Here is a list of Basic MARKETING ACTIONS: Starting a business will require marketing to get you noticed. Here is a list of some basic marketing actions to get you started.
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List on http://www.dmoz.org/add.html
List on https://www.google.co.uk/business/placesforbusiness/
Network with associated business and professions.
SET UP: Twitter and Facebook account manager with Google alert and Twilert feeds.
Add signatures to all email’s with a link to your website to promote your business.
RAF: Recommend a friend. Ask for recommendations or hand a leaflet to your customers to encourage them to RAF.
SEO: Optimise your website based on targeted search phrases.
Investigate Google AdWords Pay Per Click especially ‘Topic’ AdWords.
Write up Press Releases (PR) and send to local press and local radio.
Identify the USP. (What is unique about your business and your service to customers).
Build a ‘Central marketing folder’. This is a folder on your computer. Add flyers, logos, Press Releases etc to this folder for future use and brand building.
Get involved with online business forums. For example: www.ukbusinessforums.co.uk
Go to network meetings.
I hope these Basic MARKETING ACTIONS: are of use.