2020 is a year like no other and many marketers are scrambling to keep up the pace. The current social economic and biochemical conditions have dramatically shaped the digital marketing trends. The turmoil all across the globe has definitely shaking economy to its core but even with the unprecedented uncertainty, the world still needs to move on.
The point is, for the marketers to completely understand their performance, metrics and kpis, this has been almost like a litmus test. To survive and thrive again and adapt new strategies that can be quick, precise and authentic required a lot of brainstorming. The experts of digital marketing had stuck around and grind it out to look forward more positive 2021.
Digital marketing trends in the coming year
The fortunate thing is that the doom and gloom is slowly fading away and organizations are cautiously optimistic about how they can carry out their businesses in the future years. 2020 has been thick industries like healthcare, law, education have seen really turbulent times.
We will here see how a comprehensive look at the digital marketing trends can help industries to overcome the crisis.
Search Engine Optimisation has always been the moving target and it has seen some fundamental changes that must be taken care of by the experts of the digital marketing services in Kolkata. Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Advertising, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), Social Media Marketing are the other points that gained importance. However, below are some of the crucial factors no digital marketer can ignore-
User experience going beyond the buzzword, this is about customer journey from his or her perspective and also understanding their benefit. The Google Webmaster now factors the UX signals into the ranking and organizations must take the core web vitals to understand the pulse of their UX. Core Web Vitals are a set of real-world, user-centered metrics that quantify key aspects of the user experience, as described by Google Webmaster Central. A brief survey of the data revealed that it is more important than the SEO for the companies to deliver relevant and consistent UX along with the well design, friction free journey.
People expect speed and convenience and Google is adjusting its algorithm. So, as a digital marketer you need to prioritize fast loading, easy to use and find, with proper site structure navigation and usability matter and be accessible across all device platforms.
The SEO world will now be more dictated by how people search for things and it is a tad more complicated than what it was because it will now be semantics. Semantics is the study of words and their relationship in specific context. In 2021 and beyond, the search engines will use a huge amount of data to determine the context and the intent to retrieve the most relevant content. Alexa blog defines this as the ability of search engines to consider the intent and contextual meaning of search phrases when serving content to users on the web. Interestingly, there has been about 85% increase in mobile searches that start with ‘can I’, about 65% increase in mobile searches for ‘do I need’ and about 65% increase in mobile searches for ‘should I’. If you look at it, all of them are conversation drivers. The top digital marketing company in Kolkata can help your brand get the content which will be relevant to this kind of searches.
The five most important points that should be remembered here while creating the content is that –
- The content should answer the questions
- Have people optimised content
- Get proper internal linking
- Have structured data
- Should use topic Optimisation versus keyword Optimisation
There is a strong believe that in 2021 marketers who understand their audience and by audience we mean the intent of the audience will achieve better organic search results. The Google algorithm has been such that it can interpret all kinds of natural language queries. You have to accommodate content that can suffice to the growing popularity of voice search and voice assistant. Your content should be –
- Created based on the intent of the target customer
- Publishing FAQ with very common queries
- Get research intent-based content requirement
- Target keywords based on informational, transactional, commercial and local searches
Zero click search results
In 2019, zero click searches have been more than 50% of all the Google searches. As understood, this is a type of search which provides the information without the need to visit another website to get the more information and undoubtedly Google is good at giving their users all they need on a single SERP page. There can be a glossary of information with the key points involved that tells you about the precise thing that you are looking for.
Google my business
This is something that you have heard when it comes to local search. There are more than a billion people who try using the Google Maps every month. Because of this huge demand, there is constant release of new features and Google wants to make it easy for their uses. To make it a successful part of your local search you need to update the service availability, business hours and give necessary information on present conditions such as update on covid-19. Share your review form, add proper location managers, create FAQ, give photos of your business or product share regular content.
To have a proper digital search campaign, you need the experts of Carney Technologies Services. To find out more about how the above stated points can be inculcated in your campaign and get a high result visit https://www.carneytechnologies.com/