While online advertising has been one of the better ways to drive traffic since the early days of the internet, many companies continue to turn away in favor of other strategies.
With 2018 closing in fast, it’s time to revisit your marketing and advertising plan with an eye toward generating better results.
If you’ve ignored online advertising in the past, here are a few reasons why 2018 may be the right time to give it a try:
1. Target Audience
With many marketing strategies, it’s a challenge to get your message in front of your target audience. As a result, you spend a lot of time and money pushing your products/services on companies and consumers that have no interest.
With online advertising, you have the opportunity to target a niche audience. This allows you to get more mileage out of every dollar you spend – and that’s exactly what you’re going for.
2. Full Control
There’s nothing better than the thought of rising to the top of the search engines for all your keywords.
There’s no denying the positive impact this can have on your business, but remember this: the search engines are in control of your destiny. Furthermore, there’s no way of knowing how much time and money it will take to reach this goal.
Online advertising puts you in total control. You decide which keywords and audience to target. You decide when to run your ads and how much you spend.
You control everything, and that’s a good thing.
3. Variety of Options
Go back in time to the beginning of online advertising and you didn’t have many options. Today, however, there are more choices than you’ll know what to do with.
From Google Ads to Facebook Ads, you’ll want to experiment with several programs in order to find the one that generates the greatest return on investment (ROI).
With all this in mind, you have a question to answer: will 2018 be the year your company benefits from online advertising?
If you’ve neglected to experiment with this strategy in the past, the new year is a great time to change your ways.