Branding for Small Businesses

Although most companies don’t have the budget to do media advertising, they shouldn’t avoid promoting their brands to their target market. When a company is committed to doing this locally, they will see adirect benefit to their business. Branding is basically creating a positive awareness of the business in the mind of potential customers. Small […]

Building Relationships with Your Customers and Prospects

A fundamental principle that profitable companies follow is to maximize their advertising expense. This doesn’t mean that they’re doing their promotion for free. Their focus is to build into their marketing system those ways that customers will naturally be inclined to make purchases. An easy way to put your company in position to make additional […]

Using the Internet as One of Many Channels-Part One

There is no doubt that every company that’s serious about promoting their business must be successful getting customers to visit their website. The question is, what your goal is when a customer arrives there. The other question, of course, is what it will actually take to make a sale. If your business depends on a […]

The Use of Media Advertising Within Strategic Marketing

Sometimes, the terms ‘advertising’ and ‘marketing’ are used interchangeably, when in fact, they are not the same concept. Marketing is a much broader concept, and one method of marketing is advertising. Using various forms of media to advertise your business can prove to be a very effective means of reaching your target market, in the […]