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88 Ways to Start or Grow Your Biz for Under $8 - #73

Go out and buy a few drinks for someone at a restaurant and attach your business card to it and ask them to visit your site.

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Do a really great job or make sure that your product exceeds your client’s high expectation and then make sure that you obtain referrals and testimonials whenever possible. Use your client comments in your marketing – on your website, in brochures, sales letters, etc.

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Use a traffic exchange to generate traffic. However, you should be careful with this one, because some of these types of traffic exchanges are nothing but low quality spam ridden sites, and you don’t want to affiliate yourself with them. The key is to choose high quality sites with high PR to provide you with quality traffic.

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Go to www.Squidoo.com and then write several content rich but targeted articles on your Squidoo lens. This could definitely help drive traffic to your websites and it won’t cost you a thing.

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Create an Amazon profile and submit reviews there for books and other products that you have read. Then, people will visit your website to learn more information.

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Advertise your website’s URL on your automobile. You can then drive all over town promoting your business. You can even honk the horn and add bells and whistles to draw even more attention to your site.

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Give away high value items (some could even cost you $8 or less). For instance, you could give away a free electronically-delivered guide or report that you’ve written.

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Give away low cost items (under $8 or less). Some examples are t-Shirts, mugs or other promotional material with your URL printed on it. Encourage people to wear them in order to advertise your business.

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Do something fun and different. Like place an ad for your business on your sidewalk in chalk or pay someone $8 to do something crazy to promote your online business. Either way, you should try to think out of the box to gain maximum exposure.

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Hold live events and offer a free seminar. Then, you can exchange business cards and network with all the participants.

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Attend seminars or other live events and then network with people about your online business venture. Exchange cards, hand out brochures and other collateral marketing material and encourage others to get the word out.

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Sell or place classified ads on www.eBay.com with a link to your site. However, make sure that you don’t violate any of eBay’s policies which could get your account banned.

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Another option is to barter for products or services in exchange for low cost advertisements on other people’s websites.

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You can purchase low cost advertisement on other related sites. After all, if you look you’ll find plenty of marketers who are always looking to further monetize their site and would be happy for you to pay them a modest monthly fee to advertise.

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Another idea is to always use an autoresponder or email campaign to keep people coming back to your site. For instance, ProfitAuto at: presssuccess.com/AutoPilot  even offers a free trial subscription that you can check out. You can then encourage people to revisit your site when then sign up to receive automatic messages.

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Create a marketing list and then use your list to upsell future products and services. For instance, if you’re giving away a free ebook, then you should make sure that you collect the person’s email address before you give away the free ebook.

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People love participating and viewing survey results. As such, you can place surveys on your website. You can then publish the surveys and draw traffic to your site by allowing people to participate and view these results.

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Create videos and place them on your website. After all, videos are fast becoming the wave of the future and people really enjoy watching them.

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Start a page on social bookmarking sites such as  www.MySpace.com
and
then market them using some of the above mentioned marketing techniques.

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Hire college students to help promote your sites online and pay them commission for any sales that come from their affiliate links. Hint: give them their own domains that redirect to their affiliate links!