Do you promote your online business offline?
If you answered “no”, then you’re link most online business owners. We are so engrossed with ways of promoting our websites online that we totally forget about offline techniques.
If you’ve not been using offline techniques, then you are missing out on a lot of traffic. Here are a few offline traffic tips you can begin to use today.
1. Word of mouth
Start promoting your website by telling people about it. Tell as many people as possible. If you don’t, don’t expect others to.
Everywhere you go, seminars, workshops, social gatherings and so on, make sure you seize opportunities you get. If you have a gardening website and you find your self in a gathering that are interested in gardening, make sure you refer to your website.
2. Newspaper/Magazine Ads
Regularly place ads promoting your websites in local, national and niche publications. Place small ads at first. If you write quality ads, the small ads will work well.
Make sure your medium of advertising is targeted. When I say targeted, I mean make sure the medium is relevant to your offer. Like promoting dating website in a romance journal.
3. Article writing and distribution
Like article distribution online, this is a technique that works offline as well. Write quality articles related to your niche and submit to the editors of targeted newspapers. Make sure you write an exciting bio box at the end of all your articles. This is what will make the readers want to contact you. You will be seen as an expert.
Create stickers with the name and logo of your website and stick on your car, door and other places you can.
Distribute if freely so that people can paste everywhere. Make your business name a household name in no time.
5. Do everything
Do everything mentioned above and every other legitimate ways you can promote your website. Remember it’s your business and it is your responsibility to ensure that it succeeds.