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Larry L Miller SEM/SEO Consultant
Developing Your Online Marketing Strategies
Developing your online marketing strategies early on in your marketing career is an important function that every marketer should put at the top of their priority list. Your entire marketing future and success hangs on this one simple task whether you know it or not. When you market online the competition is keen and sometimes it’s hard to even tell a difference in value between one company and another.
You're probably not the only one online that's going to be marketing the same product or service, so how do you plan to stand out so pronounced that a potential client will pick you and your site over your competitors. Basically the only thing you have to sell at this point is customer service and you are going to have to make a big issue out of that part of your business to impress the masses.
Unless you are way above average in your marketing skills you may not be able to put together a strong enough marketing plan and develop the strategies you need without the help of an optimization specialist.
At this point in your online career is almost like when you have pain from an unknown source in your body do you try to self medicate your problems? Absolutely not, you go see your Doctor who knows what to look for and what test to run and make an informed diagnosis of what's wrong with you.
Unless you maximize your potential and put together some key strategies to offer your potential clients your online business will probably not do very well. The whole marketing process requires a great deal of planning, implementation of your well laid plans and follow through to make this whole thing happen. You are going to have to develop some kind of a hook that makes you and your business opportunity totally different.
You may have to set aside a budget to cover the cost of samples that you can give away to your potential clients. Offering the highest quality of products or services is also a vital part of effective marketing strategies. If you can't or won't stand behind you products or services you're going to fail and you can that to the bank. You're not going to make it in this fast paced, completive online business venture.
There are two very important elements in your marketing strategy that you must pay particular attention to. You have to have a product that people will want to buy and then work out a marketing strategy to reach that audience. The potential clients are not come to you and break down your door to participate in your business offering, you're going to have to go after a targeted audience. Keeping the users informed about your product or service is imperative. Don't try to sell them on you and your business, but provide keyword rich, relevant information and then let the customer decide if they have an interest and want to participate.
Writing long, hard sell sales pages that go on and on restating the same information over and over is a total turnoff to most potential prospects. People use the internet to acquire information about a product or service so they can make an informed choice.
If you've been trying to sell your services and going nowhere then try backing off of the hard sell approach and provide some good quality information for a change. Make sure you put your contact information at the bottom of the page so your potential customers can get hold of you without having to search through countless boring sales pages.
Once you've overcome the challenges of getting the users to look at your site then comes the all important sales process. Unlike the face to face sale at the car dealership the internet must have enough information for the customer to feel compelled to purchase your product. One nice personal touch would be to put your phone number in your information. Many people want to know that there is a real person behind all this information.
If you and five other online stores all offer the exact same product and service, why should a potential client choose to buy from you instead of one of the other businesses? What can you say or do to make the prospect be totally convinced that you offer the most value for the money they are about to spend.
You might want to include free shipping, emphasize your quality support you give, include testimonials that show you are a cut above the normal business that sells your specific product. It's imperative that you point out these features explicitly to your potential clients.
You will need to continually find new and exciting ways to reach more of the market share of your particular product or service. The more you do the better your mind will develop on ways to make this happen.
Never be content with second best. If you come in second in a race, you're still the first loser of the race. Updating your product line and having an accessible inventory will be a big plus in building your business to a powerful well know company.
You might want to look for a product that people will use and have to reorder on a regular basis. Residual income in this business should be included in your original marketing plans. Listing some up sale items in your newsletters, flyers, emails etc. will enhance your chances of success proportionately.
By planning early on in your online career for the short term and the long term you will develop some powerful marketing strategies and enhance your ability to reach your business objectives and goals much quicker.
The eBiz Solutions Team is standing by to assist you with a well developed marketing plan to help get you from your early planning stages to your advanced efforts. Call us today for your free 30 minute "no obligation" consultation.
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Larry L Miller SEM/SEO Consulting
Private Line: 321-594-4405S
Author Resource: Larry L Miller - SEM/SEO Consultant who specializes in promoting clients to "Top Positions on Google" and other leading search engines. Mr. Miller is the promotions director for BLM Traders the leader in Automated Marketing Systems. Private Line: 321-594-4405, Skype: larrylmiller121
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