So, the end goal is already set, but there will be smaller steps along the way.
There is more to storytelling for marketing purposes than ‘getting to know you’. Having a strategy underlining the stories you’re sharing and that all-important goal behind it, helps your story become effective at growing your network and consequently, your business.
The marketing mix’ refers to the mix of activities and platforms you’ll use to raise awareness, gain interest and sell. There will be different activities and platforms depending what stage of the buying process your customers are at.
Marketing is not a golden ticket to doubling your customer base, but it is a sound investment for future growth. To effectively scale you want your marketing to provide a reliable flow of new leads. In summary, these things will help guide your marketing spend…
As part of the customer journey as they move through the consideration stage, your customers already accept that you’re good at what you do, and that your product is great, but they want to know what makes your solution different to everyone else’s. That might be the fact that it’s smaller, but why is that better? It might be that it’s prettier, but why does your customer care what their hand sanitiser packaging looks like?