Try to get your name/email address on the school’s website. It would be helpful to get a link from the school’s website to your webpage or email. This will probably only happen after you have built up a reputation with parents and teachers at the school. Be patient but diligent.
Television ads on a local basis are often very effective, but can end up being quite expensive. Billboards can be effective, but again, may end up being quite pricey. If you think a little creatively, you can come up with some inexpensive ways to get your name out there.
There’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to advertising. And as there are thousands of possible ways to advertise your business, both online and in the real world, your marketing provider should be able to find advertisement ideas and campaigns tailor-made for your business and nothing else.
You can even include a discount code to encourage people to pass them around for you. If a new client gives you the code when they sign up with you, they AND the person they got the card from can get some sort of discount.
Ready, aim.yeah aim before you advertise! Don’t be caught up in wild advertising that gets your message in front of a lot of people who have absolutely no interest in your product or service.
Don’t forget to have website, even if you don’t plan to sell online. It doesn’t have to be overly fancy, but it does have to be professional looking and thought out. Make sure you include directions to your store, a description of what you sell or do, and contact information. Well-worded content about who you are and your services will increase your chances of popping up in an internet search, and pictures are always a good idea.
Hotels – When you’re vacationing, you of course leave your maid a tip, at least most people do, or should. Bored maids WILL read business cards, I guarantee it!
Restaurants – Don’t let your tip be the only thing you leave your waitress. Leave your business card as well. Always offer something for free, whether it be from visiting your place of business or website. Voice your freebies. Everyone appreciates free!