Powerful Marketing Stats That Will Drive 2014 [Infographic]

Last week I wrote a blog post on “Online Marketing Trends in 2014 You Should Pay Attention To.”   After reviewing online marketing trends in 2014 predictions from different sources, I picked 5 trends that you should pay attention to.  Today I come across an inforgraphic created by WebDam that lists 20 powerful marketing statistics that will drive 2014.  

Here are 8 interesting ones:

  1. Internet advertising will account for 25% of the entire ad market by 2015
  2. 72% of PPC marketers plan to increase their PPC budget in 2014.
  3. Social media marketing budgets will double over the next 5 years.
  4. Email with social sharing buttons increase click-through rates by 158%.  This is huge!
  5. 33% of traffic from Google organic search results goes to the first item listed.  SEO is still alive.
  6. Inbound marketing delivers 54% more leads than traditional outbound marketing.
  7. 52% of marketers have found a customer via Facebook in 2013 and 43% of marketers have found a customer via LinkedIn in 2013.
  8. B2B companies that blog generate 67% more leads than those that don’t.

I hope this infographic together with my “Online Marketing Trends in 2014 You Should Pay Attention To” help you plan well for your online business in 2014.

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