There are many types of online advertising channels; some of them require money to be paid to benefit from the services. Depending on your business, there are some creative ways to generate new customers without having to spend any money whatsoever. Below are 3 of the best way to promote your business without having to go into your own pocket and spend any money. These are 100% free and on top of that they happen to be very effective also.
- Directory Listing Submission – A slightly labor intensive but very effective way to promote your business for free. This method of business promotion only requires your time and a good strategy. Services like FourSquare, AngiesList, Yelp, Google Places and MerchantCircle are just some of the hundreds if not thousands of local online directories that are available. You can submit your listing manually and then be sure ask your customers to review you; good reviews go a very long way.
- Social Media Promotion – Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin are very popular mediums for promoting ones business without having to spend nothing but time. Most of these services will allow you to create a profile for free and the rest is up to you, you will need to put some time in to go out and create a buzz. This is pretty simple to do, you just need to invite friends, family and business acquaintances to either endorse you or to follow or like your page and you will just need to be creative and think of catchy things to post that will result in new business for you.
- CraigsList – Fantastic way to generate a buzz about what it is that you do. You set up a CL account for free and you will be permitted to post in any category you choose. You can post your telephone number, a web address or whatever you would like. With Craigslist.com it’s wise to post daily and switch your ads up slightly so they don’t get stale. If you work these ads correctly you will be sure to find new accounts.
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