How to Grow ANY Business in Today's Economy http://refernow.com/news/subscribe.php Tips from referNow.com Tip 6: Find customers around every corner http://www.refernow.com/home/new/tipbox.php?id=2f241069116a9bc151f7fc25e48705f0 August 12, 2008 Tip 6: Find Customers Around Every Corner How: Invite every interested customer to be a part of your rewards program ? EVEN ? if they don?t buy. Why: It is absolutely possible that a potential customer that was intrigued by an advertisement isn?t in... Tip 5: Get customers to join your email lists http://www.refernow.com/home/new/tipbox.php?id=7ae812ef4649899be657e4a6389d54ac July 16, 2008 How: Ask them if they'd like to join a VIP Group that gets rewarded for successful referrals. Why: Go green to get green. Email reduces waste. The dialog drives customer loyalty and promotes new business. Tip in Action: It seems rather simple, yet many... Tip 4: Develop a Points System for your customers http://www.refernow.com/home/new/tipbox.php?id=11ab218b88005b23a5a6b20a51e359e5 July 12, 2008 How: Assign points that they can redeem when they refer people to you. Why: It is your version of a frequent flier system to drive customer loyalty and new business. Tip in Action: Learn what tools are available to you and your life can be that much... Tip 3: Keep your customers coming back http://www.refernow.com/home/new/tipbox.php?id=008d80d84d4546d4d016b4318a99e05f July 7, 2008 How: Send an exclusive offer to your existing customers that they can take advantage of, or pass along to their friends. Why: It costs 8X more to get a new customer than to get an existing customer to do more business with you. Tip in Action: Exclusive... Tip 2: Have Good Manners http://www.refernow.com/home/new/tipbox.php?id=317e2a7134a5aefffc14a4d984785516 June 24, 2008 How: Say "Thank You" to your customers that go out of their way to recommend your products or services by rewarding them with a gift. Why: One of the best ways to get your customers to talk about your business is to acknowledge them. Tip in Action:... Tip 1: Accelerate the natural referral process http://www.refernow.com/home/new/tipbox.php?id=93ce4647e9f79edfc394f4d80dc7549e June 16, 2008 How: Create a targeted offer that you give to your existing customers, contact base, and network that gets the people they know through your door. Why: 90% of ALL consumers today turn to a friend, family member, or business associate before they buy...