Afraid of Failure?

Submitted by Birdeye on Mon, 01/02/2017 - 11:37am

Here at Birdeye, we’re not afraid of failure—rather, our greatest fear is that we wouldn’t try something because of being scared of failing. Still, there’s no denying that trying something completely new can be a frightening prospect in the business world, especially when it comes to marketing.

Unfortunately, many businesses let fear paralyze them when they don’t know how a particular action will turn out. They might think that the money they put into a particular advertising tactic or a new product may not return quality results. Quite often, however, these companies miss out on some of their best opportunities for growth and expansion.

The thing is, failure is an essential part of life and business. As Henry Ford once said, “Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.” At Birdeye, we’ve had many successes over the years, but also a few failures. However, we’ve always managed to learn from those failures so we could “begin again,” keep growing, and provide improved outcomes to our clients.

This isn’t to say we’re satisfied with failure—that will never happen! But we won’t ignore failure, either. We will always use failure to learn what does and doesn’t work for your company to ensure that you’ll get the best results possible in the future.