Marketing Your Business Using the Internet

Marketing Your Business Using the Internet

Marketing is the way you choose to promote your business or product. While using newspapers, magazines and billboards are physical forms of advertisement, they are outdated. Nowadays, businesses are turning to the internet to advertise.

This is not to say that traditional forms of advertising are no longer yielding the required results. However, marketing your business using the internet has proven to generate more leads, help businesses reach more customers and most importantly bring in more sales.

We compared Traditional Advertising and Internet Marketing, sharing the major advantages of both.

Today, I’ll be focusing on how you can start marketing your business using online mediums. Even though technology can be intimidating, these tips are user-friendly and easy to pick up.

Launch a Website

Websites are the best way for customers to learn about your company. Customers can get to know you and your company better. As an example, marketing guru Eyal Gutentag has several helpful websites for each of his different business facets that give a clear description of the services he offers. You can include the origin story for your business or specific information regarding your products, such as an image, description, and price. This will allow you to sell those products from the website, as well as from your store.

Pay for Advertising on Other Websites

You can also easily promote your business by paying for advertisements on other popular websites. Many businesses will advertise on the sites of popular magazines, like Buzzfeed, Vogue, and Seventeen, as opposed to paying for advertisements in the physical copies of the magazines. You can also seek out content-generating companies that promote other businesses on blogs and websites like The Total Entrepreneurs blog and pay for advertisements on social media sites like Facebook and Instagram. A pip by the left side of this blog, you’ll find such kind of advert.

Use Social Media

Creating a social media presence for your company is one of the best business decisions you can make. It’s basically a free tool for interacting with your customers and a way to promote your business. You can make daily posts that promote different products or sales that you’re conducting and have fun with your posts by hosting giveaways, using memes and creating videos that may go viral. Try to create social media accounts on a variety of platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.

It’s important to keep up with the times if you want your business to stand out among the competition.

Francis Nwokike

Francis Nwokike is the Founder and Chief Editor of The Total Entrepreneurs. A Social Entrepreneur and experienced Disaster Manager. He loves researching and discussing business trends and providing startups with valuable insights into running a profitable business. He created TTE to share ideas and tips to help entrepreneurs run and grow their businesses.

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