6 Reasons You Need To Have A Marketing Strategy To Succeed In 2017

marketing strategyThe phrase “a goal without a plan is just a wish” is true in life and business. If you’re serious about making this year a lot better than last year, if you want to see greater marketing results this year, then you need to set the stage for it. You just can’t hope things will be better for your business. You need to have a written marketing strategy and plan.

First Things First- What Is A Marketing Strategy?

A marketing strategy is simply the series of actions that will help you accomplish your goals. These series of actions or action plan will help you focus your marketing efforts, determine if you are going off track and what you need to do to achieve your business goals.

Here’s What You’ll Achieve In 2017 With A Marketing Strategy

  • It will give you clarity on who your ideal customers are. It’s easier to find clients and customers if you know who they are.
  • It will help you craft marketing messages that will speak directly to your target customers and generate results for your business.
  • It provides focus and direction. With so many marketing choices, you need a plan for determining the best course of action for your business.
  • You will identify what makes you different.
  • You will have a road map for achieving your goals which will contain what you need to do and when.
  • It will help you track your progress.

Who Could Benefit From A Marketing Strategy?

It doesn’t matter what product or service you sell, you can benefit from having a marketing strategy. It can be particularly beneficial if you are;

  • Looking to grow your business in 2017.
  • Seeing a decline in sales.
  • Launching a new product or service.
  • Moving into a new market.
  • Looking to target a new audience.
  • Seeing increased competitor activity.
  • An author, speaker, expert, coach trying to get a following around your message and clients/opportunities

In other words: Marketing Strategy —> Marketing Plan —> Implementation = Success

Next Steps

Craft your own marketing strategy in 8 simple steps with this Free Guide.

Use these steps to create a marketing strategy that will guide you to a more strategic, focused and intentional approach this 2017. Get the free guide.

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Emem Ita

Emem Ita

Hello, my name is Emem. I'm a marketing & social media strategist with a flair for reading, research, pretty shoes and luscious cake.

I help Entrepreneurs, Coaches & Trainers Move From Struggling Online To;

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Emem Ita
About Emem Ita

Hello, my name is Emem. I'm a marketing & social media strategist with a flair for reading, research, pretty shoes and luscious cake.

I help Entrepreneurs, Coaches & Trainers Move From Struggling Online To;

*Increasing Their Online Visibility & Influence even if they are introverts
*Consistently Attract Customers Online

Download this online customer attraction checklist and start consistently attracting customers online. Click this link to download http://bit.ly/2wwzJ1u

Schedule a free strategy session with me by clicking this link http://bit.ly/2hLXfoC

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