3 Lessons Game of Thrones Teaches About Marketing

3 Lessons Game of Thrones Teaches About Marketing

How Games of Thrones May Improve Your Marketing Strategy

Always Have an Ear to the Wall

Learn to Adjust

Arya Stark’s depart from King Landing only led to being taken by Harrenhal, followed by getting away again and tagging along with the Brotherhood without Borders. That was prior to running off and being captured by Hound. The point here is that she perpetually adapted.

Local business owners, in their online and offline marketing, must abide by the same rule. If a strategy is not working, change it. If something newsworthy happens that allows a little bit of real-time marketing, take advantage. Being adaptable is the only way to survive.

Never ever Become Complacent in Victory

When Oberyn was in combat against Clegane, he had virtually won the battle. However, he made the error of becoming complacent under the belief that he had won. This led him to demand Clegane admit to his offenses, and this was just the delay needed for Clegane to kill Oberyn.

Too many vendors take a break from content marketing after putting out one great piece. They think it will carry them for a bit, but bear in mind that some of your competitors put 42 percent of their budget towards content marketing. You have to always press on.

Listen To What’s Taking Place

Lord Baelish and Varys have countless spies between them who monitor what’s going on at all times. Local company owners similarly need to monitor the talk. Stay abreast of what people say on review sites, and reply to make things right if something went askew. Additionally, it does not hurt to spend a bit in online reputation management to control the dialogue.

Game of Thrones is a lot more than just a great show. It can teach us droves of marketing lessons. Khaleesi is coming to Westeros, and these tips can help get her in your business!

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