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What Media Should You Use to Reach Your Target Market

The importance of using the correct media is much more important than you think. For

entrepreneurs, media is everything. Media is what allows them to reach their target market. The questions is... What media should you use?

Knowing your target audience will enable you to communicate to the right group of people and direct your business message to them using the media platforms that they are mostly engaged on.

Following are the type of media you should use to reach your target market:

1. Social Media

Over 70% of people in the states use social media. If you are looking to grow your business, you better start utilizing social media! To start, you first need to research what social media channels your target market is using. After you create and optimize your social media accounts, start targeting your market.

Remember that social media is about being social. Don't just focus on selling on the platforms. Find ways to engage with your audience and provide them value before asking them to complete an action (click on your link or schedule a business call with you).

Make sure your social media accounts are linked to your business website alongside having social media buttons on your website. If managing your social media is too time consuming or confusing, we can help you with it!

2. Publications

Everyone reads some type of publications, and your target must have interests in

publications such as magazines, blogs, websites, newspapers etc. What you must do is use PR tactics, so that your target audience gets to see your business being featured in their favorite publications.

The best way to proceed is to start by researching what types of publications your target

market likes to read. The hardest part will be to find the journalist and getting them to accept your story.

But when you do, the goal of the article is to position you and your business as an expert in the field. Make sure there is a call to action within the article to direct your readers to your website.

3. Opportunities to Speak

The importance of conferences and events is very high for entrepreneurs. They are

opportunities for you to speak in front of your target market and pitch to them why they should choose you over your competitors.

In order to become a speaker, you can either reach out to event organizers or create your own events. The reason speaking engagements are important is because it positions you as an expert in the field just like publications. Remember, your goal is to seem as the expert in your industry and to consistently provide value to your target audience before you as for their contributions.

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