The evolution of Digital Transition
In this blog, we will dive into how content consumption has been changed and which marketing channels small businesses should prioritize. I am sure that by the end of this article, you will clearly understand SEO, social media, and e-mail marketing strategy.
Our interaction with mobile phones has increased than with people. We have changed the way we perceive content, from theatres to OTT platforms.
In recent years, every brand has begun to leverage the internet and develop its marketing strategy through various online platforms. Furthermore, it's been required for every business and marketer to present on digital media platforms.
So, what is SEO?
Search engine optimization is the process of increasing the visibility of your website to people who search for it. In simple terms, it is the process of improving your ranking when users search for your keywords.
It is an organic way of marketing, and even the most traditional business recognizes its significance.
Among the several search engines, Google is the Top and preferred by many users.
SEOs must adapt the website and its content to Google's frequent algorithm updates to rank higher on the search engine ranking page. There are numerous activities in SEO, such as on-page, off-page, and technical SEO.
Simple references to all of these are available below.
- Title, description, keywords, and on-page content are all part of on-page SEO.
- Backlinks and social media are examples of off-page SEO.
- Page speed, security, and indexation are all examples of technical SEO.
The organic way of reaching users makes your website authoritative and trustworthy. In case you want to specialize in SEO, you will need this.
Email marketing is a type of direct marketing in which you can send a personalized message to your potential customers. It has also been used to perform specific actions such as purchases, booking a demo, webinars, or registering for an event.
It is an excellent method of communicating with your target audience and encouraging them to interact with your brand and has the potential to turn your customers into raving fans at some point.
What is a Lead magnet?
In e-mail marketing, we can’t quickly get off without talking lead magnets.
A lead magnet is an exchange option, such as offering free content in return for an e-mail address. It is the top priority for most brands to acquire their potential users in the best way possible.
The content can be anything including webinars, e-books, free trials, coupons, and many more. Analyze your target audience and provide them with the best resource in exchange for their e-mail.
For example, if you are in the Taxi business niche, in return for their e-mail address, give them coupons or discounts they can’t even resist. Consider this link if you wish to develop a Taxi app for your business.
Next, we move on to social media marketing.
Social media marketing
If your brand lacks a social media presence, you are missing out on something. Social media has been evolving over the last few years and will continue to do so. Every business is becoming increasingly reliant on social media.
The top social channels that every marketer should consider are Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, and Instagram. According to statistics, 36% of the world's population uses Facebook.
Average US adults spend 2.5 hours per day on social media, demonstrating how committed users are to social media. We've finished with statistics!
So, how do you make the most out of social media?
Content is the King. Cliche, You've probably heard it a lot.
Consider the following scenario: you own a vacation rental company and like to engage in content marketing.
The first thing to consider is who your target audience is. The next step is to create content that seems relevant to your business niche. Like if your Target audiences were tourists. Topics such as (Top places to visit in the United States) could interest them.
Now you got an idea.
Content strategy should be organic and avoid selling in the first place. It has to answer the user search query by providing relevant content.
- Select which platform: Every social channel is unique and needs a unique content requirement strategy. Select where you want to specialize.
- Who are your target audiences? Investigate your target audience to determine what they are most interested in hearing.
- Branding: How do you want your audience to perceive your company?
- Content strategy: Create, distribute, and analyze your content (text, audio, video).
- Consistent: consistent with the distribution of high-quality content.
I hope now you have a clear vision of the marketing channels that I have discussed with you. Before you begin your marketing activities, conduct market research on everything, including the channels and content.
With so many businesses trying to create and publish content online, it is essential to go beyond it. Instead of burning money in a paid advertisement, create quality content that serves your user search intent. It would make your brand more credible and trustworthy.
The nature of being cost-effective way and its personalized engagement made it worth implementing for small businesses.
Thanks for your engagement through this blog. See you all in another one.