October 24, 2020  
 
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Marketing a Formal Wear Sales and Rental Business

At Gaebler, we've seen what great marketing can do for a small business. But if you own a formal wear sales and rental business, exceptional marketing may well be the determining factor in your long-term survival and success.

Multiple marketing factors affect bottom line profitability. But there is one trait that stands out above all the rest in terms of its ability to deliver marketing success.

Purpose in marketing is the key to success in this space. High-performing formal wear sales and rental businesses are intentional about devising and executing winning marketing strategies. The inclusion of innovative tactics and techniques is important, but the consistent application of sound marketing principles may be the most important factor in raising your brand's visibility with buyers.

Geolocational Marketing

Smartphones have added a new wrinkle to small business marketing. Equipped with GPS components, today's smartphones give consumers the ability to perform navigation and other geolocational tasks. Since you're a formal wear sales and rental business owner, geolocational features can be a powerful weapon in your marketing arsenal. Exploiting geolocational capabilities requires sophisticated tools and marketing strategies. There are many ways to influence consumers through mobile GPS. However, in its simplest form, geolocational marketing enables consumers to identify a formal wear sales and rental business when they are in the vicinity.

Promotional Calendars

Sloppy marketing programs have no place in growing formal wear sales and rental 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.

Marketing Expertise

Don't have a background in marketing? That shouldn't stop you from taking a larger promotional role in your company by educating yourself about today's most effective marketing concepts. Entrepreneurs and leaders of formal wear sales and rental businesses are usually hesitant to engage in high-risk marketing. Since inexperience raises the risk level, the quality of the marketer is just as important as the quality of the message. Although a learning-by-doing approach is typical in this industry, we advise young marketers to seek the input of experienced professionals before committing time and resources to untested marketing concepts.

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