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Make Your Trade Show Booth a Success One Visitor at a Time

by Adrianna Noton

To make your trade show booth a success involves a number of different key components but first you must understand what the term trade show actually means. Basically, it is an exhibit or business gathering organized by a variety of different companies that allow them to showcase as well as demonstrate a new product line or idea. It will also give these companies an opportunity to meet their clients as well as learn new trades and business information.

These shows are generally not open to the public and usually only company representatives, fellow members of the trade, and the press are allowed entrance. One of the advantages to this is that it cuts down on the time it takes businesses to meet new potential customers. However, the one main disadvantage is that customers and other potential prospects pay little attention to the sometimes hundreds of exhibitors and their products. This is mainly due to the variety of different distractions and the busy atmosphere.

You can make great use of your displays by directing your customers to your main display area. These displays are a way of giving the customers a better understanding or appreciation of the products and services that the various companies are offering. Usually the exhibitors are only allowed to place their items in their own booth area so make sure your booth is in a strategic area of the show.

Your booth is one of the most important components to your overall success. This is because it is aimed toward enhancing the product or service that you are offering as well as the marketing experience for the show visitor. It will also offer you valuable face to face contact between you and your potential customer.

A lot of companies prefer to rent their trade show booth rather than go through the major expense of having to purchase one. This will also save them money in the end because they will not have to spend money on hauling the booth to and from the show as well as storing the booth.

You will find that these shows are a lot of hard work and time consuming. Because of this you need to be sure that you are taking the time to plan ahead to be sure that your show is successful. This is mainly due to the fact that it will provide you with a great opportunity to build relationships and hopefully, lucrative business deals.

Finally, be sure that your booth stands out from the rest with bold graphics and eye catching bright colors. Give your potential customers a reason to want to stop by your booth. Also provide them with plenty of giveaways that have all of your business contact information printed on them.

Making a successful trade show does not have to be all hard work. If you take the time to plan ahead, you will be able to stand back and build relationships with your clients, one at a time. Be sure that you follow all the advice and you will have a great show each and every time.

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Easy PR With Radio

microSome of the easiest PR to get is from radio. Radio stations usually make up more than half of the contacts list in any media guide. There are thousands of stations in the US and Canada looking for interesting, topical, and entertaining guests.

While radio has a huge reach, they get a fraction of the advertising pie–daily newspapers get 80% in most markets. Stations have few staff, yet must come up with local programming around the clock.

News/talk stations and shows are particularly pressed to get guests. Any local talk show host will tell you it’s murder trying to do a show entirely from listener call-ins.

There are two approaches to getting on the air:

* Go the formal route. Call the station, talk with the host or producer, tell why you would be dynamite for their audience. Then show up with your bio and Q&A in hand.

* Or be more informal. Simply call in when you feel you have something worthwhile to add. It’s not unheard of to show up at the studio bearing free food.

I was a radio morning DJ for many years and would praise the gods when someone interesting would call or show up to lighten the load.

Kevin Nunley provides marketing and copy writing. Read all his free tips at http://DrNunley.com Reach Kevin at kevin@drnunley.com or (801)328-9006.