B2B Better: Customers Vote For The Most Trusted Brands Apple, Amazon, Adobe, LinkedIn and Google garnered the top five spots among B2B professionals as the most trusted B2B brands, followed by Microsoft, FedEx, HubSpot, UPS, and American Express, according to recently-release survey data of interest to digital marketers. MediaPost
How to Influence B2B Buyers’ Purchasing Decisions [Survey] 71 percent of B2B buyers said that the top influence on their decision to purchase was when a salesperson leads a thorough discovery of their concerns, wants, and needs, followed by 68 percent who said showing what’s possible or how to solve a problem had an significant influence on buying decisions, with the same percentage noting that a salesperson who listens to them affects their purchasing decision, according to newly-released survey data. MarketingProfs
CX Decision-Makers Invest in Tech to Embed Customer Insights Throughout the Organization Making new technology investments, increasing customer experience (CX) budget, and building a formal CX measurement framework are the top steps being taken to utilize customer insights and feedback in organizations, recently-released report data of interest to online marketers shows. MarketingCharts
Exclusive LinkedIn data shows marketers are in demand – especially in the digital realm Over the past six months LinkedIn (client) has had a 177 percent increase in the number of remote marketing job listings, with the most in-demand digital marketing skills being social media marketing, paid search strategy, followed by social media and search marketing, according to newly-released report data from Microsoft-owned LinkedIn. The Drum
Magna Teams With Spotify: Finds Americans Suffer From ‘Screen Fatigue,’ Turn To Audio 42 percent of Americans who recently listened to digital audio or watched online video said that screen fatigue was the primary reason they turned to more digital audio content — one of several findings of interest to digital marketers in recently-released survey data. MediaPost
YouTube Adds New Analytics Options To Provide More Context on Memberships, Revenue and More Google’s YouTube has rolled out a slew of new measurement and analytics features, including some focused on helping creators and marketers get an improved look at channel membership gains and revenue impacts, the firm recently announced. Social Media Today
Report: Social Video Generates 70% As Much Reach As Linear TV, Fills In Demo ‘Gaps’ From February 2020 through the same month in 2021 the time that U.S. consumers between 18 and 44 spent watching social video climbed by almost 50 percent, with over half of social video being consumed by those in the 18 to 34 demographic, newly-released survey data has shown. MediaPost
SurveyMonkey Rebrands As Momentive To Fuel Its Growing Enterprise Business SurveyMonkey will change its name to Momentive in a shift aiming to grow the firm’s B2B offerings in the customer insight market, while keeping its longstanding moniker for its self-serve business, the company recently announced. Forbes
Study Finds Only 2% Of Marketing Execs Want A ‘Full Return’ To Office 68 percent of marketers said that they were doing their best work while remote during the pandemic, while just two percent said that they would like to see a complete return to working from their office — two of several statistics of interest to digital marketers in newly-released report data. MediaPost
What Are B2B Marketers’ Most Critical Challenges Right Now? Identifying target audiences and accounts, cross-departmental collaboration, and reaching target audiences through digital channels are the top three struggles that B2B marketers said they are facing, according to recently-released survey data. MarketingCharts
A lighthearted look at the “generational marketing ” by Marketoonist Tom Fishburne — Marketoonist
Report: TikTok Now More Popular Than Instagram Among US Gen Z Consumers — MarketingCharts
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