How Marketers Use Social Media
Facebook remains the most commonly used social media platform among marketers. 97% of B2C marketers surveyed by the Social Media Examiner stated that they use the world's largest social network professionally. Among B2B marketers, Facebook's reach is a little smaller, but at an adoption rate of 89% it is still the most important social platform.
Interestingly, the use of social networks aside from Facebook differs strongly depending on whether the respondents' focus is on B2C or B2B marketing. While Twitter and LinkedIn are important to both groups, visual networks such as Pinterest or Instagram see higher usage among B2C marketers.
- KPIs for social media marketing worldwide 2014KPIs for social media marketing worldwide 2014
- Social media marketing penetration in the U.S. 2013-2017Social media marketing penetration in the U.S. 2013-2017
- Social media marketing spending in the U.S. 2014-2019Social media marketing spending in the U.S. 2014-2019
- Most popular product brands on Facebook 2016Most popular product brands on Facebook 2016
- Popularity of marketing channels in the U.S. 2016Popularity of marketing channels in the U.S. 2016
- Instagram: video and image post user interactions 2016, by profile sizeInstagram: video and image post user interactions 2016, by profile size
- Reasons for using social media by online retailers in Germany 2015Reasons for using social media by online retailers in Germany 2015
- Most effective marketing channels/strategies worldwide 2014Most effective marketing channels/strategies worldwide 2014
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