A simple guide to run a successful marketing campaign for a small business

For any start up small business, the most important step is to get the word out to the audience. While traditional marketing methods can be expensive, online marketing comes with low cost to free. But it is important to have the right strategy to run a successful marketing campaign and achieve the marketing goals.

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One thing about marketing campaign strategies is, there is no fixed successful strategy. Each business is different with different products and different audience base. But a simple guide can help you build the marketing campaign strategy that will work best for your small business.


  1. Establishing your presence.
    Before you start off with the marketing campaign make sure you have an online presence, a landing page for the audience to find you. Having a website or even profiles, other than the landing page of the campaign build the authority.


  1. Fix your goal
    As a small business fix your goal, the results you expect at the end of the marketing campaign. Whether it is to promote a product, your store, or increase the leads, define your goals based on the requirement. This will help you to plan your campaign.


  1. Identify the customers
    Once you have your goal, determine who will be your customers. Based on your services determine, the suitable audience. It is important to consider the location, age, gender and their interests. Using the demographics will help you identify them.


  1. Most used platform
    Not all business have the same platform with their target audience. Once you know your audience, choose the best platform to reach out to them. Facebook and Instagram have millions of users, but they do not always share the same audience.


  1. Design
    Now that you know what to promote, who to promote and where to promote, work on how to promote. Be clear on what you are offering to the audience and keep it brief.  Include if there are any special offers, for that attracts more customers. Always make sure to include one mode of CTA. Keep the message simple.


  1. Monitor and Analyze
    Once your marketing campaign is ready, launch it and monitor the performance. Continuous monitoring will help you identify the flaws and improve them. Analyze what is working and what is not working. It will help your small business have more successful marketing campaigns in future.

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