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O*NET Online and Occupational Outlook Handbook – From the U.S. Dept. of Labor, providing comprehensive information about careers and the labor market.

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UC Berkeley Business Library – Access to industry and company databases including IBISWorld and Mint Global

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39 Low-Cost Ways To Promote Your Business



by Janet Attard




Last Updated: Feb 18, 2020
Starting a business on a shoestring? Looking for ways to stretch your small business marketing budget? Marketing a business doesn’t have to cost a lot. Here are 39 low-cost, high-impact methods to advertise and promote your business.

Low cost ways to promote a small business
Image: ©2019 Business Know-How

What’s the best way to promote your business? How can you advertise your business and get your name in front of potential prospects when money is tight or you’re just starting up? How can you get the word out about your business in the most affordable way?

Promoting a business is an ongoing challenge for small businesses. Whether you’re just starting out or have been in business for years, these 39 proven advertising and marketing strategies will help your business find new customers without spending a fortune.

 

Plan your marketing. You’ll waste precious time and money if your marketing activities

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SMU Cox School of Business | Business Education

The MSM program has engaged and changed me. My coursework enabled me to travel to Dubai, and the career resources helped me secure my dream job. I cannot wait to start my next chapter in consulting.

Chelsey Caldwell, MSM 2018

People Advisory Services Staff Consultant at EY

My time at SMU Cox strengthened me personally and professionally, as I transitioned out of the Army, into the business world. I had the ability to reach out and meet senior executives and business owners in Dallas, while building close relationships with classmates and faculty.

Marc Orgass, MBA 2017

Associate at JPMorgan Chase

A lot of what we do at Cox is team based, and our students and alumni tell us over and over again how important their peers were to their learning.

Marci Armstrong

Brierley Endowed Professor
Director of the Brierley Institute for Customer Engagement

Students come back and tell us how

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Business Resource Center | PayPal

  • MARKETING TO CUSTOMERS

    4 Steps to getting on the first page of local organic search results.

    If you’re ever searched Google for a restaurant or dry cleaner “near me,” you’re probably familiar with the local three-pack – the three listings that appear under a map on the first page of results. So, how does a business use organic SEO to get one of those coveted spots?

    Mar 16 2020

  • SELLING ONLINE

    Bee Raw: Freeing up time to help grow the business, using PayPal.

    In 2005, Freeman launched Bee Raw to sell attractively packaged honey and related gifts online and at specialty food markets and retail stores. Eleven years later, the business is growing about 20% annually,1 although Freeman still runs Bee Raw from his home office. 

    Mar 04 2020

  • MARKETING TO CUSTOMERS

    For the small business owner who does it all: solutions to your top 5 business challenges.

    Being a

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    Business & Sustainable Development Commission

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    WomenRising2030


    WomenRising2030 is championing the role of women in business to lead for a more inclusive, just and sustainable world.


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    Blended Finance Taskforce


    The Blended Finance Taskforce aims to mobilise large-scale private capital for investment in the SDGs, especially for sustainable infrastructure.


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    Food and Land Use Coalition


    The Food and Land Use Coalition connects members from across science, government, business, civil society and more to develop a shared vision of working, sustainable food and land use systems in 2050 to raise our collective ambition and deliver on the SDGs and the Paris Climate Agreement.


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    World Benchmarking Alliance


    The World Benchmarking Alliance, which through the efforts of Aviva, the UN Foundation, and the Index Initiative, is working to create a public way for companies to report progress on the Global Goals.
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    The 300 Best Small Business Ideas

    Most articles you read about business ideas have been written by freelance writers who have no business experience and have no idea of what they are talking about. And they certainly don’t know what makes for a good business idea.

    This list of 300 business ideas is based upon my vast business experience. My name is Bob Adams. I have started dozens of businesses and made millions of dollars. I also have an MBA from Harvard Business School. I have run not just lots of businesses, but also many types of businesses, including a number of very small businesses that I started before going to business school.

    I learned what works in business. And I learned what doesn’t. I learned what are good business ideas and what are not. I learned that choosing a good business idea is critical to succeeding in business. It could be one of the most

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    New York Small Business Development Center

    HOW THE NEW YORK SBDC IS RESPONDING

    It is important for our centers around New York to work in ways that help keep our clients and our staff as safe as possible and not contribute to the potential spread of the virus. And, to do this while helping small businesses respond to unprecedented challenges across our local and national economies.


    We’ve undertaken several steps to achieve this:

    • Working with the institutions where our centers are located to comply with new sanitation and cleaning procedures and personal contact policies.
    • Expanding our use of technology (video conferencing, file sharing, enhanced phone conferencing, etc.) to continue advising our clients. Also, many of our seminars and workshops will transition to electronic formats so we can continue to deliver important information and updates to our clients.
    • Continuing to follow the CDC’s guidelines and recommendations on steps we can take to help prevent
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    Rural Business Development Grants | Rural Development


     

    What does this program do?

    This program is designed to provide technical assistance and training for small rural businesses. Small means that the business has fewer than 50 new workers and less than $1 million in gross revenue.

     

    Who may apply for this program?

    Rural public entities including, but not limited to:

    • Towns.
    • Communities.
    • State agencies.
    • Authorities.
    • Nonprofit corporations.
    • Institutions of higher education.
    • Federally-recognized tribes.
    • Rural cooperatives (if organized as a private nonprofit corporation).

    What is an eligible area?

     

    Rural Business Development Grant money must be used for projects that benefit rural areas or towns outside the urbanized periphery of any city with a population of 50,000 or more. Check eligible areas.

     

    What kind of funding is available?

    There is no maximum grant amount; however, smaller requests are given higher priority. There is no cost sharing requirement. Opportunity grants are limited to up to 10 percent of the total Rural

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    Business Banking | Westpac

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    For further enquiries relating to foreign exchange please visit your local branch, contact your Westpac Relationship Manager or alternatively call 1800 244 313.

    This information has been prepared without taking account of your objectives, financial situation or needs. Because of this you should, before acting on this information, consider its appropriateness, having regard to these things, and seek independent specialist advice

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