It is extremely important to be aware of what people want when it comes to planning your online marketing scheme. You really want to ensure that what you are spending time, and money, on is going to actually draw people to your page, and keep them there.
How to do this is actually pretty simple. You just give them what they want. How do you know what they want? When you’re shopping around for products and services, what are you looking for?
They Want To Know What You’re Offering
Let people know what it is you are offering them. Don’t play around with them, just be straightforward so that they will know what to expect when buying from you or working with you. If you offer products but have no guarantees behind them, be honest.
Show people how to use your products and services as well, which can make them more interested in purchasing. You can do this through the use of YouTube videos, and you can do this with the use of your blog. Every business needs a blog, and using it to give people useful information that they can actually do something with is the key to gaining a blog following.
They Want To Have Easy Access To You
You need to make sure that the people that find you online can get into direct contact with you. That means you need to have a contact page, make sure that your info is correct through search engines, and make sure that this info is also correct on review sites.
Don’t just include a phone number though. Some people find it easier to start their conversations with businesses through an email. If you don’t have a direct email setup for your business you can always set up a contact form that goes to any email you want it to. Also include info on business hours and location.
They Want Smart Info They Can Use
Last, but not least, people want to get something useful out of your website. Give them information they need. This matters for your website, blog, social media, and even in any ads that you post online.
Make sure they know what your business is about, exactly what you are offering, and what it is you are going to do for them that some other company may not be able to do. That is the main thing- you want them to know why you are the right choice for their needs. That means including testimonials, and answering questions when people have them.
Marketing is about more than just having a social media account. It’s about using the marketing avenues you have to their full advantage so that you can get to the people that are in need of your products and services.
Originally posted on June 8, 2016 @ 9:16 pm