Planning and strategizing are some of my favorite things to do. I’m working on growing my business and I’ve come up with some ideas on how to gain momentum. Here are 37 free ways to grow your handmade business.
Have a Plan
Take Consistent Action
Review and Repeat
Build Your Brand
Know Your ICA (Ideal Customer Avatar)
Decide on the design and style of your brand
Create great product photos
Have amazing copywriting
Develop Your Own Platform
Have a website that showcases your products
Write a helpful blog for your niche
Grow an email list of loyal customers
Foster your own Facebook group
Attend workshops or conferences about growing your business
Read great books that inspire you and help you learn to grow
Take an online course that furthers your knowledge (Like my starter FREE photo email course)
Grow Your Social Media
Post to your Facebook Page
Participate in Facebook Groups
Try a Facebook live where you share about your business
Pin to your Pinterest Account
Share on Instagram
Take people behind the scenes on Instagram Stories
Create a hashtag for your business
Make product videos for Youtube
Attend a Networking or Community Event
Join a local business group like Rising Tide Society
Join your local chamber of commerce
Develop Marketing Strategies
Do a giveaway with other amazing small businesses
Create a gift guide that includes your gorgeous products
Have a launch for your next product
Provide a gift for a local fundraiser
Share or highlight customers
Send thank you notes (snail mail if possible because how often does that happen)
Leverage Your Customers
Ask for testimonials and have your customers share what they loved
Request referrals if they loved your products
Be Authentic (I know it’s a word used to much but it’s true)
Share your story and the story behind your products
Share when you make mistakes (I’ve shared some of my struggle in growing my business, and what I’m doing to make changes)
Boom! There now you know everything you need to do.
Make sure to share below if there are any other ideas that will help!
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