The Scope Of Digital Marketing In Coming Years

As the scope of this digital marketing expands in the future, you may want to stay on top of your game.

We are a population of 7.96 billion out of which there are 5 billion active Internet users worldwide. Digital marketing in such a situation becomes an indispensable tool.

Digital marketing has an immense scope, with a plethora of options- it can range from reaching out to the global population worldwide to targeting a very particular segment, you can build an organic position or do paid marketing, from media platforms (like Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Podcast) to search engine optimization tools, from B2B to B2C marketing, from brand awareness to lead generation, whatever your aim is digital marketing is there at your disposal.

From a financial perspective also, the ROI (Return on Investment) is quite lucrative. Let’s just take e-mail marketing as an example- According to Litmus’s report, the ROI on email marketing stands at 4,200% or 42x. For every dollar that brands invest in email marketing, they receive $42 in return!

As the scope of this digital marketing expands in the future, you may want to stay on top of your game.

Scope of Digital Marketing:

1. Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

They are digital assets with a unique identification number and metadata that reside on a blockchain and cannot be copied. These are distinct cryptographic tokens and customers take a pride in owning one as it is a symbol of connection with the creator or brand and it can’t be forged easily, giving them a feeling of exclusivity. 

The current buzz about NFTs has made it more attractive for brands to hop in and take advantage of these new digital collectibles trends. 

Examples of early NFT efforts include McDonald’s and Taco Bell, which offered their consumers digital versions of the Big Mac and Taco Art.

2. Advanced Analytical Tools

Technology has made it really easy for brands to analyze their customers. Using these tools you can track what is working well for your campaigns, diagnose potential problems, and determine the areas to focus your efforts on. 

analytical tools - scope of digital marketing

Analyze customer touch points  Put yourself in the customer’s shoes and find out all the ways that you will reach out to your business. Make a comprehensive list of all the possible interaction points.

Build and launch a campaign Now that you have a ready list of all the interaction points you can build campaigns around these to engage your potential customers.

Use tools to track the performance of the campaignAnalyze whether your campaign is working well or not. There are plenty of analytical tools like Google Analytics, Mix Panel, SEMrush, Cyfe, Heap Analytics, etc. to give you in-depth knowledge about the performance of your campaign.

Keep updating the campaign – Update the campaign regularly to accommodate the changes and to keep it relevant.

3. Metaverse

AR, VR, and mixed reality have already revolutionized the marketing game. The metaverse space is yet another exceptional technology launched by Facebook to bring together people in a digital space. Consumers can use this digital location to get information, make purchase decisions, and spend money. 

In order to give this exceptional experience to customers, the businesses have to build a relevant, engaging, and lasting position within the metaverse. 

For example – A lot of big giants like Microsoft, Alibaba, Zara, Disney, Samsung, Gucci, etc have already hopped into the metaverse space.


4. Customized Targeting 

Instead of making haywire marketing efforts to target a large but irrelevant audience, the future is to aim for a comparatively small but significant audience.

Targeting people more precisely and delivering personalized information in a creative manner is one of the major benefits that digital advertising has promised advertisers. While huge audiences can be reached through TV, billboards, print ads, and radio, marketers have the chance to drive relevant and highly targeted audiences using customized digital marketing.

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5. Interactive Content

Video content is the most used strategy until now and will continue to remain so in the future. Videos are interactive and hence bring the highest engagement.

51% of the marketing professionals worldwide agree that video content brings the best ROI. 

By fostering an emotional connection, video increases conversions and purchases. With conversion rates rising by 80% when a product video is introduced to a landing page, video helps shorten sales cycles by encouraging prospects to act more quickly and think less.

 A Quick Tip:  You can use these 4 types of videos to improve brand engagement

types of videos - scope of digital marketing

Use platforms such as Instagram (especially reels) where content can spread like wildfire to stay on top of the trends.

6. Compatibility with Different Layouts 

Businesses should focus on responsive website design. This basically means designing a website in such a manner that the layout will change according to the user’s computer screen resolution. This will avoid any page loading in the process as the media and photos are flexible enough to adjust to the requirements of different devices.

This small awareness can enhance the user experience. With the growing market of tablets, smartphones, laptops, and other mobile devices, responsive web design has become an essential part of developing digital marketing strategies. However, web design trends vary annually, and businesses that wish to stay ahead must make adjustments.

The Epilogue:

To sum it all up, the main idea behind marketing is still customer-centricity, but the way to achieve that is different. Now customers are looking for an immersive experience, they want a more customized solution and more engaging content. Being creative, original, and up to date with the most recent trends will therefore be the guiding concept for every digital marketer as more and more chances arise. The tools mentioned above can be a definitive guide to ace your digital marketing career and build a successful campaign for your business.

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Sakshi Baid

Sakshi Baid

Sakshi Baid works as a Product Associate at - Invoice generator & India's most powerful platform for freelancer's growth. She has worked for some renowned companies as a Brand and Digital marketing associate. You can follow on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

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