Great marketing finds and keep customers. But with so many marketing options, it a lot of businesses struggle with deciding what kind of marketing to do, because they know their marketing budget will only stretch to one or the other, not both.
Now more than ever, people spend more time online than they spend reading books or magazines, or even watching TV? For this reason, marketing is shifting away from traditional to online channels. Online marketing gives businesses unique and powerful ways to market to prospective customers where they spend their time!
Before we get into the differences between online and traditional marketing. …
We are all creatures of habit and on average; most families are known to buy the same products over and over again, which make up 85 percent of their household needs. So it is very important to make sure it your product they are buying and not your competitor’s.
Your approach to selling your product and services can make a big difference in your chances of getting new customers and increasing your sales.
Selling is the art of matching product with customer needs or desires. You should aim to sell your businesses offerings by communicating the value of your product or service to your potential customers. Your product or service should be able to solve your customer’s problem. …
Businesses today look at their advertising budget as an expense rather than the investment it truly is.
Every amount of money you spend should be working towards getting you more than that amount in benefit (Return on Investment) which means that putting more money into your advertising budget will almost be sure to earn you more results when you allocate the result strategically.
The key to achieving efficiency with your advertising campaigns is to make sure you are getting the full value out of every amount you spend no matter how big or small the budget is.
Below are some tips to help you make the most out of your marketing…
Think about the people you know that stand out in a crowd and always seem to have the largest group of friends. They are known to have a personality that makes others feel good and is emotionally engaging.
Well, it is the same with a brand which is why you need to have a strong one for your business. You want people to remember your product or service for solving a problem or making them feel good.
Before we dive into the nitty-gritty of this post, you should know that a brand identity is more than a logo. Just like your personal identity makes you uniquely you, your brand identity is the special sauce of your business that sets you apart from your competition. …
How many times have you said to yourself “I wish I could find the right clients so that my business would really get big”? Well you are not alone; there isn’t a business out there that hasn’t had that thought at least once.
One of the most important elements of a marketing strategy is the development of an ideal customer profile. When you effectively understand who your ideal customers are, you will be able to build your entire business, message, service/product, sales and support around attracting and serving the right customer.
Everyone is in the business of satisfying customers in some way or the other. The most important activity of any business is to clearly identify the very best customers for your product or service, and then focus all marketing, advertising and sales efforts on this particular type of customer. …
How many times have you gone shopping with a specific product in mind, but ended up spending more? Wouldn’t you love it if the same happened with every person who buys from you? If you can master cross selling, this could soon be a reality.
Cross-selling means selling add-on purchases that complement your customer’s primary purchase. An example could be selling a customer a phone case to go with their new smartphone.
You should know that cross-selling isn’t about manipulating customers. It’s most effective when you stick to extra items the customer would have a genuine interest in anyway. …
If you want to be truthful to yourself, you probably don’t have an utterly unique product and even if you are the first one to produce the product, you know sooner or later people will copy you and even make the same products cheaper. Now we are not saying that is a bad thing.
Truth is, some of the most successful products today aren’t all necessarily new, original or unique. The producers didn’t need to reinvent the wheel; they only found a way to be innovative and flexible to succeed.
That’s because they’ve found a way to differentiate themselves from other brands that produce the same product. And it is not so much through their capabilities but by how they have presented themselves. And if you want to stand out in a crowded market, it is this same approach you have to take in marketing your brand. …
Whether you are just starting out or you’ve been in business for a while, there will come a time in your journey as a merchant where you will be faced with the decision of whether to offer discounts, when to offer discounts and how much the discounts should be worth.
Offering discounts for your business can be a powerful weapon in your conversion arsenal to drive customer loyalty. But, used haphazardly, you can do significant damage to your brand or, worse, become unprofitable.
In a previous post we talked about discount and deals you can offer that won’t compromise your profit. In this post we will dive deeper by reviewing some of the pros and cons of offering deals for your online store, look at some of the most popular ways you can use discounts to drive customer loyalty and conversions and, of course, how to most effectively use them. …
Whether you own a small-scale or a Large-scale enterprise, you will require reliable package delivery services
For a lot of businesses, the contact their customers have with their courier may be the main if not only human interaction they have with their clients. Business owners and customers interact differently with couriers.
Whether a customer orders an item for home delivery or need to get an item from point A to B, the concerns tend to be very simple across board:
· Can this item get to my desired location on time?
· Will I be able to track it?
· Will it get delivered in good condition? …
According to Sandler Training, you need to avoid the trap of believing you can sell to any and everybody. You will need to experiment with different marketing ideas and tactics in order to understand your target market (ideal customer) and market your product to them.
Making sales can be very challenging. Knowing how to market your products can help you increase your sale quickly. Business owners who have increased their sales did so by taking deliberate steps based on proven sales principles and techniques.
Below are effective marketing tips to skyrocket your sales:
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