Advertising a small business to tourists can be a great way to increase sales and revenue. However, it’s important to understand how to effectively advertise to the right audience in order to get the most out of your efforts. Here are five tips to help you advertise your small business to tourists: 

  1. Utilize Social Media Platforms – Social media platforms are a great way to reach tourists since they are often using the platforms to research and plan their trips. Take advantage of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other platforms to post updates about your business, share photos, and communicate with potential tourists. 
  2. Develop a Responsive Website – Developing a website that is both user-friendly and responsive is essential for drawing in tourists. Make sure your website is optimized for mobile devices and provides a great user experience. 
  3. Create an Engaging Video – Videos are a great way to showcase your business and attract the attention of potential tourists. Create an engaging video that showcases your business and its offerings, and then share it on your website, social media channels, and other platforms. 
  4. Leverage Influencers – Influencers can be a great way to spread the word about your business to potential tourists. Reach out to influencers in your market and offer them free or discounted products or services in exchange for promoting your business. 
  5. Focus on Local Partnerships – Partnering with other businesses in your local area is a great way to get your business in front of potential tourists. Reach out to hotels, restaurants, and other businesses and create partnerships that can benefit both parties. 

These are just a few tips to help you advertise your small business to tourists. It’s important to remember that advertising to tourists is a long-term endeavor, so be patient and continue to refine your approach as you learn more about what works and what doesn’t. Your Wyoming SBDC Network support team can help you develop a strategy that will work for your business long term and in the upcoming tourist season. Schedule and appointment today! 



(ChatGPT, personal communication, April 1, 2023)

Kawasaki, S. (2020, June 25). How to advertise a small business to tourists. Entrepreneur. 

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