Some Small-Budget Marketing Strategies Every Startup Can Afford

Two men discussing how to market their startups

Marketing can be a touchy subject. It can take time to understand the ins and outs of how marketing works and how to apply it in your company. While many people are good at marketing, the vast majority of people are not.

That is why I have written this article. It is a simple guide to marketing for startups, but it is still effective because it only takes a few minutes to read through it.

You can then go back and do what you need to do on your own.

1. Write Articles For Your Startup To Spread Around The Internet

One of the best ways to get your name out there is by writing articles about yourself and your startup for online magazines and blogs.

Many sites accept articles, but you can also your website and social media platforms as a starting point.

Make sure that you have your website so that you can use the articles to get more traffic to your site. This is an easy way to do it and it can help with your SEO rankings as well.

2. Join Forums and Start Your Topic Of Discussions

There are many forums that you can join to discuss things that are important to your startup. You can start a new topic and you can share what you are doing and why it is important.

You can also give other people advice on how they should go about it as well. This is one of the best ways to do it and the internet is full of these forums.

4. Create Social Media Profiles For Your Startup

One of the best ways to get more people interested in your startup is by creating social media profiles for your company on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, etc.

It is also important that you have your website so that people will see what you are doing as well. If they do not see what you are doing, then they will not be interested in joining your company.

5. Have a Blog To Talk About Your Startup

You can also have your blog to talk about your startup and the things that you are doing with it. You can share updates and talk about what is going on in your company as well.

This is one of the best ways to do it and it will give you a lot of free publicity for your company as well.

6. Do Press Releases For Your Startup

If you have something important to share with the world, then you can do a press release about it. You can talk about your company and how it is doing, what is happening, and what is going on in the world.

You can also give people advice on how they should be going about their own business as well. This is one of the best ways to do it and it will get your name out there is a lot of places.

Networking event can help marketing your startup

7. Go To Local Events To Meet People And Share Your Startup With Them

Another way to get your name out there is by going to local events and sharing your startup with people that are attending them.

You can talk about what you are doing with your company and give them advice on how they should go about their own business as well.

This is one of the best ways to do it and it will help you gain a lot of publicity for your startup as well.

8. Do Product Reviews To Get More Traffic For Your Site And Sales For Your Products

One of the best ways to get more traffic for your site is by doing product reviews on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and others.

You can talk about what you are doing with your company and how you are doing with it. This is one of the best ways to do it and it will help you gain a lot of traffic for your site as well.

9. Create A Product For Your Startup And Promote It On Social Media

Another way to get more traffic for your site is by creating a product for your startup and promoting it on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and others.

You can talk about what you are doing with your company and how you are doing with it.

10. Get People To Sign Up For Your Newsletter

One of the best ways to get more people interested in what you have going on is by getting them to sign up for your newsletter.

You can update people about what is going on in your company and give them good advice on how to do their own business.

This is one of the best ways to market new products and lure new customers.

Final Thought

Marketing can be a tricky thing to do and it can take a lot of time to learn how to do it. However, if you follow the strategies that I have laid out for you, then you will be able to get a lot of publicity for your startup.

It will help with getting more people interested in what you are doing and it will help with getting more sales as well.

About the Author

I hope that my post has helped you know more about Startups. Feel free to leave a comment and tag me and I will answer them. Follow my profile to get the latest content I post to stay ahead of the curve.

I am the Founder of Cudy Technologies, a full-stack EdTech startup helping teachers and students learn better. I am also a mentor and angel investor in other Startups of my other interests (Proptech, Fintech, HRtech, Ride-hailing, C2C marketplaces, and SaaS). You can also find me on Cudy for early-stage Startup Founder mentorship and advice.

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Alexander Lim

Alexander Lim

Founder of Cudy Technologies (www.cudy.co), a full-stack EdTech startup helping teachers and students teach and learn better. I am also a mentor and investor.