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The Basics of Local Business Marketing via the Internet

By Staci Burruel Subscribe to RSS | March 9th 2012 | Views:
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Large corporations have the potential to gain immense profits due to their reach over their customers. This is made possible by their access to large amounts of capital. Local businesses, on the other hand, are usually small and have less start-up capital, so if local business owners wish to expand, having the knowledge and the tools to market them with is vital.

Internet marketing is a low-cost marketing method that requires only a computer, an Internet connection, and certain software. But how does the local business owner really start with Internet marketing, given that they’re going up against bigger competitors?

To establish business presence on the web, entrepreneurs can start by setting up their own website. The content of a business website should include everything potential customers need to know about the local business. The website must also be designed in a way that viewers will not have a difficult time navigating through it.

When designing the website, the company may need the help of someone who’s good at search engine optimization (SEO). Simply put, SEO is that component of Internet marketing which makes enables websites to obtain the highest ranking possible on search engines. Some ways local businesses can use SEO to their advantage include (1) editing the content of their web pages to increase their relevance to the keywords users type in engines; (2) posting advertisements in websites that users often visit and (3) paying search engines to artificially raise their rankings in the search index. This is important because most web users do not bother clicking beyond the first page of the returned search results once they believe that they have found what they’re looking for.

Local business Internet marketing does not have to be limited to the creation of websites. Local businesses can also send e-mails containing information about their products and services to potential clients. These e-mails should be designed in a way that they do not end up in the spam folders of their intended recipients.

Local businesses can also pay to have their names included in local business listings. Potential customers can find local businesses by typing the name of a service combined with the name of the place of residence of the customers This method runs the risk of the local business name not being included among, say, the top five companies showing up in the search results.

Marketing local businesses involves several methods, and Internet marketing is only one of them. Startup business owners can find more information on local business listings on localmarketingsource.com.

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