There are many forms of marketing that a company can pursue, to promote their products or services. Traditional marketing has certainly been around for a long while, but now that the internet plays such a huge role in every company’s success, more ways are being developed to market their services and products. Here are several different marketing terms that your company may find useful, some using digital services, others not.
This marketing approach takes place online. It encompasses a wide variety of marketing methods such as email marketing, search engine marketing and video advertisements. It’s sometimes known as digital marketing, and is the opposite of offline marketing and requires a good approach in areas of advertising, development and design.
Newsletter and Email Marketing
These two forms of marketing, refer to ways to promote your company online, using emails. Typically, a company sending out newsletter promotions will have a group of subscribers they will email the information to. Obviously, this depends on creating good content, grabbing attention and reaching a huge number of potential customers.
This is the opposite of online marketing, where promotion is not done on the internet. Examples of successful offline marketing is to use local advertising on television and in newspapers. In today’s world of marketing, companies need to find new ways to influence their offline marketing campaigns in association with their online ones, so that they complement each other.
Trade Show Marketing
If your company wants to reach a larger number of potential clients, you should participate in private or public trade shows. These types of event marketing often involve a large overhead cost, but a trade show will allow your company to examine what is happening in your industry, and to demonstrate new products.
Promotional marketing is a common form of advertising strategy that many companies use to inspire a customers to decide to purchase their product. There are several ways that a business will promote a service or a products, including having samples of their products for people to experience before buying, offering coupons or vouchers for purchase at a discount or even holding a contest to win a prize.
Our list should give you an idea of some of the many different options for marketing, both digitally and by traditional marketing methods, to other companies or consumers, but there are many other marketing routes your business can take.