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Real-world marketing and advertising advice

for your small business

When it comes to promoting your business, one size doesn't fit all. What works for the world's biggest companies probably isn't the right fit for your local small business. You need to get the word out, but you don't have the time or the money to waste on ineffective and expensive tactics.

Finally, there's a straightforward, down-to-earth game plan for small business owners like you. This handy guide presents a wealth of effective tactics and ideas specifically designed for small businesses in small markets. Utilizing tons of real examples and simple, straightforward explanations, successful small business owner Tom Egelhoff presents a proven ten-step plan that gives you maximum impact at minimum cost.

You'll discover how to:

  • Design a marketing plan that's perfect for your local market

  • Position your business for growth and success

  • Execute your plan and evaluate the results

  • Master the principles of small-town advertising

  • Bring in more customers than you know what to do with!

Specifically designed for small businesses with ten or fewer employees, this is the only in-depth guide that reveals the secrets of super-successful small-town marketing. If you want more bang for your buck, more customers in your store, and more dollars in your pocket, this is the place to start.

Synopsis:

Down-to-earth marketing and advertising advice for small-town business owners

When it comes to promoting a business, what works for the world's biggest companies isn't always the right fit for local small businesses. Small business owners don't have the money to waste trying ineffective tactics. In this handy guide, small business owners will discover tried-and-true tactics that get big results on small budgets. How to Market, Advertise, and Promote Your Business or Service in Your Own Backyard provides a detailed, ten-step plan for creating a successful, affordable marketing campaign. Written by a small-town business owner who has been through it all, this is the ultimate guide for small businesses who need their marketing to make a big impact.

Tom C. Egelhoff (Bozeman, MT) is a consultant and speaker who has worked in a wide variety of industries and positions for some of the best companies, big and small, in America.

Synopsis:

Real-world marketing and advertising advice for your small business

When it comes to promoting your business, one size doesn't fit all. What works for the world's biggest companies probably isn't the right fit for your local small business. You need to get the word out, but you don't have the time or the money to waste on ineffective and expensive tactics.

Finally, there's a straightforward, down-to-earth game plan for small business owners like you. This handy guide presents a wealth of effective tactics and ideas specifically designed for small businesses in small markets. Utilizing tons of real examples and simple, straightforward explanations, successful small business owner Tom Egelhoff presents a proven ten-step plan that gives you maximum impact at minimum cost.

You'll discover how to:

  • Design a marketing plan that's perfect for your local market

  • Position your business for growth and success

  • Execute your plan and evaluate the results

  • Master the principles of small-town advertising

  • Bring in more customers than you know what to do with!

Specifically designed for small businesses with ten or fewer employees, this is the only in-depth guide that reveals the secrets of super-successful small-town marketing. If you want more bang for your buck, more customers in your store, and more dollars in your pocket, this is the place to start.

About the Author

Tom C. Egelhoff is an internationally known speaker and authorwith thirty-two years of small business know-how. His seminars and workshops on marketing and advertising have helped thousands of small business owners become more profitable and successful. His Web site has received as many as four million visitors in a year. For more information, please visit www.smalltownmarketing.com.

Table of Contents

Foreword Mike Reilly.

Preface: Why You Need This Book.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction: Small Town 101.

Chapter 1 The Small Town Marketing Plan.

Chapter 2 Step 1: Business Resume: Who Are You?

Chapter 3 Step 2: SWOT?

Chapter 4 Step 3: Sales Forecasting.

Chapter 5 Step 4: Who and Where Are Your Customers?

Chapter 6 Step 5: How to Create Your Plan and Make It Work.

Chapter 7 Step 6: How to Position Your Business.

Chapter 8 How to Create an Advertising Plan in Your Own Backyard.

Chapter 9 Step 7: What Do We Say, How Do We Say It, and Where Do We Say It?

Chapter 10 Step 8: Design a Marketing Calendar.

Chapter 11 Step 9: Execute Your Plan.

Chapter 12 Step 10: Is Your Plan Working?

Chapter 13 Small Town Success Principles.

Chapter 14 Small Town Advertising.

Chapter 15 Small Town Promotion.

Chapter 16 Home-Based Marketing Success Principles.

Small Business Marketing and Advertising Ideas, Tips, and Tricks.

Some Final Thoughts.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470258217
Author:
Egelhoff, Tom C.
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Subject:
Marketing - General
Subject:
New Business Enterprises
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Advertising
Subject:
Small business -- Management.
Subject:
Business;Marketing
Subject:
Marketing & Sales
Copyright:
Publication Date:
June 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.98x7.22x.88 in. .73 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Down-to-earth marketing and advertising advice for small-town business owners

When it comes to promoting a business, what works for the world's biggest companies isn't always the right fit for local small businesses. Small business owners don't have the money to waste trying ineffective tactics. In this handy guide, small business owners will discover tried-and-true tactics that get big results on small budgets. How to Market, Advertise, and Promote Your Business or Service in Your Own Backyard provides a detailed, ten-step plan for creating a successful, affordable marketing campaign. Written by a small-town business owner who has been through it all, this is the ultimate guide for small businesses who need their marketing to make a big impact.

Tom C. Egelhoff (Bozeman, MT) is a consultant and speaker who has worked in a wide variety of industries and positions for some of the best companies, big and small, in America.

"Synopsis" by , Real-world marketing and advertising advice for your small business

When it comes to promoting your business, one size doesn't fit all. What works for the world's biggest companies probably isn't the right fit for your local small business. You need to get the word out, but you don't have the time or the money to waste on ineffective and expensive tactics.

Finally, there's a straightforward, down-to-earth game plan for small business owners like you. This handy guide presents a wealth of effective tactics and ideas specifically designed for small businesses in small markets. Utilizing tons of real examples and simple, straightforward explanations, successful small business owner Tom Egelhoff presents a proven ten-step plan that gives you maximum impact at minimum cost.

You'll discover how to:

  • Design a marketing plan that's perfect for your local market

  • Position your business for growth and success

  • Execute your plan and evaluate the results

  • Master the principles of small-town advertising

  • Bring in more customers than you know what to do with!

Specifically designed for small businesses with ten or fewer employees, this is the only in-depth guide that reveals the secrets of super-successful small-town marketing. If you want more bang for your buck, more customers in your store, and more dollars in your pocket, this is the place to start.

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