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Marketing an Outdoor Clothing Brand in Australia: How to Use the Web


If you own an outdoor clothing business in Australia, you should know that it’s going to be a tough game. There are many established outdoor gear companies in the country and competing against them isn’t going to be an easy path.


Since virtually everyone has access to the Internet, digital marketing has become more significant and influential as ever. Multi-national companies are spending thousands to millions of dollars for their digital marketing arm. Not only large businesses and corporations are going full throttle on digital marketing but smaller and startup businesses as well. Everyone is aboard the online marketing bandwagon. This goes to show that the industry has changed the way marketing as we know it.


The merits and components of digital marketing are not limited to a single definition and function – the industry is growing so as the benefits it provides to businesses. The most efficient ways to get conversions of yesterday may be obsolete today, and what’s not effective today may be the biggest thing to happen tomorrow. The only constant thing about digital marketing is that it is inconsistent, and this makes the industry competitive and of course, exciting.


Digital marketers are like toddlers learning the ropes of life – they are like sponges absorbing every bit of knowledge and wisdom they could get from their everyday experiences. They may fail the other minute and rack success in another. As it is, they have to equip themselves with universally accepted most efficient techniques to retain and interest more clients. A good digital marketer is someone who knows how to effectively use every single cent on their pay-per-click campaign, market quality contents, maintain solid social media presence, champion email marketing, and master SEO and SEM. Simply put, those who have solid knowledge and understanding of all of the industry’s aspects can serve their clients best.


The buzzword in the realm of digital marketing is and always has been: conversion. If you want your outdoor clothing brand to prosper, take note. It serves as the fuel of any marketing campaign’s machinery. A multi-national company will not spend on a campaign without the assurance of conversion. Conversion means money, and money makes the digital marketing industry alive. This is why the burden of conversion relies on the shoulder of digital marketers. If they cannot cope with the demands and expectations of clients, they will lose their job. It is not uncommon for online marketers to be held in an uptight and overwhelming ROI threshold. Earning positive ROI under pressure is not optional but mandatory. This is not surprising since companies are spending money, and they want to get back what they have invested.


One critical mistake many new digital marketers make is missing the elephant in the room: the goal of the campaign. The passion and drive are there, but the clear vision to convert their efforts into ROI is lacking. In any industry, even those not directly related to marketing, setting the goal is the most important. Ever wondered why any organization has its own mission and vision statement? It’s because they have a goal – they know what their goal is. Knowing what you want to achieve on your digital marketing campaign is a must. If you want your pay-per-click campaign (or any other marketing campaign you may have) to gravitate success, then knowing the problem, setting your goals, and identifying your competition and consumer base are mandatory.


The digital marketing industry may be a difficult puzzle to solve, but once you have successfully divided and conquered each component of it, it can be a smooth-sailing ride. The only thing that is constant in this industry is that it is always evolving.



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