The internet is changing the way we live our Phone Number List lives. It's changing the way we communicate with each other, the way we shop, how we obtain music, how we watch t.v, how we look up phone numbers and addresses, and it is especially having an effect on the way we market and advertise to online consumers. There were more than 234 million websites on the World Wide Web at the end of 2009, with 47 million added in one year. Businesses are moving away from mainstream advertising and spending their dollars on internet marketing campaigns which include Social Media Marketing such as FaceBook,
The Death of the Yellow Pages:
In a recent Gallop Poll, 66% of small businesses Phone Number List Phone Number List said they had "no interest" when asked about placing Yellow Page ads, and only 11% said they may try a yellow Page ad over the next 12 months. New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Florida Public Utilities Commissions have given Verizon permission to stop delivering phone books. Seattle recently passed legislation to create a Yellow Pages opt-out system, with San Francisco in the process of doing the same. There is a national yellow pages opt-out website coming online this year.
So what does this mean to online advertising? Has Phone Number List internet really killed the Yellow Page Ad? Should you be promoting your business in Social Media Marketing? In a nutshell: Yes! This means that traditional forms of advertising like Yellow Page and newspaper ads are on the decline and online advertising is growing considerably even in this slow economy! This means that the opportunity for online marketing as a viable career is expanding and in order to be in on the latest, cutting-edge form of advertising, you must have marketable skills.