Tag - marketing

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Sell More by Being Specific in Your Adverts

Platitudes and loose statements do not leave an impression on our understanding and perception at all. Generalities without a factual base suggest a tendency to exaggerate the mindless truth. By saying "best in the world" or "best prices ever" you achieve nothing more than your audience becoming very skeptical about your product or service. There is, however, a fine line between a lie and a specific claim. Advertising is a science that has for itself no sense for lies – people respect the [...]

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Are You Advertising Online? You Should Be!

Is your business taking advantage of the consistent growth in digital marketing? Many people wonder if online advertising is really worth the hype. It is. It's true that it might not be suitable for your product or service, however, you should never rule it out completely - and here's why:   Image Credit: Smart Insights    Digital marketing has opened up not only a better way to bring traffic to your business. It also gives us a new approach to build the brand awareness and consumer [...]

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Top Tips for Effective Advertising

Advertising is what keeps your business going. Or should I say - effective advertising is what keeps your business going. Are you in the position where you feel like you're wasting your efforts on ad campaigns that don't work? Do you feel like giving up on advertising your brand altogether because you can't see any results despite of increasing the budget over and over again? Don't. If you don't advertise your product or service, no one will know about out (I'll keep on saying that!). Advertising [...]

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How To Boost Your Sales with Augmented Reality

Global augmented reality market gains are projected to top $133.8 billion by 2021. The sales, manufacturing, and retail sectors are all seeing increased growth in AR spending and may even surpass consumer spending by 2021. The question is, how augmented reality technology can be used to grow your sales? Although the AR technology is said to be still in its infancy, it's also clear to see that it is gradually overtaking every aspect of our lives. And, thanks to its simplicity (unlike the Virtual [...]

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How Augmented Reality Builds Better Customer Experience

Creating an exceptional customer experience can set your brand way above your competitors.  A study by White House Office of Consumer Affairs found that 80% of U.S. consumers would pay more money for a products or service to ensure a superior customer experience.    We are all savvy and we want value for our money. With the market full of brands offering the same products or services, of course, we will choose one with the strongest brand image and customer experience. What does [...]

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Most companies almost always throw their advertising budget down the drain

When anyone ever gets asked what their advertising budget is, their eyes glaze over and you can almost see them shake with indecision. The right advertising budget to run a successful ad campaign is a weird beast, and there is no right or wrong answer. What you do with that budget is what counts, and of course, you always want to achieve something from the adverts you run, be it increasing brand awareness or just downright more sales. You need a clearly defined [...]

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What are the goals of your advertising campaign?

Do you know the actual goals of your advertising campaign? If you have been reading our previous posts you will, no doubt by now know what the aim of running a successful advertising campaign, to resonate with your audience, to build your brand loyalty, to position your product in the marketplace, plus so so much more. But the main goal for you as a business? What is the fundamental reason for running adverts? On a really mercenary level. It is to make money. The [...]

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Know your ideal customer? Great, now build a customer profile

So you have got your customer avatar (if not click here) now it is time to build your ideal customer profile. When creating advertising campaigns it is super important to know who you are advertising too. It is always helpful to create a comprehensive customer profile. Right down to what they are wearing. No seriously. Okay so first up you know who you want as your client, now you need to create them in your mind. To create a great advertising campaign you have to [...]

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Who is your customer avatar? No, not that blue alien!

Customer avatar, you mean the blue alien from that film right? Nope. I mean who is your ideal client? Create a customer avatar. Identify who your perfect customer is. In business understanding and defining your target market and target audience is crucial. By having a clear understanding of who you want to reach to sell your product or service to will help your company in all marketing and advertising endeavours, as you can tailor and pitch your message and identity directly to them. Define a clear customer Avatar and [...]

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Small business? Brand it strongly! A brand is more than just a logo….

Does your small business have a brand? Branding goes far beyond just a smart looking logo and some nice packaging. If you are the underdog why is it so important to grow your small business brand? Think about Apple and Microsoft for a second, two massive industry leaders in their field. How do those 2 brands make you feel? What do they make you think? I imagine when you think of Apple, then you picture cool, "hipsters" sat around sipping iced mochachocachinos (are they a [...]