Top 10 Guide: Marketing your Start-Up and SME
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Put another way, it’s about agreeing the mission, setting the objective, and confirming the end goal.
This is obviously important for getting everybody on the same page, and for establishing a common view of what ‘good’ looks like. Yet equally, it’s about putting the proposed activity under the microscope: how does it fit with and complement the wider engagement process? Are campaign expectations reasonable? What’s the best way to measure success?
All campaigns operate to some core objectives: Increase brand awareness and drive sales.
Increasing brand awareness, generating an event audience, promoting the numerous features and benefits of your product or service – each and every activity is ultimately geared toward producing handshakes, signed contracts, and happy customers.
Yet it’s also important to not let such ideas muddy the water – there’s always the real and present danger of trying to do too much with any marketing activity. Clarity is derived from turning objectives into PURPOSE. It’s about seeking clarity on how a campaign is expected to enable a wider engagement process.