Marketing tips for small business that may surprise you.
Having a business is the ultimate reward for refusing to clock in on someone else’s time. Here are 7 ways you can practice the best marketing tips that return the highest rewards and some may surprise you.
INTERNET MARKETING GAMBLE #1
ONCE YOU FIND YOUR TARGET AUDIENCE, THEN GO WHERE THEY ARE.
Can your business benefit from using Snap Chat? If your niche can include the millennials, go for it.
INTERNET MARKETING GAMBLE #2
GET LUCKY WITH THE BBB. PEOPLE STILL USE IT.
When you apply to be an accredited business with the BBB, do so around the time of year when they are giving out awards to local businesses. Submit your nomination fee and wait for your award.
INTERNET MARKETING GAMBLE #3
PAY INC.MAGAZINE TO HAVE YOUR BUSINESS PUBLISHED AS THE TOP 100 BUSINESSES OF THE YEAR
Every year Inc. Magazine publishes the top 100 businesses in America with the most revenue growth. How do they know this? They ask you. Submit your company to Inc. Mag and wait for your feature.
INTERNET MARKETING GAMBLE #4
RIDE IN A LOCAL PARADE
Don’t ever forget to advertise to your locals. They are loyal and open to spreading good things about your company.
INTERNET MARKETING GAMBLE #5
GIVE CUSTOMERS SOMETHING FREE
Just because it’s the right thing to do. Internet marketing is confusing so I give free tips. Find what your customers need from you and give it to them. It may seem like a gamble but it’s a smart one.
INTERNET MARKETING GAMBLE #6
DO SOMETHING NO ONE ELSE IS DOING BUT LEARN FROM YOUR COMPETITION TOO
Search for your competition in organic listings on Google. Do they have a blog? How many pages does the website have? Are they on social media? This company isn’t paying for an advertised listing if they’re naturally showing up in the “organic” search. learn from them and add to your own success!
INTERNET MARKETING GAMBLE #7
ASK FOR HELP
Ask for help when you’re in over your head. It allows you to focus on the parts of your business that come naturally to you. Outsourcing is such a big factor in business. When you should be focused on your sales, outsource to help you with the things you’re not so sure about doing.