Use Offline Promotion to build your Online Business

Written by Paul Forcey

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Coffee Mugs If your site is aimed at office workers this is a good one, while drinking out of your cup they may well type in your site address just to look at it.

Flyers- put a flyer in with every order you send out, offering them a 10% discount code for their next order. If you sell socks, go to a shoe shop and see if he will give one of your flyers to everyone who buys his shoes. He will get a % of each sale that uses his code. If you sell ring tones go and see some shops that sell phones.

Charity- Giving an item to charity for them to raffle or auction will get your site mentioned in their booklet/leaflets. It should also be tax deductible and you are genuinely helping a good cause.

Paul uses Printed Balloons to promote his online business.

How to Turn Your Promotional Products Expense Into a Profit Center

Written by Raynay Valles

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Are your customers business owners? Search for marketing gurus, cost-cutting consulants, automation experts.

Are your customers homeowners? Search for home improvement experts and real estate experts.

Are your customers concerned about health? Look for fitness and self-improvement experts.

How much will your infopromtional product cost? If it is a physical product, your joint venture partner may pay for some or all ofrepparttar cost. Why? Because it's a marketing expense for him. The expert's company is reaching a highly targetted market - your customers. That can be a good thing for your joint venture partner, you and your customers. You'll see why in a moment.

If your giveaway is delivered online, such as an online video, you may be able to get it for fr/ee. So now, you have a high-perceived value item to give to your customers at low or no cost to you.

Let's not stop there. This article is about turning an EXPENSE into a PROFIT CENTER. Here's how:

The key is that your joint venture partner has an offer and a tracking mechanism so you get paid for your referrals. If your customers are online, tracking is as easy as using a affiliate code. Now your customer gets to sample your joint venture partner's expertise inrepparttar 149546 infopromotional product and get a special deal, your partner may get new customers and you get a fee for each of your referrals, all because you gave a gift to your customers.

Try infopromotional products and you may never give away another pen again.

Internet Marketer Raynay Valles specializes in joint venture marketing strategies. Find out more about using joint venture infopromotional products, visit or email her at rvalles at

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