When it comes to free advertising, people tend to limit themselves because of their lack of imagination and energy. There are many proven ways to promote a person’s objectives at no cost that it is simply mind blowing. A way to do so is to write an article about your area of interest and have it submitted to all the different publications and media dealing with a similar topic. Another way to look at this is to become your own sales promotion writer. Once you establish yourself as an expert by tagging everything with your address for your area of expertise, it will be easier to get noticed.
The second great way to promote yourself is to become a guest on many radio and television shows that have to do with your area of work. This is actually quite easy to do then people make it out to be. First you must write a letter to the producer of either of the radio or television show explaining why your appearance would benefit their network. Then follow the letter with an in-person visit or phone call describing in more detail why you visiting their show will profit them.
The third way of getting free advertising is by posting your ads on free bulletin boards that can be found in your area. There are many places that have these kinds of boards. Some popular places include Laundromats, grocery stores, and salons. You can also hand out flyers in the mall on weekends when there are a lot of people. Another way to get noticed is to have your service printed on the back or front of your envelopes, next to your return address.
You can also check different publication companies, many places usually offer low rates to first time advertisers, or lower rates during special seasonal promotions. There are also many places that will give you Per Inquiry space-arrangement. That is when commission is taken off from each order before they are forwarded to you. Many publication places will give you a contract for space. In this agreement, you will send your ad to the company and they will hold it until there is unused space available. Then they will charge you about one third less of the normal price for the space to insert your ad. For this type of contract, be sure to check suburban neighborhood newspapers. If you publish a catalog you should get in contact with other publishers and ask them to think about exchanging advertising, they can run your ad in their catalog while you can run theirs in yours as well, both at comparable sizes.
Lastly, the most effective way to get noticed is to have a free offer in your advertisement. Make sure that it should be a free offer that will interest the majority of people. You can also do a simple one page ad about your product where people can send in a small fee for more information. Depending on the popularity of your ad, you could be flooded with replies. The biggest trick with these replies is to convert them into sales. This can start with the small fee to get more information and continue by adding other offers in the package that is sent to them. It is only a matter of letting your imagination run wild. Once you do that, you can easily see the strong force that will soon help you reach your goals.