Volunteer work, charitable donations, or participating in community festivals and events are all common for small business owners. Over 52% of small businesses are participating in community works to further promote their business.
Here are 10 local communities ideas you can venture out in promoting your business.
Teach a Class
Some business are doing local skills workshop to help promote the product and services of their business. In a way, you will be able to build a good relationship to your community and promote your business.
Sponsor an event
Sponsoring an event allows your brand to be visible on each of the event marketing materials. Just about any business can find something of interest that connects to what they do.
Join a Parade
Probably this is the best way to introduce your business on your local community. Joining a parade allows you to put up a float wherein you can flaunt your brand logo. Consider this as free advertisement.
Give a Tour
Getting in touch with your community is to gain their trust on the first place. Giving a tour on your business is allowing your target audiences to know your business better.
Hosting a School Field Trip
Even the insurance guys can be exciting to school kids—any excuse to get out of the classroom is an opportunity for fun. Not only does showing the local kids what your business does create engagement in the community, it also demonstrates that you intend to be in the community for the long haul.
Hold a Contest
Nothing gets the attention of the public like free stuff. Hold a contest and give something away. For service businesses, this is a huge win. You give away one session or service and get a crowd of people interested in what you have to offer.
Help a Charity
There are a host of charitable organizations in your town and they all need more help. Anybody can make a donation, but you can combine any of the suggestions on this list with a charitable contribution and really leverage the impact you’ll have on your community involvement.
Attend a Meeting
Your city council is meeting this week or this month, and can be almost guaranteed they’re going to discuss something that has at least a tangential i