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Old 02-22-2017, 6:32 PM
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What are you guys doing for advertising? So far Yelp, Google Ads and Facebook are all a no go. I know I can get a vendor account on here. Do you guys have any recommendations, what works for you guys?
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Old 02-23-2017, 8:18 AM
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Maybe it's the "Guns" thing. Many "sporting goods" stores are listed with Yelp, etc.
I've found that the good old Yellow Pages were my best advertiser.
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Old 02-23-2017, 8:48 AM
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I only advertise on Yelp (not ads)/Google Business (not ads)/Facebook (not very active)/Calguns

Our website also has decent SEO rankings so we show up in random searches too.

Rest is word of mouth.. A good 80+% of our new customers are word of mouth.

We also get a lot of inbound transfers from Gunbroker, Buds, other big online places that have us show up when a customer searches the area. Some of those we convert to direct customers and some we just do transfers for.
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Old 02-23-2017, 9:36 AM
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We encourage our customers to leave us yelp or facebook reviews. Its ok, we have our tagline below and word of mouth. Lots of customers use us because their friend, cousin, dad, baby momma used us for guns before. Oh yea, and we have lots of online vendors who will just send stuff to us.
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