When conducting business in uncertain times, it’s important to keep track of your funds and know where your money is going. What’s also important is knowing where to save money in your business so that you can keep your doors open until everything is back in full swing. Here are four ways your company or business can save money in the new year.
Talk with a certified accountant today about your taxes. There are a lot of hidden refunds that your company may be eligible for from a duty drawback to donations to loans. With the click of one button you could see yourself getting a refund for a sizable sum of money. You can immediately take that money and put it back into your business so it can go to helping you grow.
Sometimes, it’s cheaper to outsource a department than pay a salary out of your own pocket. This works well with human resources. By outsourcing human resources, you can save not only money but time. A human resources company can handle all of your new hire paperwork, employee paperwork, and can help mediate employee disputes. You will get all of this help for the fraction of the cost of paying someone in house.
The same goes for other departments like accounting and technology. These super important resources cost money to have in house at all times. There is no need for that. Marketing is another outsourced department where you can save money. Hire an intern to help you start your social media campaign.
Hire an IT Expert
IT is one of the hardest things to keep track of, and if you are doing it yourself and you make a mistake, a lot of information can get into the hands of hackers. Do yourself a favor and hire an IT expert. An expert will build amazing firewalls that cannot be destroyed. They can also protect your financial information and the financial information of your customers. If there is a data link, you may as well close your doors because people will not want to do business with you or trust you.
Use Free Advertising
Anything free is a great way to save money, and the most effective and free tool out there is social media. It costs nothing to open an Instagram or TikTok account, and all you have to do is create and share content that people will love, and you can gain thousands of followers. The best part of social media is that it can give you access to the entire world, so your business can go international with just one good piece of content or by promoting your goods constantly.
Link your social media to your website, and before long, you can also have a great online business going with your brick and mortar store. You can attack your industry from two angles and make thousands of dollars or more by using a tool that costs you zero dollars to build.
CANDY TAI is a wife to David and mom of 5 with a degree in Communications. She's a native Texan (Hook 'Em Horns!) who's been making her home in the Kansas City metro area for nearly 15 years. She loves being able to shuffle her kids from their various sports activities, piano lessons, and school activities. She enjoys fashion, beauty, reality TV, and moviegoing.