Everyone has heard the saying, "money doesn’t grow on trees." Well, it's true! Just as individuals need to set budgets for themselves, businesses must develop a marketing budget for their company. Businesses must allocate funds to support marketing efforts that in return support sales and growth goals. To make a profit and increase brand awareness, some money needs to be spent on marketing. You know, you gotta spend money to make money. That’s where a budget comes in: to ensure your company is staying on target and spending efficiently.