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Marketing with Flauntt to Attract and Retain New Customers- Building Up a Strong Customer Base

Updated on August 1, 2015

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Many young entrepreneurs become discouraged at first when their new business does not take off the way they expect it to. You should not become discouraged. Instead, use marketing to attract new customers to your business.

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Network As Often as You Can Both Online and Offline

You never know who will be able to help you or your business. Similarly, there are many other businesses or business people that may need your expertise or advice. By making connections, each person can help another. If you do not make use of opportunities to network, you will miss out on the value that can be added to your business through these relationships.

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Exchange Tweets on Flauntt- Boost Your Social Networking Marketing and Get More Visitors

If you have a blog or an ecommerce website you can exchange tweets on Flauntt to boost your social marketing efforts. This new networking site makes it easy for you to get free retweets. This in turn will increase the number of viewers who come to look at your content online.

I have been using Flauntt for a while to promote my writing and have found it to be a useful tool. It does not drive tons of traffic to each of the posts that I share but I do see a marked difference in terms of the visitors I get. I think there are several things that increase your chances of having your tweets become popular there:

  • Always share interesting content
  • Don’t share anything that you would not want to read
  • As far as possible, share articles there often

Articles that are of interest to a wide segment of the population tend to do better. For example, if you write about saving money on gas, you will get more retweets more quickly than if you write about how to do repairs on a Citroen engine. Within each niche, there are topics that will interest more people.

When you exchange tweets on Flauntt.com, your link remains in the tweet history of the person who shared it on Twitter. There is also the likelihood that people who follow that individual may retweet your post and so on. Give it a try and see how it impacts your traffic. It’s completely free.

How to Build an Early-Stage Customer Base

Establish a Presence at Trade Fairs and Other Industry Events

There are many trade fairs that are held each year that focus on one kind of business or another. Some of these cater to both potential customers and suppliers. They are a good way for you to introduce your product or service to new people.

Contribute to Groups that are All Around You

Also look out for groups. Any place where people meet is a good place to meet your next client. You can meet people online in groups on FaceBook or on Google Plus. You can also meet people offline at church or at community events. If you own a business that serves the community, consider sponsoring a local event, such as a series of soccer games. These will provide you with a lot of free publicity.

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Never Miss An Opportunity to Promote Your Business

To build up a strong customer base you have to market your business all the time. It cannot be an activity that you participate in for a few months and then take a break, expecting the traffic to keep coming in.

It is true that after you have built up a strong customer base, you can sometimes slow down your marketing efforts a bit. However, before doing that you should always evaluate your current marketing plan and see what changes are needed for the future. Never make any firm decisions without testing first.

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Keep Marketing Even After You Have Your Desired Customer Base

Even after you think your business has gained a firm footing in your niche, you should still be involved in marketing to attract new customers. Kentucky Fried Chicken is one of the best known fast food brands worldwide. However, their ads are seen almost every week on television.

If you do not keep marketing your brand and building up a strong customer base, you will become one of the companies that is known by loyal fans but after those fans no longer need the service for some reason, your customer base starts to dwindle. You also leave yourself open to competition from other businesses in your niche who think they can offer customers a better service and advertise that.

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    • jtrader profile imageAUTHOR

      jtrader 

      5 years ago

      It does take a lot of work. Sometimes it can seem overwhelming. I am glad this post helped.

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      Jane Holmes 

      5 years ago

      A great hub. People do not realize the work that goes into promoting ones own business - even in the world of self-publishing. I am always hungry for articles that teach me how. Keep up the good work.

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