10 Tips to Promote Your Web Design Business - Get Going
written by: dipima•edited by: Robin L.•updated: 3/17/2009
Promoting your web design business has a number of choices that you can best use. The most important thing is to tell your customers about what makes your business unique and interesting. You can opt for social networking sites or blogs to describe your services. Check out the other options here.
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Web Promoting Tips
If you want to promote your web design business, the first thing you need to consider is how to make your business unique. For that, you must explain precisely what your company is all about, what it offers more specifically that other companies do not offer. You are required to be informative and clear about the services offered by your web design business. There are several options for you to make your business a great opportunity to earn fast cash from online marketing. Check out the following tips to know how to promote your web design business.
1. Create a Portfolio
Make a portfolio including the sites you worked on as well as a link to the live site. Make sure that you keep screen shots of the sites you have developed.
2. Manage Content
Your content should be very focused and clear about what your business offers. Try to use simple sentences and basic background so that your potential customers find it easy to understand what you offer in your business.
Blogs are a faster way of connecting with your customers. Write comprehensively in your blog about the services you provide. You can also allow your readers to comment on your blog. This will help you understand what your target customers want from your site.
4. Social Networking
Social networking sites offer a great platform for promoting web design business. You need to actively participate in different networking sites like Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin.
5. Web Design Testimonials
Get testimonials from the clients you already worked with, about your work and experiences. Through referral systems, your clients can get you connected to more clients.
6. Marketing Strategies
Start your business locally first. Start with small business, you can design websites for a reduced cost or even for free.
7. SEO Tools
SEO or search engine optimization is an important tool for your web design business site. Optimizing your site will generate better ranking on search engine results.
8. Choose Your Keywords Carefully
Most of the website traffic usually comes from search engine searches. So it is important to choose the right keywords for your site.
9. Buy Ads
You can buy keyword-driven search engine ads, which will result in better search engine ranking for your site.
10. Get Connected
Allow your visitors to register at your website and let them sign up for a free newsletter, participate in a free poll, or post in the forum of your website.
Follow these basic guidelines, and you will definitely make the best of web design business.