Progressive Marketing Strategy

A Progressive Marketing Strategy is one that helps you GROW your business and GROWS WITH your business.  Effective and PROFITABLE marketing should begin to generate sales so that you can continue moving forward.  As your business advances, so should your marketing.

pro·gres·sive     adjective
                 happening or developing gradually or in stages; proceeding step by step.
Synonyms: continuing, continuous, increasing, growing, developing, ongoing,
accelerating, escalating; gradual, step-by-step, cumulative
mar·ket·ing noun
                the action or business of promoting and selling products or services, including                 market research and advertising.
strat·e·gy noun
               a plan of action or policy designed to achieve a major or overall aim.
Synonyms: master plan, grand design, game plan, plan (of action), action                                      plan, policy, program;

                      Just because you cannot afford a large Marketing Budget
                                does not mean that you can not ‘do’ Marketing.

THE FIRST STEP in developing a good strategy is to identify the resources that you have to work with.

What is your budget?
How is your Online Presence?
How strong is your BRAND?
Who (specifically) is your ideal customer?
What has previously worked to generate sales?

Developing a Progressive Marketing Strategy allows you to begin working with ideas to promote your product or service.  You want to identify opportunities to capitalize on what WORKS and make adjustments to fix what doesn’t.

THE SECOND STEP is to identify the starting point and the desired end goal.

The beauty of a Progressive Marketing Strategy is that you can start to work with what you have now and implement strategies that are designed to increase your marketing investment potential as your business grows.  Fixing what you have and making sure that your online Presence information is correct and up to date is an important step towards PROFITABLE! Marketing.

Taking the first few steps to Plant little seeds now will cultivate your BRAND and help to acquire fresh new customers as the seeds grow and develop.

The fun work begins with the identification and implementation of the next steps necessary to reach the end goal.   Most business owners identify the end goal as ‘making lots of money,’  ‘dominating the market,’ ‘beating the competition,’ and ‘getting all the good customers.’

Every business owner wants to know” the best way to market” their business.  They want to know how to attract the most customers, in the shortest amount of time, for the least amount of money, (of course).

The problem is that there is no simple ‘one size fits all’ answer.  The best way to market a business varies, and depends, on a lot of things.  There are a lot of options on how to increase awareness of your product or service and each option will offer different results. Not all things will work for all businesses and each business will have various resources and starting points.

A Progressive Marketing Strategy is like a business plan for the marketing function of your business.  A good strategy will help you recognize and capitalize on opportunities that provide the best ROI (Return On Investment), allowing you to more effectively increase your marketing efforts to attract more customers.

When something WORKS! to generate sales for your business, it is added to your arsenal of resources.  As you begin to accumulate both financial and marketing resources, you can adjust your marketing efforts for maximum profit.

Thank you for reading.  I hope that you found at least some value for your time. Let me know what your Marketing challenges are and I will try to address them.

Make it a Great Day!

PMS and your business
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