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With Circle, you can gather and engage your local business' customers in a community with a forum that you can host on your business website.

Sign up to SourceBottle and offer your expertise on journalist enquiries in your business sector.

Find a mentor for your business growth with SCORE, the largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors.

We perceive round numbers as more trustworthy and straightforward. Run promotions with a bundle of products being a round price.

Motivate customers to leave a review on a customer review site for their recently purchased product with a 20% discount on their next purchase (subject to the review being validated).

Let Google analyze your retail website and get tips on how to improve the online shopping experience with Grow My Store.

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My Local Services is a local business directory for the US and the UK markets focused on small businesses. Have your local business listed to get found and to to get in contact with potential customers.

If your business is located in the UK, have it listed with Yell, the UK’s leading online business directory, to get found.

Have your local business listed with Apple Maps. With Apple Maps being its default map app, your business can reach iPhone, iPad and MacBooks users and optimise for Siri (voice search).

Many businesses don’t register on Bing Places for Business, what makes it an ideal opportunity for your business to potentially rank higher. Bing’s audience tends to be older (mostly 55-64) with more disposable income.

When people are looking for recommendations for their vacations, they are likely to end up on TripAdvisor. It is a key platform to list your business on if you are in the entertainment, travel, food, or hospitality industries.

People are screening Yelp to find a bar or restaurant in their location. Have your business listed with a free Yelp page.

If your business is located in the UK, have your business listed in the free directory of The Mirror, the online version of the UK’s second-largest daily newspaper The Daily Mirror.

Position existing products as gifts even outside holiday seasons, and make your brand prominent on gift packaging.

Record a video to showcase your in-store experience and use it to drive traffic on social media.

Band together with other local shops in your area to create regional promotional activities.

Bring in experts for workshops to help draw in customers to your business, e.g. with tastings.

Get in contact with reporters from regional news outlets and invite them for one of your in-store events to report about.

Celebrate! Constantly create event ideas to get the opportunity to invite your local community.

Partner with other local businesses. Find non-competing businesses who sell to a similar audience and become referral partners.

Have your coffee shop equipped with free WiFi and announce it to Digital Nomads, list your space on Workfrom.

Take advantage of a free Google My Business listing to get shown on Google Search and Google Maps.

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