Most businesses understand that SEO can be long-drawn and ROI realization can be slow. However, because you need to invest quite heavily in the initial periods, you could very well see the ROI becoming negative. For many small businesses with limited resources, this can be immensely stressful. Unfortunately, spending less in the early stages can either leave you stuck with low-quality SEO professionals or simply prolong the agony of a negative ROI. Some suggestions on how you can slash the cost of your SEO campaign without spoiling your strategy.