At a time when the world is reeling under the COVID-19 crisis, the online industry seems to stay afloat – if not, on the upswing. This trend is likely to remain constant for some time, even amidst the fears created by the IMF warning that the world economy is going to shrink by more than 3% in 2020. Let’s analyse what is that makes people consume more online content now than ever before.
As more & more successful companies press into the data-driven digital growth phase, metrics which measure how visitors interact with a website and how many visitors interact with a website are gaining importance as a KPI or measurement of a brand websites success.
If you’re a business owner in 2017, it’s understood that you must have a website address to put down on your business card. It doesn’t matter what industry your company operates in – a website, however modest, is a necessity. It’s also far cheaper and manageable than spending tons of money on traditional marketing practices like fliers or brochures, especially over the long term. Further, your website offers you much more than a brochure.
In October of 2015 Google quietly released one of the biggest revisions to its search engine in recent times. While most major changes to Google’s search infrastructure (nearly 500 of which are released every year) are updates and improvements to its search algorithm, this one was different. Known as RankBrain, it is a form of robotic technology, a machine learning system that could learn and evolve on its own, providing smarter, more intuitive results with a better-than-human understanding.
Most of your important offline customer interactions happen at the store, over the phone, through e-mail communications or possibly even at an event kiosk.