May 26, 2020  
 
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Marketing an International Affairs Business

Promotional tactics for international affairs businesses are exceptionally diverse. But in our experience, there are a handful of tips and strategies that will deliver the best return for your marketing efforts.

Strong and steady wins the race in marketing an international affairs business. In this industry, the application of fundamental marketing tactics is more valuable than promotional fads and gimmicks.

Great marketing campaigns elevate the status of your international affairs business using a carefully crafted mix of techniques and tactics.

Building A Community Around Your Brand

Social media is an up and coming marketing channel, primarily because it coalesces a community around brands. Whether they realize it or not international affairs businesses need to do a better job connecting with their customers. Direct mail campaigns featuring mailing lists from a reliable list partner can jumpstart a social media drive by expanding your customer base and alerting them to your social media presence.

Bundling

Messaging matters - but only to the degree that it communicates value to cost-conscious consumers. For centuries, entrepreneurs have understood that bundled products reinforce buyers' value concerns while increasing their business's total revenue position. Most international affairs businesses have the ability to bundle multiple products and services into a single offering that customers find appealing. Since the bundling concept is based on discounts, consumers expect to pay less for the bundle than they would if they were to buy the products separately, so you'll need to make sure your bundle offers real value to buyers.

When It's Time to Rebrand

There are many reasons why it might be time to begin a rebranding initiative - but a lack of alternative tactics is not one of them. Rebranding is an intentional marketing technique designed to deliver long term results. For an international affairs business, owners are often inspired to rebrand after analysis has demonstrated that the current brand is losing its impact in the marketplace. Unless you are confident that you possess the skills necessary to rebrand your business, we advise consulting with a professional marketing firm before you introduce a new brand to your customers.

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