2021 September 24 MediaPost CMO Survey Chart

2021 September 24 MediaPost CMO Survey Chart What New Approaches Are B2B Execs Taking with Their Nurture Programs? 49 percent of B2B marketing sales and technology executives say they’ve started using content engagement data, with 44 percent having begun using account-based nurturing, while some 37 percent say that they've started using intent data, according to recently-released survey data exploring new approaches to B2B lead nurturing. MarketingCharts Intuit confirms $12B deal to buy Mailchimp Financial software firm Intuit will acquire marketing automation platform and email marketing service Mailchimp for some $12 billion, making Mailchimp a brand within Intuit's portfolio and expanding its small business focus, Intuit recently announced. TechCrunch LinkedIn launches a $25M fund for creators, will test Clubhouse-style audio feature in coming weeks Microsoft-owned LinkedIn (client) has rolled out a $25 million creator fund that will play a role in the professional social media platform's new Creator Accelerator Program, and form a pillar in efforts to expand engagement among its 774 million users, LinkedIn recently announced. TechCrunch Where Are Media Budgets Trending for Next Year? A net 76 percent of marketers plan to expand their media budget for digital video during 2022, representing the top area of media expansion planned for next year, followed by branded content by influencers at 71 percent and social media story ads at 70 percent — one of several statistics of interest to B2B marketers contained in recently-released survey data. MarketingCharts 2021 TopRank Marketing B2B Influencer Marketing Survey Image More information on how Google generates titles for web page results Google's Search Central online developer community has released updated guidance on some of the sizable array of elements it considers in pulling together search result page titles — including traditional title tags, half-empty, obsolete, inaccurate, and micro-boilerplate titles, the search giant recently announced. Google Search Central The State of Video Marketing in 2021 [Infographic] The number of businesses utilizing video in marketing efforts rose from 63 percent in 2017 to some 86 percent during 2021, while 90 percent of Instagram users say they follow a business on the Facebook-owned platform — two of several statistics of interest to online marketers contained in recently-released infographic data. MarketingProfs Google's Area 120 team jumps on the latest media trend in its new app Google has begun accepting invitations to test its new newsletter creation app Museletter, which is poised to offer features for sharing content in newsletter and other formats, and which includes options to offer paid subscriptions, Google recently announced. Android Police 2021 September 24 Statistics Image 4 Key Revelations from the Edelman-LinkedIn 2021 B2B Thought Leadership Impact Study 56 percent of buyers say if thought leadership content doesn't persuade them within a minute they'll disengage, while 73 percent of buyers say they seek out thought leadership content in order to stay up-to-date with timely industry insight — two of numerous findings of interest to B2B marketers contained in newly-released report data. LinkedIn Twitter Experiments with New Visual Editor, Which Would Incorporate Fleets Tools Twitter has begun testing an updated visual editor for creating messages on its social platform, with new features that include cropping, stickers, plain-text visuals, and other elements, some derived from Twitter's recently-retired story-format 'fleets' editor. Social Media Today Marketer Optimism Hits Highest Point Since 2015, Delta Variant Signals New Crash During august 2021 marketing executives optimism about the U.S. economy recorded its highest figure since 2015, with a 69.6 optimism rating on a 100-point scale, according to recently-released joint survey data from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, Deloitte, and the American Marketing Association. MediaPost ON THE LIGHTER SIDE: 2021 September 24 Marketoonist Comic Image A lighthearted look at the “evidence-based marketing” by Marketoonist Tom Fishburne — Marketoonist This Atmospheric Spot for Maersk Promotes the Brand's New Logistics Services — Adweek Home computing pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair dies aged 81 — The Guardian TOPRANK MARKETING & CLIENTS IN THE NEWS:
  • Debbie Friez / TopRank Marketing — What’s Trending: Brand Recognition and Resonance — LinkedIn (client)
  • Lee Odden — Boosting Engagement with Interactive Content — Velocitize
  • TopRank Marketing — Dorie Clark In The News, 2021 — Dorie Clark
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