Are you tired of using the same old tactics to try and grow your business? It's time to shake things up and try something new. In this blog post, we'll be sharing ten unconventional ideas on how to boost your business in the new year. So if you're ready to think outside the box, keep reading for some out-of-the-ordinary ways to grow your business in the new year.

1. Host a "yarn bombing" event. Yarn bombing is the act of covering public objects in colorful knit or crochet designs. By hosting a yarn bombing event, you can attract attention to your business and show off your creative side. Bonus points if you can get the mayor to participate.

2. Collaborate with a local food truck. Everyone loves a good food truck, and by partnering with one, you can bring in a whole new customer base. Plus, you can offer combo deals and cross-promote each other's businesses.

3. Start a "puppy playtime" hour. Who doesn't love puppies? By offering a designated time for customers to bring in their furry friends, you'll not only attract dog lovers, but you'll also create a welcoming and fun atmosphere.

4. Offer a "mystery sale." Create a sense of excitement and encourage customers to take a chance on your products by offering a mystery sale. Customers can purchase a mystery bag or box filled with discounted items.

5. Host a talent show. Whether it's a karaoke night or a local talent show, hosting a performance event can be a great way to bring in new customers and show off your business's personality.

6. Create a "subscription surprise" service. Offer customers the option to sign up for a monthly subscription where they receive a surprise product or service from your business. This helps create a sense of anticipation and can increase customer loyalty.

7. Partner with a local fitness studio. Many people make a resolution to get in shape at the start of the new year. By partnering with a local fitness studio, you can offer special deals or discounts to their members and attract a new customer base.

8. Host a "tea party" event. Tea parties are often seen as stuffy and formal, but by hosting a fun, modern twist on the traditional tea party, you can attract a younger crowd and showcase your products or services in a unique way.

9. Offer a "customize your own" option. Give customers the ability to create their own unique product or service from a selection of options. This not only allows them to feel more invested in their purchase, but it also helps set your business apart from the competition.

10. Organize a charity event. By partnering with a local charity and hosting a fundraising event, you can not only give back to the community, but you can also attract new customers who are interested in supporting a good cause.

So there you have it, folks. 10 unconventional ways to grow your business in the new year. Who knows, one of these ideas may just be the key to your success. Happy growing!