With so many ways to communicate electronically you may think printed materials such as business cards and brochures are a thing of the past but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Printed material still holds its place in todays business and it’s important you remember to utilize both the printed and the electronic mediums.
Let’s take a look at just a couple of reasons printed materials are still needed:
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I’ve heard this many times, small businesses in my local area (and I’m sure everywhere) are still using the argument: “nobody’s looking for my type of business on the internet”.
You still believe that a $400 (or more) yellow page add will drive all the traffic you need.
You think creating a website is a waste of time and money.
And you certainly can’t see how online marketing will help increase your customer base.
Well, this morning I decided to whip up a quick video showing small business owners how you can test that theory for yourself. I’ll show you how to find out just how many people are searching for your “type” of business locally by month and per day.
Posted on July 19, 2010
The face of business is changing rapidly and in order for your business to stay competitive, you really should consider a business website of some sort.
It doesn’t need to be expensive or complicated. A simple website with even 5 basic pages offering information about your company, products and contact information can greatly improve your standing in the business community.
Today, more and more people are searching the internet for products or services rather than flipping through the yellow pages. They want more information, quickly and will base their decisions on what they find online. Many don’t want to have to call for information when other companies will provide them enough information online to make informative choices before choosing to become a customer.