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The State of Digital for SMBs

21 June 2013 BY

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Everything is moving more and more towards digital. Which is no surprise. But still there is room for improvement. Vocus did a study to determine the state of digital marketing amongst small and medium businesses. And it shows there is room for improvement. Digital marketing is mainly used for sales purposes and social media is embraced more and more. The effectiveness however is a big target.



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Bas van den Beld is a speaker, trainer and online marketing strategist. Bas is the founder of -- You can hire Bas to speak, train or consult.
  • Riza

    Digital marketing. The power it possess is still in the theory stage. You know, it’s something that people talk about, praise and made it something larger than what it actually is. We are still in the process where in it’s proving itself effective.

    Nice stats and infographic, Bas! I’ve initially read your article on the IM social networking site, and left the above comment there.

  • Sunday

    The comment below was shared in where

    It is obvious from this article that digital marketing is essential to marketers especially in the area of sales.

    I agree that sales drive digital marketing and SMBs that apply this principle are making impact today.

    The infographic above is clear and readily shows that there is truly room for improvement!

    Sunday – contributor

  • Stacey Miller

    Thanks for sharing our infographic and report Bas! Did any of the stats surprise you?
    Stacey Miller
    Social Media Manager at Vocus