Businesses big or small, local or national, new or old – All get the majority of their customers from their LOCAL AREA within a close proximity to their business location. Thus majority of marketing experts focus a lot on the LOCAL AREA MARKETING (LAM). For a new business since you are still in a nascent stage you cannot spend a great deal on advertising. Try out Local Area Marketing (LAM). In this area of marketing the size of the firm does not matter. Here are some methods where LAM can be used.