If you’re a new company, established and struggling to keep with the times, or stuck for ideas, you’ll be surprised how small changes can generate substantial business gains.
Here are 30 different ways you can promote your business to hit your goals.
Promote Your Business for Free
Everyone loves a freebie. Often these are the quickest and easiest ways to generate business. People need to know who you are.
So here are five free methods that won’t touch your budget.
1: Encourage Word of Mouth
2: Volunteer for Charity
3: Make the News
4: Get Yourself Listed On Business Directories
5: Ask Friends and Family for Help
Ideas for a Quick Fix
It isn’t all about saving money. Sometimes it’s a matter of urgency and damage limitation.
A quick fix is always short-term to start. Still, many of these promotional ideas can be applied long-term and used in your promotional material to highlight how your business is growing.
6: Check Your Grammar
7: Hire a PR Agency
8: Conduct a Business Clean-Up Operation
9: Extend Opening Hours
10: Keep Up with Current Affairs
Develop Your Back-End Business
So how can you promote your business this way?
Well, focusing on improving your operations will result in better time management and improve your overall product quality.
11: Outsource Your Website
12: Invest In Quality Software
13: Run Google and Facebook Ads
14: Keep Up with Current Affairs
15: Re-Brand Your Business
Focus On Your Customers
Customers and clients bring you income.
Proactive engagement is the best way to understand your business from the outside. That way, you gain a proper understanding of what it means to become your customer.
16: Encourage Reviews and Feedback
17: Respond to Everyone
18: Give out Thank You Cards
19: Run Promotional Offers for Repeat Customers
20: Offer Recommendations
Focus on Social Media
It’s easy to forget that social media isn’t just about posting pictures of cats. When used correctly, it can be a very effective way of generating business.
Whether you manage this yourself or get someone else to do it, communication is vital to ensure the right message gets across.
21: Start a YouTube Channel
22: Become a LinkedIn Professional
23: Create a Facebook Group for Community Vibes
24: Use Twitter as Your Business Brain
25: Allow Your Ideas to Shine on Pinterest
Wildcard Ideas to Inspire
These last five are here for fun to get your brain thinking. But these might inspire you to develop the idea into something you can put into practice.
How will you change the world?
26: Break a World Record
27: Create a Theme Song
28: Run a Geocaching Event
29: Become a Character in a Video Game
30: Turn an April Fools Idea Into a Reality
Any Promotion is Better Than None
There’s a saying in some industries that bad press is better than no press. Therefore, if you can get the basics right and come up with something unique but relevant, you’ll increase your revenue in no time.
Now you know how to promote your business, so it’s time to get started!
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