How to Get Referrals

How to Get Referrals

We all want more referrals. They are a great source of business. They are typically high quality customers that are willing to pay top dollar with little sales effort because they already trust the source that has referred you the business. According to Neilsen people are 4 times more likely to buy from you when referred by a friend. ┬áSo referrals come typically come in two forms. One great source of referrals can come from your existing customers. Another great source of referrals can come from your business network. Let’s take a look at how you can grow sales and get customers through referrals. Let’s start with how you can get referrals from your existing customers. This is a great place to start because these customers are already satisfied with your product or service. Use polls and surveys to find your most passionate clients. These clients are valuable and should be held on to. Offer these clients a discount or incentive to refer you business. Advertising is expensive and the cost of acquiring a new customer can be enormous. Many times businesses will spend more on advertising then they make from their first interaction with the client looking to bank on repeat business. Offering a discount, an upgrade or another incentive can be cheap advertising that will pay off big. There are many ways to incentivize your customers to send you referrals. A discount to an existing product or service they are already purchasing goes a long way. Another possibility would be to offer a discount on a product or service they have not tired yet. That way you...
5 Free Ways to Market Your Business

5 Free Ways to Market Your Business

We all want to increase business. Finding new customers can be quite a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. That is why I am giving you five easy ways to find new customers without spending any money on expensive marketing gimmicks. The five methods I recommend to increase your business are to develop a referral networks, do some SEO (search engine optimization), promote yourself on social media, develop a referral program with your customers and networking. One of the best ways to increase business is to develop a referral network. It is only natural that personal trainers have clients looking for sports massage therapists and that nutritionists have clients looking for personal trainers. By developing the right referral network everyone wins. The service provider has now delivered a one stop shop for his client and is making money on referral fees. The referral partner just got himself a new client through this relationship. Yes Crew provides you with a free referral platform to refer off business or get referrals. We definitely recommend you browse our postings if you are looking for clients or create a posting if you have business to refer off. Another way to get free marketing online is SEO or search engine optimization. Getting found online will do amazing things for your business. If you are the first search result for a major keyword you can expect a lot of customer traffic. SEO is all about developing the right content on your website and then having people share it with their friends and circles of influence. I recommend starting out by blogging once a week...