pages are posting an additional 20,000 pieces of content per day to the platform, there’s going to be an increase amount of competition in the News Feed and a decrease of engagement across the board.
This inforgaphic from Promo illustrates what, where and why people share content on social media.
This infographic examines engagement with 360 videos, claiming that they enjoy clickthrough rates averaging 4.51%, compared to 0.56% for traditional videos.
Not only is content marketing by far the top digital priority for B2B marketers this year, but it’s also the discipline most likely to get a spending hike this year.
The folks who make the Boomerang app looked at email closings in more than 350,000 email threads, and found that certain email closings deliver higher response rates than others.
More B2B marketers are realizing the benefits of content marketing as a method to generate leads and drive customer engagement.
The growing success of visually oriented social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram is encouraging more interest in producing visual content among advertisers.