How to do cheap marketing?

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Ho to do cheap marketing for a T-Shirt clothing brand?

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 If you are looking to start your marketing campaigns on a tight budget I would recommend the following things.

1. Keep your campaigns consistent ; $20/day is fine but keeping it consistent untill you have respectable size of custom audience is important. Custom audiences can be very vital in RT, building lookalikes etc.

2. Allocate at least $500-1000 for the launch stage , this is when you test a bunch of audiences / ad creatives and more.

This is for the initial testing so that the data can tell you where you are heading to .



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Hi @TheStripesInMe!

To develop marketing strategies in a simple and cheap way I would recommend a number of things like:

1- Cross promotion, associate with businesses that can promote your products in exchange for your promoting theirs.

2- Create a Blog and participate in different blogs in order to increase your brand awareness .

3- Be very active in the different social networks, since it is something that is totally booming, I would also recommend you to make contests and raffles with your products, something that can help you win many followers and future buyers. You should also interact actively with your followers.


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I hope it has helped you and if you need anything else, don't hesitate to ask me :D.


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Dear TheStripesInMe,


It is better to go for quality marketing rather than cheap marketing

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Hi @TheStripesInMe


There are a few cheap marketing approaches you can use to get your first sales, check out: 

1. Join relevant social media communities. For example, you can join facebook groups about Sports and Martial Arts and promote your products there.

2. Start your own Facebook group or Instagram page about your niche - first you can post informative and insightful posts about Sports and Martial Arts in general, then once you gain more followers, you can subtly promote your products in your posts. 

Let me know if my answer is helpful to you, with a thumb up or like 😄 


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Hey @TheStripesInMe,

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Now, onto my feedback. 

To answer your question about marketing, here is what I would suggest:

1. Start a YouTube channel (or use IG Reels if you want to do shorter videos) and create videos that would appeal to your target audience (those in Taekwondo). Videos like demonstrating a cool move, or showing what food you eat to fuel your body, tips the night before a match, etc.

2. Don't wait for your target audience to come to you, go where they are. Join Taekwondo forums, Facebook groups, social pages and etc. and offer genuine, helpful advice, engage with comments and etc. Being active in Taekwondo communities will reveal what pains/problems people are having that would give you ideas as to what products people in these communities want and are willing to buy.

3. Approach local Taekwondo studios . I can see this going one of two ways, either:
a. They sell your merch
b. You create branded clothing for them with their logos on it (you could include a separate tab on your website for this)

4. Advertise locally. Now more than ever people are wanting to support local business. With Christmas coming up, why not put together a package containing a shirt, a cap and a mask, wrap it up nicely and offer free local delivery to anyone who purchases.


We hope our response was helpful, if it was, let us know by giving us a thumbs up and/or marking it as a solution!

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