When it comes to applying marketing strategies to build business and earn great profits, most people trust traditional mediums such as radio and newspaper. However, these are not the only mediums you can go for. There are several other effective options that you can opt for. Here are some creative suggestions in order to provide your marketing campaign, an edge.
1. Outdoor marketing:
When it comes to outdoor marketing, billboards are the most common medium. Here, business owners like to experiment with posters, sign boards, wall murals, advertisements on transit benches, elevators, bathroom stalls and shelters. With outdoor marketing, you can opt the location that your target consumer visits more frequently. As soon as you post your ad, your potential consumers will come to know about it. Make sure that your message is quick and clear. The best part is that these advertisements are cost effective and gain 100% visibility to your potential consumers.
2. Yellow pages:
This is an interesting medium. Here, you should have a clear idea of your target audience prior to placing the advertisement. You need to know whether your target audience will read yellow pages or not. In case, you want to opt for yellow pages to place your advertisements, you should keep in mind certain important issues. First, you need to know that there is a fierce competition and you must work towards making your ad more creative, visible, appealing and effective for your target audience than your competitor’s. Remember that these ads are placed from biggest to smallest. There are also options for full page ads, ¾ etc. First, you need to flip through your phone book and know exactly, where your ad will fit in and get maximum attention from your target audience.
3. Specialty marketing:
This is one of the best ways to attract the kind of clients you need. You can get the right kind of promotional products here. You can easily utilize these to generate new clients, enhance the prospects of repeat business, trade shows, company picnics, fund raisers etc. This medium involves imprinting a logo of your company, important information about your products or services in different ways. You can also go for manufacturing T-shirts, caps, jackets, calendars, drink ware, office products, golf shirts, hats and magnets etc. There are several other options for promotional products such as coffee mugs, pens, notepads, calendars, key chains and other knick knacks.
If you want your business reach new heights of success, you can use the above mentioned mediums for marketing your products or services. The key is to be creative. You need to understand your potential consumer and plan accordingly. You need to be resourceful. Make a research and look for best people in this field. Talk to the and plan your budget and strategy accordingly.
Follow the guidelines mentioned above and I am sure that you will rock in your field. Don’t forget to include you own skills and creativity to add a touch of your niche personality in whatever you do. All the best!