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How to Save Money on Advertising

Ever since I was a kid I was brought up to be frugal and to save and budget money. * Disclaimer: I am not a financial planner.

Word Of Mouth

Word of mouth is the most effective, and usually most cost-effective, way to advertise. It works because people trust the opinions and experiences shared with them by their friends, family members and colleagues. Word of mouth helps build credibility for you as an entrepreneur or business owner.

Word of mouth is also one of the best ways to get new customers or clients into your business without spending any money on advertising at all! If someone recommends your product or service to another person in their network, there’s a good chance that person will want to try it out too because they trust their friend's opinion. This leads directly back towards repeat business which keeps profits high for every dollar spent on marketing - not just once but over time as well!

Create A Website

Create a website to promote your product.

Create a website to sell your product.

Create a website to sell your services.

Create a website to sell your advertising space.

Create a website that sells all of the above, and then some!

Write A Blog

Writing a blog is one of the best ways to get your name out there and establish yourself as a thought leader in your industry. Blogs are easy to write and maintain, so you don't need to be a professional writer in order to publish one. You could even start by writing about something that interests you, as long as it's relevant to your professional career goals.

With so many bloggers out there already, it can be hard for new blogs to stand out from the crowd—but blogs are still an excellent way for professionals who want publicity without having their own TV show or podcast (or can't afford those things). If people like what they read on your blog, they'll share it with their friends and followers on social media—and if those friends like what they read on yours, then eventually everyone will know about how great you are!

Build SEO

SEO stands for search engine optimization, and it's the process of improving the number of visitors to a website by increasing the amount of traffic it receives from search engines.

A good SEO strategy can help you break through the clutter and get you noticed in organic search results - which is great news if your goal is to generate more leads and sales without having to pay for advertising.

It's important to note here that there are two sides to SEO: on-page factors (keyword research, page structure, etc.) and off-page factors (backlinks, social media). While these different components work together to drive organic traffic, each one will be covered separately throughout this guide so we can give them due credit.

Article Marketing

To start, create a list of websites that accept articles. You can find these by searching for "article submission sites" and other related terms in your favorite search engine. Be sure to check out the guidelines on the site before submitting anything, as many of them won't allow you to use their platform unless your article is original content and doesn't contain too much advertisement (or any at all).

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Next, create a list of article directories (these are essentially databases where website owners can find content). Here's a good place to get started: When researching these directories make sure they accept submissions from anyone who wants their articles posted on the directory's site; some require prior approval or payment before they'll post your content! Once again though this depends on what kind of business model they use so be sure to read up before submitting anything important like this...

The next step involves creating lists of companies offering services related specifically with helping businesses advertise through digital marketing techniques such as email marketing campaigns or social media management services...etcetera...and then contacting them directly via phone call followed by email correspondence about pricing information if applicable."

Forum Marketing

  • You can use forums to promote your business, product, brand or service
  • You can get feedback on any of the above from other forum users
  • Forums are a great place to find out what people think about your business and how you can improve it.

Of course, there are many other benefits to using forums for marketing purposes:

Social Networking

Social networking is a great way to get your message out there. However, you don't want to just post something and hope it works; you need to take advantage of all the different features that social networking sites have to offer.

Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are all great places to promote your business. If you're going to use social networking sites for advertising purposes, it's important that you do so in a strategic manner so that what you're doing has some meaning behind it. Remember: You only get the attention of people who follow or like your page because they want what you have to offer; otherwise, why would they follow? So if one day I post "I'm selling my house," I'm going to lose followers because no one wants what I'm selling (unless my house is really cool). It's not exciting enough content for them!

Joint Ventures

Joint ventures are a great way to get more exposure for your blog. They're essentially partnerships between two bloggers who work together on a project, exchange traffic, and split the profits.

There are lots of ways to find joint venture partners, but the easiest is probably Facebook groups or direct messaging people you know who have blogs in the same niche as yours. You can also use LinkedIn or Google+ to find them (make sure they're not too far away though!)

Once you've found someone who's willing to work with you on a joint venture, it's time to actually create one! To do this:

  • Figure out what kind of content would be helpful for both parties (examples include how-to guides and listicles).
  • Write up an email pitch and send it over with details about when/where/how long it will take etcetera as well as what each party gets from doing this collaboration together - make sure all terms are clear so there aren't any misunderstandings later down the road (it's better not even getting started than having bad blood because things weren't explained properly).

These are the best ways you can save money to advertise on the internet.

  • Word of mouth is free.
  • You can create a website for free.
  • You can write a blog for free.
  • You can build SEO for free.
  • You can write articles for free (or with very little cost).
  • You can use forum marketing for free or with very little investment (depending on where you're advertising).


We know that you’re probably busy and don’t have time to read all the tips, but we promise these are some of the best ways for you to save money on advertising. If you want more information about each tip or how they work, just Google them! The best way would be if you could try out one or two of these methods at a time so that they can work well before moving onto another one (this will also give them time). We hope this article was helpful.


This article is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge. Content is for informational or entertainment purposes only and does not substitute for personal counsel or professional advice in business, financial, legal, or technical matters.

© 2022 Shanon Sandquist

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