Have you ever gone into a shop, asked a question and wondered if you had landed on mars, because you have absolutely NO idea what the person is talking about! If you are anything like me, there are industries that you have no clue about and which completely baffle you. In other words, certain service and product providers use language
Keep Educating Your Customers
Rule 1: Educate your customers on the value of your product / service: Why? Quite simply on a cynical note you will make more sales and retain more customers. The caveat is that for longevity in business, you must offer superior value to your customers, so that you can encourage to keep buying from you. Customers quite simply forget! OR
Are Marketers too hung up on Social Media platforms!
According to Roisin Donnelly, Procter & Gamble’s North European brand director, Marketers are too hung up on platforms and are less concerned about actual customers! You can read further here: Roisin Donnelly Article. I have to say I totally agree! Since I finished my masters in marketing and launched myself into the world of entrepreneurship, the most common issue I encounter
20 Steps towards Sales & Marketing Success
In business there is often quite a divide between planning for sales and planning for marketing. The two fields have been approached with a level of separateness that belies the very great need for a supercharged connectivity between both. At corporate level, there is typically a marketing department and a sales department with intermittent contact between both! In many regards
7P Marketing Framework for the Service Industry
The 7 P’s of Marketing: Product, Price, Promotion, Place, Physical evidence, People & Process If you own a service business, the 7p’s are quite literally the blueprint for marketing success. Were you to sit down and work with the 7P framework you would be well on your way towards business success. The 4 P’s are incredibly simple and wonderfully powerful.
Would you sell your product / service for FREE?? Just to get clients…
A nutty headline right? or does this actually happen… well in the advertising industry the expectation amongst prospective clients is that the advertising agency will provide a full spec, that is the advertising agency will provide and deliver a presentation and a project outline of what their prospective customer should do with their advertising for a specific product or service.
Product / Price / Promotion / Place
Marketing 101 – Synopsis of The 4 P’s of Marketing: Product, Price, Promotion & Place. Since I began studying marketing, way back in 1999, this is what I learned then and if you begin a University college education, this is one of the first frameworks you will learn today! Now many of you may scarper from this blog at this
why should my customers care?
The question arises in marketing and business as to WHY you are creating any or all of your marketing communications? Why do you have a weekly blog? Why do you have a Facebook page that you post on two to three times a day? Why do you run social media platforms for your business, such as Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Snapchat,