How To Know If You’re A Strategic Marketing Communicator, Ask Your Strategic Thinking Business Coach

Competition in the business world requires sound strategic thinking and planning. And one application of those strategic tools is in business marketing communications. And Your Strategic Thinking Business Coach believes that strategic thinking and planning need to be done before developing or recreating any marketing communication. For example, it is important that you take time to think about what role your marketing communication will play and how it will help you achieve your strategic marketing goal(s).

Every strategic marketing communication, from your business card to a simple handout at events has a role to play in moving “your prospects forward.” Here are some of the ways to move your prospect forward: marketing communication tools include:

+ introducing yourself

+ understanding what to do how to help people

+ gaining permission to market to prospects

+ earning prospects’ trust

+ creating and strengthening a relationship

+ getting prospects’ attention

+ provide information

And here are some of the strategic marketing tools to help you move your prospects forward:

+ business cards

+ advertisements,

+ direct mail sales letter

+ Yellow pages

+ web site

+ brochure

+ ezine

+ free report

+ post cards

Now, let’s look at some strategic questions to ask about what you want the prospect to do.

+ What action do I want the prospect to take?

+ Are my current marketing methods achieving my goals?

+ Is this marketing communication tool the best way to get the prospect to take the desired action?

+ When will I use this marketing communication tool?

+ What information do prospects need to know to move forward?

+ Who will benefit from this marketing communication tool?

+ What is my call to action for the prospect?

If you think and plan your marketing communications in a strategic manner (as outlined above), you will be able to make a more educated, more informed, and strategic decision about each of your marketing communication tools. Taking time to ask the strategic questions and analyze if your marketing communications will fit your goals will help ensure that you will reach your goals. And you will know that you are a strategic marketing communicator.

Your Strategic Thinking Business Coach encourages you to fully realize the benefits of business coaching to strategically and effectively market your business. If you would like to learn more about how a strategic thinking business coach can facilitate and guide you in that endeavor, please contact Glenn Ebersole today through his website at http://www.businesscoach4u.com or by email at jgecoach@aol.com