October 22, 2020  
 
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Marketing a Custom Shoes and Boots Business

You have to be light on your feet to stay ahead of the curve these days, especially when you're promoting a custom shoes and boots business. We have the information you need to create a nimble, yet effective marketing strategy for your business.

We recognize that the best custom shoes and boots business entrepreneurs are adept at promoting their brand and products. However, capable marketing is elusive for many leaders in this industry.

It's not hard to convince most business owners that marketing plays a vital role in strategic planning. But in a zero-sum economy, there are winners and losers -- and here are some of the things that will help keep your custom shoes and boots business at the top of the heap.

When It's Time to Rebrand

There are many reasons why it might be time to begin a rebranding initiative - but a lack of alternative tactics is not one of them. That's not how rebranding works. Instead, rebranding should be performed for the right reasons. For a custom shoes and boots business, owners are often inspired to rebrand after analysis has demonstrated that the current brand is losing its impact in the marketplace. Unless you are confident that you possess the skills necessary to rebrand your business, we advise consulting with a professional marketing firm before you introduce a new brand to your customers.

Market Segmentation

Whether they admit it or not, all businesses adopt segmented marketing strategies. The marketplace is simply too large to effectively market a custom shoes and boots business to every possible buyer. Market segmentation has been around for decades and it has enabled many smaller companies to dominate parts of the market, even when they face competition from larger firms.

Filtered mailing lists facilitate market segmentation by focusing your resources on customers within your segment. The best list providers are equipped to accommodate various segments for contained within your custom shoes and boots business market agenda.

Leveraging Print Ads

Print advertising has been a marketing staple for custom shoes and boots businesses. From glossy spreads to simple classified ads, business owners have traditionally used print advertising to reach a broad base of customers. Online advertising has clear benefits. But that doesn't mean you should stop advertising your custom shoes and boots business in print. In fact, since so many companies are reallocating resources toward online advertising, you can get good deals on print ad placements in regional publications and markets.

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