Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Do You Need A New Idea For Promotions?

Start and enhance your promotion ideas by getting creative with free advertising strategies.  What follows are some of my favorite marketing and promotion articles from across the web and other marketing resources and formed into a great list.

Use social media to promote your product and brand. Make connections with Twitter and Facebook.

Write your own blog, create meaningful informative content… No Hard Sell!

Comment on other blogs, many blogs will link your name back to your website. When you comment make sure you enter your website in your follow-up.

Do a free information giveaway on your blog and website

Include promotion offers to returning customers.

Send out a monthly newsletter with informational content and a sales offer.

Hand out business cards, take them with you everywhere

Participate in a craft show, make sure to hand out business cards or postcards

Use Google Analytics to analyze existing traffic so you can reach your target audience and keep them in your shop

Fill in your country, city and state so people can find you using the Google Maps Shop Local feature.

Optimize listing descriptions for Google organic searches.

Donate items to charity fundraisers, include a stack of business cards

Brand your items with sewn in tags, hang tags, and packaging (especially if you wholesale)

Always provide awesome service and communication to your existing customers, they’ll tell their friends

Find free places to advertise in your local community – put your business cards up in coffee shops, at your salon, gym, or places your customers might frequent

Offer a variety of items at different price points, this will attract a wider range of buyers to your listings. Use your own products in public as much as possible (wear them, etc.)

Post tutorials, information with tips and tricks on YouTube

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