The Importance of a Marketing Strategy

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Author: Henry Ejdelbaum

Tags: business marketing

If you think that marketing consists of popping up a sign and listing your businesses in the Yellow pages then you’re wrong. That is how businesses used to market in 2001. 12 years on and it’s a completely different kettle of fish. Now businesses have to think about the complete marketing mix to implement a focused marketing strategy.

According to research it takes (on average) 7 points of contact with a potential customer to make a sale, ranging from a referral, an advert on the internet, a mention on Social Media to receiving a marketing email.

But strategy is not the only thing you need. A good idea without a marketing strategy is just an idea relying on luck. A good marketing strategy without luck is also not enough. So you need to combine both and the harder you market the luckier you will become.

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