How to Effectively Grow Your Business in 2017
Want to know how to effectievely grow yourbusiness in 2017? Well, if you think it is advertising you are probably mistaken.
Now, if you were selling ice in the desert, than consumer direct advertising might be the best choice. After all, you have a very valuable and limited commodity that everyone needs and there is probably very little competition. But for most of us running a business, we have to deal with competition which dilutes the power of our message.
For this reason the best way to grow your business is by aligning with other professionals in your area and creating mutually beneficial alliances.This can generate a constant flow of referrals without spending a lot of your hard earned money.
So why doesn't everyone do that?The fact is many are afraid to - no kidding. They feel it makes them sound weaker or in need.
The fact is, many of the most successful companies do NOT advertise. They don't need to! Instead they have already established an ongoing flow of leads coming to them from referrals and past customers developed over many years.
Now for many of you reading this,you probably don't have that many years in business or have not taking the time over the years to cultivate all of those relationships. But no worries, there is a solution...
SmartGuy.com is one of the largest and fastest growing exclusice business networks in the world and connects business together automatically! Hundreds of new businesses join EACH DAY realizing the benefit of joining an existing base of local companies with a "win-win" mentality of growing their business.
SmartGuy is unlike other traditional business networks. You can sign up for FREE, there is a consumer portal so you can generate leads from members AND consumers and is exclusive to only 1 professional per category for the entire city. Business must however,agree to (1) provide great service, (2) refer one another and (3) offer a special or discount of up to 50% off their services to local consumers. The is one of the exciting eliminates that not only differentiates Smart Guy from other networks, but drives consumer to its businesses!
Once approved by the local SmartGuy City Business Network leader, they canbe included as a member on their Smart Guy City Page and be included in Smart Guy Saver - a shareable list of businesses that local consumers use to find professionals. Many consumers print it out and place it on their refrigerator or in a kitchen drawer for whenever they need a local professional.
So sure you can throw your hard-earned money into one time advertising efforts, but why not do what the Smart Guy's do and connect with other local professionals with "team-player" mentalities and develop a constant flow of leads for the life of your business...www.SmartGuy.com