If you are looking for emerging trends in the area of technology and search engine marketing, you may consider looking into the trends coming out of the Middle East. As it turns out there may be a great market for search engine marketing in the Middle East. Whether it’s due to the current growth of technology or the social progression, it’s clear that the Middle East is a growing sector in Social Media.
According to recent figures, there are over 30 million social media users in the Middle East. 15 Million of this people are on Facebook, while 5.5 Million are on twitter. In fact, there was a 240% growth in Saudi Arabia’s number of twitter users in 2010 alone. Beyond that there appears to be an increase in digital marketing budgets for companies in the region.
Just take a look at some of the numbers: (See the complete info graphic below the post).
What does this mean for the enterprising social media marketing company? Perhaps there is a ripe market in the Middle East to target your social media campaigns.
If you could build a reputation for knowledge and service in the region, you may be tapping into a potential wealth of resources. Just think on the millions of budgeting dollars earmarked towards social media marketing campaigns from companies in the Middle East. Just look at some of the numbers for the trends in advertising budgets:
If you are interested in researching about digital marketing trends in the middle east and expanding your social media marketing services to that area, here are some areas of focus for you:
- Learn about the new and traditional marketing techniques in the Middle East Region
- Compare the different marketing techniques that work in the Middle East region
- Research adapting to a new marketing landscape.
- Learn more about the evolution of social media marketing in the Middle East region and how social media marketing evolves globally
- Focus on social media marketing in the travel industry (traveling to the Middle East)
- Social Media Marketing through Twitter
These are just a few areas of focus where there are emerging digital marketing trends in the Middle East region. If you can develop your expertise in the above topics, you’ll find your company better prepared to take on the challenge of serving the social media marketing needs of middle east companies.
For a more complete visual, here is the complete info graphic of digital marketing trends from the middle east region: