When it comes to advertising on the Internet, it doesn’t matter how big your company is or what size budget you have available for marketing purposes. There are many ways to advertise online regardless of how much money you have (or don’t have) to spend. You can find several creative ways to get the word out about your company.
The first place to look is into Search Engine Marketing or (SEM). There are many different levels of SEM, depending on your needs and your budget. SEM can still be achieved, even with the smallest advertising budget.
You can consider giving out some freebie items to bring attention to your services. Another option is to conduct some cross-marketing with other companies.
Cross marketing is simply telling one company if you put up a banner for me, I will do the same for you. This works best when the two are not the same type of business but where the two can complement each other in either their product or service.
Over time, your cross-marketing pays off for both sides and your company will grow. Greater marketing needs and budgets both come about with business growth.
On Google, the very popular search engine, there are over 91 million searches a day. Imagine if your ad was viewed only 1% of the time a day – that means your ad gets seen 910,000 times a day to targeted users. Out of 910,000 views, your odds of landing a sale are good. Keeping your business visible on Google is one of the fastest ways to success the Internet can offer any business owner.
With many types of SEM, you can set a pre-determined budget for the ads and when your budget is met, the ads stop, allowing you to control your marketing budget without watching it daily.