For those who want to start a local business, success will be determined based on how much the local area likes you. In local areas, word-of-mouth is the go-to form of marketing. If your business doesn’t have a good reputation, or doesn’t have a reputation at all, then you’re likely not going to receive a lot of traffic. That can change by connecting with your community in these four ways.
Every community has some sort of festival or fair at some point in the year. During those celebrations, there’s a contest of some sort. It might be a heavy-lifting contest, an eating contest, a painting contest, or any other kind of silly contest. As the owner, you should enter it. Not only does this allow the local community to get to know you, but when they see you doing the silly contest, you’ll endear yourself to them. Read More