7 Marketing Tips for a Successful Business

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Success generally demands devotion, motivation, optimism and intelligence. A person with these qualities is generally said to succeed more often than a person who lacks them. Similar is the case with businesses. There are certain keys that open up the paths toward success. One of these is good marketing. You know what you have to offer is good, but making people believe it as well is what matters for success.

Here are a few marketing tips that can lead toward successful business venture.   

1. Customer Research

In order to capture your customers you need to know well who your customers are. What your customers require and by what methods they can be better pursued; this is the information essential for a marketer.

“I think we’re having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we’re always trying to do better.” – Steve Jobs

Customer Research

2. Focus

It is best to “focus on your business vision and products strictly“. Stick to the point when it comes to marketing your product. Any irrelevant or extra information attached to your advertisements can make your potential customers lose interest and cost you to lose a sale.

Always Remember this quote by Christopher Reeve;

“If you don’t have a vision, nothing happens.” [Tweet This]

3. E-mail Marketing

A very productive way of marketing is E-mail marketing. Rather than going door to door, you can sit at your desk and reach thousands of people with the information and advertisements on your product in a matter of minutes. If the content you send over is good enough, e-mail marketing can guarantee up to 50% customers from your e-mail list.

This infographic shows that “How to Create a Winning Email Marketing Campaign”:

Create a Winning Email Marketing Campaign
Courtesy of: VerticalResponse

4. Tagline

A solid tagline is sometimes all it takes to win your target customers. Brainstorm with your team or you can alternatively hire a professional to come up with a tagline that says it all about your company with the help of very attractive and eye-catching words.

Tageline (The lines you remember)

5. Study Competition

Competitors are the biggest threats and hurdles to the success of a business. As you begin your business venture, it is very important that you know your industry and who you are competing with.

All businesses work for profits.
Study Competition

In order to make profits you require sales and for sales you require customers. In order to attract customers you need to stand out among the competitors,

so it is essential that you know your competitors and strive to be the best among them.

6. Manage your Costs and Price Offer

One of the important things to keep in mind is the price you offer your potential customers.

When it comes to marketing your product, price needs to be adjusted so that it shows the worth of your product yet it is according to your customer’s affording power.

7. Customer Service

“Marketing is all about customers.”

Customers are most pleased with a shop where not just the products are great but so is the sales representative as well.

Customers tend to visit just places more often. This research shows that customer service plays a great role in the development of a business.

Try to add more to the customer experience with you and surely you can lead your way to a more customer oriented business which is surely to succeed.

Image credits: Facebook, Loyalty via Shutterstock, VerticalResponse, Triple SEO

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Author: Sheraz Saeedy

Sheraz is an entrepreneur and Co-Founder of AdClout & BizClout . Helping Startups to smartly spend early investments.

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    cool infographic and article, thanks for posting. I especially liked the email marketing points made here, i am amazed that so many marketers don’t spend more time on email marketing, or don’t do it right given the reach and relatively cheap cost. I put out a post on how to use email marketing to build up you email list – check it out if you interested – http://www.affexpro.com/blog/how-to-build-an-email-list-for-a-huge-online-income/

    Direct Marketing Association surveys show that email marketing has an ROI of 4300%, Unlike Social Media Marketing and SEO which have an ROI of 74% and 275% respectively.