How to Prepare for Changes in Digital Marketing

Posted on September 12, 2017

Recently, there’s been a lot of buzz around new and upcoming trends and changes in digital marketing. Many digital marketers have been saying that things like artificial intelligence and video marketing will shape digital marketing into something completely new in the near future. In the midst of all these changes, what can you do to make sure your business isn’t lost in the shuffle? Today, we’d like to address this question by providing some tips on how to prepare for big changes in digital marketing.

Understand What Works and How You Can Use It

You’ve already got a strategy in place – but you might be wondering if it can weather any big changes that occur in digital marketing. As Google and Facebook continue to adjust how marketers can use their platforms and other changes take hold, analyze your current digital marketing strategy and decide what works best for you. Once you’ve done that, decide how you can expand on those practices to keep your digital marketing current.

Keep Building Your Website

Your website is your strongest digital representation of your brand, and is also the foundation for your digital marketing. One of the best things you can do to keep from suffering from digital marketing changes is to make sure that your website is optimized to handle them. This might mean using a stronger content management system or marketing automation platform, or making your website’s responsive design better optimized for all devices. As long as you keep building your website, you should be able to handle significant changes that might affect your online presence.

Understand How Certain Trends Can Benefit You

Although some changes in digital marketing might negatively affect your online presence, others can greatly benefit it. Keep an eye on trends as they gain attention, and decide if any of them can potentially work with your digital marketing strategy.

Here at Starkmedia, we recommend building a digital marketing strategy that is both strong and flexible. If you want to learn more about what you can do to improve your digital marketing or need help recovering from changes that have already occurred this year, contact us. We’d love to help you build a strategy that can stand up to any changes in digital marketing.