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Internet Advertising the Best Way of Reaching Youngsters in India

India is often referred to, as a young nation. This is primarily because 75% of the nation’s population is under the age of 35 years. When we consider that most of these audience groups of youngsters are computer enthusiasts, Internet Advertising comes up as the best way to reach them. With India toppling the USA, in 2010, as the nation with the maximum number of English speakers, companies from across the world have turned their eyes towards the country. The search for a Media, that can reach the masses in India, has resulted in the anointment of Internet Advertising as the most appropriate way of targeting the youngsters.

 

Most of the youngsters are regular internet users and can be easily found online, especially at specific periods of the day. Targeting them with Internet Advertising is the most effective way of reaching as many as possible for the lowest of costs. Additionally, since the Internet Ads can be customized according to the preferences of the internet user, the impact and the conversions are also higher than the other media. Due to the manifold advances in software and increase in the capacities of hardware, Internet Advertising has a larger span of activities. The ways and methods in which Internet Ads can be delivered to the user continue to increase innovatively. It can be ensured that the products and services are not only advertised but the queries are also anticipated and answered. This ability to distinguish, what the target audience is engaged in at the moment, is vital while targeting youngsters. This is because most of the twenty-first century youths are found playing multiple roles. Targeting youngsters in India is essentially targeting an audience, for most of whom, their internet profiles are the only constant attributes. Thus, the internet is the most well placed medium to target youngsters in India.

 

Attracting the youngsters in India is a long term investment, as their number is set to grow in the coming years. According to a report by “State of the Urban Youth, India 2012: Employment, Livelihoods, Skills”, by 2020, India will be the youngest country in the world, with 64% of the total population in the working age group. The Top Internet Advertising Agencies in India smell this opportunity and are geared up to handle a larger target audience base in the coming years.

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Internet Advertising Veering Towards Simplicity over Hype

Internet Advertising, when it started, was loud in approach and strove to drive its purpose on hype and urgency. The high on promises and low on intention banners soon fell to the deaf years of the internet users. The users became more and more interested and involved in the content rather than the hype attempted by the ads. Elements like internet fraud also played a part as they too focused on promises that seem straight out of a fiction novel. The netizens soon realized that if it is too good to be true, then it is most probably not true. Internet Advertising took the remedial measurements and changed the attitude of the ads. Internet Ads are becoming simpler in their presentation, looking to engage the user rather than capture him with hype.

The most appropriate examples of this change are the PPC Ads. Mostly restricted to a couple of lines, PPCs are quite straightforward in their announcement. The banners too toned down quite a bit in their announcements and look to engage the reader with the information in the content rather than create hype around the product or service. SEO experts believe that this trend will continue in 2014 and will be fuelled by the discussion forums. Thus, one of the things that internet users can expect in 2014 is engaging and enriching content as Internet Advertising Agencies will compete in providing extensive social media coverage to their clients. Maintaining a good Online Reputation will become an important key deliverable of agencies providing Internet Advertising Services.

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Visual SEO Content Vs Written SEO Content

One of the opinions circulating in the Online Advertising circles is that Visual SEO Content is better than Written SEO Content. The question to be asked here is “What are the criteria which are being used for the judgment?” Because though it is true that visual content is far more attractive than written content, Internet Ads having more visual content do not always have better sales per click. Enticing a click is only the first step targeted by an Online Ad. If the click does not convert into actual buying, it is of little use to the business. What needs to be attained is a balance by which attractive visuals or graphics and written content can be put together.

Ads focusing more on the visual content often confuse the user on what the actual nature of the product or service is. Thus, the clicks often do not get converted into actual sales in which case the benefits of the attractive ad cannot be reaped. The Top Internet Advertising Agencies know that sacrificing written content in the favor of visual content may lead to a high traffic but is unlikely to generate sales on its own. Moreover, at a time when Mobile Internet Advertising is increasingly taking over Desktop Internet Advertising, focusing only on visuals may increase the confusion. The small spaces have to be utilized in a smart way, and thus most Mobile Internet Ads contain written content with the visuals in the background.

Attempts to decide whether visual content is more important than written content is a futile exercise as both of them are equally important for a successful Internet Advertising Campaign. The visuals and graphics create the attraction, leading the user to click on them, while the well written ad copies maintain the relevancy of the users who so.