You want to grow a business for free, don’t you?
Everybody does, I did when I started online and understand you… though you should know free means a lot of time and struggle, and a lot of balls to to compete with the people who have money.
I wouldn’t recommend building anything for free unless you have no money… if so, you should follow you dreams, better start with no money, than never start.
I did the same when I lost my company in 2011 and had to build everything from scratch again.. with zero money. I won’t lie to you, it wasn’t much fun and there were a lot of sleepless nights, but now I run this badass blog.
You need a marketing plan to grow a business online… you can’t just shoot blind, marketing costs a lot nowadays except blogging.
You only need a great theme and reliable hosting and you can start your blog…
…and to read this article:
…but creating that content eats a lot of time, maybe a year.
Why a year and not faster?
That’s how long it takes to gain authority and start ranking your pages on Google. People don’t really read blogs that don’t have authority… neither does Google.
You won’t see too crazy results in the beginning. This is the main reason people don’t blog, because they don’t have the patience to do it.
Is investing that much time worth it?
Read this very closely and give it some time to sink in:
Or if you don’t have time, you can buy an authoritative domain and start writing, Google will pick it up a lot faster, you can get an authoritative domain very cheap, though the cheap ones won’t be too great.
Once you have published a few articles, you can start looking for ways to get traffic.
You don’t have that many options if you are on a tight budget, but there are few free techniques that are even better than paid marketing
One of them is content syndication, it’s just a fancy word for share.
It’s not that difficult, yet it takes too much time and hard work, if you have them you can do it…
…but I’ll tell you about something that is right on the money, not that hard, and better than almost any type of marketing – guest blogging.
You can read this article to get good at it:
…and this one to learn the science of blogging:
…and then, of course, my book to become a badass entrepreneur:
Let me know if you liked this article and stay awesome.