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Offline krafa

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« on: July 03, 2013, 10:53:31 PM »
Hello Everyone,

Social media is one of the most promising and fastest growing media today no doubt, and it is bound to grow even more in the coming years. So what should I mostly prefer? Electronic and print media advertising or Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Google +) advertising? Which one is more effective and a great way to get more customers for my business??? Please give me your advice/suggestions in this respect. Any advice would be highly appreciated. Thank you in advance.

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« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2013, 11:13:27 PM »
I guess it would depend on your target market krafa. If you want to utilize social media, the more advisable products would really include those things that teens and young adults would be interested. I'm not sure about the specifics but I'm pretty sure that social media is flooded by people under that age range so products that would interest them would be a good target.

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« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2013, 02:43:44 AM »
There is no universal marketing strategy that will do the magic and make sales go wild. It mostly depends on the offered product/service and the auditorium you are trying to reach, but I think that in any case the best marketing strategy includes a bit of everything.

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« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2013, 06:36:58 PM »
There is no universal marketing strategy that will do the magic and make sales go wild. It mostly depends on the offered product/service and the auditorium you are trying to reach, but I think that in any case the best marketing strategy includes a bit of everything.

It's a trial and error thingy. In order for you to get he write method, you have to at leasy try most of the methods and evaluate where did you get most of your sales. Then that's the time when you try to develop something you could call your own by modifying methods creating your own because frankly if you'll just go with the method that have already worked for somebody else, you can't expect that same method could work for you.

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« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2013, 09:51:08 AM »
I would first say that advertising and marketing are different. Advertising deals more so with the creative aspect of the marketing.  Meaning they are usually in charge of the creative content that most of us see. Whereas the marketing team does the research into the what works, and where it works of advertising.

If you are trying to decide where to place your advertising I would say you are in the marketing realm. This means that you will have to research your target market and determine what works best when it comes to online and offline marketing. Then once that is decided you can start to think about the advertising pieces you will use.

In my business I find that a mixture of both online and offline is needed to succeed. Most of the business clients I work with still respond more to offline methods whereas most of their customers are turning to other methods like social media and mobile. My job is to be able to merge the two in my company's marketing and advertising. We do a lot of offline marketing like direct mail, networking events, and good old fashion face to face meetings. But with that offline advertising we always tie in other online components like social media profiles, landing pages for only certain networking events, and other online  goodies.   

Who is your business targeting? What is the demographic? Are they online or offline? You need to answer these questions, otherwise you are just going to waste time and money on any advertising effort.

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Re: Social Media & Advertising
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2013, 12:10:25 PM »
I really believe that it depends on the business what the type of marketing to do. As I really do not think and ebook is going to go over to big in off line marking.
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« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2013, 07:21:22 AM »
It's a trial and error thingy. In order for you to get he write method, you have to at leasy try most of the methods and evaluate where did you get most of your sales. Then that's the time when you try to develop something you could call your own by modifying methods creating your own because frankly if you'll just go with the method that have already worked for somebody else, you can't expect that same method could work for you.

But don't you think that trial and error take too much time and/or money? Eventually, if you are consistent in what you are doing, the results will come - they may be better or worse, but there will be results. If a person has no idea what is doing, it can take years of trials and errors before staying with one routine long enough to see the results.

Who is your business targeting? What is the demographic? Are they online or offline? You need to answer these questions, otherwise you are just going to waste time and money on any advertising effort.

These are great questions to start with when preparing the advertising strategy.  :::tu

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« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2013, 02:24:54 AM »
I think the most important thing is forming relationships and the just tell people about your business. I also found a site like Facebook but unrestricted where you can post whatever you want. It is totally free and you earn a share a day just for logging in. You can sign up with Elize at http://www.globallshare.com/en/1486574.html and just take a look. You even earn shares for every five people referred up to 7 levels deep. Shares will only be allocated until 30 Dec - so there is still 20 days left.
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« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2013, 03:14:57 PM »
I think the most important thing is forming relationships and the just tell people about your business. I also found a site like Facebook but unrestricted where you can post whatever you want. It is totally free and you earn a share a day just for logging in. You can sign up with Elize at http://www.globallshare.com/en/1486574.html and just take a look. You even earn shares for every five people referred up to 7 levels deep. Shares will only be allocated until 30 Dec - so there is still 20 days left.

Sorry, but I really don't see the point in one more Facebook like community and don't see bright future for it...

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« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2013, 05:20:52 PM »
Right on. Seems like FB has everything already in it.

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« Reply #10 on: July 02, 2015, 11:27:23 AM »
Here some thing that I heard just recently on the news. Face Book is now worth more than Wal-Mart
so there must be something there
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