Five Simple Marketing Tactics For Small Business

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  1. nancydo

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    Hi guys,

    I have been thinking about what to write for this post for the past couple of days. While doing my research and thinking about a few ideas I came across the following tips that I wanted to share with you.

    What I like about this post is that it concentrates on several very simple things that every business could conduct. However, sometimes we don’t do very well such simple things and these are the ones that can have the most impact.

    If you are small business owners at the moment, you should keep reading to explore the five things you can do this week to give your marketing efforts a quick jump start.

    1. Use blog to reach out to your target customers

    2. Never lose any email address

    3. Offer a cheaper product & run cross promotions

    4. Change your advertisements as regularly as possible

    5. Take full advantage of your customers

    If u're interested in these tips, never forget to go to our Magento Blog at http://www.magebuzz.com/blog/2013/08/07/five-simple-marketing-tactics-for-small-business/
     
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    Thanks for sharing those tips with us.

    Why would anyone want to lose an email address? Did you mean to say something else?
     
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    promotions increase sales not only because there's a good deal for the consumer but some consumers are stimulated by the idea of being involved in a special offer and it has something to do with the feeling of being left out which is something they don't want. So to sum up, for some consumers promotions do satisfy emotional or psychological needs
     
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    Thanks Fergal,

    It's just our experience to share with you all!

    For a start-up online company, email is one of the most effective ways for them to communicate with their customers. They can employ any email collecting tool to collect email of as many visitors as possible so as for that company to persuade them to become buyers someday! Therefore, never lose any email because it may turn the guest into potential customer.

     
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    Your wording is confusing...instead of "2. Never forget to lose any email address" perhaps you should say "Never forget to keep an email address"
     
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    I found the mistake already. U know, whilst making the blog, I was processing the sentence in a way called "Vietnamese English". Thanks for ur correction :D

     
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    nancydo I've edited your first post to correct that. I hope that's OK.
     
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    When you offer cheaper products then other companies you most likely will be without any profit. I do not think that is what you are looking for.
     
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    If you ran through my article, I concluded as following "Not every marketing tactic listed above will work well for different companies, but a combination of several of them or any appropriate adaptation could be helpful".

    Of course you can not place all of ur products at a lower price but some items at reasonable costs can attract more visitors to your store.

     
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    Nice points there nancy. Keeping email addresses of your customers I believe is vital. Blog and forums are always easy way to reach your customers.

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts.
     
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    So to sum up, for some consumers promotions do satisfy emotional or psychological needs.
     
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    I think the correct one is:
    2. Never lose any email address (always use lead collecting services such as getresponse, aweber etc..)
     
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    All of your tactics are very useful for your small business. Thanks for sharing this post.
    If you doing affiliate marketing for your small business than It is also very useful for getting revenue from it.
     
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    I also mention another effective five simple marketing tactics for small business in the below-

    1. Post case studies on your website
    2. Use your blog to reach out to prospects and customers
    3. Post videos online
    4. Use content cu-ration to drive interest in your products
    5. Use online services to get the media's attention
     
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    Make your site interactive with forums and answers.
    Conduct online interviews.
    Hold a webinar.
    Do regular Podcasts
    Add blog feeds and news feeds
     
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    One of the most important aspects of building up a brand in the internet especially for small businesses is to build relationship with other related or correlated businesses. Don't stop until you get a mention from them. 1 mention from a big brand means great achievement.

    Among all, I think this is one of the most challenging yet lucrative method in building a brand reputation across the internet. It takes really a long time. But worth the effort if done properly.
     
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    As long as your business has an internet presence, then your business A-okay :)
     
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    Offer some free classes/workshops
    Join local business organizations and networking groups.
    Create or become front and center in a charitable event.
    Create your own social media, website
    Ask for referrals
     
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    Thank you for the list. It can be useful for me.
    Regarding no.5 , is there online service you recommend?
     

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