Embracing Interactive Content: 19 Statistics Every B2B Marketer Needs to Know

Embracing Interactive Content: 19 Statistics Every B2B Marketer Needs to Know

Today and beyond, to connect on an intellectual and emotional level with their audience, B2B marketers need to provide engaging content experiences. 93% of marketers agreed that interactive content is effective in educating its buyers versus just 70% for static content (3) 3. 88% of marketers said that interactive content is effective in differentiating their brand from their competitors (4) 4. 66% of marketers have reported greater audience engagement after using interactive content (2) The big takeaway here? The real value creation is in the excitement or connection that you can make with your audience, as well as the potential to hold their attention for long enough to engrain your message or inspire action.” Interactive Content Drives Results 9. 75% of marketers said non-gated interactive content offers a sample of the brand and nurtures leads (2) 12. And, once you have the interactive technology, the opportunity is there for you to take your static content that already exists and make it interactive, improving productivity and efficiency. 54% of marketers use interactive assessments, making it the most common type of content (2) 15. “The combination of interactive experience, voice and text content, relevant finance and AI influencers plus brand thought leadership resulted in a record-setting engagement.” For more ideas on what you can create with interactivity, check out these cool interactive content ideas. But if you’re able to create high-quality content that resonates, and enhance it with interactivity, that’s the ticket to rising above the competition, creating deeper engagements with your target audience, improving message retention, and more.

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Interactive Content Statistics You Need to Know

Modern B2B content marketing evolved out of the opportunity to provide buyers with the information they seek at every stage of their customer journey. But in an increasingly crowded content landscape and as consumer preferences and technology evolve, it’s no longer enough to just inform buyers.

Today and beyond, to connect on an intellectual and emotional level with their audience, B2B marketers need to provide engaging content experiences. And that’s precisely were interactive content can play a massive, highly-effective role.

Not sold on the potential of interactive content for B2B? Let’s look at some of the research and commentary from several sources, including:

19 Interactive Content Statistics B2B Marketers Need to Know

The Use of Interactive Content is On the Rise

1. 53% of marketers report using interactive content (2)

2. 93% of marketers agreed that interactive content is effective in educating its buyers versus just 70% for static content (3)

3. 88% of marketers said that interactive content is effective in differentiating their brand from their competitors (4)

4. 63% said they use interactive content to educate their audience (2)

5. The number of interactive posts has increased by 33% (1)

More and more marketers are feeling the pressure to create new experiences for their target audience in order to stand out from the crowd. And interactivity offers them a way to do that, causing interactive content marketing to rise in popularity.

Interactive Content Ups the Engagement Factor

6. The most shared quiz in the last 5 years has gotten a total of 5.4 million social interactions (1)

7. 81% of marketers agree that interactive content is much more effective at grabbing people’s attention than static content (2)

8. 66% of marketers have reported greater audience engagement after using interactive content (2)

The big takeaway here? As Caitlin Burgess, our Senior Manager of Content Marketing, recently shared: “The real opportunity doesn’t lay in the interactivity itself. The real value creation is in the excitement or connection that you can make with your audience, as well as the potential to hold their attention for long enough to engrain your…

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