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Marketing a Portable Buildings Business

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

We recognize that the best portable buildings business entrepreneurs tend to possess solid marketing skills. Yet in this industry, the characteristics of able marketers aren't always obvious.

Business savvy entrepreneurs usually have a solid foundation in marketing. But to achieve your goals, there are some other things you'll also need to learn about marketing a portable buildings business.

Cost Tracking

The economy is a constant concern for people who own a portable buildings business. For direct mailing campaigns and other strategic initiatives, it's hard to argue with the ROI you receive from updated mailing lists provided by the industry's leading list vendors. Good mailing lists are money in the bank; they deliver leads, revenue and most importantly, new customers.

Another way to control costs is to conduct periodic across-the-board cost audits designed to highlight areas that are ripe for reductions.

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. If you have never bundled before, take out word for it - most portable buildings businesses can leverage bundling to improve sales and attract new customers to the brand. Since the bundling concept is based on discounts, consumers expect to pay less for the bundle than they would if they were to buy the products separately, so you'll need to make sure your bundle offers real value to buyers.

Generating Buzz

All business owners want to generate buzz about their products, services, and brand. You've heard it said before: Word of mouth is the best form of promotion for products and brands. In a portable buildings business, meaningful brand conversations have the ability to transform the impact of your marketing efforts. The process begins with developing communication vehicles and mechanisms that invite discussion. With minimal effort, you can instigate conversations through social media and other communication vehicles favored by today's consumers.

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