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Is your business slow? What do you do to drum up new business in your down times? When the market slows down and you have a deficit in customer relations, do you get proactive? Do you spend money? Here are five ways to turn your slow business into a thriving business during any economic circumstances.

  1. Build a new website. There’s nothing that says you should stick with one website. If you have a business with clearly defined multiple markets, title=”build a new website”>build a website for each market. When your business slows down is a good time to start planning for the next wave or upsurge. Put your extra time into something productive.
  2. Initiate a PPC campaign. Many small business owners cut back on the marketing budget when business is slow. That’s when you should step up your marketing efforts. PPC is the perfect vehicle since you don’t pay for a click until after you receive it.
  3. Make a video. Since you have some free time on your hands, why not create a video. You can put it on your website or distribute it through YouTube and other video marketing channels.
  4. Connect with a new audience. Social media engagement can be time consuming, but it doesn’t have to be. In truth, you should be engaged through social media even when your business isn’t slow, but what better time to get engaged than when things slow down?
  5. Refine your SEO. You can always find a way to improve your search engine rankings. Prowl your website for new SEO opportunities, and take them.

Instead of fretting about your business being slow, take action. Find new opportunities to connect to old customers or go out and find new ones.

2 Responses to “There’s No Business Like A Slow Business”

  1. All great suggestions! What has worked for us in the path is just what you said about a video and a website. It’s like making a fresh start…

  2. All great suggestions! What has worked for us in the path is just what you said about a video and a website. It’s like making a fresh start…

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