The SMALL BUSINESS BRANDING day was held for the first time at a beautiful and unique location, the Blue Lagoon in Iceland. The BRANDit production was organized by its two founders; Bjarney Ludviksdottir, international director and producer, and Runa Magnus, the international branding lecturer, and author of the upcoming book “Branding Your X-Factor”. This special day was dedicated to small business owners and their executive team, and designed to give them insights into the 8 steps to sharpen their success with high-performance strategies from 8 leading European business and branding experts. [Read more…]
This is classic marketing and I have talked about this before. Find your target group, the one that is most likely to buy from you, and market to that group. Don’t try to be everything to everybody. Find your dream customer and find more of those.
However, I never said it was easy. And it can be scary. You are always aware that you could be losing out on someone who may, perhaps, in theory, possibly buy. We all do it. I do it myself. I constantly have to remind myself that I have to choose and narrow it down further – not try to be everything to everybody.
Until now I have defined my target group as small and medium business that do not have a marketing specialist on board but need to, and want to, improve their marketing. Great. But boy, that is still wide open! So I am constantly thinking about this, considering things, talking to people and finetuning.
I have considered narrowing down to SMBs in certain industries, e.g. hotel marketing from A to Z, marketing for accountants from A to Z or marketing for designers from A to Z. [Read more…]