Monthly Archives: August 2010

Advantages E-Commerce Offers You

Some of the advantages e commerce has over traditional commerce are the reasons that shopping online has become so popular. If e-commerce sounds complicated to you, don’t worry. It’s not a difficult concept at all. E-commerce is simply the exchange of goods and services through electronic data transfer. You pay online and either download an electronic item you’ve purchased like a digital book or music, or the physical goods are shipped to you. Almost everyone has used some sort of …

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Offline Traffic Tactics :: Part 5

Post ads on bulletin boards Bulletin boards are underused tools. They are simple to use and free. Post a flyer on one for a boost in sales. Make sure you get permission, though, and follow the rules. Be a part of the Sunday paper The Sunday newspaper is the most popular newspaper and the prime market for advertising. You can either put an ad in the classifieds or you can add a flyer to the loose pages of the paper. …

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Offline Traffic Tactics :: Part 4

Team up with a local business Find a local business that complements your business and see if the owner wouldn’t mind working with you. You can give the business an online presence and you can use them offline. You can trade business cards and even team up for package deals. Create a phone book listing The phone book is still a great place to get found. You can even buy an ad where you can put your URL. People still …

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Offline Traffic Tactics :: Part 3

Print up tee shirts Tee shirts are great advertising tools. Think about how many times you have stopped to read someone’s t-shit. Now think about how amazing that could be for your business. Pass out bumper stickers Bumper stickers are a cheap way to get your business name out there. You can give them away with orders or just hand them out to people who already have one on their car. Use the old stand by of word of mouth …

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Offline Traffic Tactics :: Part 2

Use direct mailings Direct mail is a proven method of advertising. You can make highly targeted mailings and reach your customers with a fairly inexpensive method of marketing. Start up a telemarketing campaign Telemarketing is a very effective. It is also something you can do on your own so it is cheap. Print up business cards Business cards are great tools that can be used in many different ways. You can hand them out, leave them at local stores and …

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Offline Traffic Tactics :: Part 1

Here are some great ways to create traffic using offline methods Guest star on a radio talk show Radio talk shows are hot these days and make a great platform for you to get your name out there. Get yourself on television Do a local television show as a guest. If you have the money pay for a local commercial spot. Television is an amazingly effective medium. Be a guest speaker Got o local clubs or organizations and volunteer to …

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