5 Digital Trends to Prepare for in 2018
Building on the digital trends followed in recent years, we look at some of the trends we’re likely to see in 2018.
22nd May 2017
Imagine having the opportunity to stand in front of a room filled with thousands of people, providing the perfect opportunity to get your message heard.
Imagine once you’ve left the stage, your audience continues to talk about your message, sending whispers across the room.
This is the power of social media and digital content.
On a daily basis, your key messages can be shared through digital content via social networking sites or blog pages. They can be seen and shared thousands of times, making impressions across your market audience. Can your current marketing channels offer similar opportunities to increase your awareness?
Your online content is there to stay indefinitely and can be referenced back at any given point. Solid content will attract large audiences, but strategic content will provoke your target audience to share you message with their network(s), creating waves of impressions and raising awareness for your brand.
In a non-stop, real-time information age you have the ability to engage and interact with your exisiting customers and potential customers. Through tactical engagement you provide a platform to create a public reputation for your brand. Perceptions of your company can change through your responses alone.
An audience responds more favourably to a brand that is shown to be actively engaged with their audience and customers appreciate responses to their personal feedback, giving them a sense of value.
Negative comments, posts, tweets, responded to in the right way gives your brand further potential to enforce a positive perception amongst customers and market audiences.
Many established companies are struggling with digital content or playing on the fringes of social media. If this is your company, look around next time you are in a public place or business environment, everyone is on their smart phones or devices looking.
Can you afford to miss out on this great conversation?