May 27, 2020  
 
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Marketing a Dock Materials and Supplies Business

Trying to market a dock materials and supplies business? It's a crowded marketplace, but with dedication and persistence, great marketing can help your business outperform larger competitors.

In the current economic climate, one thing separates thriving dock materials and supplies businesses from the ones that are struggling to keep the doors open.

Top performers habitually integrate sound marketing concepts with market demands.

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. Rebranding is an intentional marketing technique designed to deliver long term results. For a dock materials and supplies 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.

Bundling

These days, consumers care only care about thing: Stretching their buying dollars. Businesses that bundle products tap into the market's psyche by creating the perception (real or imagined) of cost-savings. Most dock materials and supplies businesses have the ability to bundle multiple products and services into a single offering that customers find appealing. Since the bundling concept is based on discounts, consumers expect to pay less for the bundle than they would if they were to buy the products separately, so you'll need to make sure your bundle offers real value to buyers.

Mailings

There are a lot worthwhile reasons for dock materials and supplies businesses to conduct direct mail marketing tactics. Direct mail has the advantage of delivering targeted messaging to qualified contacts within your company's market segment. At Gaebler, we advise small and medium-sized businesses to purchase mailing lists from reliable providers. By investing in premium mailing lists for direct mail, email, and telemarketing campaigns, you gain the assurance that your lists are always accurate and up-to-date.

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