If you have a product or service that is of interest to the general public - pinning up and distributing business cards on bulletin boards is one of the easiest, cheapest ways to advertise. This zero-cost source of sales-leads is a great strategy for small businesses, professional services, trades people and home based entrepreneurs.
Bulletin Boards are typically found in public facilities and grocery store entrance ways. But here's the top fifteen places to find bulletin boards in a typical town
- Grocery Stores
- Gyms / Recreational Facilities
- Coffee Shops
- Waiting Rooms / Lunch Rooms
- Community Centers
- Union Halls
- Beauty Salons
- Restaurants / Bars
- Convenience Stores
- Smaller Shopping Centers
Some national chains with bulletin boards include: Whole Foods, Panera Bread, Pot Belly Sandwich Shops, Starbucks, and Jimmy Johns. [Got a tip on a national chain that promotes community bulletin boards? email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll include them in the next update.]
Bottom line: If you see a bulletin board , put up some cards - do it and do it often. Distributing business cards on community bulletin boards is one Guerrilla marketing tactic that when added to other initiatives can increase visibility and ultimately income and sales.
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