Manta is an advertising solution for small businesses. You can register for a Manta account for free. You can even add a few links back to your website and social media pages in your Manta profile. I’m not here to discuss setting up a Manta profile though. There are millions of free business directories that you can do that with like HotFrog, MerchantCircle, etc. I doubled my website traffic by commenting on the Manta Forum…. continue reading »
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Kudzu is another website where visitors can leave a review on your business, and it was around before Yelp, another review website. You can set up a Kudzu business listing for free. Once you set up a listing, I recommend you send an invitation to a few of your customers or clients to leave you a favorable review. A few of my web design clients have found me on Kudzu, and I gave them good service which… continue reading »
Have you ever been on the website? You can post an ad on there at no cost to you. I started posting on Craigslist a couple of weeks ago and had someone contact me about getting their website designed. One of my good friends sells mattresses around Atlanta and generates most of his business through Craigslist. I’ve also used Craigslist to advertise my personal training services as well and generated a lead. Give it a… continue reading »
Yelp is the Facebook of online business review sites. Customers leave one to five star reviews on businesses. I go to Yelp whenever I’m researching a new business, and it’s never steered me wrong. The cream always rises to the top. I’ve used them for a variety of services from eating out to getting my car brakes done to getting a haircut. The reviews are legitimate, and suspicious reviews are filtered out.