Small business owners tend to view their businesses very tactically. Taking an objective view of your business from both an internal and external perspective can uncover a host of opportunities while highlighting potential threats. A SWOT analysis can help you evaluate your small business and the surrounding business environment that can affect its overall success.
Whether you choose to advertise on Facebook, focus on Google AdWords or branch out into other social media platforms, your ad needs to click through to a landing page. These landing pages are created specifically for that campaign and optimized to convert visitors into leads and ultimately into customers.
If you want your marketing to be effective, you need to treat marketing as a process – a series of actions to achieve your particular marketing goal. But unless you create a marketing system, your marketing process could be inefficient and inconsistent, producing results that are less than you had hoped.