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Testimonials are one of the most
powerful marketing tools in the world, and they are free! Collect as many of these as you can (the dual-branded testimonial cards will help you do this effectively) and send them to us to add to your website feature. It's a fact that businesses with lots of testimonials get more new leads and enquiries AND it helps position you as clearly one
of the best.
This tremendous marketing tool has been specifically designed to assist you in collecting testimonials from your customers.
They are personally branded for you and are reply-paid so your customers don't have to worry about postage. Alternatively, they can be handed back to you to send to us. Your customers will love them and they enable you to build a valuable testimonial bank quickly.
Mix and Match is all about connecting you to other thebestof Business Members. You never know when you'll need a cleaner, a landscape gardener, an accountant or a hairdresser! Being part of thebestof gives
you a rich pool of best businesses in town to draw on, all of which you know come recommended. Whatever you need we'll be able to connect you with the best in town. And of course we'll connect others to you.
Commercial photos work so effectively, simply because 'People Buy People'. Every thebestof Business Member gets a photo shoot and we then use these images to promote your business in a fun, relaxed and engaging way.
These personally branded certificates are for you to display prominently in your reception/public area. They provide a way of instantly showing your customers that your business is one of the best in town. They can also be a great talking point and used to help you gain more business.
With thebestof you have the opportunity for great brand exposure. "As recommended on..." thebestof is a nationally recognised and respected brand; that tells your local community that you have been recognised as one of the best local businesses. Display our logo on your website, business premises, windows, vehicles etc. It's great exposure for you, and helps position you as one of the best.
thebestof offer a variety of marketing campaigns that come in all shapes and sizes to help your business grow. You'll want to get involved with our campaigns because they're specifically designed to generate new business leads for you and dramatically increase the amount of reviews on your website feature. Not only do thebestof campaigns create local brand awareness, they often generate national exposure which is always good form business as well. We'll let you know what campaigns are coming soon.
This effective marketing tool tracks phone traffic that comes to you via thebestof marketing. We can assign you with a special number that we use on all the marketing we do for you. When you get calls it simply diverts to your current telephone number (nobody can tell it's a different number). We can then provide reports to demonstrate how effective thebestof has been for your business.
Don't miss these great events as they provide a fabulous opportunity for you to mix, mingle and make new business friends! In essence we'll plug you in to all the other best businesses in town. It's like being part of an exclusive best business club. There are also opportunities to sponsor these evenings, offering you a unique opportunity to promote your business to a captive audience of like-minded business owners.
Here at thebestof we are the vanguard of social media in the UK. Everyday, thousands of local people – your potential customers – are on Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. So are we and we can support your own social media strategy and get you engaged on these new and very important platforms. If you have something you would like us to tweet about, make sure you let us know and we will be happy to do so.
If you've got something you want to share with local people get it over to us! We'll optimise it for search engines and place it on our blog. You can send us just about anything: anytime you win an award, get a mention in the paper, take part in a charity event or even if you just have something to say, let us know. Our blog is a powerful way for you to get new customers and raise your profile. Please use it.
Publicise your events by placing them on thebestof events page. You can either add the events yourself through our website, or send them to us so that we can optimise them for search engines before we add them to the site on your behalf. We can even add a photo.
Video is a hugely powerful marketing tool and we'll help you exploit it to grow your business. Short, simple videos can bring a new dimension to your marketing, and breathe life into your products and services in a way that no other marketing tool can. Added to your feature it will ensure you gain increased exposure.
These online offers are attached to your website feature and are a powerful tool for you to get new customers. All you have to do is come up with offers that are unique to thebestof and we'll upload them to your feature. Local members of thebestof print the voucher to use it, so you'll know where the business is coming from. You can change these often to keep them fresh with users coming back for more.
Quote Me is a great marketing tool situated on our website. Consumers enter the details of the job they want done, then Quote Me automatically passes the enquiry on to our relevant Business Members. Yet another great way that we can generate new business for you.
More and more people have mobile phones capable of using the internet whilst they are out and about. Our mobile website helps the public to find thebestof businesses while they are on the move! They can even download your offers direct from their phone!
This is your very own page on our website which collectively gets over a million visitors a month. It's where we tell the local community what you do and why you have been recommended as one of the best local businesses. If you can supply us with the text for the feature that's great; if not, don't worry, we'll write a search engine optimised feature for you and make sure you are happy with it before putting it live on the site. Your member offers and reviews can be found on this page and if you have chosen a video, this will be here along with your contact and website details.
If you've got an emergency question that needs an urgent answer, then let us help you out. If you're not a member, that's cool, we can get you sorted later…
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