Author: gentlewisdom

CONSULTANT TO SMALL BUSINESSES...WORLDWIDE

Competitive Analysis: An Indispensable Aspect of Digital Marketing

Without a good competitive analysis, you cannot expect your digital marketing efforts to put you several steps ahead of the competition.  Unless you know your major competitors’ resources, capabilities, and marketing activities, you cannot effectively compete in the market.   What is competitive analysis? Identifying your competitors and evaluating their strategies, activities, resources, and capabilities…

Digital Marketing: How to Boost Sales Through Proper Features and Benefits Presentation

It is important in crafting a digital marketing strategy and in its effective implementation that a businessman or marketer understands the relevance of the product/service features and benefits. Let us discuss how product/service features and benefits affect the effectiveness of digital marketing.   What are features? The features of a product or service are its…

Is Digital Marketing Effective for Small Businesses?

Most businesses worldwide have used digital marketing either in its full spectrum or in some limited form. Many have allocated the bigger share of their marketing resources to digital marketing. A good number of them have grown their brands using it. But some have failed to achieve expected results due to misconceptions about what it…

Writing Blogs for Effective Digital Marketing

Your blogs help build your authority, credibility, and reputation in the industry or field where your business operates. These achievements contribute significantly to boosting the effectiveness of digital marketing. Important points to consider in blogging When you write a blog post, it is important to consider the following factors to ensure attainment of the abovementioned…

Digital Marketing Overview For Small Businesses

  Digital marketing will stay as long as the internet is there.  Businesses will continue to use it to market their product and service. But is it suitable and effective for small businesses? The answer is a big YES.  Let us see why it is effective for small businesses.  But before doing so, we need…

Buyer’s Journey and Content Marketing

Content marketers will do well to recognize the buyer’s journey milestones in their strategy. Just like a physical journey, a buyer’s journey also has milestones.  The journey can be long with many milestones or short with few milestones.  In all buyer’s journey, however, there are three milestones that will always be there:  awareness of need…

Understanding Buyer Persona For Marketing Success

    You frequently read about buyer persona.  Many marketing practitioners consider it crucial in their marketing campaigns.  Some, however, are not so sure what it exactly means while others, at worst, simply ignore it. Let us try to come up with a simple understanding of buyer persona.   What is a buyer persona? There…