When it comes to marketing your business, both online and off, you want to market to the right people. Just like you would want to make sure the right person got your important proposal, you also want to make sure the right people are finding your website. That means knowing what the people you want to get your products and services to are looking for, and where they are looking.
There is a lot that goes into marketing, from having the right materials, and being on the right pages of the internet, to knowing the ages, sex, and general interests of the people that will want to buy from you. Here are a few tips to help make sure you are reaching the right people.
Know Your Demographic
It’s important that you know your demographic. How old are the people that would use your products or services? Look at the age ranges of the people you’d sell to. This will tell you a lot about where you need to advertise to them, and what their potential interests are.
The sex of the people matters as well. If your business is women’s lingerie, then you are going to want to market more to women, of an age range that would wear lingerie. Demographic could also mean where they live, the amount of money they have to spend, or what they do for a living.
Know Their Interests
If you know what the people that would want your products and services are interested in, you can use that in your marketing, depending on what it is you are marketing. If you are a health and wellness company, you want to use health and wellness related interests to attract people. There are endless ways to do that.
One great place that you’ll use people’s interests when it comes to marketing is in your blog. You want your blog posts to appeal to people, and give them the information they want. Find out what your demographic is into and base your blog posts around their interest, in alignment with your product or services, of course.
Know Who Visits What Social Media Sites
Another huge part of marketing businesses these days is getting your business on social media. However, what social media you use could depend somewhat on your demographic. That is one of the reasons why that was the first marketing tactic that was discussed. You need to know what social media the people you want to reach are using.
People of all ages can be found on Facebook, and even on Twitter. However, something like Snapchat may be better used for reaching a younger demographic, just like being on Pinterest may be better for reaching those of a more middle age.
Originally posted on August 4, 2016 @ 3:52 am