Reasons to Switch to Online Marketing.

Posted on August 5, 2009. Filed under: Web 2.0 | Tags: , , , |


Advertisers are able to calculate the number of clicks obtained for the ads listed in an online media. Hence, the advertisers can decide to improve upon or change the marketing strategy implemented if and when the desired results are not received. Online marketing is a result oriented marketing strategy unlike other forms of media advertisements. Not only that, information about the current and emerging market trends as well as client behaviour can be obtained through online advertising.

Different Methods

As online marketing gains popularity, new and various forms of media are now available for implementation in marketing campaigns. To date, so much information and product promotion is carried out online – ads placed on top frequented sites, promotional emails and more. Customer reviews on manufacturer websites have also helped in shaping and influencing a buyer’s decision to purchase

Tapping into the Social Networks

Take a brief look at top social networking sites like Facebook and Friendster and you’ll be amazed by the amount of advertising that goes on. These sites are a favourite medium for marketing agencies and business firms to advertise. Many top networking websites and online communities are now considered the favorite advertising media for many marketing companies and business firms. Leading networking websites like MySpace, Facebook, YouTube, Craigslist etc. are earning revenues through the online marketing.


New experimentations are seen in the online promotion sector to keep in pace with the changing trends of customers. Online promotions carried out through social networks uses an advertising model which is basically  behaviorally targeted towards customers. The advertisers analyze the detailed profiles available in the social networking sites and online communities when finding potential customers. Advertising through these types of marketing media utilizes the ‘word-of-mouth’ recommendations and reviews available within a particular community. However, availability through search engines still remains the best option of online marketing as most of the online buyers use popular search engines like Google and Yahoo. Online advertisers use several search engine optimization techniques to improve their ranking of search results. If you are able to master these techniques and are aware of the latest trends in Internet marketing, you will be able to succeed through online marketing.


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2 Responses to “Reasons to Switch to Online Marketing.”

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The switch to online marketing isn’t difficult, but the rewards that a company can enjoy from the simple switch are astronomical. The internet has opened up a lot of new marketing possibilities, and we are going to see fresh new ideas frequently during this online renaissance.

The way I look at online marketing: If your national or even international, then online marketing is the only way towards your goals. If you’re the owner of the local supermarket, then online marketing might now be the most effective path to walk on 🙂

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