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I am just sick of doing the same direct mail advertising, flier insert, cold calling, small ad insert in directories, yellow page ad type of advertising.
The only thing that works for me I feel is yellow pages, but sometimes I feel that it is too costly and not generating the results that I want. I mean, this year I will spend approx $1,700 on yellow pages ad, and last year I spent $2,600.
I want something that I can generate lots of customers really fast for the application side of my business
Have you tried doorhangers?? They have been working out very well for me. And direct mail tends to work well too.
Also is there a st pats parade in ur town?? That would be a good time to really show ur stuff, hand out flyers. About 2k people show up to my parade, and i always hand out flyers, beads, candy, and this year im doing frisbees with my logo on them.
It's been my experience that no one thing in specific will be a magic bullet. Each marketing avenue you use will be a little more you are chipping away at the public to let them know you exist. The book I mentioned above is a great read and full of ideas.
Don't get frustrated. Take it step by step and you will see growth results.