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Marketing Executives Networking Group releases top trends survey

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Old Saybrook, Conn.—Marketers expect a return to marketing basics, search engine optimization and “green” marketing to be top trends in 2008, according to a survey by the Marketing Executives Networking Group.

The online survey of 607 marketers was conducted in October and November by Anderson Analytics.

It found that 60% of marketing executives rated as “very important” getting back to marketing basics, including customer satisfaction, customer retention, segmentation and brand loyalty.

Search engine optimization will be another top trend for 2008, rated as very important by 42% of respondents.

Green marketing was rated as very important by 32% of marketers and was identified as the trendiest marketing buzzword.

—Kate Maddox

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