October 23, 2020  
 
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Marketing a Crafts Publications Business

Promotional tactics for crafts publications businesses are exceptionally diverse. But in our experience, there are a handful of tips and strategies that will deliver the best return for your marketing efforts.

As a business owner, it's imperative to understand that your financial metrics are inextricably linked to your marketing capacity.

Simplistic promotional techniques can't penetrate the clutter of the current marketplace. You'll also need to incorporate creativity, common sense, and flawless execution into your marketing routines.

Leveraging Print Ads

Print advertising has been a marketing staple for crafts publications businesses. In the digital age, print advertising's influence has been under attack from new media technologies and an expanded range of marketing channels. But although businesses have more promotional options than ever before, there are many attractive venues for featuring your crafts publications business in printed media. These days, the key to effective print advertising is to align the publication with your business goals and ROI requirements.

Product Knowledge

Are you intimately familiar with your brands' product line? You better be if you're marketing a crafts publications business. Seemingly insignificant product specs can be leveraged to communicate value and depth, separating your crafts publications business in the marketplace. If you can't articulate your products' unique characteristics, your messaging - and revenue stream - will suffer.

Promotional Calendars

Sloppy marketing programs have no place in growing crafts publications businesses. A strategy chocked full of time-sensitive ad placements and other tactics can devolve into a tangled mess of overlapping deliverables unless it is coordinated in a promotional calendar. Good calendars include not only tactical deadlines, but also schedules for the inputs (e.g. staff assets, vendors, etc.) that are required to execute strategic objectives. When used in tandem with a quality mailing list provider, promotional calendars can ensure the continuous execution of direct mail campaigns.

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