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.
Easily searchable business listings that include your business information, a website link, product descriptions, map features, as well as options for display and video ads are all a possibility with Yellowbook . Besides being including in their business listing, you are linked with Google, Bing and Yahoo partner sites and there is an affiliate program to take advantage of as well.
Get a listing on Google places. This is fast, free, and Google place listings almost always come up first in Google search results. Go to places.google.com/business. If you don't already have a Google account, set one up by clicking the "create account now" button. Follow the prompts to create an account. Then click "list your business." Enter the business phone number and follow the prompts to create your profile. Be sure to use keywords in the description--words that people looking for your business would enter into a search engine. Make sure the address and map information are correct.
Guest blogging on a blog that is closely related to what you offer in goods and/or services in your business can be an excellent way to reach potential buyers who are already interested in what you have to offer. You might have to work out some sort of an exchange between yourself and the blog owner, but a mutually beneficial deal is almost always a good deal to make.
Close5 is a mobile platform that allows sellers to manage their products with their mobile device. This was created in answer to the increasing use of mobile devices among consumers to search for services and purchase items online. Transactions can be updated and completed on the go with the usual securities and features, including chat as well as the ability to utilize hyper-local capabilities to filter deals to only those within a buyer’s area.
Targeted emails are not only free, but statistically they provide the highest rate of return on the time and effort spent to create and distribute them. You have to have an email list to make this an effective marketing technique, but there are a vast number of ways, 80 of them, to build your email list and make this into your best free advertising.
Sell.com began as a buying and selling website in 1999 but has since then evolved into a broader classified ad site that offers a wide variety of categories including jobs and services. They offer a free 30-day trial for all their merchant plans but after that, there is a monthly fee for as little as $10, which is enough to let you post 300 listings.
You’re in business, but that means very little if you have no customers. Some forms of business automatically attract customers like word of mouth, they are few and far between and this is probably not true for your business. Word of mouth comes from actually having customers, to then go and talk to others about their experience with your business.
The sole purpose of this website is to pave a platform for both buyers and sellers to meet each other in the online medium and help businesses list their items through low cost and fresh ads that yield a valued exposure and are protected from spam. Our idea is to keep your classified ads fresh we strictly avoid duplication of ads, but allow the appearance of the same across various states to enhance its exposure. Things that have been sold or have expired will be deleted from here so you are not looking at it.