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3 Must Know Tips to Promote Your Business

    • 51 posts
    March 12, 2013 11:08 PM EDT

    Those are some great tips....... In a nutshell communication with your audience, reaching out to them and giving your business a personal touch is the key to any successful business. Basically good client service.

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    April 1, 2013 12:28 AM EDT

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    March 6, 2013 11:14 AM EST

    in addition to what had mention above, here are some ways to promote your business

     

    Plan your attack. Define who your best prospects are, and then determine the best way to reach them. Be as specific as possible. Is the decision maker the CTO of the company, the director of human resources, or a 37-year-old working mom? Will you find them on Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest or Facebook? What about in-person networking at local business meetings? Will they be searching for your type of product on Google or Bing? 

    If you don't have a website, get one set up. If you can't afford to have someone custom-design your website, put your site up using one of the companies like SiteSell.com or HomeStead.com that provide templates and tools that make it easy to create a basic website.

    Set up a free listing for your business in search engine local directories. You can do this at Google.com/local/; Bing.com/local/; and listings.local.yahoo.com/ Be sure to include your website link and business description.

    Set your business profile or page up on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. Be sure your business profile includes a good description, keywords and a link to your website. 

    If you're just starting out and don't have a business card and business stationery, have them made up -- immediately. 

    Get your business cards into the hand of anyone who can help you in your search for new clients.

    Talk to all the vendors from whom you buy products or services. Give them your business card, and ask if they can use your products or service, or if they know anyone who can. If they have bulletin boards where business cards are displayed (printers often do, and so do some supermarkets, hairdressers, etc.), ask if yours can be added to the board.

    Attend meetings of professional groups,and groups such as the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, or civic associations.

    Pay for membership in those groups that attract your target customers.If the group has a website and publishes a list members on the site, make sure your name and website link get added.

    Become actively involved in 2 or 3 of these groups. That will give you more opportunity to meet possible prospects. But remember: opportunists are quickly spotted for what they are, and get little business.

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    March 12, 2013 6:58 PM EDT

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    March 12, 2013 11:37 PM EDT

    Such a valuable information you shared with us. Thanks.

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    April 3, 2013 10:24 PM EDT

    Hey Thank You Staciewalker...

    You post very useful information and it is very useful in the marketing of the products.

     

    Once again thanks for the awesome post. This is a good post and contains many useful information for me.  Smile

     

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    • 7 posts
    March 16, 2013 4:51 PM EDT

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    March 13, 2013 9:05 PM EDT

    Well said! Social media, Blogging and utilizing local community are great way to drive traffic to the website. However, you can also harness benefits from video posting and sharing updates through press release.

     

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    March 14, 2013 8:16 PM EDT

    Thanks for sharing such a good information...

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    March 13, 2013 2:20 AM EDT

    Well!!!According to me that advertise by direct mailings and radio. Since our radio stations give us radio ad time, that is easy for us to do. We use some of the ad time to promote our business and then we try to sell ads to other companies looking to promote their business.


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    March 3, 2013 9:26 AM EST

    When it comes to promoting your business, it is important to take advantage of all opportunities to stand out online and offline.

    1. Social Media

    Social media platforms rule when it comes to promoting your business. If you are not spending time on the most popular social media sites to connect with existing clients and potential clients, then now is the time to get started. There are so many social media sites on the internet to keep up with and not everyone is up to speed on the fastest growing social media sites to date.

    Using social media is all about engagement and an opportunity to connect with your target audience and market your business at the same time. Interacting through your most favored social media sites is a task that must be done on a consistent basis. 

    It is important to not get overwhelmed while promoting your business via social media. The best way to avoid wasting your precious time is to create a social media marketing calendar.

    Choose at least five social media platforms that are easy for you to navigate. Set aside a specific amount of time everyday market on those five social media sites. Stick to your plan by sticking to your calendar. After you have made a habit out of promoting your business with the five social media sites, then add a couple of more social media sites to gain additional followers.

    2. Blogging

    An effective way to build your authority and promote your business at the same time is to take the opportunity to share your expertise via your blog.

    By now, blogging should not be a foreign concept to any business owner. Your blog is an excellent platform to speak your mind and to create a community for your readers. Never forget that your dedicated readers would love to interact with you. You can do this by creating valuable content in your business blog.

    If you have a blog, but are not writing on a regular basis,  then it is time to implement a blogging schedule and don't deviate from it. Create an editorial calendar to help keep track of relevant topics that will be published on your blog. You can also use a calendar to track where and when you make content contributions online.

    From time to time, it can be a headache to come up with compelling content for your audience. Always remember you are not alone when it comes to building your business. There are plenty of writers in your industry that can give your audience the valuable content they need. Seek out contributing authors to help keep your blog up to date.

    3. Utilize Your Local Community

    This third tip may be challenging for you, especially if you are a new business owner.

    Never be afraid to give away items for a promotion. You do not have to charge people a fee every time they need your assistance.

    Trust me on this.

    If you are truly passionate about what you do, then money should never be an issue.

    Successful entrepreneurs in your local community are generously providing valuable information for free to promote their business. They do so without being concerned about how much money they will make from sharing their success secrets.

    Your local community is a great place to organize small workshops and seminars. If you suffer from stage fright, then begin with a small class. You do not have to charge people every time they need your help or advice.

    The useful information in your workshops and seminars will attract future clients and potential business partners.

    Follow the three must know tips above to promote your business but do it respectively.

    In conclusion, the three suggestions above should help you climb the ladder to business success. Promoting your business does not have to be a challenge. You just have to be willing to step up and show the world how valuable you are.

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    March 16, 2013 6:35 PM EDT

    Building up of professional relations is very necessary for every company or a business and nowadays this deal can be best made by getting popular on social media with your business. The more you create instances of your business relating it to benefit of people more will be the attraction of customers towards your commodity. This would ultimately fetch clients who interest in partnering with a growing venture thus fulfilling the motto of market capturing.

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    March 16, 2013 3:41 PM EDT

    This is true that to remain ahead in competition one has to put all the efforts in marketing and promoting of the products or services. Apart from local marketing, internet marketing has also the same and might be more important for the popularity of the business. So the best way is to work parallel on both techniques and just like mouth to mouth publicity use social media websites for a creative output.

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    April 3, 2013 7:30 AM EDT

    some good advice

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