How To Save Money When Launching Your Business

June 2, 2021

Mark Asquith - That British Podcast Guy

About Mark

That British podcast guy, Mark is CEO & co-founder of Rebel Base Media, a podcast tech and strategy company that owns Captivate.fm, Poductivity, Podcast Websites, Podcast Success Academy & Rebel Base Studios. He's a wildly approachable Brit and Star Wars/DC Comics geek.

When you first launch your company, you’ll likely have to deal with numerous setbacks on your path to success, from limiting self-beliefs to branding blunders and mistakes. However, your finances should not be something that you find yourself constantly battling with – as there are plenty of ways in which you can go about starting a business without risking your financial security and landing yourself in debt.

With that in mind, here are some easy and straightforward ways in which you can save money when launching a business! 

  • Find ways to cut down production costs without damaging the value of your product. For example, certain materials may be cheaper to purchase than others when bought in bulk. 
  • Whether you need a company car to arrange meetings with clients or will need to hire vans to deliver your products to customers, consider leasing vehicles as opposed to hiring them outright. This can save you a great deal of money if you don’t have the funds to purchase vehicles outright. Click here for more information on car leasing business contract hire
  • Wherever possible, encourage your employees to work from home in the early stages of your business. Not only does this have a well-documented positive impact upon employee satisfaction and productivity, but it can also save you a great deal of money as you do not need to offer travel expenses or hire out expensive office spaces. 
  • Release new products in small batches to test their popularity in the market, as opposed to buying stock you do not necessarily need. This is also a great way to test out how people respond to your products and can provide you with valuable feedback ahead of your next product launch.
  • Utilize your contacts and reach out to potential investors ahead of time. This is a great way of ensuring that you have all of the necessary funds available to you to hit the ground running, as opposed to having to cut corners to make things happen. Focus on reaching out to those who may have expressed interest in your previous work or who have relevant industry connections. 
  • Include your company’s finances in your business plan and study them carefully. This is a great way to ensure that you aren’t overspending and that there is room in your budget to complete all of the necessary tasks. 
  • When you first launch your business, you’ll want to keep your team of staff relatively small. However, this could mean that you struggle with efficiency – especially if each team member is trying to tackle multiple jobs or positions at once. One way in which you can combat this issue is by outsourcing – which is generally cheaper than hiring full-time staff and can as a result, boost your efficiency and productivity. 
  • If possible, consult a financial advisor with industry-relevant experience, as they will be able to provide you with the support and guidance you need to make the most out of every single dollar, putting you on the path towards prosperity.
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