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In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche

Market Wisdom

How to make your brand stand out in a competitive market

Whilst you might think your brand offers the best product or service possible, unfortunately there are lots of businesses that also think the same thing.

That’s why as a consumer it can often be a hard decision to choose exactly which brand to spend your money with. With that in mind, here’s a look at how you can make your brand stand out in a very competitive market.

Make sure your marketing is as unique as possible

You might think that to increase awareness of your brand, all you need to do is market your brand to your potential customers.

Unfortunately, marketing isn’t just as simple as putting up some posters or buying some advertising space on TV or radio or in newspapers. You have to make sure every piece of marketing for your business doesn’t just exist but stands out from the rest of the crowd.

The public is bombarded with lots of brands marketing their product to them every day. As there are so many, most people will forget most of the marketing messages they’ve seen every day, which means they won’t go on to buy that product or service in the future and that marketing money will have been wasted.

Instead of just working with any marketing company, make sure you work with a team who are ambitious, creative and able to come up with unique ideas. For example, Made By Factory are a digital marketing agency that specialize in increasing results in Google searches and promoting shopping brands.

Whilst they understand all the technical procedures surrounding search engine optimization and pay per click advertising, they’re most importantly a group of creatives who will listen to what you want to achieve and help you achieve it. Choose to work with teams who have new ideas like these rather than marketing agencies who will produce the same work for every client no matter what their aims are.

Avoid any ethical disasters

They say all publicity is good publicity, but in 2021 that is definitely not the case. Over the last few years the term “cancel culture” has become more and more widespread over social media and become more and more of a threat for big brands.

This is when social media users gather together to pledge not to use a product or service because of something that brand has done. This can be anything from advertising their product in the commercial break of a show they find offensive to a staff member’s views on an ethical issue.

That’s why it’s important to always consider what programs and issues you’re associating your brand with to avoid any unwanted attention on social media.

Produce a great product or offer a great service

One of the best ways of promoting your brand is by simply making a great product or offering a great service. If people are happy with what they’ve paid for, they’re a lot more likely to recommend the brand to their friends and family members.

That’s why it’s so important to make sure you’ve got a product or service that people will actually want to spend money on before even beginning to think about marketing plans.