Is your business slowly dying of malnutrition? Have you noticed your competition is growing and you’re scratching your head wondering what they are doing? What do they know that you don’t?
You advertise locally in coupon books, radio, newspapers, hand out business cards, but nothing works. Are you aware of the cost of this advertising?
What if you had a way to grow your business for free or just a small monthly fee? Would you do it? Is it time for an advertising health check-up?
Growing business it takes time or money or both. A great way to do a business health check-up is list what you are paying for advertising, find out where you are spending your money, and look at the rate of return on the investment.
Evaluate your time management. Do you attend un-necessary meetings or phone conversations with people who don’t add value to your business? You may find the results shocking.
Entrepreneurs must have an active local presence out-side of business. Keep your focus on building your reputation with integrity.
Is money is really tight? Are you working with a shoe-string budget? If so find ways to build relationships on-line. The best customers are referrals sent to you by happy customers.
How much money are you leaving on the table for your competitors who are using free or small monthly fee marketing methods.
What is the secret way of gaining exposure, clients and referrals? Are you actively working social media? Your competitors that are getting your potential customers are working social media with great success. These business owners aren’t always buying ads; they are building relationships by giving something of value to people.
Worked correctly social media gives you a presence in the new age of marketing. Successful business owners who use this method create trusting relationships and convert prospects to buyers. These buyers then become your greatest referral source.
Working social media brings you customers who may never find you using old-school advertising. People buy from people they trust. Building that trust with your brand is not easy, but absolutely worth the time. How can you not find a great rate of return on your investment by spending little to no of your hard-earned money?
Social Media take time and effort. Find someone to show you how to work social media using time management and good strategy. Your business is your lively hood. Grow it carefully.