Allan DIB, author of the book “one-page Marketing plan: get new customers, earn more money, get out of the crowd”, says that a well-thought-out marketing plan will help build a successful business.
In his opinion, most small companies make a mistake when they rely on the strategies of large corporations. Their budgets and tasks are not the same as those of small businesses.
To please the investor, to ensure that the brand name is recognized by a wide range of consumers — all this is not necessary for managers of small companies.
According to Allan DIB, all marketing work to find, attract and retain new customers can be divided into three phases: “Before”, “during” and “After”. What are they and what should be done? Continue reading
The founder of the Dodo pizza chain, Fedor Ovchinnikov, told His business how to overtake international pizza giants, capture Moscow with a franchise from the regions, and conquer the Chinese market.
You said that at the start of the business, you did not hesitate to copy competitors. When should I stop looking at others and start developing my own?
There is an important thing that I have learned in practice. Market economy and private business are like nature. As a result of natural selection, certain models survive, they adapt, develop, and find their niches. When you start a business and find yourself in a highly competitive environment, your first task is simply to survive. Learn how to generate profits so that your business can exist. Continue reading