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Old October 12, 2011, 11:47 AM
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Default Re: How to spread the word about your business fast?

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Hi, my first post here. I hope some of you might be able to help me or at least give me some feedback.

I am about to start up my own internet based business and would (obviously) like to get as many members subscribing to my site as possible. I am willing to spend money on SEO and Google Adwords, but I wonder how I can use my own existing network to get through to thousands within days or weeks.

E.g. I have 300+ Facebook friends and 150+ LinkedIn connections. I assume I have close (enough) relations with around 100 to use them in spreading my message and get them to sign up on my site. But how do you - generally speaking - break through to their network. What incentives do people need to send a message to their 10+ closest friends, who again send it to their 10+ closest friends etc?

Is begging enough?

Henrik,

Do you happen to live near a college or university? If so, the possibilities are endless. You can get exposure via the "greek" organizations, their computer school, flyers, student union, etc. It'll take some leg work but may result in a hefty spike for your business.

Just my 2¢...

tk
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