With the exponential growth of internet marketing and online advertising, the customer's journey to making a purchase has grown longer, often including a mrylad of touch points along the way. Whether they begin with a direct search or visit a website via a paid advertisement, the modern shopper takes far more time to explore their options and do their research before buying.
Lets take a closer look at three common stages of today's buying journey and solutions for effectively managing each one.
Published By: Mediative
Published Date: Jan 14, 2008
More and more, companies are realizing the importance of creating a strong online presence both in the free organic search results and the paid advertisements that appear alongside those results. The tracking features of website logs and the measurability of pay-per-click ads enable marketers to monitor the traffic of their organic listings and the performance of their online advertising campaigns. However, it's comparatively more difficult to determine how the placement of those search listings and online ads affect consumer brand perceptions.