Thursday, May 28, 2015

The ever evolving online marketing ecosystem

Internet marketing strategies must constantly evolve to keep up with such a dynamic virtual ecosystem. What worked so well the other ear might no longer be effective today. The last thing you would want to is to be caught unawares when major players suddenly change their search algorithms and new social platforms become the hot new thing.

Content marketing is still king. If anything, it is more important than ever to pursue a content marketing strategy. This is a tough path, but recent developments in the online environment have upped the challenge.

These trends place conflicting demands on marketers. Audiences simultaneously want both more information density in the form of pictures and other visual media and less information overload and distraction. To be effective in this new environment, online marketing strategies must somehow hit both those notes just right.

One of the outcomes of this trend is the rise in popularity of streamlined, visually oriented social media like Pinterest and Instagram. A savvy marketing strategy can capitalize on this and turn a small online business into a near overnight success.

However, most small businesses do not have the time to run the business and also figure out the key to doing social well. A well-run campaign that improves profits sufficiently can more than pay for itself. This is the best business reason for hiring a professional marketing service.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Social Media Optimization Tips: 5 Ways to Use Twitter for Marketing

Twitter is a great social media platform and is highly useful when planning effective internet marketing strategies for the business. Moreover, it’s free and global in reach, without need to tweak complicated codes. It has been used by companies, big and small to gather and gauge customer feedback—and spy on competition at the same time. It’s also a tool to share exciting business news and give away promotional coupons to help attract more sales. However, in spite of these recognized benefits, businesses fail to maximize the use of Twitter. Beyond sharing information, they have fallen short in opening the channel for a two-way interaction with their target, which makes their follower base an empty number no matter how big.