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Tips for Marketing Your Business

by Olufisayo
Antrix Corporate Solutions Ltd
Tips for Marketing Your Business

Whether you are in the process of starting up a new business or just trying to grow an existing business, marketing is an essential aspect. Here is some basic advice on how you can optimize your marketing efforts.

For beginners

Memorable marketing stories – storytelling is important in business, and your marketing stories should interest and excite your audience. Make time to research and work on your marketing strategies, as these should not be rushed or disregarded. And be certain you know your audience before you embark on your marketing journey!

Develop a niche and appeal to buyers within this niche, do not try to serve everyone or you will end up serving no one. If you are new to marketing, be sure to do plenty of homework and make yourself familiar with terms like SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) and content marketing.

Launch business pages on Facebook or Yelp, as many potential customers will look up companies on sites like these in order to read reviews and gauge how trustworthy the company is. You should also encourage happy customers to share their experiences on these pages via reviews.

How to find your style

You can use free promotional tools – there are plenty of free tools you can utilize either in addition to paid services or alongside them. One such tool is social media. Promoting yourself on social media can improve your search engine positioning, you can engage directly with customers or potential customers, and it can be utilized for free if you do not want to pay for their paid promotions.

A time-honored method of marketing is email marketing and this is a great booster to go alongside your other initiatives. You need to gather contact information from those that visit your site and use their email addresses to issue target advertising to these potential customers.

The most important thing to remember when trying out different marketing methods is to monitor their success and double down on what works – once you have established your initiatives, pay close attention to the data, and identify what is working and what can be discarded. Do not waste time and energy on ineffective strategies.

Seeking outside help

You could hire a freelancer if you feel a little out of your depth and you want professional, specialized marketing but do not have the funding to hire a full-time employee. This also provides you with some flexibility, and you can just pay them for the work that you need.

However, if you are reluctant to pay a specialist to do all your marketing it is always advisable to hire an experienced web designer to make your landing page exciting and engaging. A professional-looking website makes all the difference.

Remember – it is essential that you optimize your site for mobile viewing! The majority of internet users are accessing websites via their cell phones and if it is hard to use or does not display properly, they will likely abandon it altogether.

Do not forget to track your site analytics – there are a variety of free tools you can use to help track who is visiting your website. When you or your freelancer create the site make sure you employ Google Analytics.

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