75% of businesses to up data related technology spend in 2023

March 14, 2023

Nearly 75% of businesses plan to increase their technology budgets in 2023, according to a survey conducted by Lytics, a next generation customer data platform (CDP). A quarter said the increase will be as much as 30%.

The Lytics 2023 Digital Ad Spending Report of 100 go-to-market decision makers–conducted in conjunction with Sapio Research–found that 58% will invest in new software and tools to improve their data strategy, with 56% planning to update their data infrastructure.

43% of go-to-market leaders said they will invest in privacy and compliance initiatives in 2023, with nearly 30% seeking to limit their third-party cookie usage and 31% investing in first-party data collection and use. 60% of marketers will invest in new software to improve their data strategies and 56% plan to update their data infrastructure.

85% of marketers said they will increase their advertising budgets in 2023 with 65% dedicating more money to search advertising. Marketers also plan to double down on “owned channels” such as investments in email marketing and improving their Websites in 2023 with 58% of marketers saying they will spend more on owned channels.

Jascha Kaykas-Wolff, president, Lytics, said: “Go-to-market leaders are making investments to better utilize their customer data in 2023 while deepening their media investments to the channels that are proven to deliver the greatest ROI. We expect to see performance-based tactics to reap the bulk of increases in early 2023, while other channels will see lower growth.”

88% of the marketers also said they will work with their ad partners to negotiate ad pricing and terms in 2023.

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