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Ways to market your business
Common way to Market your business
A few of the most popular ways to market your business are blogging, social media, and email marketing. Even though other types of marketing such as direct mail are vitally important, having an online presence is huge today.
So you want to get your business known
In today's crazy world, it seems like there are so many ways to get your business known. It ranges from trade shows to direct mail, to email marketing. I am going to briefly talk about a few ways to help you market your business and gain more customers.
There are two major websites that you can go to to start blogging. These two websites are Blogger and Wordpress. I'm sure there are more but these two sites are the most popular. A couple of similarities is that both are free to use and you are free to express yourself. Also both have the options of having ads on your site if you want.
Now for the differences of each blog. Wordpress is a commercial blog whereas Blogger, which is acquired by Google, is a self-hosting blog. On Blogger you can add media and you don't have a limit on how much you can add before you have to start paying. On Blogger you can easily create multiple blogs whereas on Wordpress it is a little more of a hassle.
What is your favorite social media site?
Social media is a great way to build your brand and reach out to new customers. There are a lot of choices for social media sites and which ones you can choose to promote your business on. It can honestly be a bit overwhelming. Depending on what your business is, usually the top three social media sites that are the best to put your business on are Facebook, Twitter, and a blogging site.
Email marketing is another way to try and either reach new customers and engage existing customers. You can do a variety of things with email marketing such as creating events and promotions. It is also a great way to connect with customers online as well outside of social media. Doing a newsletter is a great way to let customers know what is going on and let them know about any future sales that will be going on.