Your first question may be: What is a Business plan? My first business began with an idea. I needed to give my idea some substance so I started to write my ideas down on paper. This was the beginning of my business plan. A business plan helps you to define your business. Jim Rohn says “Always start with the end in mind.” You need to know what you want to achieve and what your business will be like when it is up and running. Your business Plan helps you to look ahead, allocate resources, focus on key points, prepare for problems and opportunities, plan for those unforeseen complications and help you make good business decisions. A builder won’t begin construction without a blueprint, eager business owners shouldn’t rush into new ventures without a business plan.
When you find out where they are, you want to become one of them, even if you are not an user of the product or service you are selling. You want to get into their heads and find out what they talk about. What questions are they asking? What do they have to say about your competition? What problems do they raise that you can answer with your product? This research just might reveal flaws in your competition’s product that your product solves.
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Review all marketing activities and only cut those that are not delivering. Only keep activities that have been proven to yield results. Testing and measuring your marketing activities is key to this and if you don’t yet do it, shame on you! Get a measurement system in place pronto.
An integral part of an effective article marketing strategy is to include your URL address. This has to be kept in your ‘resource box’ as well. Include an anchor text link for search engine optimization purposes and a normal link as well.
Build keyword lists. Keywords are an important part of Search Engine Optimization. So in choosing your web marketing tool, make sure that it has the capability to generate keywords fast.
Increase ‘free marketing’ activities. Word of mouth is a powerful tool and with a bit of encouragement, your current satisfied clients can become very valuable to you.
If you live in the US, by not having your details on the Internet, you effectively miss a market of around 90 million consumers, who each spend an average of 3 hours per day on the net or email.