I wonder if the manager selected products for the sale, or just gave a general discount. When you find an opportunity, you need to exploit it. Customers are hard to find.
“New customers and new businesses require two things from any business person or company. Knowledge of the marketplace, a clear understanding of all the dynamics of marketing, and action are all required to locate, assess and activate new customers.”- Ad copy for Finding New Customers For Your Business
There is a classic business training video called Finding New Customers For Your Business. It’s very thorough and covers a lot of ground.
It has two parts:
- Part One – Building the Foundation and Forming a Plan- 28 minutes
- Part Two – Executing the Plan – 32 minutesPart One explains Marketing and the Market and discusses the product or service, market segments, delivery systems, communications, price, and the competition.Part Two explains how to win new customers.
The program presents ways to get new business from:
- Former Customers
- Existing Customers
- New CustomersEven though the fashions are a little out of date, this classic video presents great information. If you can look beyond the clothes, you can get a bargain.We can’t all just wait for customers to stream into our place of business like police to a hold-up. We need to set forward a plan to attract new customers. Once we’ve attracted them, we need to keep them and sell to them. We’re just as helpless as the hold-up man if we don’t have plans and strategies.