Articles Versus Advertisements
Even if your current marketing plan is doing ok, you can always get better results by being more visible. If it is not doing so well this is the way to increase it’s results. This is especially true for the target audiences that you most want to attract and connect with. You can also attract those hidden customers by targeting the places that they are meeting at. The Internet is especially suited to do that and do it inexpensively. The results will begin to show quickly and will just continue to grow. The best thing is that articles will not cost much less than traditional methods.
There are more and more businesses coming online daily. This is a new avenue and client base for them. So the question becomes. Why the same old costly and inefficient marketing approach? If you are in a new market now would be a good time to explore a new approach that will prove to be less expensive and bring faster and better results. After all and most will agree, its results that counts. A business would be missing out if not willing to look at all alternatives.
For many businesses, the only method they know is marketing by standard advertising. This technique has been handed down and stressed thru the ages as the best and is what the status quo is and has been for many years. Many companies are missing the value and results of articles over standard advertising. This is very unfortunate and costly. The other reason is that the business may not fully understand the internet and marketing methods. Operating your business online requires a very different approach and some different strategy as you are appealing to a larger target audience. The difficult thing is this goes against traditional thinking. But times change and to be successful you must change with them.
There are several reasons that articles would be more effective than advertisements. The first being they are less expensive. You could get better results with a budget of less than R5000 than with a budget of R50 000. People tend to believe what they read in an article much more than what they read in an advertisement. An article can be a thousand words if needed to hold the prospects attention. You build credibility and elevate your reputation with prospects taking a greater interest in what you know. People do not see this as something they are forced to endure, thus subtly they are changing from readers to clients or buyers.
People are all about information. This is exactly what the internet is all about, the exchange and providing of information. A news Portal is a good example of taking the full idea of promoting thru articles. This will not only draw more visitors but it also allows the potential client to satisfy the need to have all the information they need.
The value of articles over standard advertisements to advertise and promote a business is just one example and one that should be explored. Take the chance and get into the game. Participation is not expensive and very easy. Just that smallest presence will help readers get to know you, your business and your offers. A successful business is dependant on communication. By using articles, news and other information it is easy to increase your visibility and change readers to clients. On the internet readers don’t want advertisements they want information. Give them interesting and accurate information and you have the start of a long lasting relationship at a fraction of the cost of normal advertising