We live in the digital age and every business needs to have a presence online if they want to reach their target market and rise above their competitors. Without a digital marketing strategy in place, you will become lost in the crowd and be overshadowed by competitors in your industry who are reaching your desired audience through digital marketing tactics. Today, marketers have to develop a cohesive online experience, from the moment a prospect discovers a brand to when they become a customer - and thereafter.
Digital marketing strategies are designed to continue the relationship with clients, nurture relationships with leads and create brand awareness - keeping your brand front of mind at all times. There are a variety of digital marketing tactics that you can capitalize strategically on to ensure your business continues to grow and flourish.
Having worked with over 500 businesses from multiple industries, the Nexa team specialises in producing in-depth digital marketing strategies for businesses of any size. This activity can form a part of a more in-depth engagement, or as a standalone service, for businesses who have the internal capabilities of executing the strategy.
Digital marketing is a form of marketing that uses the internet and online platforms to promote a business, product and services. At its highest level, digital marketing refers to advertising that is delivered through a variety of channels including search engines, websites, email, social media and mobile apps. Using these online tactics and channels, digital marketing works to reach a highly targeted audience and convert leads into loyal customers.
What makes digital marketing stand out from its traditional counterparts is that it can be accurately measured and amended in real time to ensure the best possible result from every campaign.
Social Media Marketing: Social media marketing refers to the use of social media platforms such as Facebook, TikTok, LinkedIn and Instagram to promote your website, product, service or business. There are a variety of ways to use social media to engage and reach your audience, from organic posts, to social media paid advertisements designed to reach your exact target audience and convert them into leads. Social media offers a way to engage and communicate with your audience in real time and allows you to establish trusted relationships and keep your brand top of mind at all times.
Search Engine Marketing: Search engine marketing refers to getting your website to rank in the search engine result pages for terms and keywords relevant to your business offerings. There are a variety of SEM tactics that businesses can use to get their website ranking including search engine optimization which is a tactic for long-term results and Pay-Per-Click marketing which helps to gain leads in a short amount of time.
Email Marketing: Thanks to personalisation and advanced segmentation, email marketing is on the rise. This is a great tactic for brand awareness, lead nurturing and customer retention. It is by understanding data, and tracking email campaigns that you are able to understand the buyer's journey and create campaigns that convert leads into loyal, paying customers.
The above are just a few tools and tactics used to create streamlined and effective digital marketing strategies.
At Nexa, we are able to work with you to understand your business goals and objectives and create long-lasting digital marketing strategies to ensure continued business growth.
Speak to our team of digital consultants to start your strategic digital marketing journey.
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