2021 April 30 Advertiser Perspectives Chart

What B2B Buyers Say Sellers Can Do to Influence Their Purchase Decisions [Report]
71 percent of B2B buyers see client desires and needs as the leading influences on purchase decisions, while 68 consider showing what’s possible or how to solve a problem as being the biggest influence — two of several statistics of interest to B2B marketers in recently-released survey data. MarketingCharts

U.S. Ad Market Turns In Best March Ever: Up 25% Vs. 2020, 7% Vs. 2019
March saw the U.S. ad market grow nearly 25 percent since the same time last year, and even managed to increase 7.2 percent from pre-pandemic March 2019 levels, according to newly-released Standard Media Index (SMI) data. MediaPost

Zoom launches Immersive View to unify participants in the same virtual room
Zoom has announced that up to 25 people can virtually co-occupy shared environments using a recently-launched feature, in a move aimed at expanding the video conferencing firm’s traditional participant presentation format of individual square streams. VentureBeat

Study Finds Independent Agencies Make Strong Comeback In Q1
64 percent of independent agencies had increased first quarter revenue year-over-year, while 75 percent said that they expect remote working options to endure into post-pandemic routines — two of several findings in recently-released survey data. MediaPost

LinkedIn Announces ‘LinkedIn Learning Hub’ to Provide More Comprehensive Skills Development Pathways
Microsoft-owned LinkedIn (client) has…

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