Marketing Ideas for Small Business!



Marketing ideas for small business owners many times may be a struggle, but we all know marketing is a must.

With the current high price tag attached to advertising, many small business owners have cut their marketing budget way down, if not completely out.

But in order to stay in the game, the small business owners must advertise and marketing their products and services.

Here are a few marketing ideas that can help keep you in the marketing arena without breaking the bank.

Local Community Papers

Look for a local area community paper. These papers are always directed toward highlighting community events and area small businesses.

Here in Knoxville, we have one called the Shopper-News. This paper is free to the public and can be picked up at several local grocery stores.

Community papers are great for the small businesses and offer advertising for a fraction of what most larger papers charge.

They can offer marketing ideas for small business owners to fit into almost any budget.





Community Event Websites

Another inexpensive way to marketing is with a local community event website. These are informational websites that list area events. They have paid adverting space on the website, which is always filled with local small businesses ads. I have advertised with community event websites before and they have reasonable rates.


Social Media

Everybody is on facebook, so why not you? If you are not there yet, create a business website and start advertising your business.

You can create a business facebook page for free. However, if you want to get a little extra exposure, they do offer some adverting which is also very affordable.

Twitter is another social butterfly website, so grab your marketing ideas and start socializing.

This is a great way to do some online business marketing.

Small Business Expo

Last, but not least, find a local small business expo. This is a great way to market and showcase your small business to many people all in one area. Expos has proven in the past to be very beneficial for the small businesses.

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