Consumers are smarter and more vocal than ever before when it comes to their favorite brands. No longer are the storytelling controls in marketer’s hands, the end-user and consumer can jump in at any time and take over the reins. For marketers, this means a shift to more focused branding and the necessity for more refined tools to measure any initiative’s effectiveness.
2014’s theme is going to be all about the individual and the focus on providing specifically tailored brand stories. These predictions for 2014 represent an acknowledgement of the shift away from the masses and toward the micro niche.
Here are our internet marketing predictions for 2014