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Marketing a Psychological Information and Referral Services Business
A profitable psychological information and referral services business is about more than supply and demand. It's about designing ways to entice new customers to engage with your products and to encourage existing customers to increase the frequency of their purchases.
Sales, profitability, market share -- the things that matter most to business owners all come down to how well you market your brand and products.
Top performers habitually integrate sound marketing concepts with market demands.
Social Media Monitoring
The use of social media as a marketing tool is the latest wave to overtake the small business community. Combined with a functional company website, social media attracts new customers and converts them to brand advocates. However, social media also has a dark side -- negative mentions. These days, psychological information and referral services businesses have too much at stake to ignore derogatory social media mentions. To counter negative social media, you'll need to monitor your brand's online presence and enter the conversation, redirecting negative discussions toward more positive topics.
Strategic partnerships offer psychological information and referral services businesses a new approach to the marketplace, rooted in the achievement of shared objectives. Think about it: even on your best day, your company has the ability to influence a certain percentage of potential customers. But when you partner with a complementary supplier to perform a joint marketing campaign, you multiply your customer base and generate a more powerful market presence.
Measurement and evaluation are critical considerations for effective PR and marketing plans. Direct mail can be evaluated by tallying the cost of inputs (e.g. a premium mailing list, printing, postage, etc.) and measuring the number of customer responses you receive from the campaign. However, measuring the amount of influence your brand has in the marketplace can be trickier. Fortunately, media monitoring has the ability to give your psychological information and referral services business a sense of market presence and other variables that are difficult to quantify. If executed properly, media monitoring can help your brand get ahead of negative messaging and exert greater influence over news cycles.
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