- January 7, 2022
- Posted by: Alexandra Istrate
- Category: Marketing, News
As we enter into the new year, there are a lot of aspects that look promising, especially when it comes to marketing. With the constant development of technologies and the increase of social media usage by big companies, we can expect great things from 2022.
In 2021, when it came to marketing, the techniques used involved promoting your business with the right social media platform, targeting the audience using creative and innovative ads, using keywords or hashtags that highlight the best of an online marketing campaign.
This year we may face a radical change in tactics and methods. It may be all about taking risks, investing more in branding, and thinking twice before jumping into an online campaign or targeting their customers.
When it comes to modern marketing, unlike traditional marketing, it’s all about the customer and satisfying their needs and requirements, before they even acknowledge they have any. In addition, modern advertising and selling are targeting long-term thinking and relationships.
That being said, let’s see exactly what we can expect from 2022:
It’s all about video marketing
Visuals sell. When it comes to selling a product, marketers need to put things into perspective. They are not just selling a product, they are selling an experience. So, what other better way to promote your business and its items than creating a video and making them visualize the experience.
When it comes to numbers, there are several reports which state that videos on social media platforms get more engagement, likes, and views than the average posts. There are billions of viewers on YouTube, beating even the most popular channels in the U.S.
Content marketing is the key
When it comes to advertising, digital marketing, and selling strategies the content of the message you are trying to sell to a customer is key. It’s the way we engage with them, we talk to them, and the way we connect with them. A friendly, yet compelling adequate message will win their trust and make all the difference.
If the content of a campaign or just an ad is poorly written and doesn’t contain something unique that will stay with the audience, then the client will have a negative view regarding the whole company. We must also bear in mind that informative messages will gain their trust. So always keep the information visible to them.
The lack of informative details will always make the customers doubt the product or service you are trying to sell.
Data analytics and metrics will always matter
For marketers, it is crucial to always look into the statistics and learn what went wrong with a campaign, message, or ad. Looking at the numbers will be a pattern for specialists to see what their next move should be regarding marketing campaigns.
It’s also proof of what the consumers enjoy or don’t enjoy regarding their company and products.
Social media will still play a big role
Social media platforms play a HUGE role in people’s lives. There are more than 3 billion active users on social media and since their rise to fame, marketers have been using them as the perfect advertising tool to make people aware of their products and to promote them in the best way possible.
High-quality images and videos posted on virtual platforms will be the number one priority for any big company. These tools are the best way to advertise, they are free, have a wide range of public views, and are easy to use.
It will become more and more about the customer
Like I mentioned before, modern marketing is all about fully satisfying the customer and fulfilling their needs to the maximum capacity. In 2022, marketers will focus even more on their clients and come up with new ideas to put them in the middle of the marketing strategy.