Thumbtack Marketing News • May 2018
Internet marketing is the most popular advertising options available today. Using the internet to market provides you with a potential worldwide reach with an available 24 hours a day audience. Potential customers are turning to the Internet for a variety of reasons including researching products and services, making purchases and most importantly staying social. As more and more consumers turn to the Internet for these reasons, it is important for your business to establish an online presence. This is so important because failure to do so will result in your competitors gaining an edge over you in competing for sales.
While it is important for a business to begin online marketing campaigns it is also important for your business to realize basic advertising principles still exist and they cannot be neglected. One of the most important things you can do if you advertise online is be aware of who the target audience is and where your audience is spending their time online.
Same with any marketing campaign, you need to do some market research before you launch your new campaign or adjust an existing one. Ideally, you will work side by side with a research consultant with a great deal of experience in conducting and evaluating market research. The results of this research should determine the basic demographic information for the target audience of your business. The results should also include information on how to reach this target audience.
After you have compiled all your research, you need to use that information to tailor the online marketing campaign to appeal to your target audience. There are a number of different ways that your message can be modified to make sure that the message is reaching the right people in the right way so that they can understand and relate to your brand. To make your marketing campaign tailored to your business and your audience is to make sure that aesthetics of your website and/or social media accounts, is compelling to them through copy, images and video.
Finally, having a website is created for the purposes of digital marketing it is important for the design of the website to appeal to the target audience. When you include audio and video on your website and most importantly social accounts make sure they appeal to the target audience. Keeping small details in mind is very important for your digital marketing campaign.