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Creating loyal customershttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/marketing/creating-loyal-customersCreating loyal customersMany small businesses spend a lot of time, effort and money into growing their customer base. Yes, this is crucial to your livelihood, but how much time do you spend looking after the customers that consistently come back to you?2017-04-02T22:00:00.0000000Z
Who is your customer?https://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/marketing/who-is-your-customerWho is your customer?Marketing is not about chasing any customer at any given price. You have to decide which groups of customers (called segments) are most attractive to the business and are most likely to boost profits.2017-04-02T22:00:00.0000000Z
Getting to know your target markethttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/marketing/getting-to-know-your-target-marketGetting to know your target marketTo ensure that your business idea stands out from the rest, it is important to know your target market.2016-11-30T22:00:00.0000000Z
In the business jungle, standing out is a matter of survivalhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/marketing/in-the-business-jungle-standing-out-is-a-matter-of-survivalIn the business jungle, standing out is a matter of survivalThe occasional description of the business world as a jungle is apt in many ways, not least because the frantic competition between plants to reach the sunlight above the jungle canopy is very similar to the struggle of businesses to stand out from the mass of their competitors.2015-08-27T22:00:00.0000000Z
In the business jungle, standing out is a matter of survivalhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs growth centre/Useful-articles/Pages/In-the-business-jungle-standing-out-is-a-matter-of-survival.aspxIn the business jungle, standing out is a matter of survivalThe occasional description of the business world as a jungle is apt in many ways, not least because the frantic competition between plants to reach the sunlight above the jungle canopy is very similar to the struggle of businesses to stand out from the mass of their competitors.2015-08-27T22:00:00.0000000Z
Three ways to give you tourism business an edge in a cut-throat markethttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/marketing/three-ways-to-give-you-tourism-business-an-edge-in-a-cut-throat-marketThree ways to give you tourism business an edge in a cut-throat marketAs South Africa stands at the threshold of receiving more than ten million foreign travellers for the first time this year, the tourism industry as a whole deserves a pat on the back for achieving continued growth despite the global slump. Yet individual tourism businesses can be forgiven for not breaking out the champagne just yet.2014-09-27T22:00:00.0000000Z
Marketing your business effectivelyhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/marketing/marketing-your-business-effectivelyMarketing your business effectivelyThe world has changed, nothing is a given any more, not even an effective marketing strategy of the past. Habits and trends are different and the way consumers think and buy is different. Technology has progressed in leaps and bounds. To market your business effectively, you need to be on top of all of this.2014-09-25T22:00:00.0000000Z
Any business owner can master successful networkinghttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/marketing/any-business-owner-can-master-successful-networkingAny business owner can master successful networkingHere is some good news for business owners who are more comfortable with machines and production processes than with people: successful networking with people is every bit as systematic as networking with computers.2013-08-20T22:00:00.0000000Z
Ten tips for marketing your businesshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/marketing/ten-tips-for-marketing-your-businessTen tips for marketing your businessMarketing tends to be seen by many business owners as a soft function, one of the first spending areas to be cut when times are tough. But of course it is not only one of the most vital functions of a business, but, counter-intuitively, the slower the economy, the more your investment in your marketing effort needs to be.2013-01-09T22:00:00.0000000Z
Networking is good for businesshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/marketing/networking-is-good-for-businessNetworking is good for businessWhile it's been around for a long time, more and more small business owners are now realising the value of networking as a tool to marketing their businesses.2012-06-25T22:00:00.0000000Z
Tips for marketing your Guest Househttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/marketing/tips-for-marketing-your-guest-houseTips for marketing your Guest HouseSouth Africa is the world’s fastest-growing tourist destination and offers many opportunities for entrepreneurs. The challenge, of course, is not to get lost in the general clutter that confronts both local and foreign tourists when planning a trip here.2012-03-22T22:00:00.0000000Z