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Old 09-04-2013, 03:43 PM
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What are some of the ways you promote yourself? What are your best tips about letting people know what you do without being overly salesman-like?

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Old 10-06-2013, 06:52 AM
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Keep business cards on hand at all times and that way depending what your conversation is, you can reply with something like "You know, I may have something that could help you with that" and hand them a business with a short explanation of what you do.
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Old 10-20-2013, 06:21 AM
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Share with everyone everyplace. I always just give them a couple business cards if nothing else.
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Old 10-20-2013, 07:25 AM
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Also ask them to pass on a card to a friend! Sometimes they aren't interested but a friend may be!
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Old 10-29-2013, 03:59 PM
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Actions speak louder than words. If you want to promote yourself, help people; either for free or for payment. Some of the most successful people in IM and the ones that are the most helpful and, at all times, professional. Remember, your posts on forums like WAHM don't just promote yourself to the community but to the entire world, since each post can be found by surfers using search engines. The more of an expert you're seen to be in your niche, the more likely you are to build your list, grow traffic to your site, and so forth.
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Old 10-29-2013, 08:08 PM
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Old 10-31-2013, 04:30 AM
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Actions speak louder than words. If you want to promote yourself, help people; either for free or for payment. Some of the most successful people in IM and the ones that are the most helpful and, at all times, professional. Remember, your posts on forums like WAHM don't just promote yourself to the community but to the entire world, since each post can be found by surfers using search engines. The more of an expert you're seen to be in your niche, the more likely you are to build your list, grow traffic to your site, and so forth.
Agree with Maria, People love the person who helps in their matter, be likable in your niche and provide best of you can and see the miracle happening. Nowadays its time for passive marketing.

Dont tell people that you are funny, crack a joke and let them decide.
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Old 01-07-2014, 07:35 PM
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What are some of the ways you promote yourself? What are your best tips about letting people know what you do without being overly salesman-like?
The best way to promote yourself is to not actually promote yourself just give people useful information that could turn into a sale later down the road. When you try to sell people something they usually get turned off.

Atleast that has been my experience.
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Old 01-11-2014, 05:10 PM
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As the saying goes: "People don't care about what you know, unless they know you care." So care about others, help with their expressed needs. Make it about someone else, not about you.
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Old 01-13-2014, 10:33 PM
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I have been putting business cards in a little baggie with a foil sealed lotion sample (of our Dead Sea Mineral Lotion) and a piece of Dove chocolate - give them out at shows and plan to take them around to some businesses to promote my business, website and facebook page.
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