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3 ways to get locals to follow you online

Posted in Internet marketing by smallbusinessonlinecoach on February 26, 2012

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I found this post interesting and I thought I’d share here:
I like to share interesting posts and information about internet marketing that read in my Google reader. Let me sort through the junk to bring you the real goods when comes to local internet marketing for small businesses. I thought this was super useful. if you like it be sure to share maybe subscribe to the authors blog: http://www.smallbizsurvival.com/ Tourism groups and small businesses both struggle with a common question: once we get online, how do we get local people to follow, like or friend us?

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Here are 3 quick ideas on how to get connected with the locals:

1. Talk about local issues. When you talk about the topics that local people care about, they are more likely to engage with you.

2. Tell local people about it. Talk in person, talk with them online, make business cards for your blog and Twitter and hand them out to locals.

3. Invite locals to participate. Ask them to guest post. Quote them in a story. Use their story, with their permission to illustrate a point.

How do you connect with locals?

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http://www.smallbizsurvival.com/2012/01/3-ways-to-get-locals-to-follow-you.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+beckymccray+%28Small+Biz+Survival.com%29) Don’t forget to comment and subscribe to the authors blog.

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