See How to Market Your Small Business - Underground Marketing Society

See How to Market Your Small Business

By Chik Quintans | Online Marketing

Nov 20
marketing your small business online

marketing your small business onlineSee How to Market Your Small Business

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to take your business online, now it’s time to get about some marketing. We’re assuming that you have the basics: a website with your own URL, not built on anyone else’s platform. (i.e. Blogger, Wix, etc) You want to own your business, not have it exist at the whim of another.

Online marketing isn’t a dark art reserved only for those wearing Black Hats and frequenting hacker forums. The slick SEO consultant who comes calling will be charging you a lot of money for many things you can easily do yourself.

When you’re first starting out, you need to watch your money! Let’s take a look at some first steps when it comes to starting to market your business online.

5 Tips for marketing your small business online

Begin with a Blog – A blog is an excellent way to begin to build an online following for your small business. You can go a long way toward branding yourself and gaining the trust of people by being both accessible and knowledgeable.

Learn how to use social media – This is where your audience is hanging out these days. If you want to connect with them, you’ll have to learn how to use it effectively.

Keep an eye on your online reputation – It’s a good idea to set up Google alerts so that you’re notified whenever there is a mention of your name or company online. This makes it so much easier to reply to issues or problems, solving them before they become huge.

Start building a list from Day One – One of the greatest mistakes you can make is to not start building a list of leads from the beginning. Your list is your lifeline to a lasting and profitable business. Don’t fail to start one!

Make use of online directories – Get your business listed in all the major online directories for small businesses, such as Yelp, Google My Business, Merchant Circle and others. One extremely important must-do on this is to make sure that your NAP info, (name, address, phone) is consistent over all of these sites. Make it easy for people to find you!

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I hope you found this post helpful to you and your business and would greatly enjoy hearing how you’re going to implement my suggestions above. In addition, I would also like to hear about what is working for you.
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About Chik
Chik Quintans is the founder of UnderGround Marketing Society, LLC {UGMS}, a North Seattle based digital marketing company. UGMS is focused on helping local businesses and/or your sales teams grow their market share through emerging internet based technology. Serving both U.S. and Canadian located businesses, our unique process, R4+encompasses a multi-facetted approach to online marketing. Establishing your business as a local authority via building and marketing your Five Star Reputation, achieving top internetSearch Rankings combined with a broad Social Presence. The result? Your business will attract highly targeted new business.
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About the Author

Chik Quintans is a Digital Marketing Strategist with a passion for helping sales teams and businesses grow. As the owner of UnderGround Marketing Society LLC, creating a strong online brand and building a broad footprint online for sales teams and businesses are he and his company's areas of focus. Whether that be leveraging marketing channels and approaches such as social media, reputation, search engine optimization (SEO), video marketing and more. Chik Quintans can be reached on LinkedIn where you are invited to connect.