"We have to stand on our own two feet and manage the club more efficiently," he said.
"In other words reduce our costs where we can and build our revenues.
"That means obviously working hard to get our fans to support us as much as possible; with ticket buying, merchandise buying, food and drink purchasing at the stadium and bringing other events to the stadium.
"We need to find new fans to build the club for the future because that is critical given where this club has come from, what it has been through and how hard people have worked, particularly the fans, to get us to where we are.
"We don't want to slip backwards again. We can't allow that to happen.
"The supporters are the lifeblood of any football club and we need their help.
"We need to build and build and build, and keep producing a great experience at the Amex.
"Although it is pretty full every week, it is not sold out every week.
"We have got a fantastic foundation here and all of the ingredients for a good football club. We've still got a lot of work to do."
“We have to stand on our own two feet and manage the club more efficiently. The supporters are the lifeblood of any football club and we need their help”
"The ordinary fan spends money on season tickets, a programme, a pie and a pint and a bit of merchandise," Samrah told BBC Sussex.
"That is where they cap themselves.
"If prices go up significantly then attendances will dip, regardless of the quality of the football.
"It's a catch-22 situation for all clubs.
"We've got a significant number of season-ticket holders and clearly sponsorship is going to be a major contributor to finance.
"Even without the Financial Fair Play rules, I don't think Tony Bloom as chairman and benefactor, will want to continually support losses. We always knew it would be a financial balancing act.
"The tricky bit is not disappointing the thousands of loyal supporters by trying to increase season ticket prices, merchandise and programmes to an unrealistic figure.
"Don't take them for granted."
Meanwhile Barber says that Albion chairman Tony Bloom, who largely bankrolled Albion's move to the Amex Stadium and has backed Seagulls boss Gus Poyet in the transfer market, will only be able to back the club to a certain extent.
Tony Bloom (right) has seen the club win the League One title and move into the Amex Stadium since becoming chairman in 2009
"Under the current system the chairman effectively is allowed to cover those losses from his own pocket," Barber continued.
"That won't be allowed under Financial Fair Play.
"Tony has been incredibly generous and has done a fantastic job in moving the club on to another level.
"Going forward, even if he wanted to support the club in terms of losses, he won't be allowed to.
"It's even more reason for us to make sure we run our business as effectively as we can."
Despite the challenges which Financial Fair Play poses, Barber feels the move to impose the scheme is for the good of the game.
"There is no doubt football clubs being asked to operate like normal businesses is not a bad thing," Barber said.
"It will certainly take a lot more discipline and time for those rules to bed in to make sure there are no loopholes.
"The Football League have worked very hard to put in place a set of rules which are fair to everyone.
"It has to be a good thing if football clubs end up being healthier and run better."
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