Small Business Marketing

Small Business Marketing Trends that are No Longer Trends

Small Business Marketing Trends that are No Longer Trends

It’s the time of year where posts on marketing trends are more than abundant. You can find plenty of posts on digital marketing trends. But as I was working on my content audit, I came across a couple of posts on small business marketing trends for the years 2013 and 2014. As I reviewed these, I noticed something very interesting.

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Marketing Myths You Should Ignore

10 Marketing Myths to Ignore

As long as I have been in marketing, I’ve heard my share of excuses for why small businesses don’t invest in marketing. These marketing myths when constantly repeated, become reality. Small businesses have many opportunities to attract their ideal client if they put these marketing myths aside and create a practical marketing plan that will work for their business.

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Website Perfection = Lost Opportunities

Website Perfection = Lost Opportunities

The beauty of marketing on the web is the fluid nature of the channel. We have the ability to evolve our web presence as we evolve our businesses. We can write and publish our content and continue to strengthen our messages as we learn what our target audience wants or needs. We can create offers, try them and if they don’t work, change as necessary. We are no longer on that elusive quest for perfection in the traditional sense.

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10 Reasons to Create a Simple Small Business Marketing Plan

10 Reasons to Create a Simple Marketing Plan

A simple marketing plan that outlines all the important pieces needed to successfully and consistently market your business is something every small business should create. Whether you want to focus solely on inbound marketing or you want to integrate online with off-line marketing activities, there are 10 important reasons why your small business needs a simple, realistic marketing plan.

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Biggest Marketing Challenges Facing Small Businesses

Biggest Marketing Challenges Facing Small Businesses

You know you need to market your business to become or remain visible to your target audience. But like most small businesses, there are more pressing priorities of operating a business that demand your attention. Your time will be spent on operational issues and you will struggle to find the time to do any marketing at all, until you realize that sales are dependent on creating visibility and generating demand for your product or services.

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Cultivate Market Perception

Developing your positioning statement and key marketing messages is essential to establishing your market perception. It is important that your marketing efforts establish value in the minds of your customers. To do an effective job of developing your messages and positioning, you need to understand the difference between these two types of messages. A positioning …

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Small Business Website – Marketing Tool or Technology Project?

Small Business Website - Marketing Tool or Technology Project?

How do you view marketing when it comes to your business – an investment or an expense? If you pick investment, then spending money on creating a powerful web presence is something you will do willingly because you know it will help your business grow and succeed. If you pick expense, then you will cut marketing when things get a bit tight (if you spend on marketing at all) and make irrational decisions when it comes to your web presence.

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