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How to Grow Your Online Business When You Don't Have Any Money If you don't have money to spend on ads, use the only capital you do have.

By Greg Rollett

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In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Greg Rollett explains how you can build your online business even if you don't have money to spend on advertisements. It's a simple strategy: If you can't spend cash, spend the only capital you do have -- time.

Spend time looking at influencers in your demographic and reach out to them to see if you can contribute on their blogs or websites. Form a list of everyone who can help you grow your network and try to partner with them. Don't ask for charity, but offer them valuable content their audience will love, and in return reap the exposure that comes with it.

That way, you can grow your own online business and create an email list or audience so that you begin to have revenue coming in. Then, you'll have a budget to spend on advertising and can sustain yourself from there.

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Related: How to Create an Online Business in Your Spare Time

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Greg Rollett

Founder of Ambitious.com

Greg Rollett is an Emmy Award-winning producer, bestselling author and media expert who works with experts, thought leaders and entrepreneurs all over the world. He utilizes the power of new media, direct response and personality-driven marketing to attract more clients and to create more freedom in the businesses and lives of his clients.

Rollett is the founder of Ambitious.com, a leading online education platform for entrepreneurs and is the host of the online TV show, The Ambitious Life. Rollett has also hosted numerous TV shows including the reality show Ambitious Adventures, where Rollett traveled the country in search of today's best young entrepreneurs making a significant impact in their community.

He has co-authored bestselling books with Jack Canfield, Dan Kennedy, Brian Tracy, Tom Hopkins, James Malinchak, Robert Allen, Ryan Lee and many other leading experts from around the world.

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