The traditional view of marketing captured by the 4P's comes from the perspective of a business looking at its prospects. However, a fascinating new concept known as the 4A’s reverses the viewpoint to consider how the perspective view of the business.
Brand Awareness has two goals. The first is moving the knowledge of your product or service from the unknown or unconscious mind to the conscious mind. The second is making a positive association with the brand. This video looks at several dozen free and low-cost ways to create brand awareness for your business.
Social media has matured as a marketing channel over the years and is often paired with other channels like websites, blogs, videos and more to accomplish a specific business goal. I believe there are essentially six social media goals worth considering.
When it comes marketing channels designed to attract prospects to your brand, there are nine primary channels. These nine marketing channels rely on the type of content prospects will find via some form of search. Search Engine Optimization (SEO), therefore, is essential to create the kind of gravity to attract people to your business.
Conspicuous consumption is when someone spends money on goods or services in an effort to either convey a higher social status or invoke envy in others to gain their respect. Product badging is a way to draw attention to items that convey status. Yet, not all consumers want you to know the relative price of their products based on its badging.
WALL PAINTING – Contact the owner of an old barn or blank-walled building to see if you can hang or paint your message. Or use a variant of wall painting, and utilize a projector to display your lighted message on a blank wall for even greater impact at night. AIR DANCER – You have seen […]
MAGNETIC CAR TOP SIGN – Pizza delivery vehicles often employ a magnetically mounted roof or window mounted sign. In most cases, these signs include an internal light that plugs into the vehicle’s cigarette lighter, which draws even more attention to the sign after dark. The signs are visible across a sea of cars and in […]
BANNERS – The other day I went to the bank and passed a car parked in a dirt lot next to the roadway selling bonsai trees. He displayed a banner that ran the full length of his car, attached by bungee cords, to alert people to the fact that he had something to sell. A […]