MARKETING STRATEGY 105: THE ART OF CREATING AND COMMUNICATING THE VALUE OF YOUR BRAND.

Brand identity is the sum total of how your brand looks, feels and speaks to people. It is a way to communicate with the world, differentiate yourself from your competitors. A brand identity is what sells and not the product/service per se.

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MARKETING STRATEGY 104:WHAT IF ADS WERE NOT THINGS TO BE AVOIDED?

When coming up with an ad, it gets tempting to talk about your brand and what makes you unique in the market. As much as all that sounds fabulous and exciting to you, the customer just wants to get to the bottom line. Are all of my needs met? How convenient is this product or service for me? Tell your consumer how you will make their lives better. If possible, be specific as this will save the consumer time. Focus on the consumer and not the brand.

DIABOLICAL CUSTOMERS: FIRE THAT CUSTOMER!

I, for starters do not mean to be negative. But the reality is; there are customers who simply are not right for your business. We live in an age where the customer is glorified and in return few of us take a moment to ask, was it worth it? The market simply tells us that the more the customers, the better your business model and the more the revenue. Today, I hope to convince you otherwise. A customer can be actually really bad for your business and knowing how to handle them is really important.

MARKETING STRATEGY 102: HOW TO GET INTO THE MIND OF YOUR CONSUMER.

And where there is a vacuum, no conversions will happen. This is why it is important to understand the psychology of your consumer and tailor your marketing efforts according to their needs.

MARKETING STRATEGY 101: UNDERSTANDING THE BUYING PROCESS.

Marketing is the cornerstone of every single business. For any business to prosper, business owners and marketers need to find a way to outwit their competitors. Having said that, half of the process involves understanding the psychology behind the buying process.

7 STRATEGIES ON IMPROVING YOUR EMAIL MARKETING.

A lot has been said about email marketing and its likelihood of surviving the major digital disruptions. The truth is email marketing is here to stay and it will continue to be a main player in marketing. With a lot of sites implementing ad blocks, email marketing is now more important than ever.

HOW TO CREATE A BUYER PERSONA FOR YOUR BUSINESS.

Marketing has turned from being an art to being a science. With over 625,000 new businesses being registered monthly, getting the attention of your ideal has become more hectic. The consumer journey has changed from being a generalized one to being a content tailored one to suit the prospective consumer depending on where they are … Continue reading HOW TO CREATE A BUYER PERSONA FOR YOUR BUSINESS.

HOW TO SELL YOUR BUSINESS STORY ON FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM

A lot has been said about social media marketing. Research has been done, tips and strategies given but one question still remains. How do you humanize your brand and give it a voice without sounding too salesy or come across as trying too hard.

RECENT FACEBOOK CHANGES AND ITS IMPACT ON YOUR BUSINESS

Social media over the years has impacted how companies do their business online and with the recent announcement from Mark Zuckerberg on January 11th 2018, business owners and marketers are busy trying to figure out what the changes earns for their businesses.

DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGIES WE CAN LEARN FROM CANDY CRUSH

Candy Crush Saga.

A game developed and released on April 12th 2012. I remember the first time I heard about it and all the excitement it had stirred in people. Out of sheer curiosity, I decided to download and play the game. And believe it or not, the game has quite the addictive effect on me.