Marketing offers every business a ridiculous amount of benefits, limited only by the gumption and resources of the business itself. However, there’s one question that gets asked more than any other around the boardroom tables: how will digital marketing improve profit generation? Digital marketing, when done well, offers excellent returns on investment – especially when compared to traditional marketing practices. Let’s take a look at four digital marketing activities any business can deploy to influence their bottom line:
As the fastest method of generating income, pay-per-click (PPC) advertising involves showing text and image ads on search engines (like Google), and paying a set fee for each click the advert generates. If this advert clicks through to a product page on a website, there’s a good chance they might make a purchase. Rather than waiting for people to find your website, PPC ads create a direct link between the search engine and your products or services.
Search Engine Optimisation
SEO is able to generate a considerable number of leads over time, and only requires minimal investment – usually when first starting the optimisation process. Search engine optimisation aims to have your website appear atop a search engine results page when someone searches the internet for services or products like those offered by your company. Where PPC ads appear on the top of Google, your other website pages can appear “organically” below these ads, through search engine optimisation.