Marin Software surveyed nearly 500 digital marketing decision makers in May and June of 2019. The survey included marketers from B2B and B2C companies, each of whom are responsible for an annual digital advertising spend of between $1-9 million (69%) and 10M-49M (31%).
The survey found that the top priority for marketers this year is in increasing brand awareness, followed by enhancing customer experience. At the tactical level, 20% of respondents indicated a that they are embracing omnichannel marketing and social media. Optimizing paid search was also a top tactical priority, proving that paid search remains a key initiative for top marketers in 2019.