Jun 17, 2015

4 Simple But Powerful And Affordable Marketing Strategies

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The following 4 simple but powerful and affordable marketing strategies are about fundamentals in the field of business. It is a good idea to look at your business’ marketing strategy at the very start of a new venture. If you are still figuring out the best online marketing strategies to use here are some of the best:

Keep It Simple

1. Keep it simple

There is one theme controlling the way all aspects of business operate and that is simplicity. People aren’t looking for complications and they don’t want to spend a lot of time figuring out what an advertisement means. Therefore you want to make sure that all of your online marketing campaigns are simple and go straight to the point. Use tools like HootSuite Pro Free Trial (affiliate link) to help you manage and simplify things. You don’t need to include a lot of gimmicks for your marketing goals. Simple, powerful messages will work the best and will get people to notice your business.

Images are mainstream

2. Images are mainstream

In my previous post I talked about the importance of images for your website. The same holds true for this article. Simplicity also means that people like to find information in an image format as well. The goal is to create images that will provide a powerful message about your business. Even though having a blog/website is still a very good marketing strategy, you also want to start using images as a form of additional exposure. If you like to design your own graphics, you can use software programs like Microsoft Word or Photoshop where you'll have full control on how you want a design to turn out. Don't know how to use these programs? Then you should check out PicMonkey (affiliate link) and do so many different things for example, touch up a photo, create labels and collages. You should also utilize things like Infographics to portray your business message. Piktochart is great for infographic creation. These are fun little snippets of information that many people like to see in order to find out more about your product or service in a concise and visual diagram.

Content is king

3. Content is king

If there is one online marketing strategy you want to master it has to be content marketing. It is by far the most important element for any online business to achieve. There are so many opportunities with content marketing and you should really focus on creating the best content for your customers' needs. Use different platforms and websites for finding new ideas for content marketing. For instance, watching YouTube videos on your chosen field can help you realize some potential content ideas that are out there. Websites like Scoop.it can also help you discover, curate and publish great content to get visibility online and it's free to join. The key is to make sure that the content you provide is something that doesn’t sell your business or product directly but that educates your consumers. Focus on providing people with information or an experience within your content that reaches their needs and or desires. Doing so will in turn make them interested to find out more about your business.

Mobile phone users

4. Mobile phone users

It is also crucial to realize that a lot of online searches now take place on a mobile device. Keep in mind and utilize different tools to make sure your content, social media profiles and websites are accessible even with a mobile phone. For many businesses, mobile phones are on the rise. It is great for you as a business owner, to use this opportunity and market your business. Localizations and apps are such a big thing when it comes to mobile phone users; you can really reach the right audience with this trending online marketing tool. The above 4 simple but powerful and affordable marketing strategies are definitely worth considering. It is important to make use of all them for a successful business.

What are other marketing strategies you can add to the above list? Share your comments below!

About the author: Sonia Colon is writer/publisher of My Fashion E-Mall Blog, The Biz Buzz of A Latina Mom and biz owner at Books About Me. For additional powerful business articles and Internet marketing tips for maintaining a lucrative home business subscribe to her newsletter.

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