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  Post #16 (permalink)   10-16-2017, 02:41 AM
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Firstly, you got to make your advertisement look attractive. If you pay a sum of money but your ads don't look "pretty" enough, customers will not be bothered to even glance at it. Facebook is relatively a good social platform to advertise, why not try posting on forums like this? The more the merrier. OR as what people had mentioned above, word of mouth through your existing customer. That is the most effective way to grab hold of more customers.
 
 
 


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Hello! I've created a web hosting company with my team, and we are looking for some customers. We paid facebook for ads but nothing happened. We are posting on forums to advertise our hosting company, but again nothing happens.

Can you suggest me a good way to advertise our website?
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Go to your local businesses. If you have the time, offer to help them build a basic business-card website for free if they were to sign up with you. Not only will you develop a strong relationship, if you do a good job, they might come to you for additional services and maintenance of their website, which might be your secondary income.

At the end of the day, word of mouth is going to be your best sales driver. But in order to get there, you need to hustle. Why not re-target your Facebook ads to your immediate local market with that kind of promotion/promise and see how it does. Although I don't have much confidence in Facebook at all when it comes to web hosting sales.
Concur with Artashes as going local is the way to jump start your business, BUT it seems since your site is offline right now, maybe the test failed.
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never had much luck with facebook or adwords to attract customers.

I find what works for me is about twice a year i will run a special promotion on ebay which attracts customers and i have enough anti fraud and security systems in place to weed out any fraud orders.
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Yeap. Is website is off. Many people think this is a get quick rich business and have no idea how much energy is necessary 24X7 to be successful. Hope he get better luck in another industry
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I personally have had a lot of luck just using social media venues for promotion but I as update my site frequently with how to's and articles. I am thinking about trying some YouTube videos as well.
 
 
 


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Hello! I was thinking of going for the "Facebook/Google ads" route but it seems like this is not a viable advertising solution yet (especially for a starter like me).

How do you advertise your promotions? Do you have certain rules in crafting your promotions? Thank you for sharing your ideas, guys
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  Post #22 (permalink)   10-31-2017, 12:47 PM
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It's very good to go local. Also talk to your friends, maybe they know someone who needs a hosting.
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best attractive tools for customers is "fair price" actually first factor that customers check is price and comparing your prices with other hosting companies, these days there are a lot of options and usually people choose those companies with low prices
 
 
 


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Thanks for the info.

We got some likes from FB but no conversions from it yet.
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I gave Facebook Ads a shot and really haven't seen a difference. I think I need to invest more into them before I see something noticeable though.
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never had much luck with facebook or adwords to attract customers.

I find what works for me is about twice a year i will run a special promotion on ebay which attracts customers and i have enough anti fraud and security systems in place to weed out any fraud orders.
This is a great idea! I never thought about trying use Ebay to promote my business, I do all my shopping on Amazon so I forget the Ebay is still around.
 
 
 


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This is a great idea! I never thought about trying use Ebay to promote my business, I do all my shopping on Amazon so I forget the Ebay is still around.
Me too! after reading this I think I'll consider this one as part of may advertisement campaign. Very nice tip!

To those who give promotions, do you have any rules when you do your promotions, like for example, you only give a certain number of promotions per year? I'm planning on doing a "per occasion" promotion (Christmas, New Year, etc), but I felt like this will make the brand "overly-promoted", thus lessening the quality. I don't know Care to share your tips, guys?
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Me too! after reading this I think I'll consider this one as part of may advertisement campaign. Very nice tip!

To those who give promotions, do you have any rules when you do your promotions, like for example, you only give a certain number of promotions per year? I'm planning on doing a "per occasion" promotion (Christmas, New Year, etc), but I felt like this will make the brand "overly-promoted", thus lessening the quality. I don't know Care to share your tips, guys?
Yes running promotions "per occasion" (Christmas, New Year, etc) is the best idea. also run a special birthday promo ( the week you started your business).

I also used to sell toys at summer fairs and country shows and always used to place an advert in show programmes. it would coast anywhere from 50 to 100 and only last week i had someone enquire about taking out hosting who referred to an advert from 3 years ago

Also a nice touch is at christmas if you can afford it is to send all clients a xmas card and maybe a gift. I send all my clients a xmas card and a fridge magnet calendar. I was that busy last year with business and a health issue i plain forgot and i have a couple of long term clients stated they missed their calendars, but like all my clients understood
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Yes running promotions "per occasion" (Christmas, New Year, etc) is the best idea. also run a special birthday promo ( the week you started your business).

I also used to sell toys at summer fairs and country shows and always used to place an advert in show programmes. it would coast anywhere from 50 to 100 and only last week i had someone enquire about taking out hosting who referred to an advert from 3 years ago

Also a nice touch is at christmas if you can afford it is to send all clients a xmas card and maybe a gift. I send all my clients a xmas card and a fridge magnet calendar. I was that busy last year with business and a health issue i plain forgot and i have a couple of long term clients stated they missed their calendars, but like all my clients understood
What else do you recommend to do in terms of online marketing, except special offers "per occasion"
 
 
 


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What else do you recommend to do in terms of online marketing, except special offers "per occasion"
You need to set up a facebook page and a twitter account in the business name and then have links on your own site to these and provide advice and adverts on these along with blog posts
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