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Building Business In the Market Place


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LIfeFoods Fundraising Business, Finding customers in your marketplace using online services, referrals, and community events and organizations

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Building Business In the Market Place

  1. 1. Locating Organization’s In The Marketplace In Need Of Fundraising Tuesday, June 16, 2009
  2. 2. Ways of Locating Organization’s In Your Marketplace Websites Networking Events Personal Email List Attending Community Events Associates, Neighbors, Family & Friends Tuesday, June 16, 2009
  3. 3. Websites Websites: A Great Resource for locating organizations/sports teams/school/churches/non-profits in your area offers search capabilities and returns address and phone numbers Tuesday, June 16, 2009
  4. 4. Websites Non-profit organizations like Animal Shelters, Little League Baseball, Boy Scouts / Girls Scouts of America, 4-H Clubs, Boys ad Girls Clubs For a complete listing in your area go to and enter your zip code Tuesday, June 16, 2009
  5. 5. Websites to search for specific groups; - for example enter Babe Ruth Baseball, city name and a list will return with links to teams in your area Here you will find coaches, email addresses and phone numbers Tuesday, June 16, 2009
  6. 6. Networking Each community has numerous organizations and affiliations for networking with entrepreneurs & business owners. Consider organizations like: Chamber of Commerce Civic Organizations like Rotary, Toastmasters National Women’s Business Council National Association of Business Owners Sales and Business Marketing Association All of these are worthy organizations which build business connections and referrals. Tuesday, June 16, 2009
  7. 7. Personal Email Use your email list and sharing the LifeFoods Fundraising Program with your friends, family and associates. Make a simple announcement, share the benefits of the program, and ask for your followers to forward your email to their family, friends and associates. Be sure to list all the benefits and value of our program. Tuesday, June 16, 2009
  8. 8. Attend Community Events Make an effort to get out from behind the computer and meet and greet people in all walks of life and locations. Examples: Grocery Store, Local Parks and Recreation Centers, Malls and Shopping Centers, Church, Fitness Center, Library and the theatre. Have your business cards ready to share our program when the opportunity is available. Many times the fundraising champion will come to you. Tuesday, June 16, 2009
  9. 9. Associates, Family & Friends Share our program with your associates at work, your family members and friends. Most everyone belongs to some type of organization in need of funding. Briefly share the value and benefits of our program with a business card. Tuesday, June 16, 2009
  10. 10. Be Bold & Ask When building a customer base from your community Be Bold and Ask People You Come Into Contact With For Referrals. Use your existing relationship to build more relationships. Tuesday, June 16, 2009