If you are a company taking its first steps toward expansion to the U.S. market, check out these five promotional tools to help you succeed, even when you cannot commit to a full-time presence in the U.S.
Branding and promotions will never take the place of interpersonal relationships. However, if you have personnel in the U.S. on a somewhat regular basis, even if it’s one week per month or two, you can leverage promotional tools to establish your brand, raise your visibility, make sales calls more effective, and create an on-going dialogue with clients, prospects and partners.
Whether you are an established U.S. company or an international firm looking for traction in the U.S., the idea is to participate consistently in the marketplace or be forgotten. There are many ways to make an impact in the U.S. market. Consider these five ideas for leveraging the power of your brand to sell for you when you can’t be there in person:
Your U.S. and international competitors are leveraging these very tools to succeed as well. Therefore, it is your mission to create a promotional approach that is more compelling. An effective promotional approach, one that is true to your culture,value proposition and brand, will give you the one thing that every salesperson wants: the opportunity to compete.