Well that just wouldn’t be a fair fight now would it? It would fall under the proverbial saying don’t bring a knife to a gun fight. This is part three of a series comparing what business owners may be familiar with marketing their business in with something they may have questions or reservations about. For years local business owners have been in the local paper.
In part one of my comparisons of traditional media marketing comparisons, we looked at Radio vs. Twitter. In Part two we’re going to compare Television and Youtube. From a business owner and marketer Television is best known to make stars and images. As a business, Television is best used in your marketing plan to create your businesses image. We see it with great advertising campaigns,
Image the power of knowing exactly what your customers like to do in their free time. If you knew that they generally owned horses – you would have the ability think creatively about where your messages could intercept them. The regional section in the Horse Fancier’s magazine? Sponsoring a show? Partnering with the local grange on an event? Sponsoring a junior jumping show? Have a
While everyone talks and talks about how you should use social media, and if you follow their 10 steps you’re sure to succeed if you pay attention the one category that is using twitter the right way is our local journalists. That alone is why you the local small business owner should be involved in twitter. No matter the size you’re not going to find
With the advent of our new economy, we’re seeing a pretty significant move from traditional media dollars to online media. The reasons are several-fold. Traditional advertising takes a big bite out of a limited marketing budget. Online advertising is quite cheap in comparison with traditional media. Marketing budgets are getting smaller – not larger. Online advertising allows you to track your results and monitor impressions