The year of 2014 is upon us and as a result, big changes are expected this year. In the field of digital marketing, a lot of predictions have been floating around since 2013 about the big things that will emerge in 2014. Without a doubt, many predictions are said to come true.
Here’s our Digital Marketing Trends 2014 infographic breaking it down for you:
Following up on rumors and speculations (plus our predictions), we’ve combined our research into this infographic, breaking down into four sections:
- Content Marketing – Content marketing has been around since 1895 and is still in practice today. Content marketing is not a new concept but it will continue to grow and be optimized. Many businesses are looking into content marketing to expand their brand’s services and credibility. In result, they often reach their target audience (via social media) and fulfill expected KPI (Key Performance Indicators) goals.
- Advertising – Like content marketing, this concept is not new. However, it’s the type of advertising that is expected to be prominent in 2014. With the implementation of DMP or Data Management Platforms, advertisers can now target specific audience groups and individuals to ensure their ads will show only to them.
- Big Data – The era of Big Data is upon us. Big data, as the name implies is the collection and storage of large collections of data which cannot be processed manually or one program. It’s impacts are still yet unknown.
- Mobile Marketing – Interestingly, mobile marketing is slowly emerging and establishing itself to become one of the more dominant forms of marketing. More people are using their portable devices to conduct business on the go. To top it off, many websites are opting for for a mobile compatible design, according to Google’s Responsive Web Design. The more responsive web design a website has, the more probability people will return to your website and continue doing business with you.