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John Davidson

My name is John Davidson, I am manager at JD solutions. I have graduated from London Business School and I have more than 10 years of experience in marketing, digital marketing, business solutions and B2B marketing.

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10/09/2014 08:56am
Tips For Small Business Advertising

Advertising is an important component in online promoting and video promoting that is much needed for small businesses that are just starting. However a small business does not have the same advertising budget that a large company have, also lacks the essential knowledge and developments in this field.
What's worse is that many advertising agencies contracted to carry advertising for emerging businesses, apply the same methods as if it were a large company. This is a mistake because it has different objectives. While big business looking to strengthen its presence in the market, a small business must earn a place in the consumer's mind. These tips will help the development of small business advertising:

The message must be credible: false advertising has generated a lot of distrust in customers, so naturally distrust against the bombastic deals, discounts impossible. Many businesses use this as a hook to attract local business customers, however, may have an adverse effect. It is best to give a real message, written in an attractive way.

Measuring effectiveness: Large companies can afford to hire consultants to review the effectiveness of their advertising. While a small business lacks these resources it is vital if imitating these actions, so you must find a method to measure how advertising influenced their decision to their customers. A good way is with small surveys conducted in the cashier where the client as whole business is asked or heard such an announcement, and mean.

Announce location and contact forms: advertising should allow the client to locate your business quickly and easily. One way is to put maps on stationery, on the website or Facebook page (Google Maps is a great tool). It should also establish phone numbers, and contacts, which must always be addressed to provide a prompt response.

The ad must match the target audience: Before you start advertising, you should already have identified your target audience. Based on this, you must consider their needs, their values, their way of speaking. This will help make your message more familiar and not just a piece alien and impersonal.

Create interest: Any advertising should generate curiosity and interest in the target audience, otherwise it will be wasted money and effort. This requires using a familiar language, with phrases that encourage business to find out more or check if the offer is real. This requires the help of technicians or professionals in the industry, but also a check by you of the effectiveness of the message. To do this, you can send text advertising to acquaintances and see his reaction.


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