5 Beginner action steps to getting traffic to your business

We all have to start somewhere when it comes to getting traffic to a business.

You don't need these 5 areas I'm going to share with you. However, if you are in for the long-haul then having them all will help you when it comes to marketing your business online.

5 Beginner action steps to getting traffic to your business

 

Remember this:  Every action you do online should help people to progress in these 3 areas. Know, Like & Trust You to ultimately buy your product & become a loyal fan | repeat buyer.

Have these areas sorted in your business will help you be remembered. Help you connect with new, past & potential customers. Get found online when you are not online is better marketing for you and the long-term sustainability of your business.

-1- A Domain name

  • Helps people remember your business
  • They can share it much easier, especially if your domain is easy to remember
  • It’s easier to add & read your  profiles | bios sections
  • You can redirect your domain name to Etsy, Folksy stores. Plus you can change it when you start selling from your own website
  • A Domain Name makes you Stand Out

-2- A Website / Blog

  • Share your stories, processes, products
  • Let people resonate with your words
  • Get people coming back | new people finding you
  • Connect Etsy, Folksy stores via your posts
  • Let your blog promote your business even when you are not online

-3- A Business Email

  • Look professional when connecting with customers
  • Without one, you cannot use any email marketing services

-4- A Email List

  • Put past customers on it
  • Get new potential customers on it
  • Stay connected to them
  • It's easier selling to those who already know you

-5- A Content System

  • Schedule your content to help you out
  • Get content working online while you are not
  • Use Planoly (app) for Instagram posts
  • Facebook Creator for Facebook & Instagram posts
  • Hootsuite | Buffer for other social platforms
  • No content online about your business means people not knowing about your business

Let's recap, a quick checklist

1 A domain name

2 A Website / Blog

3 A Business Email

4 An Email List

5 A Content System

Which ones have you covered already, let us know in the comments

Janet Walker helps small business owners share their Gifts. By simplifying SEO, crafting your product story, getting traffic & learning, exploring ideas. When she's not in business mode (which is hard not to be) she's being creative somehow, making a mean green juice or busy in her garden learning how to grow vegetables.

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