Promoting your business is the best way to earn more revenue. The best part about promoting your company is that it doesn’t have to cost a lot of money! There are plenty of creative and effective ways to promote your company without spending a dime. In this blog post, we will go over tips on how you can promote your business for free or with little money!
1. Create a Social Media Account
Creating a social media account is the first thing you should do if you haven’t already. In today’s generation, people are constantly on their phone scrolling through Facebook, Twitter, etc…so it only makes sense to go there and talk to them where they spend a lot of time. We have seen several people double their customers just by having a Facebook! So, if you don’t already have one, create an account today. You can either make an account for your business or yourself personally (most businesses do the latter).
2. Make Videos
This is another great way to reach new audiences and share with them what your business is all about. Making videos can be extremely beneficial for your business so start shooting today!
3. Network with Other Business Owners
When you are starting out, it helps to have other people on your side. So talk to some local businesses that are in the same industry as you are and try to form some sort of partnership or network together. You never know what opportunities might arise from a simple conversation.
4. Give Free Samples to Customers
Free samples are a great way to get people interested in your company! If you have a physical product, try giving out free samples of it or even catering an event and giving the food away for free. People will be more likely to buy from you if they get a free taste of what you have to offer.
5. Get Social! (Again)
Remember how we mentioned networking with other business owners? Well, this tip is oftentimes overlooked but it’s extremely important! If you need help with anything or someone to bounce ideas off of, your local entrepreneurs are the perfect people for the job! Don’t be shy and reach out to them!
6. Go Viral
Viral marketing is one of the most effective ways to market your business. It’s when your company goes viral on the internet and all of a sudden everybody has heard about you. You can go viral with videos, pictures, or even simple blog posts. The possibilities are endless! This tactic doesn’t have to cost you anything as well.
7. Email Marketing
Email marketing is still one of the most popular ways for companies to market themselves even though it’s not as exciting as viral marketing or other methods, it does get results! So if you have an email list, use it and send out weekly newsletters telling people about what your business has been up to.
There are so many different ways you can promote your business and we’ve only gone over a few of them. We hope the tips we gave you will help get you started on promoting your company! Don’t spend money if you don’t have to! Try some of these free or low-cost ways to promote your business and watch it grow!