21 Free or Low-Cost Small Business Marketing Ideas
When you're on a budget, marketing your business can be a challenge. Here's a solution to your marketing problem: 21 small business marketing ideas that you can use, without busting your bank balance.
Comment on blogs and forums. This positions you as an expert and sends leads to your Web site. Stick to forums that match your skills. If you're a photographer specializing in annual reports, don't post on a birdwatching forum)
Offer advice and help, but don't be spammy. Rules vary by forum, but many allow you to add a signature line with a tagline and a link back to your site.
Add sharing tools to your Web site, using Add This or .
Interview an expert and upload the mp3 file to your Web site. You can use Audacity or Garage Band to make the recording (or take out any ums and ers).
Write articles for online directories, trade publiciations, and local business magazines.