A common misconception about online marketing and business, is that you need to have money to get started. While money definitely helps, there are plenty of ways to get valuable users to your site, which can also lead to more customers and sales.
Through the use of social media, SEO and content marketing, some of the largest brands online are still attracting free visitors and media for their sites every day.
In the infographic below, you will discover nine of the most effective ways to gain a powerful customer base to launch your brand off in the right direction, without the need to spend any advertising dollars in the process.
How to Get Customers Without Spending Any Money Infographic Summary:
Every year millions of web sites, blogs, brands and businesses start out as a simple idea and slowly grow their following and user-base to eventually become full fledge businesses and brands.
Through the use of guest blogging, affiliate marketing, media / press mentions and putting in the time and effort to connect with others are just some of the many ways anyone can turn a simple idea and concept into a growing brand and business without the need to invest any ad dollars.
As you can see from the infographic above, huge brands that we know and love today, like DropBox, AirBnB and even Google started off by using traditional and out-of-the-box thinking to grow their businesses into what they are today.
Infographic Credit: QuickSprout.