By SandiipKapur, Founder & President, Promodome Group
A revolutionised universe in computing, Metaverse is the next-generation concept of the future of the internet transforming user experience in a parallel virtual world. Powered by virtual and augmented reality that connects both online and physical worlds, ‘Metaverse’ is one of the most prominent buzzwords around in 2022, for exquisite reasons.
Coming to a metaversed advertising state of affairs, marketers will not only be able to impart broader, and more sophisticated branded experiences, but they will also be able to accomplish a brand-centric perspective without appearing intrusive and immersed in a virtual environment. Taking the limelight of a new-age advertising channel, the metaverse will provide advertisers with unique chances that will lend themselves nicely to richer, more immersive narrative experiences.
A VIRTUAL UNIVERSE: SEAMLESS ADVERTISING
With advertising having blended seamlessly with the surroundings, businesses may own virtual real estate or even establish branded characters in the metaverse – purchasing VR world to incorporate a storefront experience for consumers to visit and shop along with comparing what’s best for them. In the virtual world, many businesses have built branded characters and venues, as well as reproduced their services, encapsulating a digitally-empowered future.
A ‘METAVERSED’ AVATAR: EMBRACING A ‘FIRST’ CONNECTION
Establishing a digital presence in the metaverse, virtual representations of one’s physical identities could help immerse oneself in a world using real-time holographic glasses, one’s avatar will be the first “connection” they would be able to wear and feel. Garnering greater traction and significance methods to holistically advertise a business, would play a key role in upgrading one’s avatar’s appearance. Giving a virtual sense of feeling to the customers before they are officially launched, it is easy to comprehend the dual benefit of expediting avatars as tools for giving customers a unique access to better evaluate things.
THE POWER OF ‘MILE’
Massive Interactive Live Events, or MILEs, employ a single simulation to bring about masses on a one-stop solution metaversed platform. With the next buzz of the marketing metaverse being via events, numerous businesses have leveraged the concept, however it has the potential to be taken to a whole new universe, beyond the realms of the metaverse – garnering immense interest in a product, marketing niche services. Creating eagerness and establishing curiosity among advertisers seeking to attract the target audience might utilise events to generate the buzz in new-age aspects of the metaverse that will be offered at a later date.
A METAVERSED DIVERSITY &INCLUSION : THE ON-SITE CONSUMER EXPERIENCE
Critical to metaverse adoption, the essential element catering to a feasible metaverse advertising would be the on-site consumer experience triggered by a metaverse diversity and inclusion. Being part of a wider campaign to promote the benefits of the metaverse among its current user base, these smart features must be reinforced through the realms of advertising and its possibilities. Further, the metaversed universe may enable companies to break through such barriers by allocating a customer-based experience , personalized to their uniqueness. Brands may seamlessly be an intricate aspect of every consumer’s metaverse experiences, making them feel ‘digitally’ connected.
With perpetual access to an entirely new universe for user engagement and prospective businesses, brands have a plethora of opportunities to explore beyond the physical domain – exceeding the physical universe economy in the future, these metaverses will open limitless possibilities in owning established enterprises in the digital universe, in the advertising space.