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The advertising business has gotten harder and harder in recent years. You see, people just gotten so jaded. It used to be that you could come up with a clever slogan, flashy graphics, and throw in a beautiful model or two and you would be set. Nowadays, however, it is much more difficult than this. The thing is, people have learned to block out the vast majority of the ads that they see. This only makes sense – paying attention to all the commercials would drive people crazy. They would never get anything done..
Nowhere is this more of a problem than in the world of online advertising. A company cannot afford to ignore advertising on the Internet. There are just so many web users nowadays. The market is tremendously large and lucrative. But almost all advertising on the Internet is ignored by users. Companies scratch their heads and sigh, trying to figure out how to make use of Internet advertising, but many of them come up with nothing in the end.
Other companies, however, are much more successful with advertising on the Internet. What separates the winners from the losers? All of the classic things that work in advertising! You see, as always it is simply a matter of keeping up with the culture. Classical advertising strategies such as positioning, brand essence, and niche marketing are just that much more important when advertising on the Internet.
One of the most important things to keep in mind when advertising on the Internet are the strengths and weaknesses of the medium. Although Internet advertisements are easy to ignore – often easier than advertisements in the real world – they do have some advantages that other forms of advertising don’t. Although cutting edge strategies like guerrilla marketing don’t translate well to the Internet, it is much easier to get ad saturation. Space for advertising on the Internet can be bought very cheaply. Web banner displays and mass emailing cost almost nothing.
Because of the strengths and weaknesses, it is easy to come up with the correct strategy for advertising on the Internet. A company should take advantage of the fact that there are so many opportunities to reach potential customers, and come up with a diverse advertising strategy. They should maximize hits to websites offering to sell whatever product they market. They should place references to their product wherever they can. Most of all, advertising on the Internet should incorporate a wide range of different pitches meant to appeal to different possible customers.