According to a study, companies spent over $118 billion on content marketing in 2014. Similarly Salesforce State of Marketing 2015 indicates content marketing being the single most reliable source of lead generation. However, there is another side of the story as well. Content Marketing Institute has found out that only 4 out of 10 content marketers are satisfied with their campaigns. However, this does not mean that there would be less focus on content in 2015 as 86% marketers still believe it to be their primary lead generation tool. Continue reading 10 Rules for Successful Content Marketing in 2015
Inbound marketing is a practice to bring people closer to your brand. Beginning with an inbound marketing system can feel like tossing spaghetti over the walls at times, and that is the way it must feel at first. Also, after the initial couple of tosses, you must begin measuring the kind of content that reverberates with your target audience. Continue reading 10 Metrics to Measure Your Inbound Marketing Success
We’ve seen an increase in digital marketing spending worldwide. Be it a B2B or B2C model, marketers are investing more in content, blogs, ads, SEO, PPC, and social media. A study indicates that 57% of the marketers will increase their digital marketing budget by at least 27% in 2015. The rest will increase the budget by an unspecified percentage or amount. The following statistics help you get an idea of what happened in 2014 and what may happen in 2015. Continue reading 25 Interesting Digital Marketing Statistics from 2014 and 2015
From technology trends to evolving business models and changing consumer behavior, there are a lot of things a marketer has to consider. Digital marketing has experienced a substantial change over the last few years, turning into an increasingly complex medium to manage effectively.