The brand development process is just that - a process. So many small business owners want it to be a task to be completed. Something to check off your list of things to do. It's easy to understand where someone might get that idea. After all, the term branding was first used to describe burning a mark into the flesh of cattle. I'm sure the cowboys who perform this job are … [Read more...] about Brand Development Process
It’s a commonly accepted maxim in marketing that potential customers must be exposed to your message at least eight times before they will act. In other words, people need to become “familiar” with your business before they begin doing business with you. One of the reasons why it's so important to adopt a niche marketing strategy is that all of us are bombarded by thousands of … [Read more...] about Familiarity Breeds Business not Contempt
If your niche market includes targeting baby boomers, you might be surprised to find a lot of your target audience spending their time on the web. This is in STARK contrast to the current landscape of most of the web. Most of the web is created with young eyes in mind. Take for example the prevalence of teen tiny type used in many website designs Choosing the right typeface … [Read more...] about Does Your Niche Market Include Baby Boomers?