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5 Easy and Cheap Holiday Promotions For Your Small Business

[ 0 ] Oct. 30, 2013 | SBO Editor

Looking for easy ways to promote your small business this holiday season? Here are five low-budget options:

Host An Open House:

If you have a shop or restaurant or any brick and mortar business, host an open house. Serve ciderand showcase all your business has to offer. Have a sheet nearby so guests can leave their email address to sign up for sales and special promotions. Consider having a token gift to distribute or send each person home with a discount coupon.

Start A Loyalty Program

Put a sign in your window, announce on Facebook and twitter, place an ad that you are starting a ‘loyalty program’ for your customers. Get a plastic card made or a punch card. Use your holiday promotion day(s) to sign customers up and distribute the cards.

Hold A Contest

You can use your Facebook and twitter accounts to announce a contest. Customers must come into the store or go to your website to enter.

Sponsor A Family

Announce that you are accepting donations for a needy family this holiday. All who come in with food, clothing or gifts receive a discount coupon on their next purchase.

Email Campaign

If you have a good email list of customers, use it to announce a holiday sale or promotion. Invite clients to come in or visit your website to save with discounts.

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