Spread your marketing tips to improve your community
While using word-of-mouth and sharing your marketing tips you will improve your community. If you help to improve your community, it will help to improve your organisation.
Marketing tips need to be in your marketing plan
A marketing plan helps you identify your clients and develop strategies which make your business stand out to them. Integrate your marketing effort and satisfy your customer’s wants and needs.
Focus on sales first
Without sales, nothing else can happen except losses. The rest will follow as the need arises and it is more fun if you can pay your bills.
Tell your story
Many people face similar challenges, while others are doing great things. Be sure people know about the great things you can do for them.
Make sure people can find you easily
Upgrade your website and social media platforms to make it easier for people to find you. It is no good having the best products and services if people cannot find you or get to your easily.
Customers are seeking good information and practical knowledge, therefore useful content should be at the core of your marketing as people shut off to the traditional world of marketing.
Service your customers
Good customer service is all about helping your customers solve their frustrations, problems, wants and needs and if you do this they’ll help you solve yours.
Find good marketing partnerships
You do not have to employ people and you do not have to go it alone. Good marketing partnerships can provide you with more marketing tips and expertise than you can probably handle, but it will be worthwhile.
Speed to market
You need the dollars to go forward and your customers will help you to improve your product. Get your product out there and benefit from the “First Mover Advantage”.
Focus on your uniqueness
What is your competitive advantage? What can you do better than others? If you are just another “me too” business don’t expect to survive.
Understand the way we live our lives is never meant to be living like everyone else.
Old and new customers
Never take your old customers for granted, treat them as well as you would treat a new one, satisfy their wants and needs and they will satisfy yours.
Price yourself for success
Don’t be greedy, but be consistent with your pricing policies. Better to have half a loaf of bread than none at all.
Know what is going on
Research the trends and issues in your market segments, understand changes in customer attitudes and competitive activity. Go on a journey of discovery, how do your customers think and behave?
Continue developing your brand
Marketing budgets are easy to cut but don’t abandon your brand. Take advantage of new marketing methods and associated technologies, which are becoming better and cheaper all the time.
Marketing tips should never overlook marketing breakthroughs
Dare to be different. Look for ways you can make your business stand out from the crowd. Drive your marketing strategies to be the best in your industry. Bad strategies lead to bad outcomes.
“Make sure you are meeting a demand and not hoping to create it”. Peter Sergeant
“Like grain, prospects have to be ready before harvesting”. Peter Sergeant