BUILDING A MARKETING TEAM
When running a business, many entrepreneurs think that they can manage their own marketing. While this is not always the case, here are some reasons why it may not be the best option:
Lack of specialized knowledge: A successful marketing strategy requires an understanding of what works in your market and the technical skills needed to create and implement it. While entrepreneurs may have industry experience and basic marketing knowledge, they often lack the advanced skills and expertise that a professional could bring.
Limited resources: Many entrepreneurs have limited resources, making it challenging to dedicate time or money to setting up an effective marketing strategy. Hiring an agency or other specialist can free up time and help maximize your efforts to get the best results.
Need for impartiality: It’s easy for entrepreneurs to become too emotionally attached to their product or service and, therefore, might struggle with objectively assessing its strengths and weaknesses in terms of its appeal in the marketplace. Engaging with an outside source can provide a more objective perspective on how best to position your brand.
In conclusion, while entrepreneurs may want to take on all aspects of managing their business, marketing is often best left to experienced professionals who understand both the technical side and what works in each market.
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About the author : Darlene
Darlene Gagnon is an award-winning entrepreneur recognized by the National Association of Women Business Owners and is an Enterprising Women Inspirational Entrepreneur. She served on the board of directors for Entrepreneurs’ Organization and has mentored entrepreneurs and start-ups for over a decade. Her two companies, WeKinnect Global Branding Agency and Kinetic Promotional Product Services, have been recognized as “Best Places to Work” and “Largest Agency” by American City Business Journal. Both companies serve the US, Canadian, European, and Australian markets. Both companies are located in The Woodlands, Texas, with teams in Canada, the Philippians, and India. Her digital marketing and advertising agency services in English-speaking countries around the world.