Why is it so hard to market your small business?
You don’t have to look far to understand why this question plagues so many. It really has to do with why folks start a business in the first place.
The typical small business in America is started by someone who knows how to do something. It might be how to prepare taxes, how to assemble a certain type of gizmo, how to wire a ceiling fan, how to administer a network, or how to plan a wedding. Almost never does this know-how include being able to market a business that does those things.
What if small business marketing was easy, almost automatic?
But what if I told you, no matter what your business claims to do or provide, you’re actually in the marketing business. That’s right–every business is actually a marketing business. Think about it for a moment. Do you really have a business without being able to reach and motivate a customer?
You are in the marketing business! Marketing is an all-encompassing outlook that must inform every activity of your business. It isn’t just a department within your business. When you discover this outlook, marketing your business gets really, really easy.
Install the system – work the system
The small business owner who uses the Duct Tape Marketing System comes to define marketing as: Getting people who have a specific need or problem, to know, like, trust, AND contact you. Getting a hot prospect to actually pick up the phone and seek you out is the dream situation for most small business owners. How many times have you made this statement, “If I can only get in front of a qualified prospect I almost always turn them into a client.”? A fully functioning Duct Tape Marketing System is the key to turning more leads into more customers.
With the systematic application of the Duct Tape Marketing System, the definition of small business marketing evolves into this all-encompassing view: Getting people who have a specific need or problem to know, like, trust, do business with AND refer you to others who have this same need or problem.
That’s the value of a proven system: it delivers the keys to success every time. And it helps you leverage MORE success.
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