Beyond buzzwords: Navigating the next wave of digital marketing innovations in 2024

The future of digital marketing is not just about staying ahead; it's about racing forward with the right tools and strategies

By Aasim Shaikh

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Published: Wed 6 Mar 2024, 5:40 PM

Last updated: Thu 7 Mar 2024, 10:17 AM

After the dramatic recovery from the post-pandemic world in 2022, the digital landscape zoomed ahead in 2023. It proved to be a year characterised by remarkable expansion, particularly within the domain of short-form video (SFV), which emerged as the dominant force across social media platforms. Short-form video platforms took center stage, becoming focal points for brands seeking to connect with their audiences in innovative ways.

Indeed, the landscape underwent a profound shift, with platforms such as TikTok, Reels, Snapchat, and Shorts assuming paramount importance in brand strategies. The landscape and narrative are constantly evolving, and brands need to be nimble and adaptable to stay ahead of the curve.

What should brands be tapping into in 2024?

While traditional methods have served us well, a new wave of innovative solutions is emerging, promising to revolutionise the way we connect with audiences. This is the age of gaming In-stream advertising, live commerce, customer experience powered by AI, and generative AI workflows.

These aren't just buzzwords; they represent powerful tools that can propel brands to new heights.

Through gaming In-stream, advertising brands can tap into the vast and highly engaged world of gamers by integrating their message seamlessly within their gameplay experience. Imagine reaching millions of passionate individuals during their moments of leisure, fostering brand awareness and driving action.

Live commerce as a concept will take engagement to the next level. Imagine creating a virtual marketplace with immersive features that allow a marketeer to interact with their customer through an immersive virtual experience. By creating interactive, shoppable experiences in real-time, brands can showcase products in a dynamic setting, engage directly with customers, and build lasting loyalty. Think live demonstrations, influencer partnerships, and exclusive promotions – all designed to transform viewers into buyers!

Leveraging the power of AI

Today’s customer experience management is undergoing a revolution with the help of AI. Using intelligent tools, brands can personalise interactions and anticipate customer needs, leading to deeper connections and improved satisfaction. Imagine resolving issues proactively, tailoring marketing efforts based on individual preferences, and delivering exceptional service at scale.

Generative AI workflows are opening doors to a world of creative possibilities. Marketing teams have jumped on creating high-quality content like product descriptions, social media posts, or even scripts through generative AI. Experimenting with new ideas and formats, personalising marketing materials for specific audiences, and streamlining content creation — all made seamlessly possible with the power of AI!

In conclusion, the current market isn't just about individual trends; it's about embracing a holistic approach. By combining these innovative solutions, brands can create a comprehensive and future-proof digital marketing strategy. It’s time to experiment more, embrace change, and leverage the power of technology to connect with your audience in new and exciting ways.

The future of digital marketing is not just about staying ahead; it's about racing forward with the right tools and strategies.

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— Aasim Shaikh is the founder and managing director at LPS Brands.

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