By Lanee’ Blunt
When you need new clients or customers despite how good your product or service is you will have to advertise. In difficult times the marketing budget is always the first to go. When you are on a budget you can network and also cold call. Advertising your small business for free is possible online.
Get your small business listed in online directories. Electronic directories are a good place to have your business listed; some are free and will let you include a profile about your small business.
It is a free way to advertise your business. Set up an account by submitting your company information, photos and video. You have to verify your listing by phone or by postcard. Google places will list your small business. After the listing is setup, fill out the information about your company, phone, fax, email. Include your payment options and your categories for your business. Most consumers search for local businesses online.
List your company on craigslist. Post an ad on Craigslist for free. List your business under the right category and location.
Inc; How to Market Your Business Using Google Places; Eric Markowitz; 2011
My Google Marketing; How to Advertise Your Small Business Online For Free; Admin; 2011