Nov. 4, 2010
-- For many organizations, one of the most important marketing strategies today is to use the power of digital signage to get their message across. Digital signage content plays a major role in effectively transmitting intended message to target audience. One of the reasons for the popularity of digital signage is the budget.
Technology today is less expensive and more sophisticated and digital signage is fast gaining prominence and is overtaking traditional marketing methods such as direct mailings, newspaper and television advertisements. A survey reveals that most Americans also prefer to view digital signage for the very focused content displayed. Companies strive to develop compelling and powerful content to attract maximum number of viewers and beat the competition.
In order to create a striking digital signage, it is essential incorporating certain vital elements the most important of which is relevance to the audience. Huge departmental stores run advertisements of related products in each section of their store. Shoppers strolling by are simply riveted to the spot by eye-catching visuals and stay on to get the complete message. Flexibility of digital signage means that one content does not have to be repeated throughout the day. There will be a series, covering the product or subject, which can be scheduled to be played back through the system at different times of the day. The content is decided on the campaign you are conducting. Is it to educate and inform potential customers about a new product launch or is it to incite them to buy the product or take advantage of a special offer? Enhancing a customer’s experience is the new buzzword these days with ever changing dynamic content.
The technology is all there: simple to high end displays controlled by computers which are networked over wi-fi, softwares to create impressive layouts and visuals and dedicated boxes which will run these displays unattended. On the other hand automation to the nth degree is not yet able to produce content which is a product of the human mind’s visualization and creative skills. Marketing companies need to have a team of dedicated content creators working as a team to create aurally and visually rich imagery. This has to keep changing should be dynamic and highly impacting. This can be expensive. On the other hand there are have available a range of softwares which permit a user himself to create equally rich and eye-stopping dynamic visuals which grab the customer’s attention and get the message across.
The key factor is to keep changing the content so every time a viewer watches he is looking at the product or information from a different perspective which will rivet his attention. With digital signage content, this is easy to do. If the work has been farmed out to experts and professionals they will have acquainted themselves of all factors and also statistics and will develop and deploy content which keeps on changing depending on customer responses. If it is the company or firm or individual himself who is managing content, in a way he is better enabled since he will have years of experience and knowledge of his products and how to present them. With the help of dedicated presentation software creating content with different styles is easy and can be remotely uploaded to display points through the internet. In the ongoing race, it is ultimately the customer who is coming out on top since he is gaining access to more knowledge and information without having to make special efforts to go out and get it.
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