Good Business Consulting is pleased to bring you a Q&A with someone who knows small business very well. This is Part Two of our interview with Jen Bishop, Publisher and Editor, Dynamic Business.
Good Business Consulting is pleased to bring you a Q&A with someone who knows small business very well. In fact she publishes and edits Australia’s highest circulating magazine for SMEs.
Freelancers, sole operators and small-to-medium business owners can reach countless potential customers and advocates for their business by using social media well.
Many people make the mistake in thinking that media coverage should speak for itself in attracting clients. By doing this they are missing many opportunities to maximise the success of their media coverage.
I have some tough advice for you that I wish more small businesses understood. Their marketing and public relations would be much more effective if they heard this.
When you consider that you have just as many opportunities to create a fantastic image for your business as you have to create a poor image, you can see why it is so important to have a well thought-out marketing plan that takes into account all of these opportunities in a logical way.
You’d be letting your business down if you didn’t.
“The key is to get to know your ideal customers and work out how to best reach them in many different ways.”
That’s how the previous post ended, and this post is going to show you one of the ways to do that.
When marketing your business you are ultimately asking them to do business with you. You are virtually approaching strangers and asking them for their money.
With this in mind, you cannot assume that because people see an advertisement for your business that they are going to part with their money and give it to you.