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Marketing your business in the face of disruption

Businesses with a well-defined marketing plan and business continuity strategy are 60% more likely to succeed. The new year is a great time to pause and reflect on your business and plan for the months and years ahead.

Marketing business in the face of disruption

Marketing your business in the face of disruption

Adelaide-based outsourced marketing experts Purple Giraffe recently published a helpful article exploring the strategic significance of marketing planning and unveiling actionable insights for small businesses to thrive, while also safeguarding against unexpected challenges through business continuity planning.

Strategic Nature of Marketing Planning

A marketing plan is more than a checklist; it's a strategic document aligning marketing efforts with overarching business goals. It's the blueprint to propel your business towards sustainable success. When coupled with a business continuity plan, it becomes a comprehensive strategy to navigate both anticipated and unforeseen challenges.

Addressing Common Challenges

Purple Giraffe understands and addresses the challenges small businesses face – limited resources and time constraints. Effective marketing plans are within reach, even on modest budgets. A great place to begin organising your thoughts is with a simple one-page marketing plan. Simultaneously, integrating business continuity measures ensures your business can weather any storm, providing a safety net in times of crisis.

Setting Measurable Goals and Metrics

A successful marketing plan isn't complete without measurable goals and key performance indicators (KPIs). Tracking metrics enables you to measure performance and refine your strategies, ensuring continuous improvement. Moreover, incorporating metrics into your business continuity plan helps gauge its effectiveness and adapt it to changing circumstances.

A Dynamic Fusion for Business Success

A marketing plan and business continuity plan aren't static documents; they're dynamic tools that evolve with your business. And they are critical to its success. Regular reviews and updates are crucial, ensuring your business not only succeeds but thrives, even in the face of unexpected challenges.

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