If you build it, they will come! Unless it takes forever to get in, that is. You’ve put a ton of work into building a beautiful website with engaging content. And you’ve driven users to your new site with strategic email and paid campaigns.
If you’re in the business of selling hot dogs, you wouldn’t want to park your stand out in front of a vegetarian yoga retreat. Or if your brand sources the best organic catnip this side of the Pacific, you wouldn’t try to target dog lovers on Facebook.
If you’re tired of former QB Peyton Manning trying to sell you insurance or model Chrissy Teigen trying to bring McDonald’s back, you can blame the age-old marketing strategy of using celebrity spokespeople to brand-build.
In the digital marketing world, paid advertising plays a vital role in driving traffic to your site. And two heavy-hitters in any effective paid advertising strategy are paid social media advertising and search engine marketing (SEM).