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State of Digital Marketing (Mauritius) 2020-21

Ahead in the New Normal

Insights from 125+ Local Marketers on the future of the marketing function in a post-COVID-19 era.

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Recover, adapt, and reimagine

This year’s edition of the State of Digital Marketing (Mauritius) report is greatly influenced by COVID-19 and its impact on the marketing function within B2B and B2C sectors, as well as at the freelancer level. We surveyed 125+ local marketers on how they perceive the future of marketing and share the key highlights in a 13 pages report.

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of surveyed marketers mentioned that COVID-19 significantly impacted their industry.

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of surveyed marketers mentioned that their marketing budget has been impacted the most.

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of surveyed marketers mentioned that their organisations implemented work from home as a way to limit the impact of COVID-19 on operations and revenue.

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of surveyed marketers believe their top investment priority in the coming 12 months will be client retention.

How far were industries impacted by COVID-19?

According to our insights, most of the surveyed marketers agreed on the immediate and direct impact on their respective industries. 

A significant impact (48%) was observed mostly in industries such as Marketing and Communication (31.1%), Tourism and Hospitality (16.4%), and Banking.

However, 6% of surveyed marketers mentioned that their industries experienced growth during the crisis. These were mostly related to technology and other online businesses.

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Top marketing areas impacted by COVID-19

Marketers went to war with limited arms, and yet they were resilient…

Cost containment, changing customer behaviours, decrease in mobility and new consumption patterns have one thing in common: they urged marketers to review their routine.

Our insights made it clear that one of the main marketing areas impacted by COVID-19 was the marketing budget (66.4%). In fact, several organisations halted marketing campaigns to ‘cut cost’. This influenced already set goals and KPIs (43.8%).

The change in customer behaviour and buying habits also influenced conversion rates (35.9%).

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