by Janice Byer
Here are some great ideas to help market your small business. The nice thing about them is they don’t require you to re-mortgage your house in order to make them doable.
A Company Website: This form of marketing just keeps on giving ….24/7.
Signs in/on your vehicle: A moving bill-board. What Better way to expand your exposure.
Join your local business association: Your membership will give back in more ways than one.
Iron on Transfers: Why not have you and the kids as walking advertisements. The kids will love it.
Keep in touch marketing: You are reading one form right Now.
Articles and Press Releases: Get recognized as an expert in your field by helping others.
Pin up Flyers: Let your neighbours know you are in business And offer them a discount.
Networking: I know, I am always bringing this subject up, but I truly believe in its power to help increase business.
Testimonials: Let those who may be skeptical, know how happy your clients are.
No matter which marketing efforts you use, keep track of your results. Ask clients how they heard about you.
Put your imagination to work instead of your wallet and watch the business roll in.
Janice Byer, owner of Docu-Type Administrative & Web Design Services (http://www.docutype.net) provides professional, creative and affordable virtual office assistance and small business website design. She is a Certified Canadian Virtual Assistant (CCVA), Master Virtual Assistant (MVA) and co-founder of the Canadian Virtual Assistant Connection. She is also the author of Surfin’ The Net – Docu-Type’s Virtual Collection of Links, (http://www.docutype.net/SurfinTheNet/linksebook.htm) which is filled with the secrets of her success. Visit her website for more information and to get your copy.