5 ways to reduce expenses in your business

Cutting expenses in business does not have to take a lot of time or effort. It is all about making smarter choices and getting much more out of your business units for much less. So here are a few ways you can optimise your business and reduce cost.

1.Get with the tech

The devil you know. An unspoken rule in business that on most occasions limit a businesses ventures into uncharted territory. This, however, might not be the best decision for your business considering technology has the ability to save you thousands in expenses. From teleconferencing services to remote working spaces, technology might be the piggy bank you’ve been looking for.

2.Go paperless

Mailing supplies and postage may seem like a menial cost at times, but add it all up and you save yourself a large business expense. Why not transition to a digital invoice and bill payment system? File all important paperwork on your computer instead of a file cabinet and say goodbye to printing costs.


There is no greater enemy of money than the lack of a plan. Budgeting keeps your finances in check. The better you know where your money is coming from and where it is going, the better your financial decisions.

4.Go digital with your marketing

Marketing plays a huge role in putting your business out there. From key rings to an umbrella, every single part is integral and putting your brand in front of people’s eyes. However, sometimes, the ROI just doesn’t add up and there is need to cut back on marketing costs while increasing your ROI. So why not go digital? Digital offers hyper-targeting options which cost much less but bring so much more back to the business

5.Scale down your location

One of the biggest expense businesses incur is having a physical place of business. Exploring cost cutting options like having home based working spaces, co-sharing office space, incubation hubs, all have the ability to drastically cut down on rent and give you the option of pumping that money into other aspects of the business.