It is interesting that since the internet marketing has changed many firms have switched to solely marketing through a website or perhaps social media. However, the old marketing methods are still used by some companies. There are people that think that business cards, brochures and telephone directory listing are old fashioned and not worth bothering with, but it is important to consider all advertising methods as what works for your business will very much depend on the customers that you are trying to attract.
Obviously if you are selling things abroad online and never see your customers, then handing out business cards is a waste of time. However, providing a business card in with your product could be worth it if customers are likely to keep it and use the details to order again in the future, or providing them with something else to keep as a reminder of your services. If you are providing a service specific to Milford, CT, then you may find that a different method will apply. Local listing, local paper advertising, handing out brochures etc could help in the local area. However, do not assume that you do not need an Internet presence. Many local companies do have a website or use social media to promote themselves. This can be easy to set up by yourself or there are plenty of local agencies that can help create, development and maintain a web site.
A good web design company in Milford Connecticut should also offer marketing services as well. They should be able to understand your company and your targeted customers and let you know what sort of marketing strategy would work best. Such agency will be able to show how can online and offline methods be an advantage. There are local companies offering this service, which means that you can not only grow your businesses but support other local businesses while you are doing it. It could therefore be well worth taking a look at what is available for your businesses and get some quotes for help with marketing to see whether it is worth you investing.