Why Marketing Is Important

Two focuses of my blog are Financial Literacy/Money and Business/Entrepreneurship. Marketing is a key component of any business as it alerts potential new customers of your operations and reminds current and older customers of the value you provide. All of these can lead to profits. The following contributed post is entitled, Why Marketing Is Important.

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If you’re in the midst of planning your business and you have ever considered why certain areas of business get so much more attention than others, you wouldn’t be alone. So many company owners don’t quite get why marketing is such an important part of the business setup process, but it’s vital that you do! When you open a business, you do so because you want to appeal to a certain audience. If you don’t have a marketing strategy, that audience isn’t going to see anything that you do.

In the world today, marketing is still looked at as advertising, but it’s so much more than that. You have to choose what to sell and to whom you sell it and with the right marketing plan, you can ensure that you do reach the audience you want to reach. Promoting your business is one of the most important aspects of marketing. The right marketing agency is as vital as the right marketing plan, as you need the best support to make sure that you get your marketing out to your audience in the right way. Business promotion makes a huge difference to your company, and we’ve got some of the reasons that marketing is important.

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1. You’re providing information to your audience. When you compete in a crowded market, you need to know why your product and service stands out among the rest. If you know this, you’ll be able to better market your product and appeal to a wide range of audiences.

2. Marketing drives your engagement. The whole idea behind marketing is that you can get people to your business website and make sure that you are standing out among the best. You can see the views for your website grow and you can track how many visitors to your social media you get, too. You’ll gain more traction, your website will grow and so will your presence online.

3. You can build better brand awareness. A big reason that marketing is so important is in how it can build awareness of your brand. You want people to choose your business over other people, and that means being proactive about building brand awareness. Effective marketing strategies will help you to do this and you’ll do it much better, too.

4. You can promote sales. You want your business to be able to sell, right? Well, that means you need a good marketing strategy to make it happen. Unless people know about your products and services, you’re not going to make many sales.

5. Growing your business. When you have a good marketing plan, you’re going to grow your business exponentially. It’s vital that you know how to grow your business properly because when you do, you’re going to be able to grow your business and ensure that you build up a very strong customer base.

Your business cannot work without a proper customer audience, and that means that you need effective marketing techniques to get you there. Choose a good marketing plan today!

Author: anwaryusef

Anwar Y. Dunbar is a Regulatory Scientist. Being a naturally curious person, he is also a student of all things. He earned his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor’s Degree in General Biology from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). Prior to starting the Big Words Blog Site, Anwar published and contributed to numerous research articles in competitive scientific journals reporting on his research from graduate school and postdoctoral years. After falling in love with writing, he contributed to the now defunct Examiner.com, and the Edvocate where he regularly wrote about: Education-related stories/topics, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Financial Literacy; as well as conducted interviews with notable individuals such as actor and author Hill Harper. Having many influences, one of his most notable heroes is author, intellectual and speaker, Malcolm Gladwell, author of books including Outliers and David and Goliath. Anwar has his hands in many, many activities. In addition to writing, Anwar actively mentors youth, works to spread awareness of STEM careers, serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the David M. Brown Arlington Planetarium, serves as Treasurer for the JCSU Washington, DC Alumni Chapter, and is active in the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Ministry at the Alfred Street Baptist Church. He also tutors in the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics. Along with his multi-talented older brother Amahl Dunbar (designer of the Big Words logos, inventor and a plethora of other things), Anwar is a “Fanboy” and really enjoys Science-Fiction and Superhero movies including but not restricted to Captain America Civil War, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Prometheus. He is a proud native of Buffalo, NY.