Social vs. Influential: The Pros and Cons of Modern Digital Marketing

There was once a time when the most viable means of advertising a company were spreading the word in newspapers and on TV, notoriously expensive forms of advertising. As a result, small businesses often faced an uphill battle in trying to get noticed above larger, richer competitors. However, those “bad old days” for small businesses are now largely over, thanks to the advent of social media. Platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter have largely levelled the playing field with their cost-effective advertising models, including the modern strand of influencer marketing.…