Most marketing teams we work with at Content4Demand (C4D) are, understandably, focusing more and more on tracking results and the impact of the content they’re creating. With budgets getting tighter, it makes perfect sense that marketers need to prioritize metrics like downloads, visits, and opens to ensure that the content they’re investing in is valuable and engaging for their target audience.
Although tracking conversion rates is a priority, we’re also regularly taking a deeper look into amplification metrics with our clients. Tracking how often a content piece is shared among colleagues and peers is a key metric that sheds light on how engaging your content is to your ideal audience.
Our sister brand, Demand Gen Report (DGR), conducted a market study that gets to the heart of what people want to consume and how they want to consume it. According to its recent 2023 Content Preferences Study, B2B buyers are starting to tune out boring and non-specific content. On the flipside, they are emphasizing what type of content they do find valuable.
Below are a few stats I found interesting to support this “share-worthy” conversation.