I have started a small company that is based on building great looking information websites for all different types of small businesses. We offer a "Small Business Web kit" that includes a basic 5 page website up to 3 corporate emails and so on. I'm selling the package for $950 and it includes free hosting and absolutely no monthly charge. Pretty much just sell the package, outsource the design of the site, launch the site, collect the payment, and done.
We started by purchasing a subscription to sales genie and hiring 2 telemarketers to cold call nation wide and pitch the package to all the basic types of small businesses ( plumbers, roofers, mom and pop restaurants, auto repair shops etc.)
Things started well but im not satisfied with the way we are marketing our company and services.
What are some things I can do to market this besides cold calling that will essentially boost business? Is there a way to better target small outfits that do not have a website? What are some good online marketing techniques for this type of business structure? Should I start building a list...what exactly is a list?
I come here because I know this place is filled with really smart people that think outside of the box and know how to make money. I'm 21 years old and this is my first real business venture. I'm not trying to become a millionaire but would like for this to turn out somewhat successful. Im hungry for a taste of success and willing to do whatever it takes
Thanks so much guys, cant wait to read the replies..remember, hit me with the basics but also try to think outside of the box. I'm down for trying anything!!
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