October 29, 2020  
 
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Marketing a Home Furnishings Business

Small and medium size home furnishings businesses can compete and even outperform larger competitors. All it takes is the right marketing plan.

A high-quality marketing plan connects your company to your customers. Without it, you'll quickly find your home furnishings business stuck in limbo.

A lack of marketing experience can sometimes be overcome through persistence and innovation, two key features of home furnishings business marketing success.

Bundling

Today's marketplace is all about perceived value. The more you can do to communicate value to consumers, the more likely it is that they will respond positively to your messaging. Bundling is a tried and true method for marketing value concepts. Instead of presenting buyers with a single product offering, you can combine multiple product offerings into a package deal. Most home furnishings businesses have the ability to bundle multiple products and services into a single offering that customers find appealing. Often, bundling is used to offload excess inventory or to pair a low profit product with one that has a higher markup.

Building A Community Around Your Brand

Does your business have a social media presence? If not, you may be falling behind the rest of the marketplace. Whether they realize it or not home furnishings businesses need to do a better job connecting with their customers. Direct mail campaigns featuring mailing lists from a reliable list partner can jumpstart a social media drive by expanding your customer base and alerting them to your social media presence.

Marketing Consultants

Small business owners sometimes struggle to justify the expense of a marketing consultant, especially if they don't appreciate the role of marketing in their company's long-term success. Although professional marketing advice does represent an additional cost, it's an expense that you will recover many times over through increased sales revenue. The best consultants possess a range of skills, including the ability to accurately communicate your home furnishings business' most important brand characteristics. Without the presence of an experienced professional, it's easy to miss opportunities in the marketplace and focus your efforts on outdated tactics. As we continue to experience changes in the home furnishings business world, exposing your strategy to the influence of capable marketing professional should be a top priority.

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