With the proliferation of high speed Internet access and smart phones, more and more consumers are using the Internet to search for local and small businesses.
Consider these stats:
Thus, if your business is not represented on the Internet, your prospects will just click and check out your competitors’ business instead. Your competitors would then have great opportunities to promote to local consumers in your market. Eventually, your competitors will take away all your customers and your business will crumble to ground!
And if you are still relying on traditional methods of advertising such as advertising in the yellow books, TV, Radio, newspaper, I got bad news for you. The traditional methods of marketing are costly as well as ineffective!
Here are some compelling reasons why you must implement Internet Marketing for your business now:
The number of Internet Marketing tools and methods can be overwhelming. How and where to start? Below, I list some of the main tools and methods that are most effective for small businesses:
Now, some of you may think that the Internet is just too complicated. Well, you just need to break them into smaller steps and do one thing at a time. If you still find it complicated or don’t have the time, then you should get the right training or hire the professionals.
Regardless of how you go about it, it’s critical that you take actions NOW to implement the latest Internet Marketing methods to grow your business!