Digital Marketing Trends of 2019 You Can’t Ignore

The folks at Wix are a go-to web site building host.  But they also have a keen view of trends of importance to their customers.  Especially around digital marketing.   Regardless of the size of your business here is a list of 5 important digital marketing trends you would be a fool to ignore in 2019 from an industry leader.

10 Social Media Trends to Watch in 2019

2018 saw the erosion of trust in social media brands like Facebook and Google for a variety of reasons.  Not the least of which were security breaches and suspect use of personal and tracking data. Google even committed to shutter Google+ last quarter.   But social media is still a major opportunity for organic business growth, and it’s not becoming any less important, regardless of the size of your business.   The social media user cares more about trust in your brand than ever before and it is becoming more of an engagement prerequisite.    Deep Patel of entrepreneur.com takes a look at the engagement issues and trends you should have focus on in 2019.  Check out his insights here.

Turn Your Instagram Account Into a Revenue Generator with Shoppable Posts

This year Instagram announced ‘shoppable post’, providing a way for you to monetize and sell directly from your Instagram post.  Michael C. Burke, brand manager at SelfMade, outlines what ‘shoppable’ is, how to qualify, what it will take to be successful with your product tagging and hashtags. This is a great introduction that will bring you up to speed on how to drive consumer sales directly using the Instagram shoppable feature.  Check it out here.   If this sounds like the right thing for you and you want to know more, check out a much more comprehensive tutorial by Benjamin Chacon of Later.com.