People look for the freshest content. Readers also consume information that is easier to understand, concise, relevant, not to mention, entertaining. They want to find specific solutions to the problems they encounter every day. Consumers increase their engagement when they can identify a high level of importance in the data they get online and use these to resolve conflicts and deal with life’s turmoils.
Ideas are always evolving and are like germs and viruses that spread out to create an “infection” that will affect how the world works. “Infection” in the sense that it penetrates every human being and with just a little speck or hinto of it and from then on will dominate an entity and be carried from one being to another. An indispensable idea shall planted in a person’s mind for it to spread like wildfire.
Technology trends are ever-changing, unpredictable and dynamic. Content marketers must be always flexible to adapt to these changes.
Here are some key points to consider and remember as one enters into the world of digital content marketing:
Marketing Automation & Martech
75% of marketers use tools for marketing automations, and more than half them will still use these in the succeeding year.
Metrics – there are two basic metrics: traffic and conversions. The goal is to drive traffic into the website and have conversions that will eventually lead to sales.
Establishing Human Connection through Marketing
The content that is published must impart a message that touches the human heart or even soul so that it has a way to connect. There must be an established relationship between the brand and the consumer. Practical tips and a step-by-step guide in solving every day problems are perfect examples of stories of human interest.
Content marketing predictions for 2020
So what do we expect for the 2020s? With the rise of advanced web analytics and marketing technology (martech), content prioritizes on the audience’s preference and is more personalized.
“Content prioritizes on the audience’s preference and is more personalized. “
Content marketing has to do with human existence. It will revolve around storytelling, authenticity, and ethical marketing. Authenticity entails emotional marketing. Human interest stories must be backed by more original research and written with visual content that does not give half-truths about the brand voice.
As Google’s algorithms get smarter, content becomes larger. Only the best content will climb its way to the peak.
Data delivers a human touch
Ironically, before content marketing becomes more human and personalized, it needs to become more data-driven.
Content becomes more customized to the audience as it is making its way to the 2020s, as compared to the early 2010s, where writers create posts just to express themselves and not really for a determined set of audience.
Analysis with methods for ranking must be done nowadays and web analytics must always be in the scene. In this way, they can be ready for competition with other brands.
As content marketing enters 2020s, web analytics tools are the frequently used content marketing technology type.
Expectations in 2020
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