- If you work outside of the home as many of us do as well as running a home business, you can post your business cards or flyers on your company bulletin board where company news is displayed. You should check with your Human Resources department first before tacking your information on the board, most HR Departments require you to check with them first.
- Are you involved in any Fund Raisers school Fund Raiser in particular are the best way to market your business. Before handing out the order you have collected put together a flyer or business card pack that explains briefly what you do, how you can be reached. Make sure you have a packet tacked, stapled or placed in a bag on each order.
- Most of us have answering machines or voice mail, what could be a better way then to market yourself than to have a brief
Flyers & brochures – are affordable and can be used as a direct mail piece, used in your information packet, or used during a tradeshow. Sometimes this can run you a few hundred dollars if you hire someone to do them for you, or use a do-it-yourself services from an online vendor.
News Releases-creating a news release and sending it to the media when you have some news worthy information is a great way to get free publicity. Be care though. The media only wants releases that have a clever angle or is a hot topic. If your store just got a new arrival of silk shirts by a top designer, don’t send out a news release mentioning it. Try to come up with an angle instead.
Networking – anyone who provides products or services should be networking; whether its at your local chamber or local organization. Networking is your …