5 “Musts” on How to Market your Business Online from Scratch

5 “Musts” on How to Market your Business Online from Scratch


Whether you’ve been forced into entrepreneurship as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic or you’ve finally decided to take a chance on your future by starting your business, you’re no doubt wondering how you are going to market a business from scratch. Starting a new business can be really overwhelming especially if you have never done anything like this before. Prior to smelling the roses and expecting loads of money, it’s important to establish a plan for marketing your business so that you can begin bringing in clients and making some money.

When it comes to marketing an internet-based business, it can be difficult starting from the ground up. Even if you do not have any leads or a network, it’s important to start from somewhere.

Make Sure You Have Quality and Engaging Products

Marketing is crucial for the success of any business, but you’ll want to make sure you are producing something worth marketing. Whether you are offering a service or a product, you will want to make sure what you have to offer is of quality. You can do that by getting to know what it is that your target audience wants and needs. When you are confident in your product or service, others are likely to believe in what you have to offer as well.

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Start Off with the Basics

Before you begin devising some sophisticated marketing plan, you should make sure you have the basics which are a website and a profile on popular social media channels like Instagram and Facebook. Yes, these basics officially establish your online presence. It gives potential customers a place to go to find out more about your company. In addition, social media profiles provide an open line of communication between you and your audience.

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Leverage Social Media

Everyone knows that social media is the best way to get your products or services in front of thousands of people. When you have a following base, you can market and sell just about anything. Marketing from scratch, your best bet is to use social media to your advantage. Develop a social media marketing strategy to determine what type of content you will be posting and how often you will be posting this content.

You can host giveaways, upload video tutorials on how to use your product or service and share testimonials. Once you have a budget in place you can sponsor other big social media influencers with a large following to promote your products or services. Fashion Nova is a popular company that has exploded throughout the years by doing paid promotions by top influencers. Many companies have followed this model and gained much success. Of course, when you are starting out, you don’t have to begin at the top.

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Facebook and Instagram ads can also help you reach your target market. Although social media ads aren’t free, you can use metrics like demographics, age, and geographic location to locate consumers who might be interested in what you have to offer. Experiment with micro-spends to figure out which copy and squeeze page receives the best results.

Social media advertising doesn’t stop at Instagram and Facebook. You can also build a YouTube channel. YouTube has become a highly successful channel for entrepreneurs to bring notoriety to their business.

Develop Relationships with Other Business Owners

Believe it or not, networking with other local business owners can be helpful. Step out there and begin networking with them. Attend local conferences and events. You can even join a Facebook or LinkedIn group which will allow you to connect and partner with other business owners in your field. Look for ways you can develop a partnership and build one another up.

Use Sites Like Yelp and Trust Pilot to Build Trust

For any company to succeed, your customers want to know that they won’t get scammed. People are reluctant to spend money with businesses that they do not have any direct knowledge of. Sites like Yelp and Trust Pilot can help with that since they have the largest online review database.

When you are marketing a business from scratch, you don’t have to figure it all out at once. You can expect to have to tweak and update your marketing strategy as you go. Make sure you are consistent with your marketing efforts and in due time, you can expect to see results.


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3 thoughts on “5 “Musts” on How to Market your Business Online from Scratch

  1. Yeah, due to the pandemic many are forced to do business online because all offices and shops are closed down.

    But as you have mentioned it is not easy to start your business from the scratch online. How do your convince your viewers, how do you get your targeted audience has always been the questionon every beginners mind.

    I believe if one should follow the steps stated in this article one will minimize errors and achieve result.


  2. Online Marketing involves creating awareness of your product or services to the public regardless of the fact that it maybe online or offline. Starting a business might be though but if you have the self determination and drive to succed as an entrepreneur then you are on the right path.
    Here is review and revealed are the five best must to do on how to make your business a success and worthwhile… Take your time implement them and the sky will be your limit for success

  3. Hi Casy, I just want to briefly share my opinion on your site content. Well, as a motivator, part of your task is to know how, when, and why you motivate people. You equally have the ability to de-motivate people against unrealistic expectations and faulty thought system.

    Because of how your message appeared in your beginning paragraphs, It seems to me that there were a few contradictions. This is by giving “the percentage of people who have already left your page.” I don’t found that encouraging to me(as a new visitor to your site)!

    Anyway, depending on the reason why that percentage of your visitors left, your aim should be to attract traffic and retain your customers by every means possible and not to lose them so easily. Notwithstanding the theory of consumer psychology. Your job is to provide rich content regularly based on your niche. The reason as you know is to get the conversions that lead to earning the commissions which are the ultimate goal of online business.

    However, I like how you clearly defined your audience” as the average person who is searching for a different path and needs some assistance fiding it. That shows that you have targeted audience that you are pursuing”. Then how to attract them and retain them is where your content creation becomes very important. Personally, I must confess, though still a beginner, it is a challenge for me. But I have to master it.
    And there are many people seeking for that kind of assistance because they don’t want to be drowned. Therefore, presenting yourself as a guide to help such people find a safe landing to a profitable, authentic business opportunity like a wealthy affiliate is an awesome job!

    I want also to comment on how masterfully you introduced the two links, in the middle, by saying I “want to motivate you to learn and earn and that this is your window in time opportunity” then hooked the reader up with appropriate wealthy affiliate links. This is great because often time people don’t read to the end of the article before losing interest.

    How Can we relate?

    Here too, I’m trying to understand what you are trying to communicate to your readers. In most cases judging from your examples, it is not all people that started well, that ended well. I think you must have heard the saying “the first has become the last,” or when people say it is not how well you started but how well you ended” right? I will rather have people believe that irrespective of their particular circumstances in life that nothing is impossible to a life that is motivated enough to take the required actions towards any dream the person has. Because dreams are like pregnancy, meaning that if you can conceive it you can deliver it.

    The starting point is to get the self-awareness of who you are and what your passions, strengths, and weaknesses are, and then work around them with the tools of motivation, inspiration, mentorship or coaching which comes in different ways too by people who have traveled the success road. One thing with life, and even with God is that life uses different ways and tools to transform us… It has never been one size fits all approach. I believe that successful people are made not born.

    Then, in contrast, you stated that you didn’t have such privileges growing up, neither saw yourself as talented as others in your sample group. Well, I think the mission point in that example is to tell your audience how they can become successful. But remember that it is not every Harvard student that turned up to be a success. Motivation wakes your mind up, it inspires you to use what you have to get what you want from life regardless of educational or racial background.

    Most successful didn’t go to the best schools or the best backgrounds growing up. In this case, personally, I will argue that successful people are people who don’t have time to loiter about. Once they become aware of what their purpose is for life is, and they identify their passions, they will sacrifice everything else to pursue after it until they achieve their goals.

    And that is what motivation does to help keep a person and the mind focused on a goal. Having an interest in something is one thing and retaining such interest is quite another. Everybody has an interest in something no doubt, but not many have the motivation to develop such interest to the level you are talking about.

    The Why, and The Goal

    Yes, I liked how motivating the headings were discussed. You provided the reader or site visitor with some thought-provoking questions to consider.
    That will motivate a reader who may be struggling with some self-destructive habits, including procrastination, and laziness, to consider his or her ways. And a little bit of the self-disclosure you provided, will equally motivate the reader to see that there is always hope to know that a person can overcome any kind of addiction, once there is a strong desire and determination for a change. Therefore, you are in summary telling your audience the encouragement to see that regardless of their limitations in life, that they have what it takes to be transformed and to achieve their life dreams.

    Thanks for sharing,  Wishing you good good success!

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