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Is your small business marketing effective? 

Is your marketing effective? Or do you feeling lost in the maze of marketing options? Do you spend loads of time ‘doing marketing’ but feel you are getting very little return?

Take a read of my blog that highlight the significance of effective marketing for small businesses. After all, if you are going to spend time and energy on something (among all of the other small business owner tasks you have…let alone running the actual business), let’s make it effective! 

The impact of effective marketing on small business success

Effective marketing is crucial for the success of small businesses. It’s also a great motivator.

If you operate in a particularly competitive market (which most of us do), you need to stand out and attract the attention of potential customers. This is where effective marketing comes into play. By implementing the right strategies, small businesses can reach their target audience, increase brand awareness, and ultimately drive sales.

Furthermore, effective marketing allows small businesses to differentiate themselves from their competitors. It helps them showcase their unique values and and communicate their offerings.

Also, when you don’t feel your marketing is effective it can start to show in the content you produce and the quality of it too. Many ‘content consumers’ are savvy these days and a ‘reluctance’ or lack of enjoyment and price in the content being published can be felt.

Key benefits of implementing effective marketing

Effective marketing often starts with research and a good strategy. 

In my Foundations of Content Marketing Pathway – 10-Step Course (a free course available to all Content Club members) I encourage all Clubbers to start with researching their market and their competitors. Then, they can research marketing platforms and content types. It is only after this that we put together a content strategy (their why!). 

This helps them to be much more strategic with their marketing and, in the long run, makes it more effective in generating both leads and sales …with the added bonus of helping them to maintain consistency, visibility and gain engagement.

Planning and reflecting to help effective marketing

A well-thought-out plan that you want to stick to also provides a roadmap. It’s about choosing a business goal then how to reach that through effective marketing activity.

Having a plan…whether you stick to it or not when it comes to creating content and actually publishing it in to the big wide world…also gives you something to reflect upon to analyse and judge effectiveness.

If you have nothing to start with, then how can you judge whether it was effective or not?

The Content Club Summer Challenge

Helping you to figure out what is effective for your business

If the idea of taking some time to judge the effectiveness of your marketing activity sounds appealing…but you would like some support. Then, come and join The Content Club Summer Challenge – starting on 24th June. It’s a 4-day challenge, where we take a step back from the ‘content treadmill’ and analayse the marketing activities we are doing in terms of effectiveness and also enjoyment.

Following the analysis, I can help you make some key decisions about your marketing activities going forward, helping you to make a commitment that you can stick to. It will help with consistency as well as motivation.

Join my free Facebook Group – From Marketing Mayhem to Marketing Magic to be the first to hear all about the challenge.

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