Marketing Trends to Look for in 2018
Posted on 12/25/2017
Merry Christmas to all who celebrate it! As we spend time with our families today, we look forward to the end of 2017 and what the new year will bring us. With each new year, we set goals, refocus mindsets and evaluate desires for the upcoming 12 months. As a small business professional, the new year is a time to reinvigorate yourself or your business, and focus on how you can continue to market and grow.
2018 will be here soon, and with it comes new innovations, strategies and marketing trends to help expand your network and grow your professional business. How can you get a leg up? Check out this list of marketing trends to look for in 2018, and start your planning today.
1. AI Live Chat
AI live chat technology is still getting some of the kinks worked out, but with new tools already on the market, 2018 looks like a great year. Having the live chat feature on your website allows visitors to ask questions, make suggestions and even purchase directly with a business representative in a fraction of the time it used to take. Keep on eye on live chat features moving forward and see if they work for you or your business in 2018.
2. Content Marketing
Not only should businesses continue to focus their marketing efforts on content in 2018, but forming a comprehensive content distribution strategy will be crucial. With so many marketers hopping on the content bandwagon, now more than ever brands need to create strategies that not only generate content, but make sure the message gets to the right people.
3. Video Ads
With increases and improvements to technology, 2018 is sure to be a huge year for vast improvements to marketing efforts. Make sure your brand stays on top of the upcoming trends and tries some of them out to improve your marketing efforts and grow in 2018.