By Sabrina Desuza
trends for 2014
The internet has revolutionized the way marketing is done and many businesses are finding ways of how to reap maximum benefits from online marketing. As a business owner, you goal is to reach as many of your potential clients as possible with the message about your brand. Currently the world is experiencing diversified online trends, which you may consider to utilize in order to grow your brand. With this in mind, it is important to discuss various online marketing trends that are coming up, which you can utilize to penetrate further into your targeted clients.
• Step up content marketing: Instead of concentrating on adverts and external media messages, content marketing is an effective way of reaching your targeted clients. Reaching your clients and visitors to your site with fresh, regular content about your products or service is one way to engage their attention and motivate their buying appetite. You may expand your content marketing strategy by exploiting various channels including e-newsletters, articles, blogs, and case studies among others.
• Diversify social media marketing: It is soon dominating online marketing quarters due to its ever-growing effectiveness. In order to reap maximum benefits of social media marketing, branch out to different channels. It is no longer limited to Facebook, twitter, or LinkedIn. Now you may effectively use Google+, Pinterest, or Instagram to reach your targeted clients.
• Use mobile friendly content: as mobile phones gain more users across the globe, it is important to channel a bigger percentage of your marketing strategy towards mobile phone users. Using mobile friendly content is the best way to achieve this objective. You will realize that more of your target clients will have information about your product or service readily available, even in remote areas that you could not reach with billboards or other traditional forms of marketing.
• Make your content easy to digest: visitors to your website are likely to see thousands of other websites as well. In order to grasp and maintain their attention, it is important to make your content more digestible by including images or audios. Image-centric content is more likely to capture attention of your visitors to learn more about the product or service.
As you continue to scale higher in online marketing, implementing these tips can help increase your business reputation. Online marketing is progressive and it’s therefore important to notice every opportunity that comes up and utilize it immediately for greater business success.
5 March 2014