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5 Proven effective marketing ideas that are ignored

Digital marketing has become so crucial and important for modern business owners that they often ignore the effective traditional business promotion tools. Another mistake is not to pay heed to the different useful digital marketing techniques used by your competitors.

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Haphazard and unplanned marketing can never succeed in a time when the competition is so intense. You have to use all sort of marketing techniques and make them a part of your marketing strategies. The ideal marketing strategy of a company should be a well balanced mix of traditional and modern marketing techniques.

Keep your blogging ideas ready

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If you are using blogging as one of the vital tools of marketing and promotions, you should then make a list of blog article ideas in advance. Keep your idea close at hand and write everyday. Writing one article everyday is a great practice which drives traffic to your blog everyday. The more you write about relevant topics on your field, the more number of people will admire your knowledge. Make sure that the articles you write offer information and educate your target audience.

Business Cards

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Many consider business cards to be backdated but the reality is that it is still an effective marketing tool. It is a great way of introducing yourself. A business card should consist of contact details and info about your social media handles. Paste the Facebook page ID on your business card. It shows how serious you are about your business. Small business owners should always carry about their business cards with them. You never know where you will meet a prospective client.

Brochures

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Suppose you are launching a new business and you want to tell everyone what all facilities you will be providing, how will you do it? Yes, you can use the social networking sites but you will not be able to make people comprehend the wide range of services offered at one go. Brochures list all your products and services. They also tell prospective customers about special offers and privileges that set your business apart, in a precise manner.

Keep up with the changes

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The online platform is full of grand facilities but the key players often change algorithms and rules of the ball game. You have to keep close track of such changes and improvise your marketing strategies accordingly. To reach out to your Facebook audience you have to post more engaging content and focus on attracting the customers. Ask your employees to like the posts so that more people can see them. Give more importance to quality and do not neglect quantity as both are important.

Inappropriate landing pages

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The customers like to get what is promised and if they cannot get promised items they become angry. Make sure that your advertisements lead customers to right landing pages. For example if someone sees an advertisement of black party dresses and click on it then they should be led to that particular product. If your customers are led to wrong landing pages then they may not like to visit your website ever again.

Freebies and advertising specialties

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Do not neglect the power of freebies as they are still considered to be good marketing tools. Give simple gifts like table calendars and magnets which will remind the users about your presence. Promotional items can also spark interest in the mind of consumers who were not aware of your products before.

Always use a combination of tried and tested marketing techniques for getting positive feedback from customers. Ignoring traditional marketing tools is a mistake that you should not make.

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Dr Prem is an award winning strategic leader, renowned author, publisher and highly acclaimed global speaker. Aside from publishing a bevy of life improvement guides, Dr Prem runs a network of 50 niche websites that attracts millions of readers across the globe. Thus far, Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries, addressed numerous international conferences and offered his expert training and consultancy services to more than 150 international organizations. He also owns and leads a web services and technology business, supervised and managed by his eminent team. Dr Prem further takes great delight in travel photography.

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