10 Proven, Easy Ways To Grow Your Business
Want more customers? Who doesn’t! Try some of these ideas below and get growing in 2019!
1. Affiliate Businesses
Find non-competing businesses that cater to your target market and create a mutually beneficial offer. Win Win!
2. Local News
Winning Competitions, new product lines, opinions on local affairs – it’s all news. Get a contact at your local paper, radio or tv station and send them everything you’ve got!
3. Get Feedback
Your customers now what they want and what’s stopping them from buying more. Ask and adapt.
4. Create Repeat Customers
Maintain databases of your customes, create a VIP group or start a loyalty card program. Keep giving them reasons to come back and spend more!
5. Specials and Add Ons
Everyone loves something for free or a bonus. Use loss leaders to attract new customers and then upsell them to your best products.
6. Online Presence
Make sure you are focusing on your SEO to rank well on Google, as well as being responsive and active on at least 2 social media platforms. If customers can’t find you, they can’t spend with you.
7. Set Targets
Have dedicated goals and share them with your staff. Set challengers with rewards that your staff want.
Competitions are a cheap, easy and effective way to grow your audience and influence. Make sure that you have pretty of lead time and the prize is substantial. Be sure to collect all the data of the entrants to use later – respectfully.
You’re an expert in your field and people are always looking to learn new skills. Whether online or in real life, offering classes is a great way to get new customers and be established as an authority in your industry.
10. Group Deals
Programs such as Groupon have huge reach and audience to promote your business too. Be sure to have a good offer and the ability to scale as well as safeguards such as dates and limits.
Remember, to get where you’ve never been, you’ll have to do what you’ve never done. So get doing!