25 Mar 5 benefits of deploying a digital marketing strategy for your Nigerian Business
A lot of businesses do very fine with no digital marketing campaigns. A business might have a very solid word of mouth strategy that works for them and they feel they do not need more clients seeing as they already have just enough to get by.
One thing most businesses who find digital marketing campaigns unnecessary overlook is the added value and benefits this will actually add to their business. Let’s talk about those benefits for a moment:
- Digital marketing connects you with customers on the internet.
- Digital marketing can help you compete with large corporations.
- You can generate higher revenue as a result of Digital marketing.
- Digital marketing connects you with mobile consumers.
- Digital marketing can help build your brand visibility and save you money.
Let’s do a recap on the 5 points listed above. Digital marketing takes place online with social, search and web tools – effectively placing your business in front of new potential customers in the digital space – AKA online.
Digital marketing is the easiest, most cost effective way to compete with larger corporations. Most companies have grown so big that they forget to pay attention to the little things like basic inbound marketing and search engine optimization. These fields where they have lapses is your singular most affordable opportunity to establish your brand as a strong one and publicize that brand name with little to no competition.
Digital marketing campaigns are not embarked on so that a business can continue to make basic money. The point of this is to
(a) Cut back on cash spent on traditional advertising and
(b) Increase revenue from previously untapped sources of income.
It is not about what you are doing right; it is about what you are not doing. A proper cross platform digital marketing will fix this up nice and easy.
Mobile! Mobile! Mobile! More than 70 percent of internet users today do so from their mobile phones, especially in Nigeria. Everyone is on their phones doing one thing or the other. A properly streamlined campaign will help you reach these people a lot easier.
Let’s face it, you may have been spending money on certain areas of your business with regards publicity and brand building that yielded no results.… but with a little time, some help and some acquired knowledge– Digital marketing can help you better understand how to research what works best for your business and how to go about it and save yourself a lot of money.
In conclusion, you need to understand that Digital marketing campaigns will help move your business forward regardless of what position your business currently holds in its industry.