The online users are increasing exponentially. More and more people use search engines and social media to search for the products and services that they need. The work needed to be done around people’s house may be exactly what your business or skills are about. It could be as small as cleaning snow, mowing lawn, small plumbing job, babysitting, helping elderly with their housework and so on. So online marketing can definitely help to promote and sell your product and services without investing big bucks in local papers and spend a lot on flyers. The good news is that registration in most of the free Canadian classifieds is simple and only takes few minutes.
If you are a teenager providing occasional babysitting, a mom working from home selling home-made cookies, or a student working part-time to pay for his or her tuition how would you reach out to your customers? How would you present your skills online? What are your social media and Internet search marketing plans?
Big names such as Yelp, Facebook and Google have a focus on small to medium size businesses. The focus of LocoBiz is the local, home-based, freelancers and part-time workforce that there is not a single medium appropriately designed to address their needs.