Taking your community business to the next level might be a very daunting task but one easy way to take a step forward in this direction is by joining your local chamber of commerce. Retailers of traditional brick-and-mortar type of stores as well as online website stores can use the chambers to promote and protect their business, increase the visibility and exposure of their firm, and give sales a substantial boost.
Word of mouth advertising has been the mainstay of targeted advertising since time immemorial. Conventional word of mouth advertising is when communication and recommendations are done orally between friends, family members, neighbors, co-workers, vendors, and clients. There was a time when if you were bothered with a company or service or in contrast, happy with the service and/or product, you would pick up the phone and let your friends and family know about it. But times have certainly changed. Word of mouth advertising has surely changed by leaps and bounds but is it really dead?
Now, here is what you should do if you REALLY are technically challenged. If you are a too-busy-to-learn operations manager/owner or you don’t have an in house tech team…
An Astute Accountant, Seasoned Attorney, Masterful Mentor, and Supportive Sidekick are all vital ingredients to a start-up team. However, those who are looking to start-up an online business need one more CRUCIAL team member!
Leads are at the heart of most of our businesses. Is your website optimized to get the most from the traffic you currently get? By getting some of your ducks in a row, you can get more of what you have now, and a much higher return on you marketing spend in the future.