6 Digital Marketing Trends to Follow in 2021

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WorldExecutivesDigest.com | 6 Digital Marketing Trends to Follow in 2021 | In order to run a successful digital marketing campaign, you need to take into consideration the importance of innovation and keeping up with the latest trends. Google algorithm is constantly evolving, people are using the internet in new ways, and there are some global trends that might drastically upset the balance. With that in mind and without further ado, here are the top six digital marketing trends that are expected to be relevant in 2021. Keeping up with them might give you the competitive edge you need.

1. Featured snippets and no-click

The thing about present-day design is that people prefer to get to the answer in as few clicks as possible. For starters, you need to keep in mind that featured snippets completely eliminate the need for a client to click on the link, provided that it gives the user the exact information they need. For instance, if they’re just looking for a contact number or a contact email, they can get it via Google’s featured snippet and use this information right away. Sure, more traffic is always better, but in marketing, conversions are far more important.

2. Avoiding ad-blockers

The next thing you need to do is reexamine your stance towards means of marketing that are blocked by ad-blockers. Sure, YouTube ads are huge, but even YouTube ads are, for the most part, blocked by ad-blockers. This is at least the case for Windows users. Due to the fact that in 2021, about 27% of all internet users will have ad-blockers installed, you need to reevaluate your stance towards PPC marketing. Younger audiences are more likely to have ad-blockers on their devices, which is why, if you are primarily targeting a younger demographic, the numbers might look even grimmer.

3. Professional marketing

In the past, some preferred to go with DIY digital marketing merely because they thought that it would turn out to be more cost-effective. This was mostly true for people who run small enterprises (one-person startups or SMBs). The thing is that any specialized Digital Marketing Agency offers a wide range of packages. This means that the cost is adjusted to the effort invested. In other words, even when outsourcing to the same agency, different company sizes will not end up paying the same. The cost also depends on the objectives and requirements of the client. In other words, the budget is adjustable.

4. Content marketing

The pandemic is in full swing, which is why people are at home, consuming incredible quantities of content. People are simply watching more videos, reading more blog posts, listening to more podcasts, watching more movies, and playing more video games. They’re also browsing more memes and exploring more venues than ever before. This alone is the main reason why you need to drastically increase your content output in order to sate this growing demographic.

5. Voice search

Voice search is getting more and more dominant by the minute. Why? Well, in the past, voice search was unreliable at very best. Nowadays, voice search has a superior algorithm that flawlessly interprets one’s words and compares them to things like their language, location, and the rest of their search history. This means that the error margin is minimal and that the search results are A) more consistent and B) more relevant. The key thing to bear in mind is that this means that more people use voice search and that digital marketers need to adapt.

6. Interactive content

People are no longer satisfied with the idea of being merely a target of your content. What they want is to become an active agent in this story. What they want is to engage with your content and personalize it through interaction. In other words, what they want is interactive content. There are so many different formats through which you can achieve something similar. For instance, you have questions, surveys, contents, widgets, calculators, and much, much more. The best thing about interactive content is the fact that it also helps you learn a thing or two about your target audience.

At the end of the day, it’s not easy to stay competitive at all times. The most important thing in this day and age is that you understand just how relevant it is that you stay ahead of the curve. You should start by examining the top trends of the industry and then be realistic about how vigilant you are when it comes to keeping up with these trends. Once you recognize an unused opportunity, you have a huge opening to make a difference when it comes to your results.