We conducted a survey of LinkedIn members in Canada who actively share and consume content on LinkedIn, which revealed some surprising statistics. On average they spend about one full workday (8 hours) consuming professionally relevant content as a way to educate themselves on industry news and trends. Additionally, we discovered that, on average, they spend more time consuming professionally relevant content than they do news and entertainment; 42% versus 29% respectively.
These LinkedIn members on the forefront of this revolution are leading the way by consuming and sharing professional content in record numbers. We call these folks “Content Revolutionaries.” They are the audience for whom you want to tailor your content. And there’s good news for marketers. Armed with this knowledge, you can use the insights from this research to better understand how to create content that connects with these content revolutionaries.
Introducing the 2014 Professional Content Consumption Report
This ground-breaking research reveals the secret behind who these revolutionaries are, why and how they are consuming professional content on LinkedIn, and how you as a marketer can tap into their behaviors. It’s a big opportunity for content marketers everywhere, and you will be more effective at reaching the content revolutionaries after reading this report.