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Financial Services Marketing

e-Strategy Trends’ continually updated collection of financial services marketing trends and statistics for marketing, public relations, advertising and strategic communications professionals.

Digital Ad Spending By Industry [CHART]

Chart: Digital Ad Spending By Industry

eMarketer expects a shift in US digital ad spending next year, as economic factors weigh on certain industries. In 2020, financial services will displace the auto sector, while travel will surpass consumer packaged goods (CPG).

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Video Captions Expectations By Industry [CHART]

Chart: Video Captions Expectations By Industry

Advertisers are increasing their video budgets this year, but are they missing out on one key element that could make a difference to audience engagement? A survey from Verizon Media has found that 7 in 10 (69%) US consumers watch videos without sound in public spaces, making captioning not only important but expected by viewers.

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Facebook Video Interactions By Topic [CHART]

Chart: Facebook Video Interaction by Topic

Buffer partnered with BuzzSumo to analyze more than 43 million posts from the top 20,000 brands on Facebook in one of the largest studies of 2018. The most enaging topics posted as video content to Facebook include food, fashion and beauty, animals, do-it-yourself, and humor. The least engaging topics include finance and stocks, real estate, marketing and cars.

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Industry Reputations [CHART]

Chart: Industry Reputations

It’s hard to sell to a public that doesn’t view you well… Yet that’s the task faced by the advertising and public relations industry, which continues to rank towards the bottom of all industries in public perception.

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