Do You Know what The Future of Internet Marketing Is?

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It may be hard to believe, but the Internet as we know it is just over 10 years old. Given this basic fact, what is the future of online marketing?

E-commerce has grown by leaps and bounds and continues to set new marks every year. As comfortable as you and I might be using the Internet, it is really only in its infancy.
For more detail go to: as huge as Google is, it was only created in 1998. My, how far we have come!

As the Internet continues to grow, the future of online marketing is a much discussed subject. There is little doubt the future is bright. As more people join up with digital revolution, e-commerce continues to grow. Still, one canít help but acknowledge Internet users are becoming more sophisticated, particularly as a younger generation moves into adulthood. Online marketing is currently a bit of a mess. Remnants of the old, such as banner ads and email marketing, are clearly one their way out. Banner ads produce horrific click through rates because people are wary of getting stuck on a site they canít get away from. Email marketing is tainted by problems such as spam, phishing scams and identity theft concerns. Personally, I delete all email that isnít from a person I know or coded to show me an inquiry directly off Marketing Titan for a consultation. It is just too risky.

The dominant models now are pay-per-click advertising and search engine optimization. Search engine optimization will be around as long as people use search engines. The promise of free traffic is simply too glorious to ignore. Since it is fairly difficult to commit fraud in search engine optimization, it is difficult to see any future legal issues threatening it.

Pay-per-click advertising "ppc" has a less clear future. The primary problem is click fraud. Click fraud occurs when a ppc ad is artificially. The only intention of the clicker is to cost the advertiser money.
For can visit to: some estimate the percentage of fraudulent clicks on ppc platforms runs as high as forty percent. If true, this theoretically means you could take forty percent of your advertising budget, use it as toilet paper and get the same sales results. Pretty scary, eh?

So, what is the future of online marketing in light of the above comments? In my personal view, search engine optimization will remain the dominant online marketing method. PPC will also continue, but will be modified into something used to conquer click fraud. I also think information publishing in the form of free copyright articles will become more and more dominant.

Combined, these three platforms represent the future of online marketing. Of course, nobody could have foreseen the explosion of EBay ten years ago, so we may all be surprised by where things stand in five or ten years.

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