The movement in social media has provided the business owners to reach thousands of potential customers and clients with just a click of a mouse. People now know what it is like to have their own microphone to have their opinions be heard. You can’t change that. People are talking and their message can reach thousands. You want to leverage this power for the better. In this article, I will share with you 4 strategies that you could use to be a Social Media Marketing Winner.
People love to talk. They talk about cars, TV shows, new blockbuster movies, foods and the stuff they use every day. In fact, you may not even realize it yet that people are talking about you and what you sell right now. It might be a light mention or it could be disparaging attack. Or it might be something really nice that get posted on Amazon.com where 20 million of people will read it and decides to buy your books.
In recent years, marketing to consumers has become increasingly challenging as continuing fragmentation of media and information overload has led customers to become less and less interested in companies’ brand messages delivered through traditional media such as radio, television and billboards. Now that customers are armed with IPods, TiVo machines, search engines and spam filters, they have gain unprecedented control over media and to content to which they are exposed.
From a business point of view, branding strategy should be designed in a way that can differentiate your product from all other products on the range. Even if all the other products look pretty much similar. Many businesses are now shifting their primary focus on building their own branding based on the concept of singularity. Your objective is to create the perception in the mind of your prospects that there are no other products that quite like yours in the marketplace.
Let me ask you ask a question. If you wanted to have a great cup of coffee for breakfast, would you rather go to McDonald’s or Starbucks? I know both of them sell coffee, but which one should be the best choice? I bet your answer would be Starbucks. That’s right. Because selling great coffee is their area of specialization. It’s who they are and it’s what they do.
We’re facing some challenging circumstances and people are always looking for positive answers. Every age has its share of struggles. When you’re encountering difficult situations, you want answers right away. When life gives you a headache, you want something to take away that pain you’re experiencing and hope that you’ll never feel it again.
Statistics have proved that 90 % of small businesses fail within the first year of start-up. One secret to maintaining a struggling business is to recognize when it needs a fundamental change. The biggest problem is most businesses does not even understand their existing business model well enough- the basis behind its development, its natural interdependencies and its core strengths and drawbacks. In this article, I will address a few of the issues to identify whether does your business model sucks.