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What are the differences between traditional and digital marketing?

Marketing is the activity of a business to advertising and selling goods. And services also containing market inquiry and ad. Basically, it means to reason, to call to mind, to do. It is a very required method of trade that has greatly evolved with the digital era.



Let me to define the difference between the two.

Digital Marketing:

Digital marketing includes all marketing activities that use the internet. Businesses use a digital approach and techniques such as search engines, email, social media platforms... And other websites to link up with the current. A long-serving inward marketer might say inward marketing. And digital marketing is almost the same thing. But there are a few little differences. And discussions among business owners and marketers. When traditional marketing might consist of phone connection, print ads, or physical marketing, digital marketing can happen online, and at much lower costs. There are many conveniences for labels to achieve clients. Those are video, search engines, email, and social media. It appears like every other brand has a www site. If they don't, they have at least a social media presence. Digital marketing and content are so popular that clients now want to learn about brands. You can gain genius and analysis with a medley of marketing channels on funds. In digital marketing, you can also practice tools like data dashboards to auditor success. Digital marketing can be described by the use of a number of digital strategies to connect with clients, that now more than ever spend much of their time online.


Digital marketing types:

Sponsored Content: Specific content funded to get shared that expresses your service or brand in any way.

Online PR:

  • Engaging comments on your personal website or blog

  • Engaging online reviews of your company

  • Reporter/user outreach via social media

Marketing Automation:

  • Social media post-booking

  • Email journalists

  • Campaign reporting and tracking

  • Lead-nurturing workflows

Affiliate marketing:

  • From social media "influencer" accounts posting affiliate links.

  • Through YouTube Channels, hosting video ads.

Social Media Marketing:

  • Instagram

  • Youtube

  • TikTok

  • Facebook

  • Twitter

  • Linkedin

  • Pinterest

  • Rumble

  • Parler

  • Gettr

  • Minds

Search Engine Optimization: SEO is the technique of developing your web page to "level" higher in search engine results pages. Growing the amount of free traffic your website takes. Enhancing what interests search engines and that involves websites, infographics, and blogs.

Inbound Marketing:

  • Video marketing vs. commercial advertising

  • Blogging vs. pop-up ads

  • Email contact lists vs. email spam

Email Marketing:

  • Customers welcome emails

  • Blog subscription newsletters

  • Holiday promotions to loyalty program members

  • The first true transition step from traditional to digital marketing

Native Advertising: The use of paid ads that match the look, feel and function of the media format in which they appear.

Pay Per Click (PPC):

  • On Linkedin

  • Ads Campaign on Twitter

  • Paid ads on Facebook/Instagram

  • On Youtube banners

Content Marketing: It indicates the creation and promotion of content goods for the point of improving brand awareness, lead, conversion, traffic growth, and reach more potential clients.


Traditional Marketing:

Trаdіtіоnаl marketing primarily attentions on the соmраnу аnd thе product. It depends on offline strategies, ideas, straight mail, straight sales (postcards, letters, brochures, flyers), trade fairs, print ads (magazines, billboards, coupon books, newspapers...), word-of-mouth marketing, TV, and radio. All relatively outdated and most of the time too expensive. The aim of traditional marketing is to create brand familiarity. A few examples of traditional tactics:

Marketing in a public place: As a SME, you definitely shouldn't go for marketing in public places through banners, leaflets, posters, business cards, and any kind of marketing tool. This is the least effective way to target your customers.

Direct Marketing: Trust it or not, direct marketing isn't lost. But it starts to have difficulties sustaining powerful results for sales like it once used to. Marketing your trade straightly from home to home by allotting catalogs, brochures, and other promotional tools just isn't it anymore in 2020.

Radio and television marketing: TV and radio have always guided consumer behaviors. And often these 2 media outlets go hand in hand. In this digital world, the general public still can not stop use Tv and radio. Yet, depending what type of business you're in, these platforms can be very outdated and very inacurate in terms of targeting your customers, while remaining overpriced.

Tradeshows: It continues to be a familiar marketing technique for many bandsr. For example, in the space of B2B, visitors at tradeshows are 34% more likely to connect and acquire.


Direct mail: The marketing of a product through letters, postcards, brochures sent by mail. Let's be honest here: most of it lands in the trash. But this technique is still in the race, mainly due to the higher life span (17days in average compared to 17seconds for an email).

Print: The marketing that creates awareness of products thru ads in a newspaper, the Yellow Pages, magazines, billboards, etc. Print marketing is not effective anymore in 2020.

Referral: Also known as word-of-mouth marketing. Grips your existing (and happy) clients to advocate for your product or service. It generally costs little to implement and motivate existing clients to bring in other clients.



While having a marketing budget is important for any small business, it’s equally important to spend it in the right direction and make the most of it. When you give away brochures, distribute flyers or advertise in magazines, you don’t know how far your marketing is going to be successful. You may be headed in the wrong direction, but there’s no way to tell.

Unlike traditional marketing, digital marketing lets you measure results. It allows you to play a clear-sighted marketing game, rather than a blind one.

You have access to a ton a information about your prospects and customers to help you understand where you are going. Right from how many people are visiting/leaving your website to what percentage of them are converting. Imagine the level of tweaking/testing you can do with digital marketing, which is literally absent in traditional marketing.


This is the digital era and it's time for your business to take advantage of it!

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