Category Archives: Budgeting

Cut Your Marketing Costs: Hide Your Wallet!

The beginning of January is just too tempting isn’t it? All those special offers. All those marketing deals which will only last for the next 24 hours so you simply have to decide right now, on the spot, to buy them. Buy. Buy. Buy. We’re all being inundated with reasons not to miss out on… Continue Reading

How to Figure Out Your Marketing Budget – Part 2

Figuring out your marketing budget isn’t always easy. In fact, most of the time it’s probably hit and miss. Mostly miss. Here’s how to take the guesswork out of working out a realistic marketing budget. In Part 1, I suggested that you look back over the past year and document exactly what you spent your… Continue Reading

How to Make Time For Marketing

No time for marketing? So what’s your excuse? Busy with paperwork? Troubleshooting complaints? Chasing after suppliers? If you don’t put the day-to-day stuff on the back burner and get some marketing done, you’ll be digging your business an early grave. And it’ll be your fault. Here are my top three ways to carve out some… Continue Reading

Mix It Up A Little

As you begin your marketing journey you’ll soon be wondering how best to spend your meager marketing budget. If you have a budget at all, that is. If you’re like many small businesses, you won’t actually know what your marketing budget is. You’ll just spend money as you see a need to. Sound familiar? Should… Continue Reading