Save Your Marketing Pennies – Five FREE Online Promotional Resources
The following five FREE online promotional resources fall under the category of public relations. Companies automatically assume they need to dole out thousands of dollars to promote products and services, but that’s not the case anymore when it comes to online marketing. In these tough economic times, you can save marketing pennies by tapping into these user-friendly, online promotional resources.
Press Release Distribution Services
Utilize FREE online public relations distribution services to blast out company press releases. Because you submit your company’s press release to these services, you aren’t necessarily guaranteed publicity. However, you have a good shot if you write newsworthy press releases that catch the media’s attention. The services listed below distribute press releases to both national and local media outlets.
Online Event Listings
If your company or business is planning a promotional event (such as open houses, trade shows or golf tournaments), there are many online promotional resources that don’t require a cost. Research local newspapers and magazines for free online calendar listings. The following sites are effective online promotional resources.
One of the best FREE online promotional resources is a well-written blog. You don’t have to spend any money to create an effective blog. These are some popular blog platforms that are easy to navigate. There are also free blog templates available online if you want to add color and flair to your blogs.
Professional Social Networking Sites
Sign up for FREE professional social networking sites. Social networking sites allow you to interact, network and promote your business with many people at once. The following sites also allow you to create groups or write articles – effective tools to further promote your products and services.
Article Submission Websites
Write a professional article that makes you sound like an expert in your field. If allowed by the site, add your professional bio and contact information at the end of each article. By submitting free articles to the sites listed below, you expose your company to thousands of potential new contacts and customers.
This is a Guest Post by Zeke Camusio is a serial entrepreneur, Internet Marketing expert and founder of The Outsourcing Company, an Internet Marketing agency with offices in Aspen, CO and New York. Let’s Do It!, his blog, is read by thousands of people all over the world.