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In today’s fast-paced world, perception is reality. On average, you only have a mere 7 seconds to capture someone’s attention through any marketing tactic. According to the Harvard Business Review, your long-term success depends on winning the attention of others. What sets most successful businesses apart is an ability to capture others’ attention visually and through the written word. These businesses understand that if no one is paying attention to them in a meaningful way, no one will invest in their products or services. Steve Rubel, chief content strategist at Edelman (one of the world’s leading global communications firms), says it best. “Attention is the most important currency that anybody can give you,” he says. “It’s worth more than money, possessions or things.”

So, we ask, what perception are you giving your clients or customers? Are you taking your marketing seriously? Have you paid real attention to your message and look? Does your marketing make an impact?

Lucky for you, Minute Print is here to help. Through our “Be Bold” campaign, our talented staff is committed to bringing your company’s brand to life through exceptional customer service, impeccable design, and the highest quality printing services.

Wondering what this means exactly? It means we’re here to get the job done no matter what it takes. We’re asking you to trust our bold approach to your marketing. Whether it be a flyer or brochure, or a simple business card, we believe every element of your company’s identity is critical in the eyes of your audience. Our experienced design and print team will work directly with you to make sure every aspect of a project is handled with a strategy that aligns with your business goals.

The amazing part is that our talents and abilities are matched with unparalleled efficiency. We have the manpower and ability to be detail-oriented while still delivering a flawless product. Armed with a vision for our customers, along with the most advanced technology in the printing industry, our team thrives on a pure boldness for innovation that prevails in everything we do.  

Are you ready to get bold with your marketing? Explore the possibilities with Minute Print and let our team bring your brand to a whole new level.   

 

The Importance of Word of Mouth Marketing

The Importance of Word of Mouth Marketing

Marketing covers tactics from print advertisements to online strategies, to massive campaigns. One tactic that is often overlooked, or even forgotten entirely, is word of mouth marketing. According to Nielsen, 92% of consumers trust recommendations from their friends or family more than any other form of marketing. The term “word of mouth marketing”—also referred to as “word of mouth advertising”—simply means customers do the advertising for businesses.

Sounds pretty great, right? But how can a business tap into this opportunity for free marketing with a huge ROI? Today we’re going to talk about the importance of word of mouth marketing (WOMM) for a company, and how business professionals can use it to their advantage.

WOMM is effective.
Word of mouth marketing is effective because it’s one of the most credible forms of advertising. Think of your close friends and family. You have an established relationship with them, you can rely on them, so when they tell you something, more than likely you’re going to trust their opinion. Additionally, when someone recommends a business, they stake their reputation on the exceptional experience they had. They have nothing to gain from giving a recommendation, so you can be sure they’re telling the truth.

For these reasons, when someone hears about a business through WOMM, they’re much more likely to trust the recommendation and check out the products or services, leading to more effective marketing strategies and and a greater return.

WOMM builds loyalty.
Individuals who have been referred to a brand, rather than through an advertisement or marketing tactic, are typically more likely to stay loyal for longer than other customers. According to Forbes, a Goethe University study revealed that consumers who were recommended to a business were 18% more likely to stay long-term with the organization. Why is this? When their friends or family members share a bond with an company, people are akin to feeling the same way.

WOMM generates buzz.
Word of mouth marketing is also a powerful way to generate buzz for a small or locally-owned business. Especially with today’s new technology of email, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, when one person starts talking about a brand, more and more people tend to join in. It’s the age-old tactic of “bandwagoning.” When people hear good things about a business, they feel inclined to join in the conversation.

How to implement WOMM.
So, how can a small business get in to WOMM? Don’t depend solely on exceptional customer service to spread the good news about a company. The key to generating WOMM for a business is to be unique. Entrepreneur recommends three main types of the individuality that creates WOMM: architectural, kinetic and generous. Is the physical building of the business unique? Does the product or service offer an eye-catching, kinetic experience? And does the business consistently care about its customers and the community through generosity?

Building positive experiences and relationships like these will help generate word of mouth marketing. Then, share the information online through social media, and watch how clients continue to feel engaged and excited to talk about their interactions.

Word of mouth marketing offers a huge opportunity for businesses to garner successful, consistent client relationships. Look for it in your own life and see how you can try it out.

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