Week of 1/8/2018 Data Research Content Roundup

Happy Martin Luther King Day! Hope you’re getting back into the swing of things after the holiday season. Without further ado, onto this week’s content:

Content Preferences of Different Age Groups

Ayaz Nanji has been on here every week because he does a great job of taking marketing research and distilling it down into an interesting article. In this case, he wrote about marketing research from Hubspot about how different age groups prefer different types of content. Not a lot of words but enough to get the point across.

LinkedIn Data Reveals the Most Promising Jobs and In-Demand Skills of 2018

What I like about this LinkedIn Research post is that it combines internal data with public data. I usually recommend using one or the other but combining both can yield better more robust insights.

PornHub 2017 Year in Review NSFW!

A great example of using internal data along with the end of year post that everyone loves. I’m not going into any of the dirty details, but they did a great job of displaying their data and using multiple types of charts to keep things interesting. Also, splitting their data by country means they can reach out to lots of sites for links. This page is going to be great for their SEO.

Dog owners would rather be with pets than friends, study suggests

Link AKC creates a smart collar for dogs. They must have done a study on how much dog owners want to be with their pets to improve their PR and marketing. It’s obviously worked since this article was shared over 5,000 times. The right survey can be great for your marketing, given you ask the right questions. Also, partnering with Fox News was a smart way to increase viewership.

2018’s Best & Worst States to Raise a Family

WalletHub really outdid themselves. This is one of the best, most rigorous data research piece I have seen. It screams professionalism. Also, it covers a topic that is near and dear to Americans’ hearts: comparing how good states are to each other. The result is a piece of content that was shared over 4,500 times.