There are always new developments in digital marketing, but here are a few of the latest updates as of my knowledge cutoff in September 2021:
Cookieless advertising: With the upcoming changes to third-party cookies on Chrome, Safari, and Firefox, digital marketers are shifting towards other forms of advertising such as contextual advertising, which targets users based on the content they are consuming instead of their browsing history.
Video marketing: Video continues to be a popular form of content for digital marketing. Short-form videos on social media platforms like TikTok and Instagram Reels are gaining popularity, and longer-form videos on YouTube and other platforms remain popular as well.
Influencer marketing: Influencer marketing is becoming more sophisticated, with brands working with micro-influencers and nano-influencers who have smaller followings but more niche audiences.
Personalization: Personalization is becoming more important in digital marketing, with brands using data to personalize messaging and offers for individual customers.
Voice search: As more people use voice assistants like Siri and Alexa, optimizing content for voice search is becoming more important for digital marketers. This includes optimizing for long-tail keywords and creating content that answers specific questions.
These trends are likely to continue into 2022 and beyond, but as always, the digital marketing landscape is constantly evolving, so it’s important for marketers to stay up-to-date on the latest developments.