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Is Your Marketing Campaign Ethically Sound?
Mimosa Creations | September 5, 2012
From online Ads to television commercials, there are a variety of methods to market a business. It’s much easier than it used to be for companies to reach consumers with their new products or services. Regardless of your marketing strategy, however, it is crucial for businesses to uphold a reputation of ethical behavior. It is very difficult to reestablish a positive reputation once your company has been labeled as dishonest or bias.
No One Likes False Advertising
It’s a given that companies should only advertise what they’re willing and ready to sell. However, some modern businesses have been guilty of blatant false advertising. No matter how good it may make your business appear, avoid illustrating product amounts and services that obscure reality. Let your competitors make it a habit to deceive. Once they lose their disappointed customers, your honesty will attract and keep them.
Side Effects are Not a Secret
Even if you feel that revealing the whole truth about your product or service will deter potential customers, failure to reveal the truth can make matters much worse. Before releasing a product, companies should do their research to ensure their product is safe for all. If side effects are a possibility, then own up to them right away. Failure to do so can result in a lawsuit or a tarnished reputation that will affect your present and any future marketing campaigns.
Make sure your marketing campaign is politically correct. In other words, don’t assume that your cleaning supplies should only appeal to females, or that your sporting products will only sell to men. Keeping your marketing campaign ethical includes employing a level of equality and respecting the differences of others. If you stay open-minded throughout the marketing process, your customers will grow to love and respect your brand.
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