Everyone today has an opinion about online ads. At HubSpot, we wear two hats: we’re online marketers and online browsers who consume voracious amounts of content. So the ad blocking phenomenon, and the debate surrounding it, is incredibly interesting for us as observers. As inbound marketers, we see the need for businesses and content creators to hit their bottom line, but as online content consumers, we also see a lot of annoying ads.
HubSpot Research exported sources data from HubSpot’s Marketing product and created website visit benchmarks across business type, employee size, region, and industry. HubSpot Research calculated the proportion of total visits each channel generates across January 2014 through May 2015. The detailed charts below also represent the average number of visits received each month from each traffic source.