[Cyberduck-trac] [Cyberduck] #11382: The Way To Turn A Small Business Advertising Dud Into A Stud

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#11382: The Way To Turn A Small Business Advertising Dud Into A Stud
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 I get asked often by friends of mine who run small businesses about
 advertising strategy. Today, there are a lot of tools at a business
 proprietor that allow them to advertise their small business effectively
 and efficiently without [http://isbnsearches.com/ breaking] the bank. In
 actuality, there are many things you can do for free, and some other
 things you can do with only a very small budget of a few hundred dollars a
 month. In the grand scheme of most businesses, a few hundred bucks is not
 a enormous investment particularly in the name of branding and customer
 acquisition. Additionally, you can make that small amount of money into a
 pile of money fairly easily. Marketing a small business should not leave
 you in the poor house when completed responsibly.

 With so many portable devices in use today, it is now possible to watch
 movie anywhere. You really need your goods in video form, so that people
 can watch.

 [[iframe https://www.youtube.com/embed/kVxn9CWS5B4 height="315"

 So, let's say you present sales is $850,000 annually, your fixed expenses
 are $275,000, variable expenses is $55,000 or 6.5percent of the $850,000,
 material cost is $236,000 or 27.8%, labor cost is $109,000 or 12.8%, and
 your current profit margin is $175,000 or 20.6%.

 Lead Generation Strategy - to get a Small Business to operate smoothly
 they need to have one or more lead generation strategies. When it comes to
 Social Media the exact same SHOULD hold true. Yet nearly all small
 business owners use social media randomly - a tweet here, a post there -
 but where is the system? To make it work you need a strategy. Twitter is a
 place for you to build you 'expert' status. Credibility which leads to
 expert status takes time and what [https://www.isbnsearches.com SEM
 advisor] owner has unmetered time?

 Time - tweeting takes time, and what small business owner do you
 understand that is not time poor? If you had a couple of hours spare every
 week to tweet, there are better ways to spend it.

 On the other hand, a video of someone talking about a product or service
 is going to strike a chord with us. If you load your movie on YouTube
 there is a chance it could turn out to be very popular if people like the
 content. If this happens you could expect more people to come and visit
 your site.

 Another myth is that small businesses will expand by hiring more workers.
 That could be true for quite a few small business startups like Microsoft,
 but for the huge majority expansion is measured in increases of a couple
 of employees not hundreds. If I open a 24 hour a day 365 day convenience
 store no matter how successful it is, I will only employ so many
 employees. Even if I purchase another store a mile away and
 [http://www.isbnsearches.com staff ithave] I raised the number of people
 working? The solution is most likely not. Because if I had not open that
 convenience store someone else would have. At times, especially for
 smaller businesses, it really is a zero sum equation.

 So, there you have it, twenty-one Shoestring Marketing strategies which
 will literally transform your business from"just getting by"
 to"flourishing."  And, the best part of all is that you can do it all on a
 shoestring marketing budget.

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