As business owners, we all look for ways to promote our businesses, whether is printing out flyers to hand out in the street or just going to networking events to try and meet new potential customers. But there are less costly ways to try and promote your business and the internet has made this possible. In this article, we are going to explore a quick and affordable way for you to create an online presence.
Google Business Listing
It is free and probably the easiest way to create an online presence for your business, all you need to do it visit the Google Business site, fill out a couple of pieces of information about your business and a mail letter will be sent to your place of business to confirm your location, it usually takes about 2-3 weeks to arrive and you’re all set customers can now find you online.
Create a Facebook Page
Creating a facebook page is completely free of charge and its very easy to set up, just visit facebook.com and follow the sets. This is a great way to keep your customers updated about your latest promotion and events. Your facebook page also shows up on search engine when people search for your business
List Your Business On Directories
It doesn’t hurt to list your business in more than 1 business directory as this will help you rank higher in search engine. There are many business directories out there, some are free and some you will have to pay a monthly fee. We recommend the Yellow Page because it almost guarantees that your listing will appear on the 1st page of search results
Getting A Website Design
Although all the solutions I’ve mentioned above help you get exposure online, nothing beats having a professional website designed. This is usually what appears 1st when customers search for products that you sell or the services you offer. We have a startup plan for business owners that need a professional website designed. Prices start from R999. Click here to get started today!
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