19 Crazy Website & Marketing Stats Every Business Owner Should Consider

In an ever changing market / industry here are some facts that may surprise a few people, whilst also showing the huge need to get your business online through social media and a website. Online you have the opportunity to enhance your brand, expand your reach and increase profits and here are some reasons to back that up:

1) 60% of local business websites don?t have their phone number on them.

(BIA Kelsey)

2) Mobile-friendly websites?have seen a 10.8% increase in traffic since Google?s Mobile Friendly algorithm update.

3) 15% of SMBs will build mobile optimised websites in 2013


4) 84% of people who follow or interact with businesses on Twitter mention a small business to?share a positive experience.

(Source:?Twitter Research)

5) Seven out of ten consumers are more likely to use a local business if it has information available on a social media site.

(comScore Networks/TMP Directional Marketing)

6) 52 percent of small-business owners don?t have a website

You can get ahead of most of the competition just by taking this simple step.

7) 85% of customers expect businesses to be active in social media.

Are you?

8) Companies with active blogs receive 97% more leads.

9) 50.3% of eCommerce website traffic comes?through a mobile device.


10) The UK has the highest percentage of people who purchased online in the whole world 69%

(January 2015)

11) In the UK there are 57.3 million active internet users.

12) In the UK there are 38 million social media accounts

13) 50% of millennials use their smartphones to research products or services while shopping, and 41% have made purchases using their phones

(Leaderwest Digital Marketing Journal).

14) B2B companies that blog generate 67% more leads than those without blogs.

(Social Fresh)

15) Nearly half of consumers say they won?t return to a website if it doesn?t load properly on their mobile devices.

(The Social Media Hat).

16) Nearly half (46%) of people say a website?s design is their number one criterion for determining the credibility of a company.


17) 71% of companies planned to increase their digital marketing budgets this year, by an average of 27%.

18) Companies that publish new blog posts 15+ times per month (3-4 posts per week) generate five times more traffic than companies that don?t blog at all.


19) 85% of B2B buyers believe companies should present information via social networks.

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