Small Business Marketing by Jillian Shaw Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations for the Small Business

Posts Tagged ‘audience’

How to Write Your Own Creative Brief

First of all, what is a creative brief?  A creative brief is a short document – preferably a single page – that summarizes the information that needs to be conveyed to the creative team in order to get the strategic message across to the target audience.  In an advertising agency, the account team writes one ...

Guerrilla Marketing Book Review – Writing Your Mission Statement

04.29.2010 · Posted in Books, Planning, Small Business Tools

Jay Levinson, in his book Guerrilla Marketing, recommends that marketers come up with a common direction to guide the messaging for a business.  As a small business owner, this is pretty much all up to you.  Levinson says to start with no more than seven sentences and whittle it down to seven words. I usually ...

Defining Your Business’s Audience

03.11.2010 · Posted in Advertising, Geotargeting, Targeting

The number one mistake that many small business owners make when approaching advertising is not defining their audience.  Instead of figuring out who is most likely and most willing to purchase a service or product, lots of small business owners assume that hitting the widest audience is always the best way to go.  WRONG.  Could ...