Your customers can help.
If you're looking for referrals, who better to tap than yourexisting customers? Most likely, they know other people who sharesimilar interests, needs and buying power. Generating referralsfrom current customers is one of the best ways to market yourbusiness. Just do a thorough job of explaining exactly what kind ofreferrals you're looking for and how they can help. Be sure,too, that you thank them, assure them of their privacy if that is aconcern, and offer a coupon or small gift to show yourappreciation.
Excerpted from 303 Marketing Tips: Guaranteed To Boost YourBusiness