25 Nearly Free Ways to Market your Business

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  1. bistones

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    I came across an useful article which may help your business at this.
    For example, Do-It-Yourself SEO.
    Take a free online marketing course.
    Good luck!
     
  2. stevebarnard

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    Hi,

    Thanks for sharing the resources. Success of any DIY plan depends upon the consistency and dedication of the person. Here are some more ways to increase your traffic levels :

    - Affiliate marketing
    - Link building
    - Link exchanging
    - E marketing
    - Media marketing
    - Social network marketing
    - Sms marketing

    The points above are a blend of “offline” and “online” marketing tactics that are popular nowadays. Start your campaigns in a planned and targeted manner. Set deadlines and goals first.
     
  3. makatiofficespace

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    Good tips on how to market your business. I do link building and social media marketing right now and they're quite good in providing satisfying result.
     
  4. youngkia1

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    With this detailed post very impressive indeed. If we really want to target a certain business we need to be very organize. By arranging all thing that we need we can definitely hit our goal. Not only concentrating with online tactics but also with offline tactics such as this. Thanks for sharing.
     
  5. Brain

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    WOW! That's a really nice post. It has so many resources and in depth details on different things. Thanks a lot.
     
  6. ronalde.barron

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    There are many ways to promote your business. Most likely are:
    Use of Social Media
    Blog commenting
    link building
    directory submission
    link exchange.....

    I don't prefer SMS marketing.
    Media market is good but its expensive too
     
  7. alexcarlson

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    Hi,
    Free online classifieds and link listing. Don’t get carried away with this, but do take advantage of some of the free ad space online. Typically if you search one of the major search engines for “Your industry + add link you can find a few decent sites where you can list your business for free.
    Thanks
     
  8. ShaneAndrews

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    Thanks!

    Thanks for sharing those great resources. That's awesome! With economies around the world in poor shape saving money anywhere you can is always a good thing. This is especially true if you are marketing your own business. One of the things you need when you learn Internet marketing is just where and how you can generate free traffic. Unless you already have a bottomless pit of money then for some of you PPC and other forms of paid advertising can be fraught with problems. One of the biggest is just how quickly you can spend money on paid marketing and advertising.

    Cheers,
    Shane Andrews
     
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    Some good information there. I don't really agree with submitting your site to the search engines though. Not sure if it will hurt you at all, but I prefer to do things to get the spiders to find my site on their own. Social media and social bookmarking are good for this. Basically, when you want the search engines to crawl your site, add social bookmarks to new or edited pages as well as submit your content to social networks. If you submit to enough, you can bank on the spiders to crawl your site soon.
     
  10. GekiDan

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    But isn't it much better to submit your site to Google so that search engine spiders will crawl and get it indexed as soon as possible.
     
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    Thanks Bistones, I'm always looking for more ways to market my products.
     
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    In my experience, it is better to get the spiders to crawl your site on their own. There are things you can do to speed this up. Much better to do a little extra work and get them to index this way. I can get a page indexed anywhere from an1-24 hours, so there really isn't any waiting.
     
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    May I know if they will have a bad effect on having to crawl your site forcefully?
     
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    Please anyone help me in this topic i dont understand please explain more detail...
     
  15. Vixen Media

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    Thank you so much for this post bistones, I really needed this! I have also compiled my own links on "cheap ways to advertise your business". If any of you guys are interested, just let me know and I'll post them here.

    Marie of Vixen Media
     
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    Decide on a stand alone domain name www.myblog.com or directory of existing site www.mysite.com/blog. Sub domain is also an option blog.mysite.com. Avoid hosted services that do not allow you to use your own domain name!
    Obtain and install customizable blog software – WordPress and Moveable Type are my favorites.
    Customize blog look and feel templates – aka design.
    Research keywords and develop a glossary – Keyword Discovery, WordTracker, SitePoint, SEOBook Keyword Research.
     
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    I would like to share a new marketing tool that I
    have been using recently and getting fantastic results.

    It is www.omgili.com

    Omgili forum search engine lets you find communities, message
    boards, discussion threads about any topic. (Just like google, but with more focus)

    There is a FREE option to use it, however I feel Omgili's
    advanced search features make it the best search engine for forums out there.

    Take 10 minutes out and have a play, it is quite
    addictive as you can be so focused with your marketing.
    I actually found this forum when someone's post came up with my specific key word.

    Hope it benefits you.

    Regards

    Jo
     
  18. Fergal

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    How have you used it as a marketing tool? Have you used it to research other forums or to promote your own site?
     
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    Is it your own site Jo? How do you use that site?

    I think Google will the similar job, if we use it's Advanced Search options. Google technology is far more better and it will provide you results which you are looking for.
     
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    Some good info. I have been stuggling with business card design. Raised print gets noticed but is it worth the added expense? And how much to put on a card? All personal opinions I know.
    I try to have a web presence but in my industry (service) people prefer to get to know you in person. I think social marketing really works well for me (not the on line stuff) because people really need to talk to you and see you.
     

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