Welcome to Marketing Minefield
The comprehensive resource for business startups and small businesses, offering tips, strategies, ideas and guides on every type of marketing from online marketing strategies to public relations, outdoor advertising and putting together a marketing plan.
Here at Marketing Minefield we’ve covered every single type of marketing that you can ever wish to use. If you’re an online business owner head on over to our internet marketing section, where you’ll discover everything from ranking higher in search engines, to building an email list.
For the offline business owner we cover all the traditional marketing techniques, along with many of the old favourites in our comprehensive direct marketing section.
Marketing is an absolutely essential component of any business but it doesn’t need to be a mysterious science where companies spend thousands of pounds and barely see a return on their investment. It can be easily learnt and understood. This is what Marketing Minefield is here for, to guide your through the minefield that is all the many available marketing channels.
The Best of Marketing Minefield
Throughout the site some tips and strategies have regularly risen to the top in terms of interest. Here they are:
- 50 Ideas to Kick-Start your Link Building Strategy
- 26 Ways to Increase Your Website’s Conversion Rate
- Tips for Creating TV Commercials
- 27 Incredibly Creative Billboards
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Business-Specific Marketing Ideas
Your choice of marketing channel will depend largely on what type of business you run. Do you manage one of the types of businesses below? Then check out the marketing ideas tailored towards your company type:
Popular Business Articles
From free advertising ideas to the marketing funnel and simple ways to drive traffic to your website, here are many of our most popular business articles:
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- The Marketing Funnel – Where Can Your Business Do Better?
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