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B2B Marketing: Rising B2B Ad Spend, Enterprise Chatbot Usage

B2B Marketing: Rising B2B Ad Spend, Enterprise Chatbot Usage

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US B2B Digital Advertising 2020 B2B advertisers are relying more than ever before on paid ads, with a 22.6 percent increase for 2020 in B2B digital ad spending, contributing to a total spend that is expected to top $8 billion in the U.S. alone by the end of the year, according to newly-released forecast data of interest to digital marketers. eMarketer The ‘Purpose Gap’ Facing Many B2B Brands 86 percent of senior-level B2B professionals see clear brand purpose articulation as important, however just 24 percent see activated purpose within their organization — two of several insights of interest to online marketers in new survey data from the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and others. MarketingProfs How Bad Data Hurts B2B Companies 88 percent of B2B marketer...
B2B Marketing News: LinkedIn Tops Data Trust Survey

B2B Marketing News: LinkedIn Tops Data Trust Survey

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Facebook Is Removing Its Restrictions on Text Content in Facebook Ad Images Facebook will be relaxing strict text-in-ad-image ratio enforcement, while still encouraging the use of images that contain text in less than 20 percent of the image’s visible area, a move that could pave the way for new more text-heavy image options for marketers. Social Media Today Google launches a work-tracking tool and Airtable rival, Tables Google has rolled out Tables, a utility that provides new work-tracking options for uses including customer relationship management (CRM), project management, lightweight database without coding, automation and more, the search giant’s Area 120 incubator recently announced. TechCrunch Instagram Launches New Reels Updates, Including Longer Clips an...
B2B Marketers Challenged By Messy Data

B2B Marketers Challenged By Messy Data

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More than 1 in 3 B2B Marketers Held Back from Measuring Campaigns by Messy Data 36 percent of B2B marketers say that having messy data is a top marketing performance measurement challenge, according to recently-release report data. Topping the list at 47 percent was the inability to perform cross-platform data analysis, however, followed by a lack of resources at 42 percent. MarketingCharts ‘Surprised’ emotions in video ads drive conversions during pandemic, study says Video ad performance jumped 360 percent when showing surprised people, while there was a 64 percent drop in conversions for video ads showing happy emotions during the first three seconds — two of several findings of interest to digital marketers in newly-released pandemic marketing study data. Marketi...