With many business today, sometimes the hard part of having success with them is gaining customers. So, how does a business do that anyway? How can they promote themselves? Some might think it’s hard. Reality is, the work is hard because you have to put a lot into putting a business out there. However, the ways to do this are quite simply. These tips can be used with any kind of business. However, there was just an example with a car business for the following.
SOCIAL MEDIA CONTESTS
Face it, everyone uses a social media outlet these days. Whether it’s twitter, facebook, wordpress, etc., someone will have one of them. So, say you have a car business for example. If you are new and wanted to promote yourself, you could make a page on one of the social media outlets listed above and then once you start getting followers/friends on there, you could post a contest for win a car competition. A tip would be make it something fun and exciting. You could do a raffle with their names. To decide whether to put everyone’s name in there or the ones who are active on your page is up to you. A fun thing you should consider is maybe telling everyone for a week you will see who makes the most out of your page. For example, whoever likes your statuses, comments, etc the most will be the winner of the new car. There are basically so many possibilities that can come to one’s mind when you are trying to start a contest like this. However you do it, you will gain a lot of traffic and even for those people who didn’t win, they will most likely stay thinking you will eventually do another contest.
PARTNER UP WITH A POPULAR RADIO STATION
Another good way to get your business’ name open to the public is to partner up with a local, popular radio station. You can have them talk about how a new business came to town and everything you have to offer such as deals, the hottest new cars, etc. Not to mention, that the listeners will be able to participate in the win free stuff contest. You could have the radio do a contest regarding a question about cars. Or, just a regular contest for the 100th caller. This is such a great way to gain some extra customers to your new business. So many people listen to the radio. Not many people drive in silence on their way to work or the store. So, they will be hearing about your business.
NEW OR OLD
These techniques will also work with a business that has been opened for awhile but the sales have cut down quite a bit. Money is hard to come by these days. However, people are still going to need cars. So, if you offer them great deals and get your name of your business out there, you should gain a lot of potential sales.