The coronavirus(COVID-19) has been an unexpected health crisis that has brought significant changes to the daily routines of both people and corporates. Restrictions aimed at flattening the curve have led to a temporary cessation of some businesses leading to reduced production and job loss. Marketing in the Age of Pandemic calls for shifts in strategy.
Companies seeking to continue their operations in the midst of the pandemic need to adopt new strategies in order to remain competitive in the “new normal”. In order to introduce a new product or maintain the relevance of the existing product to consumers, the following are some useful marketing strategies to adapt during the Age of Pandemic.
Increase presence on media platforms
With most people staying at home, there has been a surge in global consumption of media content. Reports show that in the US, the average consumer is spending an upward of 12 hours daily on various media platforms. Those platforms range from TV-linked devices to streaming services. Marketers can take advantage of these platforms and adjust their content to suit these platforms.
Re-examine brand messaging
Regardless of the product or service being marketed, adjust your marketing strategy. Relay a message on how the brand is impacting the community, especially during this Pandemic age. Check out new and creative approaches on how to engage targeted customers and get the messaging out in order for your brand to remain relevant and competitive amid the economic turmoil; good marketing strategies in the Age of Pandemic becomes indispensable.