Scope of Digital Marketing and Its Career Opportunities in India

Organizations in India are changing their marketing strategies. From the time of traditional ways of marketing, today, every organization’s key marketing strategy is digital marketing. The scope of digital marketing is so vast in India, it has created an array of career opportunities.

With almost a fourth of the country’s population holding a smart phone in their hands with unlimited internet access, marketing agencies are finally realizing how important it is to concentrate their budget and resources on digital marketing in India, especially its mobile marketing aspect. Long gone are the days when companies with their sky high marketing budgets used to think about just billboards and hoardings, print media ads, TV and radio ads, etc. To stay ahead of the competition and survive such competitive times, a lot of startups are not even thinking about traditional marketing.

Companies, whose sole purpose is to promote their brand name, are trying to push their product or service, especially through advertising on social media platforms. On the other hand, companies who’re trying to sell their product or service are doing it through, “Pull marketing”, i.e., advertising on search engines, where the users or the consumers know their requirements. This example may not always be true.

Now, talking about the career opportunities in digital marketing in India, there are a lot of fields in online marketing you can choose from. Some of them are, search engine optimization (SEO), pay per click (PPC), social media marketing and optimization (SMM & SMO), email marketing, content marketing, digital analytics and many more. The scope of internet marketing in India is so vast, it has spread from metropolitan cities to tier 2 cities in India. You don’t really need a degree to start your career in internet marketing, but to expertise in any aspect of digital marketing, from your journey as a digital marketing intern to digital marketing manager, you need professional guidance.

Let’s discuss job roles once you have decided on your specialization.

Search Engine Optimization Manager: As an SEO manager, you’re responsible for optimizing the website for ranking higher in the search engine results through on page as well as off page techniques.

Pay Per Click Manager: A PPC manager manages the marketing of the desired website pages on a search engine or even social media, trying to get a lower cost per click (CPC).

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