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11 Crazy Marketing Statistics

A collection of the most surprising findings from the 2014-2015 State of Inbound.

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11 Crazy Marketing Statistics

  1. FROM “STATE OF INBOUND 2014-2015” 11 CRAZY MARKETING STATISTICS
  2. 85% The number of marketers who state they are practicing inbound rose from 60% last year to 85% this year.
  3. inbound as their primary source of leads In 2014, more than twice as many respondents (45%) cited versus outbound (22%).
  4. While ROI tops marketing challenges, the number one marketing priority is lead generation followed by lead conversion. “ “
  5. Sales professionals are nearly seven times more likely to value organic, top of funnel sources than outbound marketers. 7x Whoa! Click to Tweet this stat here
  6. 84% of inbound marketers – compared to only 9% of outbound marketers – cite organic, top of funnel sources (social media, blogs, SEO) as rising in importance.!
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  8. 25% 25% of sales professionals have begun to employ inbound practices, along with 10% of services professionals.
  9. Marketers who have prioritized blogging are 13x more likely to enjoy positive ROI. 13x
  10. Inbound as their primary source of leads In 2014, more than twice as many respondents (45%) cited versus outbound (22%).
  11. 80% 80% of companies with an annual budget of under $25,000 are practicing inbound.
  12. … while only 7% of enterprises with larger budgets ($5m+) practice inbound. compared to only 9% of outbound marketers – cite organic, top of funnel sources (social media, blogs, SEO) as rising in importance.!
  13. For the first time in the past 4 years, outbound as a primary lead source has dropped, and sharply, from 34% to 22%. That’s a 12% drop in 4 years! -12%
  14. Looks like everyone’s ditching outbound marketing.
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