4 Business Services You Can Get for Less Than $10

by Customer Service Published on: 20 July 2018 Last Updated on: 20 August 2020

When you are running a new business, we understand that you might have to bootstrap that business. There are a lot of things you need to spend your money on so that you can get business done, but the less that you have to spend on those services the better. In this article, we are going to show you 4 business services you can get for less than $10.

Business Email :

You know that you want to look professional so you are trying to figure out how to set up a business email without paying for it. Most hosting accounts that you have will allow you to create a free business email through the portal that you have access to with hosting. If you aren’t sure if your hosting provider allows you to make emails on your account, send a ticket to support and see if you’ve got access.


There are a lot of different services that will require you to pay if you want to use your business email, but if you can handle the “squirrel” mail platform you might have to access your email through, you can get it for free.


Some people opt to spend $5 a month to use GSuite which allows you to use your business email as well as other Google products for business.

MailChimp :

Want to build your list but aren’t sure how to get going? Use Mailchimp for free and start working on your email marketing skills. You might not know what you are doing in the beginning but everyone has to start somewhere.


Your MailChimp account will continue to be free until you research 2,000 subscribers and then it is only $10 per month.

Askimet :

Askimet is a great service for businesses with a blog. If you have people constantly posting spam comments on your blog then you need Askimet will help ward off spammers and spam comments so that you can get to the real comments instead of wading through the piles of people selling this and that as they try to look like they are leaving a genuine comment.

HostGator :

You can get hosting at HostGator for less than $10 per month. This service uses shared hosting, meaning that your site and others will be hosted on the same physical drive. If you don’t plan on building a site that is too big, it can be a good option when you don’t have a budget for cloud hosting, VPS or a dedicated server.

Tips for Building Your Business on a Budget :

If you are looking for low priced business services, you are no doubt building your business on a budget. There are plenty of ways that you can stretch your money and make it work for you longer.

Know Your Customer Persona :

Before you start marketing, you should know who you are marketing to. You would use different messaging to a mom of 6 than you would for a single girl that is looking for love. Know who your market is and figure out the best way that you can talk to them. When you do this, you are going to be able to increase your conversions and get better results out of your marketing campaigns. This means an increase in income and a decrease in expenditures.

Strengthen Your Brand Voice :

Your brand needs to be relatable. People want to get to know your brand and feel like they have a friendship with it. If you want to propel your growth so you don’t have to penny pinch as hard, you have to learn how to connect with the “persona” that you are have established.

Show Up On Social :

Showing up consistently on social media is important. You need to help people keep you in the front of their mind. Another great business tool that you can use for your social marketing is a tool called Buffer. It is about $10 so you can add that to your list of business services on the cheap.


If you want to drum up some business, get to know other business owners that are local. Some of these people could become a great referral source to you to ensure that you get to know these people and add value to your community.

Position Yourself as an Authority :

If you “know your stuff” make sure that you show what you know. You can do this through a blog where you can write tips and tricks of the trade. It is one of the most inexpensive ways to market yourself. Instead of having to do multiple lunch and learns, you will be able to showcase your knowledge to many people all at once through your website. Positioning yourself as an authority will help you close more business and help you get off on the right foot.

Conclusion :

While you may be looking for great deals on business services, remember that not everyone good is available on the inexpensive side. You might have to splurge every once in a while to get what you need for your business growth. Keeping your eye out for deals and opportunities is a good idea, but make sure that you don’t miss out on more opportunity by not having a tool or other service that you need simply because you weren’t willing to pay for it. Instead of looking only at the cost, you need to look at the ROI.


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Mashum Mollah is the feature writer of Search Engine Magazine and an SEO Analyst at Real Wealth Business. Over the last 3 years, He has successfully developed and implemented online marketing, SEO, and conversion campaigns for 50+ businesses of all sizes. He is the co-founder of Social Media Magazine.

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