Making an impact in the smaller, local markets can be a real boon for small businesses. Winning over local advocates and getting your name out in business circles can change the tide and open up incredible opportunities. New customers and referral business will start to pour in if you make enough of an impact locally.
But how does one do that with so many competing voices and avenues to choose from?
The best way is to learn from your peers! Thanks to Small Business Trends, we can do just that! They asked 12 entrepreneurs from the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following:
“What is the best way to make your business noticeable in a small, local market?”
To read their full responses, check out the article at Small Business Trends.
Local Marketing Ideas from the YEC
- Be Everywhere Online
- Put a Face to the Company
- Give Away Samples
- Volunteer for the Long Haul
- Encourage Reviews From Existing Customers
- Focus on Voice Search SEO
- Send Out Newsletters
- Use Direct Mail
- Attend Local Events
- Distribute Flyers and Buy Local Ad Space
- Create Helpful Videos
- Embrace Branding
It can be easy to stand out in local markets if you know what to do! Put these practices to work and you’ll be a local celebrity in no time! Become a staple in your community and establish a foothold in your community to increase your customers and generate more referral business.
Check out the full article on Small Business Trends!