Most people think of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) as a place where you register complaints concerning poor service, scams or dishonest business practices, but there is a positive side to this organization. The BBB helps to promote accredited business as well and even offers a directory that is searchable by business type and location for its registered and accredited businesses.
You can still advertise you business even if you have no room for advertising in your expense budget. I’m about to show you 50 ways to advertise your business for free on the internet. These platforms are a vital resource for small business owners or people just starting their businesses, as money can be tight when you’re just starting out and small businesses have a limited budget to spend on marketing.
We dive into the realm of social media with the free photo and video sharing app, Instagram. This app is available on Apple iOS, Android and Windows Phone, making it extremely versatile when it comes to being used. It attracts over 1 billion active users each month and is an excellent place to give people an introduction into what you do and what you have to offer. It doesn’t work for every business, but it’s certainly worth having a presence on as this is certainly going to be one of the major social media channels for years to come.
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PennySaver is a great advertising option when you want a more localized target market. Their search bar allows for a number of filters, including location-based listings. What’s great about PennySaver is that once you register on their site, your ads also get posted on their affiliate and subsidiary sites based on the category of your ad. You can also get email reminders regarding your live ads and can cancel them anytime.
A lesser known social media bookmarking site that is making gains is StumbleUpon. Essentially this site allows users to “like” certain websites, add them to their profile and pass them along to their friends and acquaintances. For a lesser known social media site, StumbleUpon still has a pretty healthy 30 million regular users ready to StumbleUpon your business and promote it to others.