How Can Digital Marketing Benefit Political Campaigns?
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How Can Digital Marketing Benefit Political Campaigns?

By Gov CIO Outlook | Friday, June 12, 2020

Digital marketing has become part and parcel of life; it has rooted itself in every sector; it has proved to be helpful in political campaigns.

FREMONT, CA: For more than a decade, political campaigns in the United States have employed digital technologies, developing highly sophisticated tools and techniques during each election cycle. In the last election marked a critical turning point as candidates, political action committees, and other interest groups leveraged the significant breakthroughs in data-driven marketing techniques. Electoral politics has been fully integrated into a growing, global commercial digital media and marketing ecosystem, which has already transformed the corporation's marketing strategy. Nowadays, a simple post on Facebook, pictures on Instagram, some Post in Twitter can do wonders for the candidates who are planning to compete in the elections. Thus, here are some points on how digital marketing can influence voters in a big way.

Engaging the Youth

Top 10 Law Enforcement Technology Companies - 2019The apolitical part of the population is glued to the digital marketing channels and is the most active and opinionated section on social media. Thus political parties can target the youth in their preferable domain and then mold them according to their schedule.

Analyzing Data 

In this age of Big Data, people almost regularly create a tremendous amount of information online, which can come in handy for the analyzers to predict the behavioral pattern. The analysis of this data can be used to provide insights about the demographics, and the politicians can utilize these insights to sway constituents in their way.  

Digital Advertising

This low-cost advertisement platform can be leveraged to engage the TG in a meaningful way. Although the word 'sponsored' is usually mentioned on these adverts, but while scrolling, people tend to overlook that. A party's reach to its audience increases tremendously via these ads as the inbuilt algorithms of digital media help them to reach the target audience.

Micro-Targeting

According to a Professor, digital marketing can help the political parties to reach out to the fragmented audiences and elusive voters. By creating engaging and personalized policy announcements across multiple digital marketing platforms, the political candidates can delve with crucial demographic groups, like the millennia’s, to boost conversion. 

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