This informative article on Forbes is without a doubt seriously remarkable


Bill Carmody asked 72 CEOs for their advice in 140 characters and, upon further analysis, discovered 10 categories of behaviors that were consistent against all the answers he got back.




Marketing Mistakes That Could Be Costing You Money

The real challenge involving marketing mistakes is how you respond to them. Once something has already started, you will find that you have to let it continue going if you do not have the power to stop whatever is going on. When this starts to happen you can just watch what is happening and plan to do what it takes.

You may have more than one advertising plan in place. A second way to make money is always good for when there may be problems down the road.

Always try to avoid the following mistake. It is very common, made by business owners everyday. When a visitor gets to your page, they may want to contact you. However, you may not know what page they are on. In most cases, the link to the contact page is primarily on the homepage, nowhere else. That means the visitor will be looking all over the page, if it’s not the home page, and gets frustrated. So when your visitors arrive on your website, you want to make their experience as easy as possible. That is one of the tenets of business and it’s more important on the web. When a visitor leaves, they typically do not come back. There is no way to make it better. Social media has become so popular that many businesses start using it without bothering to do enough preliminary research. As different as social media is from traditional types of marketing, you really have to apply the same guidelines as you’d use with direct mail marketing, phone sales or face to face meetings. Your primary goal in marketing is to create or build trust in your business. Most people are much more likely to do business with something they consider a friend or associate than someone who contacts them from out of the blue. You therefore have to remember that relationship marketing is the essence of social media marketing, as well as every other kind. That’s why you have to be a little cautious in your approach with social media and stay focused on connected with people.

Listening to people is very important. Not listening is a large mistake. You need to ask your customers about getting feedback from them about your company. You can learn a lot about how you do things from customers that are giving you honest feedback. If you don’t ask your feedback, you are really missing out on a great way to improve your business. You want to use your time wisely, not waste it in utter confusion by doing too many things at once. Your customers are in the best position to give you the feedback necessary to improve your company.

People make marketing mistakes every day and maybe you are one of them. They are not something that you want to go through, but you will always remember them. Anyone can point fingers when it comes to the mistakes of others. But when there is no pain involved, it can be easy to forget.

Scott Carter