January 1st always comes with some changes, and this year is no different. As the face of the internet landscape continues to change, so will the marketing practices regarding SEO, paid advertising, organic search, content marketing, social media interactions, and more. Regardless of the industry, the adoption and use of the Internet to provide information, increase brand awareness, and drive sales is going to increase.

Here are some of the big Internet trends that will continue to evolve in 2015 and how they affect industry subgroups.

Social Media

Social media is part of a comprehensive marketing strategy for every industry in the market. Lawyers, nutritionists, fitness centers, and hospice care all need to have a presence on social media sites so that customers can find them. Social media is one of the best ways to make your brand seem real and accessible while encouraging conversations about products and services. Social media presence improves search engine rankings, maintains a company’s visibility online, and personalizes the brand. All businesses need to learn how to get on board with social media or be left behind in the coming years.

Mobile

Having responsive web design will be more important than ever. More and more individuals are using mobile devices to access content on the go. If you want to remain relevant in your target market’s search, you’ll need to make information accessible to mobile devices. A representative from Ashford Realty Group hones in on this point by explaining that “94% of homebuyers start their home search online. Mobile marketing and internet marketing, in general, is critical for properly advertising client listings.” Many other product- and service-oriented industries are beginning to understand the importance of well-organized mobile marketing.

Targeted Advertising

Have you ever visited a restaurant’s website to check out their menu and later found their ads on other sites? That is targeted advertising. It appears everywhere from your Gmail inbox, to your social media pages and your favorite news site. Ads that are designed to specifically reach out to site visitors encourage more visibility and higher conversion rates. Use targeted advertising with vivid pictures and short text to make the most of your impact on viewers.

Read more….

 

Cookie Control

Cookie control

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better.

I'm fine with this

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better.

You can use this tool to change your cookie settings. Otherwise, we’ll assume you’re OK to continue.

Some of the cookies we use are essential for the site to work.

We also use some non-essential cookies to collect information for making reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form.

To control third party cookies, you can also adjust your browser settings.

I'm fine with this
(One cookie will be set to store your preference)
(Ticking this sets a cookie to hide this popup if you then hit close. This will not store any personal information)
Information and Settings Cookie policy