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How to Take Your Marketing to the Next Level

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BizAge Interview Team
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So much has changed since the early days of digital marketing. Companies used to place flashing banners, music, on screen pop ups and all kinds of annoying tactics to grab people’s attention. Can you imagine doing that now? Your company’s reputation would be badly affected, and it doesnt take a genius to work out that all you’d be doing is annoying and putting off your potential customers. Marketing in the modern world is complex- marketing efforts need to be psychologically researched and backed up by data, it’s really not something you can just guess at at all. If you want to take things to the next level with your promotion and marketing, here are some of the ways you can do it that will actually pay off. 

Harness the Power of Video

Video content dominates the online world, you only need to look at YouTube, TikTok and Instagram Reels to see that. Getting on board with these options can significantly amplify your reach. Use video production companies to help you create engaging and informative videos that showcase your products or services, share customer testimonials or you could provide behind the scenes glimpses into your brand to help customers understand more about you and your venture. Video content tends to evoke stronger emotional responses, making it such a valuable tool for building connections with your audience.

Leverage the Psychology of Marketing

Understanding your consumer’s behaviour and their psychological triggers can massively impact your marketing efforts. Use principles like social proof, scarcity, and reciprocity to influence buying choices. Tell stories that connect with your audience's hopes, desires, and challenges. Understand the psychology of marketing to make your messages more convincing and more effective too.

Personalise Your Approach

Generic marketing messages will be quickly dismissed and brushed off by customers in today's saturated market. It’s personalisation that’s key to capturing attention and creating actual, meaningful engagement. Utilise customers data to tailor your content and offers based on individuals preferences, behaviours and demographics. Implement dynamic content and personalised recommendations to provide a tailored experience for each customer. By demonstrating a genuine understanding of your audience's needs, you can build stronger relationships and drive higher conversion rates.

Embrace Influencer Marketing

Teaming up with influencers boosts your brand's visibility and trust among your audience which is absolutely invaluable. This is because while they’re like celebrities, influences are still seen very much as ‘real people’ by their audience and so trust their recommendations. Find influencers who share your brand values and have followers who fit your target customers. Work together to create genuine content featuring your products or services. 

Optimise for Voice Search

Voice enabled devices and virtual assistants are growing all the time, so optimising your content for voice search is essential for staying relevant in digital marketing. Be sure to conduct keyword research to identify conversational phrases and long-tail keywords that align with voice search queries. Optimise your website content to provide concise and relevant answers to commonly asked questions. By optimising for voice search, you can boost your visibility and accessibility to users who rely on voice enabled devices for information too. 

Written by
BizAge Interview Team
March 19, 2024