Kamloops local business online marketing can give your product or service-based business the edge over your competition.
It’s very important that you learn how to use the internet for you to build relationships and connect with customers as well as to attract new clients and keep the ones you already have.
There’s no better way to do that than building an online web presence for your business.
Credibility: When you provide valuable information that people are searching for you start to build a relationship with potential customers and gain their trust.
Economical: Building a website costs less than buying advertising in the yellow pages or on the radio. Plus you are not limited by time or space and you are able to get your message out 24/7/365.
Convenience: Your customers actually expect to be able to find you online. There are studies that show that 97% of consumers use their computers to shop locally for products and services.
Business Growth: You have the potential to reach markets locally, regionally and even internationally depending on what products or services you are offering.
In addition to a website another good practice for creating a web presence is to make use of social media.
A great place to start once you have a website is to set up a blog on your site where to can post regular updates and useful information. Your website blog is an ideal way to keep in touch with your regular clients and customers and you can offer them web only specials and enticements.
When you are ready to venture further a field look to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. It will take a bit of work to set yourself up and gain a following but all in all these social media sites have a short learning curve and are fairly easy to get around.
Use twitter to post short burst of information to add to your public relations and customers relations.
The same goes for Facebook and it’s a great way to do polls and surveys to find out what you customers want or think about something before you carry out a change.
The fastest growing social marketing site is YouTube. YouTube is great. You can learn for yourself or teach someone how to do anything on YouTube. Make a slideshow or video on how to make soap, bake bread or any other product or service you have. This is a great way to introduce yourself to the market and for people to come to know, like and trust you.
You just need to be honest with where you are in building your local business online marketing presence and then go ahead and create a plan to take you to the next level.
Contact us for help with creating your local online marketing presence.
We specialize in getting the word out and helping your Kamloops business become easier to find.