Aside, of course, from the top company and business brands, I find brand strategy and brand management in many businesses is still lacking. In the world of marketing, your brand is the very first and most vital tool in your toolbox. It impacts on every part of your business and should be the first point of call in your marketing plan. I understand that for many businesses they just don’t get around to organising their logo and business branding properly or hesitate to spend the money to have a marketing consultant put in place a proper brand strategy and brand guidelines. However in most cases it is a false economy, poor brand management can impact on your brand awareness and brand identity, marketing and advertising costs, lead generation and sales, and customer retention.
A lot of businesses advertise in magazines and other print publications but don’t always know how to get the most from their advertising experience. It’s a costly exercise to go in a print publication, so here are 12 quick tips to help you maximise your advertising Return On Investment (ROI).
To Facebook or not to Facebook that is the question - this is the first question businesses should be asking themselves before they start whacking up a company Facebook page. The second question should be – what are you trying to achieve with your Facebook marketing.
Christmas time is a great opportunity to touch base with your clients, business contacts and prospects. With this in mind it is interesting how many businesses are still not talking to their clients let alone prospects at Christmas or making a very token effort at Christmas communications.