October 29, 2020  
 
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Marketing a Home Health Care Equipment and Supplies Business

There is little room for error in marketing a home health care equipment and supplies business in today's economy. Fortunately, we have the information you need to stay ahead of the curve and outperform the rest of the field.

As a business owner, it's imperative to understand that your financial metrics are inextricably linked to your marketing capacity.

What to know the characteristics that distinguish leading home health care equipment and supplies businesses from average companies? It's strong messaging. And if your marketing vehicles aren't crystal clear, you could become a casualty of the marketplace.

Marketing Expertise

A lack of personal marketing experience is not an excuse for moving forward without the support of a promotional knowledge base. Entrepreneurs and leaders of home health care equipment and supplies 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.

Media Monitoring

Some marketing initiatives lend themselves to simple measurement while others are more challenging. Direct mail can be evaluated by tallying the cost of inputs (e.g. a premium mailing list, printing, postage, etc.) and measuring the number of customer responses you receive from the campaign. The difficulty comes when you are tasked with quantifying market presence and brand influence. Fortunately, media monitoring has the ability to give your home health care equipment and supplies business a sense of market presence and other variables that are difficult to quantify. Even more importantly, media monitoring can alert you to negative commentary early, giving you the opportunity to counter negative mentions with more accurate and more positive messaging.

Bundling

Messaging matters - but only to the degree that it communicates value to cost-conscious consumers. Businesses that bundle products tap into the market's psyche by creating the perception (real or imagined) of cost-savings. Most home health care equipment and supplies businesses have the ability to bundle multiple products and services into a single offering that customers find appealing. Will the profit margins be the same as they would be if you sold the bundled products separately? Probably not. But you'll make up for it by achieving higher sales volumes and net profits.

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