Ask the Expert | Low Cost Marketing: Employing Budget Strategies to Grow Your Business
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How do you grow your business without spending a pile of money? This is a question that plagues every entrepreneur. Marketing is the oxygen for any venture but a start-up that is bootstrapping can hardly afford the billboards or the fancy print ads to draw attention to themselves. So then what low-cost marketing strategies can an entrepeneur employ to promote his start-up? Is social media the only inexpensive way to go? What other clever budget tools can one employ to be effective? Can you really create high impact with low cost?
To answer all these questions and more, we feature this week, Mukund Mohan, a serial entrepreneur and CEO of EOVL, a global marketplace for custom goods.
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Discussion opens: Tuesday, April 11, 2011 | 10:00 am
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MARKETING FOR A CLOUD COMPUTING STARTUP
Posted by Vishal Bhagat 1 year 13 weeks
We are based out of Baroda, Gujrat and are looking for cost effective Dynamic Individuals with Entreprenual aspirations/Companies to help us reach out to the Global Market. I would appreciate any suggestions any Ideas.
Is expensive office space a major constraint for bootstrapping startups?
Posted by Nitesh Chandra 2 years 18 weeks
Let's face it, office space doesn't come cheap and there is only so much we can do from home. To build a team, to have the interest of potential recruits/customers, a decent office is essential. It also adds greatly to one's productivity for sure.
So, how are the startups meeting this challenge? Any innovative ideas/offers?
One offer that I know of and am currently availing is the 3-month complimentary Regus Businessworld Gold Membership by EFactor. http://www.efactor.com/toolbox/regus
If you are aware of any similar offers, do share.