Digital Marketing – What Is in Store for 2017 and Beyond

The arena of Digital marketing is extremely competitive and highly volatile… During the start of every year the strategists in the field of digital marketing sit at their desk to design and discuss upcoming trends, challenges and opportunities to bring out strategies to take the marketing techniques to the next level!

The traditional methods that were used few years back are no more a fashion. In the ever changing market these techniques, either became outdated and vanished or evolved itself as new strategy. The techniques that were used last year may not be finding the same importance, relevance or order of preference!

After studying and analyzing the emerging trends, the strategists have lined up the most effective marketing techniques that is going to shake the field this year and beyond!

Digital Marketing Strategy is one word that is echoing everywhere!

Mobile phone centric

We all know that Google has phased out all websites that are not mobile phone friendly. Not only Google, remaining search engines and other digital platforms will also start doing this! The websites and applications that are mobile phone optimized only will remain!

Apart from mobile phones, other handheld devices, wearable technologies like smart watches and other smart devices will find top a place in digital marketing techniques.

Videos to rule!

Videos are already a rage on digital platforms. In the coming years, video based advertisements, and other marketing techniques are going to dominate the scene and heavy investments will be pumped into!

Like YouTube and Facebook, many other social media websites will be fitting that plug-ins for those video streaming.

Content matters

Content, as it is called the ‘King’ of digital marketing, is going to reach another level of importance. Well devised, high quality content will always command a respect in the market. Creativity, skill and knowledge on the written subject will make a huge difference! Interactive content has already found its way as the best digital marketing strategy…

Just not writing, in-depth discussion and analysis of things in the content is what that is expected from the marketing strategists!

Mobile Apps

Every smart phone user will have at least 5 or 6 apps in their handset. Apps are now designed to cover every aspect of the day-to-day life activities… From necessities to fun area, from people of all walks of life to profession, Apps are there for everything! Slowly, websites will be replaced by these apps!!

Social Media

Social media sites are already enjoying an enviable position in the marketing arena. It will remain as one of the most favourite hangout places of the younger generation… Twitter like sites are expected to lose its place in digital marketing, and Facebook and other video supporting sites will come out with various innovations, creating a revolution in digital marketing strategy!

Conversion Rate Optimization

CRO or Conversion Rate Optimization, visitors becoming consumer, is going to be used as one of the major techniques of future digital marketing strategies. This system, at present, is still at the beginner level, but is expected to find its right place soon!

Search algorithm will change

Google is the search engine that is widely utilized by the internet users. People are already searching with other engines, which uses a different way of search optimization. Google itself is slowly changing some basics, and in coming years, a new wave of search algorithms will make a stride in its own style!

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