From Content Marketing Institute:
DCP's client list is fairly extensive and our customers have continued to use custom content in various formats to grow their business. A recent survey reinforces that marketers are using custom content in an increased fashion to retain and acquire new customers.
2010 saw a surge in emerging platforms for custom content, with video, mobile, virtual events and educational content spending hitting an all-time high of $12.5 billion, according to “Characteristics Study: A Look at the Volume and Type of Content Marketing in America for 2011.” However, the 11th annual industry study by the Custom Content Council and ContentWise finds print still dominates the market, with $24 billion spent on print production and distribution, and $3.6 billion spent on other forms of content.
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A strong and growing majority of chief marketing officers said they see the value of custom content, according to a survey by the Custom Content Council. Among the reasons cited were stronger bonds with customers and a greater likelihood that they'll buy. "The diminishing concerns on the part of marketers are the most important part of this research," said Mike Winkleman, president of Leverage Media and recent president of the CCC. FolioMag.com. Fore more information visit: http://www.customcontentcouncil.com/news-industry-article.asp?ID=812