Great Ways to Save Money in Your Business (Part 3)

Saving moneyLet’s continue to explore ways to save you money in your business. Thus far, I’ve offered up ideas for staffing, promotions and location. Depending upon your business, different suggestions will resonate more or less with you. Find what makes sense, and give it a try. I’m confident you and your bank account will be grateful you did.

Internet
Internet business1. Set up your website for less. Even if your pockets are deep, you don’t have to spend money unnecessarily. Check out Elance for great web designers who will bid for your job at a fraction of the traditional cost.
2. If you just want to try out your products online, sell them via auction websites like eBay and Yahoo Auctions before building a website.
3. “If you build it, they will come.” That might work in a movie, but not on the Internet. Do you homework. There are free sites out there that will help you find the keywords that people are searching for. If you want traffic to your site, make sure you’re on the map.
4. Don’t underestimate the power of the social networking websites. Nothing out there is stronger than Facebook. Create a profile and a Fan Page for your business. Trust me, your competitors have. Find other sites that may for more specific to your niche and get on them. If you’re focus, it will be time well spent.
5. Similarly, there are chat rooms for everything. Just search online for the ones that would benefit you the most. Get in there, or have someone do it for you. It’s generally free and a great way to promote your online or business.
6. Make sure your domain name is on all printed materials – business cards, receipts, fliers, coupons, etc.

Come back tomorrow for more suggestions.

If you’re interested in a consultation or have questions, please email me at Robert@RobertFinkelstein.com. If you have any comments, please write them below.

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