No matter you have started your business for several years or just start, there are some small business tips that you may want to know in order to make money from your business. In this article you will see why having a small business is attractive, the purpose of promoting your business and how to promote your business offline and online. After you read this article you will be able to start making money from your business.Having a small business is really attractiveCreating a small business is really interesting and attractive. Well we all know that running a business has a risk and you may lose everything if you do something wrong. But when you control your risk wisely and take only controlled risk, you will learn a lot while not lose everything. Moreover, you may become more productive working in your comfort place and concentrate on your business, compared to working in a stressful and noisy office. When you have your own business, you will also be able to learn a lot of business principles and practices that you cannot learn in any schools or colleges.One important point about business is to have your name in your customer’s mind. And the best method is through promotion.What is the purpose of promotion and how to do it?The purpose of promotion is name recognition. In other words, when somebody has a problem or a question, they should think about you first. So you need to first understand what other people really want or what are there problems, then let other people understand clearly on who you are and what kind of products or services you provided that can fulfill their needs or solve their problem.One of the method of doing promotion is by doing public presentation. This is one of the best methods to let other people know about you and your products. It is because you can deliver your message to a lot of people at one time. However, poor presentation leads to poor name recognition. So prepare your presentation thoughtfully and show to your audience that you are the expert in your market.How to promote your business onlineBecause of the rapid growth of the Internet, doing business without a completed online marketing strategy is considered to miss a lot of potential prospects. In order to promote your business online, one of the best way to do it is by leveraging the power of social networking site. It is not just about having a Facebook, twitter or LinkedIn account. They are community where you can communicate with a lot of potential customers. So a general rule of thumb is that do not just focus on promoting your products and services, but to provide useful information to the community. So that you are recognized as an “expert” in specific area and they will come to you naturally.ConclusionHaving a small business is exciting but it will also cost you a fortune if you are not doing it correctly. One of the method to get more business is by having your name in your customer’s mind and you are doing it by promoting your business online and offline. I hope that this can help your business in certain way and remember to take some actions and make more money.