On more than one occasion I’ve had a complete stranger come up to me and ask me for a business card. No, they weren’t psychic. They new what I did because I was wearing a shirt with my logo and slogan on it.Â One of my clients, Striking Graphics, did my shirts and I highly recommend them.
A powerful way to position yourself as an expert as well as get in front of more potential clients, is to organize a regular meeting. This could be a networking meeting, a learning seminar, or just a fun get together of people with a similar interest.
The site Meetup.com will streamline this and even hook you up with people already looking for a group in your area.
I found this great article about residual income. Take a look and see what you think.
I found a website that posted a list of 50 different social networking sites. These sites represent an easy and cheap (usually free) way to get more buzz about your business. Click here to see the list.
By the way, social networking sites are sites like Facebook.com and MySpace.com.
Here’s another place where you can post a business listing. One of the best parts of this site is that it allows you to tag your business listing with related keywords. This should be of great help to the search engines.
LearnHub.com is a tool that allows you to put up a free or paid course with videos and tests. It’s a cool tool that can help you build credibility. Your best strategy may be to charge for the classes and invest the money into advertising. Not only do people take paid classes more seriously, but with more advertising you may get a bigger turnout.