Local Advertising For Your Home Based
2008 - Stephen Wright
marketers new to work at home business opportunity activities naturally tend to limit their marketing ideas to
the Internet. Think again! Just because your business is on the Internet doesn't mean you should limit yourself
to online advertising. Search engines and email marketing aren't the only way to drive customer traffic to your
website after all.
all there is the ever-important business card, which should be kept close at hand at all times, and handed out
to everyone you meet. Flyers and newspapers as well as other community media can also help raise awareness of
your online business. By adding local advertising methods to your online efforts, you can greatly enhance your
chance of success.
Business cards are the first must-have of every business person whether running a work from home online business or
offline, big corporation or smallest home-based business. A great many companies offer inexpensive but professional
looking business cards in a variety of styles appropriate for any type of occupation.
If you have
a good quality printer and a little know-how, you can attempt to print out your own business cards. Both methods
cost about the same when you consider card stock and printer ink, so it's really a personal preference which you
decide to order your business cards from a professional printing company, you next need to choose whether you
will go to a storefront business or order your cards online.
online is probably less expensive and just as good quality but you will have to wait for the cards to be shipped
to you. If you're the impatient type a storefront might be quicker but you will still have to wait for them to
print up and if there is any sort of backlog that could take awhile too.
Flyers can be a help in advertising your work at home business if you carefully consider where to place them. If
your product is geared towards a certain age group, college students or senior citizens for example, hang your
flyers at locations where individuals in that age range tend to frequent such as universities or senior
It is best
to get a professional to make the flyers for you since most home printers don't have the capabilities and store
bought flyer sheets aren't the greatest.
style that matches the style of your business, professional, elegant, fun and wacky, whatever your home business
mission stands for.
effective and inexpensive advertising method is press releases. You do not have to be a large corporation to be
able to utilize press releases. On the contrary, every home based business activity is free to use this
a press release is a short statement you send out to local newspapers and magazines that speaks of your
business's mission and the service or product you offer.
releases don't cost anything but your time unless you hire someone to write it for you, which can be money well
spent if you have little experience with press releases.
this new set of advertising tools you will be ready to increase your home business opportunities by using local
advertising in combination with the typical Internet methods. Truth is, to be competitive you must develop a
multitude of methods on and off line.
Stephen Wright is President & CEO of InternetMarketingUSA.com
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