In business we all need to source new customers – we need to have a marketing plan, or at least some marketing ideas.
Of course every industry is different, plus every business is different, and each one of us is different … but some things are very similar.
So whatever I talk about here is not specific, but are things that have worked for me and/or ideas I know have worked for others.
Websites And Blogs Do Work
This is probably the biggest advantage that we have today – the access to the internet and the ability to create an online profile for ourselves very easily and cheaply.
The disadvantage is everyone else can do the same … but very few actually are prepared to make the effort.
Networking is another great way to build a professional profile and I have found that a side effect of networking is the confidence that it gives you.
Like all marketing ideas, you need to have a plan and you need to measure the success.
I treat networking as an integral part of my business marketing and therefore I do not leave my networking to chance so purchased the Power Networking System to ensure that my time was not being wasted.
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