Here are this week’s top 5 digital marketing statistics and key takeaways. Want to know how these stats relate to your business? Drop us a line and let’s chat about your online marketing goals.
Marketo and Google recently released a case study which highlights how Marketo was able to use Google Analytics’ custom data fields to achieve better results from their online advertising efforts. Specifically, they set up ways to identify audiences in Analytics based on conversion stage or business vertical. From this data, they were able to quickly assign remarketing lists in order to serve more personalized remarketing ads to visitors. This resulted in 10x higher conversion rate. (Stat source: Think With Google)
Remarketing to all visitors is a start, but segmentation and list building of your audiences is how you stay top of mind and improve conversion. Utilize the data points you have available to you about your visitors, customers and website to improve your marketing and advertising efforts. Don’t just assume that all of your customers and visitors are part of the same audience. You may have a few distinct audiences for your business, and the better you understand each one the more opportunity you have to create a personalized experience for them.
The big news in the social media sphere this week is that the CEO of Twitter is stepping down. Along with this news, many were surprised to learn that Twitter has never turned a profit. Only time will tell if the social media giant will be able to turn things around and prove its value to investors and advertisers before it’s too late. (Stat Source: Chris Sacca)
How many customers have tried your product or service, never to return again? Make sure you’re doing your research to discover why customers did not return to your company again so that you can do your best to improve for the future.
You may remember us talking about Twitch, a live-streaming gaming service that was recently acquired by Amazon. Well, in an attempt to better serve the gaming demographic, now Google is rolling out YouTube Gaming, a new application that “will act as a video hub that highlights live streams of people playing games as they battle aliens or try to score in a virtual soccer game.” (Stat Source: Internet Retailer)
Ask yourself, is there a way that your company or organization can better serve one of your major demographics?
One key component to your company’s success is your employees. If your employees are not happy working for you, you will get high turn-over which makes it tough to grow. Our world is becoming increasingly digital, and many peoples’ jobs are able to be done from home on the computer. If you have star employees who want to work from home or from the office but on their own time schedule, let them! (Stat source: KPCB)
It’s not all about the money. If you don’t have the extra cash to bump up your mobile bids, spend a little bit of time trying to increase your Quality Score. (Stat source: WordStream)
So there you have it, this week’s top 5 digital marketing stats and key takeaways – #TWT5!
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