by Pallabi Buragohain
The process of online business pivots around branding and marketing. It starts with creating a bespoke website based on the kind of service or products that we intend to sell. This is necessary because for customers to know about a brand; details on the brand and the company is essential. The next step would be to make your products easily searchable on the web. In order to make the website visible to its target audiences in the search engines, optimization is vital. Optimization will involve creating unique content for your brand and feeding it on various platforms including your web page to make it relevant to users. Then comes, marketing the site and its contents through the use of the social media and other e-platforms such as email marketing, blogs, news feed etc.
Online digital marketing has become key for brands because it reaches audiences of almost all age groups, of both sexes and of all strata right at their palm or lap. It is through social media that branding has been easier and faster. So much so, that today social media marketing is preferred over traditional paid advertising by quite many of the companies. Your potential customers can be targeted very easily and directly by using social media. What is more, it isn't merely trying to attract customers by sticking a poster or a banner, rather it is giving the customers a chance to be acquainted with the products on their own and build a rapport through frequent interactions at any given time.
Social media first builds a relationship with users, assists them with solutions and then slowly wins the confidence to maintain a strong trust for its particular brand of products and services. This is called branding and once built, this trust on the brand do not break so easily.