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money social media ad spending

Twitter ads get more clicks, but most brand marketers are still spending far more of their digital advertising budgets on Facebook ads. That finding comes from new research by Resolution Media (an Omnicom company) in its first annual Social Trends Report and is similar to results of Social Bakers’ State of Social Media Marketing and Advertising 2014 report. However, advertisers are ramping up their Twitter ad spending considerably.

Resolution Media analyzed 2013 ad performance … Read the rest

twitter eggs

New research from Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. reveals interesting insights into Twitter users’ behaviors and perceptions that brands need to understand. The study found that nearly half of active Twitter users are very engaged and use the platform more than once per day. In fact, daily average use of Twitter isn’t far behind Facebook’s daily average use.

More than one out of two Twitter users (51%) want to learn about news and related events when … Read the rest

inc 500

In the United States, the Inc. 500 is a list published every year by Inc. Magazine of the 500 fastest growing private companies in the country. Business people, investors, analysts—they all want to know what makes these companies tick. In 2007, the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth launched the first of its annual reviews of the use of social media by the Inc. 500. Now, the results for 2013 are … Read the rest

facebook ipad mobile

Nearly two out of three brands (61.7%) want to acquire customers through social media but fewer than one in three (28.9%) want to provide customer care through social media. That’s just one of the results from Social Bakers’ State of Social Media Marketing 2014 report. Research from Brand Keys released earlier this month shows that engaging brands are winning customers and loyalty, but based on these results, few brands understand the connection.

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decision making maze

For B2B buyers, brand content and third-party content play critical roles in helping them make purchase decisions. Throughout the purchase cycle, B2B buyers at all levels within the organization consume, share, and discuss both brand content and third-party content and rely heavily on it for vendor selection and product and services selection.

A new study from Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council and NetLine Corporation found that online content is highly influential for B2B buyers. The … Read the rest