WHY DIGITAL MARKETING IS IMPORTANT FOR THE NEW AGE ENTREPRENUERS

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The world is rapidly shifting from analogue to digital. People are consuming more and more digital content on a daily basis. Whether  it is on mobile phones, laptops, desktop computers and many more devices. The companies need to adapt to this changing marketing strategies to get recognized.

What makes digital marketing? Or broadly we can say why Digital marketing important is? Well not because it is growing with a rapid force in marketing but because it seems that digital media will soon replace the traditional forms altogether.

While the previous generation will no doubt lament the newspapers, books and communication methods and traditional TV and radio broadcasts, those who have grown up with the internet and mobile phones as a God given right (no offence) are already embracing the brave new world of digital consumption. The facts that digital methods of communication and marketing are faster, versatile and streamlined so it is unsurprising that once technology becomes available we will begin quickly moving into digital age! What makes digital unique is the fact it offers just as much potential to marketers as it does to consumers.

Here are some key forms in which the digital marketing is present over the internet:

  • Blogs
  • Websites and SEO content
  • Pay per click ads
  • Mobile marketing( the text messages)
  • Social Media marketing (Like ads on Facebook feeds, twitter, LinkedIn etc.)
  • Email Marketing
  • Online Video Content
  • Internet Banner Ads

This list might soon get outdated due to new innovative ways coming up every day for digital marketing. Yet, these points are the pivotal one.

WHY DIGITAL MARKETING?

Without a second thought everyone will agree that digital marketing is much more affordable that traditional marketing methods. An email or social media campaign will just cost you a mere fraction of cost of a TV ad or print campaign. Also it will reach a wider audience (as almost everyone has access to internet nowadays).

Still one of the main benefits of digital marketing is the ease. The ease with which results can be traced and  monitored. It gives an additional chance to change your strategy which the print and TV media lacks. Rather than conducting expensive customer research, you can quickly view customer response rates and measure the success of your marketing campaign in real-time. This enables you to plan more effectively for the next one.

Probably, the strongest case for incorporating a digital element into your marketing strategy is that digital media forms are overtaking traditional forms of information very rapidly.

CONCLUSION

The bottom line is that the digital age is here and if your business will fail to adapt to the new marketing climate, you are at a greater risk of going extinct sooner or later.

The startups founders or the upcoming entrepreneur are fully utilizing to communicate their ideas to wider audiences. The already established companies have to realize the power of digital marketing. It generates much greater recognition than the traditional information sources at much mere investment than them.

About Mohit Tater

Mohit is the co-founder and editor of Entrepreneurship Life, a place where entrepreneurs, start-ups, and business owners can find wide ranging information, advice, resources, and tools for starting, running, and growing their businesses.

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