December 11, 2019  
 
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Marketing a Barbecued Meats Business

Looking for innovative ways to market a barbecued meat business? Although you there are no magic bullets that will enable you to dominate the industry, there are several things you can do to improve visibility and market presence.

Marketing is a tricky business discipline, especially for inexperienced entrepreneurs who possess more enthusiasm than expertise.

A robust marketing plan cements your company's relationships with customers. With that in mind, it's important to leverage marketing as a path toward better customer engagement in your barbecued meat business's business model.

Managing Negative Publicity

Negative publicity is never easy to deal with, especially for barbecued meat businesses. The worst way to handle negative buzz is to put off developing a response until reporters are pounding on your door, demanding a comment from a company spokesperson. PR savvy barbecued meat businesses work with consultants to develop a crisis response plan that can be executed on a moment's notice. Since part of your crisis response may involve direct mail, we also recommend working with quality mailing list providers to obtain accurate contact lists.

Price Matching

In a difficult economy, consumers expect businesses to engage in a certain amount of price matching. The principle is simple: Since pricing is a primary factor in product selection, your business agrees to match advertised competitor pricing. If they can find a similar value proposition from another barbecued meat business, customers will transfer loyalty to the competition - and take their friends with them. Survey the marketplace. If competitors have adopted price matching strategies, you have no choice but to adopt price matching as well, even if it means reshaping your business model to accommodate a new pricing structure.

Customer Awareness

Many of the highest performing barbecued meat businesses struggle to keep pace with the customers in their market. In this market sector, managers and promoters need to be extremely familiar with their customers' needs and purchasing preferences. Businesses that market blindly fail to achieve acceptable ROI for their efforts. By improving market awareness, small companies can often establish more meaningful customer connections than their competitors.

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