If your online sales funnel is a bonfire, pay-per-click marketing (PPC for short) is the starter stick. Social PPC campaigns act as a quick, fast-burning source of traffic to help the other parts of your funnel get moving. Pay-per-click can get you in front of your customers so prospective buyers see your company first, not your competitor’s. In a fast-pace industry like the tech industry, this speed and ability to establish your brand first can be make-or-break. That’s why it’s important to include PPC marketing as part of your digital marketing strategy.
SEO: Three simple letters that seem to confuse the hell out of even the most internet savvy tech marketer. But on-site SEO, or search engine optimization, can be simplified once you understand how search engines find and serve pages to their users. Search engines are a program just like any other, and once you understand the logic behind them, it becomes much easier to optimize your on-site SEO in a way that will rocket your tech company’s website up the search rankings.
Over the last several years, social media influencers have become a viable channel for marketers of all types to bring their products to market in ways that were previously unattainable. The FTC has also observed this explosion of opportunity and has shot a few arrows over the bow in regards to native advertising disclosure, even calling out major brands like Warner Bros.
For years, the industry has loudly proclaimed the impending death of email. Ignore them—email continues to be the number one direct channel to your customers when taking daily use and consumer preference into consideration.