It’s no secret that economy is not where it should be today; however, don’t fret, there are still ways to invest into your businesses without any dollars to be spent.  We all know that to keep a business alive and in front of the public’s eye is not an easy task, and many of us create business plans with the addition of funding that is necessary to market and advertise; however, when economy is not good, we simply can’t afford to spend money that we may not even have.   The solution…you don’t have to.

The Internet is huge library of information that is all yours for the taking; with a little research you can find tools, ideas, and so much more which is completely free of charge.  Why not take advantage of what you have readily available to you!  Combine that with the advent of social Networking, and you have a ready made portal to market and advertise until your hearts content.

Whatever you put into your businesses, will be the outcome of its success.  If you must spend a little extra time researching, Networking, or writing articles then why not do it. At least you are not spending funds that you do not necessarily have, or at the very least you’d be saving money by putting in a little extra effort and doing some of work that you may not have done before by yourself.

Some No Cost Techniques:

  • Article Marketing
  • Social Networking
  • Face-to-face Networking
  • Press Releases
  • Email Campaigns
  • Bookmarking
  • Attending Live Business Expos
  • Video Marketing

Have you participated in any of the above lately?  If not, I urge you to take advantage of it and use it all at zero cost to you!  Furthermore, if you pretended that economy was wonderful, and still utilized the above, can you imagine all the money that it would save you!  In fact, many people are looking at the economy just like this.  Individuals and businesses are now realizing that the spending that they were used to is no longer necessary.  All it takes is a little extra effort on your part for you to realize the same.

Contributed by:

Ellen Levinas