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Leverage These 3 Factors to Attract and Retain Loyal Customers



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In a world where consumers have become very selective and are being advertised for different products from across the globe, the founder or entrepreneur of the product must come up with marketing innovations that resonate with the consumers. It’s absolutely necessary that you acquaint yourself with the consumers’ buyer behavior and the resulting purchase decision in order to develop suitable marketing mixes to appeal to the target customer.

You should bear in mind all the time that you can also be pummeled into oblivion by the competition, so whatever you have to offer must be mouth-watering and unbeatable in order to reach the level of impact you deserve.

Factors like friends, government policies, social networking platforms, and purchasing power, have all been around for a while and affect all the products on the market. However, purchase decisions are grossly affected by emotion and reasoning which border on attitudes and priorities. It’s within your power to make customers root for your product or services despite the strong and overwhelming competition.

In order to attract customers, you need to leverage the following 3 factors:

1. Influencers

Traditional advertising proved an effective way of getting clients and potential customers to know about your brand and the product you are launching into the market at any particular point in time over the years.

Inasmuch as your customers would like to know about what they want to buy through advertising, it’s another ball game altogether to get the information from somebody they trust and can easily identify with.

Unless you have been living under a rock, there is no better way to do this than through influencers. Influencers unlike the mundane bill post or the faceless print and electronic media, amazingly register the information where, when, and how it’s needed. They resonate with the customers and can literally get your customers eating out of their hands.

Adweek reports that Activate by Gloglovin’s research has found that 67 percent of marketers think influencer marketing campaigns helped them to reach a more targeted audience. To get this working very effectively for you, the one product or event type of relationship between an influencer and a brand will not work for you. You need to build a more holistic relationship.

To safeguard both the brand and the influencer, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), has come out with more regulations concerning the use of endorsements and testimonials. This update protects both the influencer and the brand about partnership disclosures and ensures a better playing ground which will give a big boost to the use of influencers in marketing campaigns. That means that you may be harming your brand if you fail to incorporate influencers.

“Influencers are people. People (or maybe personas) with a brand and an audience. What makes them attractive to advertisers is their ability to speak to a very defined group of fans. The way the ecosystem is maturing looks a lot like the internet in the early days” – Mike Schmidt

2. Experiential marketing campaign

No form of advertising will give you the impactful desire, drive engagement, and deliver key messaging, other than that which will enable you to relate to the senses of touch, sight, feeling, smell, and taste of your customers. This is exactly what experiential marketing campaigns will do to your brand.

A sure-fire way to bring about a phenomenal acceptance of your product in the market is to organize an event where you can get a one-on-one session with the opportunity of questions and answers from your customers, thereby giving the customers the opportunity to contribute and bond to the product. The everlasting experience garnered from such sessions by your customers is imprinted on their minds and the attendant effect is to skyrocket sales.

When customers attend events and take part in the associated interactions, they become more emotionally connected and develop stronger brand loyalty that determines their purchasing decisions. With 70 percent of the users who attend these events eventually becoming regular customers, it is a no brainer to coordinate these type of events.

Maya Angelou an author and a poet capped it all for experiential marketing when she said, “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

3. Micro-targeting

The game changer to your marketing approach that will remarkably create the huge ROI you crave for is micro-targeting. Micro-targeting or people-based targeting capitalizes on the consumer’s demographic, psychographic, geographic, and behavioral data to predict the buying behavior, likes, interests, and opinions of consumers. You can use the data at your disposal to influence the behavior of your consumer with the help of a hyper-targeted advertising strategy.

“Good advertising does not just circulate information. It penetrates the public mind with desires and belief.” – Leo Burnett

You can turn the collated data into micro-targeted individual ads with predictive analytic tools and behavioral modeling. It’s also within your grasp to sort these common traits that have been identified into groups. A particular group is then recognized for traits that make the members receptive to a type of campaign.

If you are able to co-opt these 3 marketing mixes into your marketing campaigns, your clients will swallow your brand hook, line, and sinker.

How do you increase your audience for your brand? Let us know in the comments below!

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John Ejiofor is an experienced digital marketer and blogger. He is a versatile web designer and digital marketer. He founded his blog Nature Torch to share his views on our impact on this world and solutions on how to make it a better place.

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How Your Beliefs Can Supercharge or Sabotage Your Success

Your life is dictated by beliefs and biases that drive your thinking, behaviors, and decisions



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How to Break the Cycles of Mediocrity and Manifest Your Greatness

There is no greatness without becoming and there is no becoming with authenticity



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In just a few weeks, we will be wrapping up 2023. Can you believe it? This year has been absolutely incredible for me.

I have seen amazing doors opened, new relationships formed and I am seeing dreams realized in my life. While this seems like the hallmarks of a great year, this has also been the most challenging year of my life. With all of the change happening in my life, I have been forced out of my comfort zone and challenged to grow in every area of my life.

I can truly say that I have made the most of my moments this year and I have used everything as a catalyst for maximizing my greatest potential.

As a revolutionary leader, I have the pleasure of consulting and advising leaders around the world to fulfill purpose, realize their greatest potential and make an impact.

I want to share some insights with you that will help you to break cycles of mediocrity and manifest your greatness

Everything legal must come through the matrix

I am sure that some of you are wondering why I am using the term matrix. However, what you have to understand is that I am trying to make a highly complex spiritual principle practical to understand.

Regardless of your spiritual beliefs, every life has an origin and I believe that origin is divine and begins with eternity. You are birthed from eternity and into time to fulfill a unique purpose and assignment in your lifetime and generation.

The matrix is simply the portal or vehicle that brings something out of the invisible realm and into tangible form. The problem with much of the teaching today is that it excludes the matrix. We are told to believe that success is instantaneous and overnight.

Nobody talks about how a dream progresses through stages beginning with visualization and ultimately culminating in manifestation. Without a matrix or portal then everything that you attempt to birth and build will be illegal.

The matrix not only makes you legal but it gives you the authority and power to function as the greatest expression of who you were created to be. 

Every matrix has an incubation process

While many people admire and respect me today, I remember a time when nobody knew who I was or the significance of my message. How did I get to where I am today? I got here through an incubation process.

In other words, everything that has been destined for your life is incubating and awaiting a set time of manifestation. The problem is that most people live their entire lives idle and never initiate the incubation process.

What do I meany by that? Most people are living reckless and very few people are living intentionally. I am amazed at the number of people I have conversations with that have no vision, goals or strategies for their lives. They show great promise and they have undeniable potential.

However, without development they will die with their dreams still in them.

Everything that has been destined for your life must be incubated and converted to become realities born to time. 

“Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blueprint and begin to build.” – Robert Collier

You must give expression to that which is not yet born to time

When you think about a matrix or a prophetic incubation process, you have to understand that potential is often unrealized and untapped. In other words, your potential is in raw form and your potential cannot serve you as long as it is untapped.

The thing that makes me valuable is that I have the ability to convert potential into power. I have done it in my own life and I have empowered leaders around the world to do the same. How do you convert potential into power?

First, it is important to note that you have to perceive potential. If you cannot perceive your potential then you can never cultivate your potential. In addition, you must take the time to cultivate your potential. We often get excited about our capabilities; however, we never expand our capacity in order to realize our greatest potential.

In other words, the strength of your potential is only discovered through your willingness to stretch. The more we are challenged the more we are empowered to expand our capacity for greatness. Most of all, you must begin to express your potential. The expression of potential is different for every person.

For example, the expression of my potential is best demonstrated through the thoughts, ideas, products, services, books, etc.

For another person the expression of potential may look like a screenplay, artwork, sports, scientific discoveries, medical breakthroughs, etc.

Regardless of the form of expression, I know that you will live empty and unfulfilled until you make the decision to express your potential. The expression of your potential gives voice to your dreams, life to your vision, significance to your moments and activates your true power.

You must manifest your greatness

As a revolutionary thinker and leader, my work has impacted people around the world. I am grateful that my life is a source of empowerment to so many people. However, before anyone could ever benefit from my life, I had to make a non-negotiable decision to become who I was born to be.

I wish I could tell you that this journey is easy and that you will get there overnight. However, in a world that celebrates us for doing we are often criticized for being. As a result, I wasted a lot of time trying to be who other people wanted me to be instead of being who I was born to be.

There is no greatness without becoming and there is no becoming with authenticity. It is through our bravery to be vulnerable that we ultimately manifest our greatness. We do not bless the world by being a duplicate. We bless the world when we honor our difference. When you honor your difference you honor your potential.

Ultimately, your difference is how you manifest your greatness.

When you present anything but your authentic self to the world, you are playing small and you are robbing the world of your significance. Manifesting your greatness requires you to master your gifts.

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Why do a lot of young guys lack confidence in today’s world? 



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Toxic Leadership: 5 Ways to Identify a Bad Leader

if you have a leader who displays any of the toxic traits, it’s time to move on to greener pastures.



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