October 19, 2020  
 
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Marketing a Funeral Equipment and Supplies Business

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

It's a misconception that small businesses can't compete with larger companies when it comes to marketing.

But by creating a strong marketing strategy, you undergird your connection to your base. With that in mind, it's important to leverage marketing as a path toward better customer engagement in your funeral equipment and supplies business's planning process.

Encourage Word of Mouth Referrals

Word of mouth advertising is a marketing principle that has never gone out of style. It's no surprise that funeral equipment and supplies businesses operate in a business environment that relies on word of mouth marketing promotion to bolster customer acquisition and convert periodic buyers into loyal followers.

As a rule, your marketing strategy should include mechanisms that encourage meaningful brand conversations and spread the good word about your business. Mind you, there's a difference between word of mouth marketing and viral marketing -- if word of mouth marketing is a new concept for you, you might want to hire a marketing consultant.

Improving Customer Loyalty

You've heard that it's less expensive to retain a current customer than it is to acquire a new one, right? For funeral equipment and supplies businesses, sorted and updated mailing lists obtained from top-tier providers are effective tools for customer acquisition. However, customer acquisition will only get you so far. To achieve revenue growth, you'll need to combine customer acquisition channels with strategies and mechanisms designed to transform new customers into followers and hopefully, brand advocates.

Strategic Partnerships

Strategic partnerships offer funeral equipment and supplies businesses avenues for combining the power of their marketing dollars and messaging with suppliers of complementary products. Think about it: even on your best day, your company has the ability to influence a certain percentage of potential customers. But when you partner with a complementary supplier to perform a joint marketing campaign, you multiply your customer base and generate a more powerful market presence.

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