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    Promotions/Sales

    How often does your company run a sale or promotion?

    It seems like every host I go to, there is some sort of promotion going on but I guess it is a good marketing strategy.
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    Well, to attract customers, hosting companies usually always have some sort of coupon code uploaded that their visitors can use to get a one-time discount off their first payment period. So, I guess the answer is always.

    However, if you're talking about those big sales, once every year. Its coming soon
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    Just once or twice a year
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    Promotions are always good to have running for attracting new customers.
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    We advertise monthly and weekly promotions. Sometimes we'll have promotions that last a short amount of time. From what I see, it does help gain new clients and sales.

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    we usually have at least one active at all times - sometimes we have 2-3 active and some are pretty exclusive to certain kinds of clients (either by location or the way they find the coupon) - it really does help.

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    We have one once a month for new customers.


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    We normally don't run them that much.
    Although we have a few going this month.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jshtoch View Post
    Promotions are always good to have running for attracting new customers.
    And at the same time marketers say repeated promotions devalue a brand. But I guess web hosting has become a commodity now, so it doesn't really matter.
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    Many companies here on WHT have a forever "promotion", if you visit the offers forum regularly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bikster View Post
    However, if you're talking about those big sales, once every year. Its coming soon
    Oh yes we are waiting

    Promotion codes are always a good way to attract clients, although you might not be gaining that much profit, it's always good to generate clients which generate good reviews.


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    I try doing monthly promotions, seems to be working so far.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sinohosting View Post
    And at the same time marketers say repeated promotions devalue a brand. But I guess web hosting has become a commodity now, so it doesn't really matter.
    I don't think it devalues a brand as long as they are different promotions...many other industries do it as well...banks, retail stores, restaurants. In such a competitive industry it catches potential clients attention.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jshtoch View Post
    Promotions are always good to have running for attracting new customers.
    I agree with you. Promotions are the 1 that maintain their current customers and also attract new customers.

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