Updated: May 11, 2019
Credit from Visual Capitalist
In just the last decade, the marketing world has been dramatically transformed.
Spending on digital media surpassed television ads in 2017, and now global digital spend is anticipated to top $333 billion this year.
As a result, today’s entrepreneurs and small businesses are starting to think about marketing in almost exclusively digital terms – and to have a successful online strategy, it’s important to see the data on what tactics are actually working.
Visualizing 100+ Marketing Stats
Today’s infographic comes to us from Serpwatch and it highlights seven of the most important digital marketing trends to keep an eye on this year.
Along the way, it highlights over 100 useful marketing stats that help to reveal the strategies and tactics that maximize ROI in the online arena.
It’s well known that digital media tactics – such as using social media, SEO, search, email, and content marketing – all offer unprecedented levels of analytics, customization, and segmentation for the modern marketer.
However, with so much to think about when using these techniques online and at scale, they can also be quite overwhelming.
Luckily, the above list provides some marketing stats that stand out in potentially helping businesses make the most out of their digital campaigns.
Stats That Stand Out
Here are some of the marketing stats from the above list that we thought stood out the most, for each category:
Search: The top five search results for a keyword on Google get 70% of the clicks.
Social media: 80% of B2B leads come in through LinkedIn vs. 13% on Twitter and 7% on Facebook.
Video marketing: Video will represent 82% of all internet traffic by 2021.
Cold email marketing: Emails sent between 10-11am have the highest open rates. Tuesday is the best day to send cold emails.
Paid advertising: The mobile ad blocking rate has increased 90% year-over-year.
Lead generation: 61% of marketers say generating traffic and leads is their top challenge.
Content marketing: 47% of buyers viewed 3-5 pieces of content before engaging with a sales rep.
Although the digital marketing space is vast, the useful statistics above may help create some clarity for marketers trying to get the most out of their efforts in 2019 and beyond.