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Best way to promote a design service

Discussion in 'Graphic Design' started by zasul, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. zasul

    zasul Registered Member

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    Hello,
    I offer a design service - logo , headers , banners on my website. I want to invest a little money in a promotion campaign that is likely to convert in orders.
    I don`t want to experiment because my funds are limited but what would convert in sale I would re`invest in that method.

    A. I was thinking of using buysellads and run CPM campaign
    B. Or buy a 30 days banner spot on a website with some traffic
    C. Or run a facebook campaign
    D. Or an adsense Campaign
    E. Your suggestion

    Help me pick :)

    What do you think works best ?
    What other ways to promote are ? Free or Not free.
     
  2. amerriaz

    amerriaz Junior Member

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    Go for adwords and facebook campaign ..rest are useless bro trust me
     
  3. 3eester

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    I would not go near adwords for art promotion.

    Build some beautiful designs and go to deviantart or reddit - they love good art and you can become well known while spending little.
     
  5. Ahad Jackson

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    Best Option Would Be Guest Posting
    Search Design And Development Related Blogs On BuySellAds And Contact The Website Owners To Write a Good Post Reviewing Your Service.
     
  6. Porphyrogenitus

    Porphyrogenitus Junior Member

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    If you're specializing in just headers, banners, and logo's that's fine. But think carefully about who your target market is. Probably not the final customer. Few business owners are going to need just graphic design; they'll do this through a marketing firm they trust. If you're good at what you do, you'll do a lot better as a supplier for an existing web design firm that specializes in programming or or non-graphic web design. Put together a nice portfolio, then pick up the phone and call up some local web development firms. Offer them a good price for high-quality graphics. Then do a killer job on the work, and you'll be making a fortune in no time.
     
  7. AlejoHN

    AlejoHN Newbie

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    Have you tried reaching out to local markets? Also try teaming up with web hosting companies. Lots of web hosts get requests for web design, and they don't always have someone to refer their clients to. It could be mutually beneficial.
     
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  9. moneyisthename

    moneyisthename Registered Member

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    you could try offline marketing. approaching your friends, families, & local businesses. You could offer to build their websites for cheap and try to get referrals from them.
     
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  10. kaji999

    kaji999 Newbie

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    Being an 'online' designer will barely pay the bills. You need to go offline and join local business groups
     
  11. Janseo1

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    This is a great idea. I have seen many of the users artwork on this site and you can really attracted a good deal here. I am a fan of devianart and have used it many times:)
     
  12. GodLy

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    Yes the best way is go to deviantart or reddit.. But all depends on your skills. :)
     
  13. DezinerGuys

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    deviantart, bhw, fiver, PPh is the best place wher eyou can promote your work and earn some bucks
     
  14. gulfraz

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    Maybe, try to get a local customer and then you'll get more work via word of mouth
     
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    behance and deviantart Most famous site is the best place. promote your work and earn
     
  16. auliailham

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    try to frelancerdotcom
     
  17. GeniusAL

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    Excellent work guys.
     
  18. Carlhartley

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    Nice post about website promotion. You can choose some more different SEO ways for promoting through pictures and videos on social sites.
     
  19. RL199

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    try on facebook business owners groups/communities
     
  20. mamluka

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    I think you should start social media, happy customers are the best ads, and they share on Facebook and twitter so I would start from there and do a good job