Before we understand the scope of digital marketing in India let us first understand about this industry. Digital marketing is a marketing method to promote products in online. So in simple terms, we can say that we are promoting our products to customers who are using the internet. Many concepts of traditional marketing are applicable to digital marketing.
In every era, marketing has evolved based on what the customer is using. If you go back in history, you can see that at times when customers used Radio, it gave birth to radio advertising and marketing. Next, we got the boom of televisions, it is one of the widely used device globally, which allowed the companies to reach a mass audience with TV ads. Even today TV advertising is one of the most used advertising strategies for companies. Since the boom of Internet, more customers started using the Internet, which gave birth to a new era of marketing originally called as Internet marketing, which is now called as Digital Marketing.
To understand the scope of Digital Marketing in Future we must understand its advantages and how it can sustain over the period of time until we get a new generation of communication.
Why companies use digital marketing?
As per the internet usage stats, as of July 2016, 40% of the world population is using the internet. (i.e) 3.42 Billion Users. The total number of users in 1995 was less than 1% of world population.