10 ways to market your work at home business for free (or low cost)

10 ways to market your work at home business for free or low cost

Most people don’t believe it when I tell them that I started up my local business, Mumatopia, with no budget. We had just come out of a lean year. We’d lost thousands in the 2008 global financial collapse and we were deep in debt. So, what did I do? I started a new business! Inspired by entrepreneur Justin Herald, after hearing an interview with him on a local radio station, I decided to start by dipping into the grocery budget to pay for my business name registration. Once I had a client under my belt, I then used some of that money to order business cards and as my business grew I was able to invest more in my business. Here are ten tips for marketing your work at home business for free:

social media helpdesk, page management and beautiful portraits from today’s sponsors


Tuesdays is Pets, Photography, food and party plan day but we have some spare spaces so I’ve included a couple of other businesses who really support WAHPs in this post today.

Up on our feet and running: introducing our new membership program


Support a WAHP is growing up. We’ve found our feet and have hit the ground running. We’ve realized how important our community is in terms of the individual support we can give each other but also in how, collectively, we can influence policy and opportunities for home-based businesses.

Almost 9000 Facebook “likers”: How should we celebrate?

9000 followers on Facebook

Support a WAHP’s facebook page is getting closer to having 9000 fans and we’d like to run a competition to celebrate. So, what can we do??? We’d like to hear your ideas. Post your ideas in the comments here, under this post on our website (www.supportawahp.com) and if we use your idea, we’ll give you a month’s free website sidebar advertising! Fire away folks! Warmly Cas & Erica.

New Advertising Packages

Effective immediately are new website advertising packages. The pricing remains the same but advertisers will receive a reduced rate for purchasing a longer term. Website Sidebar Advertising (125 x 125px) was $20 per month but under the new structure, advertisers can purchase 3 months for $60 (no saving), 6 months for $100 (1 month free), […]

New Advertising Rates (Website Only)

Website advertising rates are increasing by $5 a month as of 1st August 2010 so the new pricing structure will be as below. ———- ‘In the Spotlight’ Interview (SPOTLGT) – Was $15, Now $20 (once off fee) This advertising option includes: • Your interview, including photos and links, on the website permanently • Your interview, […]

Newsletter Advertising Options

The Support a WAHP Newsletter comes with many opportunities for advertising your business, some are free, some are paid. These have been described below in more detail. Each newsletter will have: • 4 x 125x125px spots for advertisers (Paid – $15 once off fee) – This fee includes your 125×125 image displayed in one place […]

New Advertiser: Artsy-Tec Web Design


A big welcome to another new advertiser for July, Artsy-Tec Web Design! Artsy-Tec Web Design have many services available which can help you establish your business or just to re-invent what you currently have including complete business setup packages (website, logo, business card, etc), Social Media goodies (Facebook, Twitter, etc) and of course, website design. […]

New Advertiser: Northern Exposure Photography


A big welcome to another new advertiser for July, Northern Exposure Photography! Northern Exposure Photography is a joint operation directed by Clinton Schubert and Rebecca Bradley who specialize in affordable photography for people and families who don’t have a lot of money to spend. They can organise a wide range of Glamour for all ages […]

New Advertiser: Inspired Invitations


A big welcome to another of our new advertisers for July, Inspired Invitations! Inspired Invitations is a small home run business creating beautiful handmade cards, invitations, and accessories for weddings, parties, corporate special occasions. Inspired Invitations will work with you and for you to make the announcement of your celebration as special as you would […]