Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Well, if you have, you should know that success in business is a rare thing today with ninety-eight percent of start-up businesses failing and they don’t all fail because they are founded upon bad ideas, but most fail because the owners neglect to learn one of the many keys to success. One such key to a successful home-based business or any business for that matter is media placement better known as advertising.
This skill is critical to the success of your company whether it is a traditional brick and mortar business or Internet based. In fact, if you don’t learn this skill, you will find yourself among that ninety-eight percent, because the saying, “If you build it, they will come” is not entirely true. This saying is not entirely true because in order for customers to find you, they must first know that you exist and then they need to know where you are located. Letting customers know that you are in business and where they can find you is the purpose of media placement and acquiring media placement skills is not difficult. If you can read and follow directions you can become a “Certified Media Placement Specialist.” You might be asking, “What is a ‘Media Placement Specialist?'” Well, first of all, this is not about getting a certification to put on your resume to get a job. It is person who specializes in the skill of placing media to promote his or her business. It is also bigger than “traditional marketing.” It’s bigger than traditional marketing because traditional marketing is limited to methods such as T.V., direct mail, or radio to spread the word about a business. As a Certified Media Placement Specialist you will learn other techniques that are a form of Internet marketing such as pay-per-click, articles, and co-registration to spread the word about your business. This form of marketing could be the fastest, least expensive, low-risk way of spreading the word about your business.
The other great thing about becoming a CMPS is that if you want to start a business and you have no clue as to what type of business to start, placing media can become your business and the best part is that you can learn this important skill from the comfort of your home. Be among the successful two percent by learning one of the most important keys to business success. Become a Certified Media Placement Specialist it could become one of the best investments you’ve ever made.