10 Marketing Ideas For StartUp Businesses

 Starting a business is an exciting way to launch a new career. Entrepreneurship presents us with unlimited opportunities to share our passion with like-minded communities. That’s why branding is so important because it reminds people Who you are, What you do and Why it matters.

 

 Before moving forward in the brand development process, make sure you’ve selected the business name, colors, fonts, company logo, slogan, mission statement and targeted audience for your idea, product or service. Canva is a great software if you’re interested in creating them yourself. These items build a strong foundation for your promotional efforts. The next step in building your brand is Promotion.

 

A variety of marketing materials can be used to promote your brand. Keeping your business memorable in the minds of consumers requires consistency. No matter what business name, colors, fonts, company logo, slogan, mission statement or targeted audience you choose, all the company’s marketing materials should match. For example: Amazon.com is a good example of brand consistency! They started out as an online bookstore and continue to add new products & services while keeping brand elements the same. Amazon includes company logos and colors for each product line on packaging, websites, mobile apps, company uniforms and more!

 

 Here’s a list of 10 ways to promote your brand. 

 

  1. Contact Number  – A contact phone number used exclusively for business is a great way for potential customers to reach you.

  2. Professional Voicemail – Having a professional business message recorded on your phone helps build credibility with customers.

  3. Business E-mail address –  A standard email address is acceptable but having an email address that matches your business name is a bonus!

  4. Marketing Plan – Businesses that plan methods of promotion overtime, have the advantage of effectively measuring their results which can save them time and money (Return on Investments).

  5. Domain Name & Company Website – Buying a domain name (web address) gives online shoppers a description to find your information online! While your website is a visual display of your business on the internet and often required to qualify for grants & business loans.

  6. Promotional Materials – Often displayed as printed or physical products to market your brand. Examples: Custom apparel, office supplies and company vehicles!

  7. Social Media Accounts – Allow you to build relationships, advertise and publish information across various online media channels. Examples: Blogs, video conferences, niche websites, business directory listings etc.

  8. Public Relations – Creating the opportunity to reach a broader audience by sharing your business with press releases, news articles, magazines and more!

  9. Special Events – Inviting groups of people to visit your booth, participate in sponsorships or attend events is a great way to promote your business.

  10.  Paid Advertising – Whether it’s printed, digital, TV commercial or a radio ad, this form of marketing is one of the fastest  ways to reach your targeted audience.

 Every organization has a brand identity that consumers use to make buying decisions. Business owners who develop their brand attract new business, gain supporters and satisfy repeat customers.


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