84% of consumers say online reviews are as trustworthy as personal recommendations, according to a recent study by Visual Objects. So, why are only 32% of companies utilizing reviews and case studies in their inbound marketing?
Regardless of whether you’re creating a brand’s very first logo or redesigning the current one, logos are a crucial part of a brand’s identity. Logos are often the first part of a brand consumers will see and can affect how a customer will view that brand.
Experiences are nearly always more memorable than a fleeting advertisement. That’s why 77% of marketers believe that experiential marketing is a crucial part of their clients’ brand strategies, according to the Forbes article, “Experiential Marketing Is The Future of Retail.”
"As the experiences of people who don’t identify as a man or a woman have gained attention, a majority of Americans say they have heard at least a little about the use of gender-neutral pronouns. And about one-in-five (18%) say they personally know someone who goes by such pronouns, says Pew Research."
How would you rather learn about something: Reading a wall or text or watching a video? Video is not only an engaging form of marketing, it’s also becoming exceedingly simple and cheap to make.
African Americans are 43% more likely than other Americans to say that they like to have a lot of gadgets, according to the Nielsen report “It’s In The Bag: Black Consumers’ Path To Purchase.” This should give advertisers more peace of mind knowing they have a ton of options when advertising to African Americans.
Local marketers still believe in the power of advertising. That’s one of the key findings in the 2019 Local Advertising Survey recently published by Borrell Associates.
Hispanic Americans, African Americans, and Asian Americans make up 18.1%, 13.4%, and 5.8%, respectively, of consumers in the U.S., according to PQ Media and ANA AIMM’s U.S. Multicultural Media Forecast 2019. Yet, the marketing revenue for all of these demographics combined last year was only 5.17%.
Data-driven personalization has helped 96% of marketers achieve their goals, according to Ascend2’s Data-Driven Personalization report. These marketer’s goals are, hopefully, the same as your clients’.
There are a few trends that are currently influencing consumer behavior, according to a study by UM. Brands ability to keep up with these trends will be the make or break of their advertising efforts going forward.
The pressure to make a decision can overpower the doubt consumers may have when considering a product and make them feel as if they need the product or service immediately. However, who wants their business associated with negative feelings?