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Databox recently teamed up with Sprout Social to learn more about the challenges agencies face in selling, tracking, and reporting on the ROI driven from their social media marketing efforts.

46% of marketing agencies say selling clients on the value of social media marketing is still a challenge in 2018.

We heard common challenges around setting goals and expectations, optimizing ad spend, and tracking and attribution.

However, the social media marketing landscape has matured.

Agencies have grown accustomed to the pushback and have identified the tools, processes, and reporting techniques to successfully communicate the ROI of their efforts.

After surveying 57 agency professionals, we learned about the tools they use, the specific metrics they track, and how they tie everything back to business goals.

Read the rest of the article to find out more.