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Don't Rely on Only Friends to Keep Your Salon Afloat

When I decided to open my own salon and spa, I had so many friends excited to try my services that I didn't think I needed to invest in marketing. Those friends did come in frequently, but their business turned out to just not be enough to keep my bills paid. I then remembered that before I began as a hairdresser, I drove many miles to see my favorite hair-stylist that I loved. That made me realize that I needed to advertise not just locally, but throughout the entire region. I drove an hour to my favorite hair-stylist, so why wouldn't my customers? I held a great "new customer discount", and soon those new customers from neighboring cities became regular customers once they realized how much they loved my technique. I created this blog to help other struggling business owners. I hope you can learn from my experiences!


Don't Rely on Only Friends to Keep Your Salon Afloat

Tips For Business Owners Who Are Considering Renting Billboard Space

by Denise Watkins

Renting a billboard can be one of the most effective and affordable options for advertising your business. Yet, getting the best result from this use of your advertising budget can be much more challenging than you may have suspected. If you are to be efficient and effective in your use of advertising billboards, you will need to be strategic in your use of this advertising option.

Research The Traffic Statistics For The Road Near The Billboard

Ensuring that your billboard is seen by as many people as possible will be a major concern for maximizing the results that it provides you. However, individuals that are new to renting these signs may assume that it will be impossible to have accurate information about the traffic on nearby roads. Luckily, this is information that can often be provided by the local chamber of commerce or motor vehicle department. Reviewing this information for any potential billboards will allow you to be sure that you choose the one that will be seen by the most people possible.

Consider Whether A Long-Term Or Monthly Rental Plan Is Best For Your Needs

The length of time that you will be renting the billboard can be a major choice to make. Yet, many business owners will simply assume that they should opt for a month-to-month lease so that they can terminate it whenever needed. Yet, there can be an important advantage in signing a long-term lease for the billboard. Primarily, this will be it eh form of lower rental rates. By closely comparing the monthly rate for the sign against the long-term rate, you will find that you can make an informed decision so that you can get the best price for your business's new billboard.

Have Your Billboard Ad Professionally Designed

Billboards are designed to be quickly seen by passing drivers and passengers. As a result, it is essential for buildings to have a simple design that easily conveys the sign's message. However, it is common for billboards to be positioned in groups, and this can create competition for the attention of passing vehicles. In order to help you with balancing the needs for the sign to be clearly designed while also extremely attention-grabbing. Hiring professional advertising designers can be one of the more effective uses of your budget as these professionals will be able to create extremely eye-catching signs that can allow drivers and passengers to quickly absorb the message you are attempting to convey. This can directly benefit the conversion rate for your sign, which can make these services well-worth hiring.

Contact a company like Outdoor Networks for more information and assistance.