October 29, 2020  
 
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Marketing a Funeral Information and Referral Services Business

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

We see marketing as the great equalizer, a business discipline capable of dramatically increasing a small company's footprint in the marketplace.

Top performers habitually integrate sound marketing concepts with market demands.

Multichannel Marketing Strategies

There are a lot of benefits to taking a multichannel approach to marketing. Since modern buyers access information about products and services through a broad range of media streams and information outlets, businesses need to communicate through multiple marketing channels.

A single channel approach just isn't enough for a funeral information and referral services business to create an acceptable market footprint. In practice, multichannel means embracing a mixture of online and offline message pipelines, based on the places your customers go for information. The acquisition of reliable mailing lists from proven providers can expedite the transition, but ultimately your efforts to go multichannel may require the assistance of a marketing professional.

Company Website

If you haven't done so already, the first step in marketing your funeral information and referral services business is also the anchor point for your technological strategy: A company website. Although many businesses have a website, a poorly designed and unnavigable website is worse than having no web presence at all. Your site is a representation of your business; it needs to convey the same professional appearance and functionality as you expect from any other sales and marketing asset. Conversion paths are also important. With the proper design, your site can walk new visitors through a series of decisions that culminate with either an online sale, a phone order, a personal visit or a request for more information.

When It's Time to Rebrand

Looking for a way to re-catalyze your marketing program? If you need a quick fix, rebranding might not be the right tool for the job. Rebranding is an intentional marketing technique designed to deliver long term results. For a funeral information and referral services business, owners are often inspired to rebrand after analysis has demonstrated that the current brand is losing its impact in the marketplace. If rebranding is unavoidable, it's important to update the brand while maintaining the elements that make it recognizable to consumers.

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