5 Ways To Network Your Business
Network your business by finding new places to market your company.
Want to increase sales but not sure how you can do this? Grow your network and compete with the market by apply the below 5 concepts.
Join A Club
No matter what industry your are in, you can find like-minded people. People who want to share ideas, discuss sales, products, services and expand their network.
Join a club where you can meet like-minded people. If no club exists consider starting your own club. Use professional social media platforms such as Linkedin, to find groups of people or companies you share common interests.
You can include current customers of your business in this club. These customers enjoy your service and they can lead you to new business in the future. Remember to service these customers. They will not lead you to more business if they feel your are not genuine.
Team Up With People
If you do not have time to join a club then consider teaming up with other companies to sell your products or services.
Companies such as Walmart, Amazon and McDonald’s partner up with companies all the time to market their business and grow market share.
Walmart and Amazon do not have factories all around the world developing, packaging and marketing new products. Instead thousands of people and companies have partnered up with them to sell their products.
Find mutual benefit companies you can team up with. If you are a home builder then find products that fit the quality of home you are building.
Does your business have a social media presence? If not, what are you waiting for? Each day millions of people go to Google to search what they are looking for.
If you are not using Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter or a website, you are missing the opportunity to showcase who your company is and why people should do business with you.
Find the right platform to interact with your current and potential customers. This is important as you need to understand where your customers are online.
A webinar can be a powerful way to connect to your audience. New customers can find out about you and your business.
Depending on your company’s product or service a webinar might not be possible. If you can not do live communication with customers, then look to record videos where customers can get to know you.
Post these videos to your website and/or YouTube. Encourage interaction after the video has been watched.
A webinar should be informative, build your brand identity and if you have done a great job, it can lead to increased sales.
Sticking to the idea of having a website, it is important to engage your potential customers. One of the most effective ways is to have a blog on your website.
Another way companies use engage with potential customers is testimonials.
Blogs and testimonials allow customers to connect with your company, brand, mission and vision.
When you invite new customers to your network, make it easy for them to join your network.
You can do this by having them subscribe to your mailing list. You can ask them to leave comments on blogs or testimonials. Perhaps you can request them to join your Facebook page. You can ask them to share your blog to their favourite social media platform if they found value.
Start by applying of one these ideas to your business to increase your network. Then find ways to apply all the ideas.
The more people who subscribe to your network the easier time you will have to network your business to these potential customers.
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