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3 Surefire Ways for Small Businesses to Increase Their Local Presence October 18, 2016

Downtown Bridgeport, Bridgeport
3 Surefire Ways for Small Businesses to Increase Their Local Presence, Bridgeport, Connecticut

Getting the word out about your small business is vital to boosting the bottom line and building a solid brand. The Trumbull Chamber of Commerce understands this important priority by providing local companies with marketing, advertising, and business networking channels with the goal of long-term success.With members in Trumbull and surrounding areas such as Bridgeport, New Haven, and Fairfield, the power of working together makes all the difference.

If you’re a small business owner, consider the following tips for growing your community presence and increasing customer foot traffic:

  • Network Everywhere: Expand your business circle by joining a local chamber of commerce and networking groups inside and outside your industry. Doing so will get the word out about your firm’s products and services. The Trumbull Chamber of Commerce hosts a number of networking gatherings each month through its BRBC Business Referral Network. Members meet every second and fourth Tuesday at the Chamber’s headquarters. Are you young or new to an area? Join a young professional network – they are everywhere! In our area? Take a look at the BRBC’s newest affiliate: THRIVEChamber of Commerce
  • Sponsor An Organization: Whether it’s a local charity, a grand opening, or a Saturday morning 5k run to raise funds to fight a disease, sponsoring an event will certainly let residents know how invested your business is in the community. Check out the Trumbull Chamber of Commerce online calendar for the latest local events.
  • Invest In Search Engine Optimization: Seek out firms like Vivial that specialize in content marketing, search engine optimization, and paid search to move your company to the top of the search engine results page. Having a strong web presence, a content-rich website, and effective online advertising will give you an edge above your competitors.

With the mission of enhancing the growth of individual businesses through partnerships, services, and support, the Trumbull Chamber of Commerce is committed to encouraging and advocating local economic development. Each year, the Chamber hosts a number of key programs and initiatives to realize these goals. All efforts have the additional benefits of increasing marketing and advertising opportunities for small businesses.

If you’re looking to expand your company’s local and regional presence, call the Trumbull Chamber of Commerce today at (203) 212-9537 for information on becoming a member. Visit the website for more information on business networking solutions. Working together, we can create something much bigger and more powerful.

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