June 2, 2020  
 
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Marketing a Vegetable Farm

The value and earning capacity of a vegetable farm largely depends on the quality of its marketing efforts. But great marketing takes a lot more than hanging a shingle and hoping for the best.

The task of promoting a vegetable farm can be challenging, especially for business owners who lack a marketing background.

In some businesses, marketing takes a back seat to sales and operations. That's a mistake because without marketing, your brand messages aren't being heard. On the upside, great marketing is a real possibility for a vegetable farm willing to adapt its strategy to the demands of the marketplace.

Consider New Advertising Channels

Take a look around the industry. Chances are, you'll see companies using a vast array of advertising vehicles to communicate brand messages. When it comes to vegetable farms, it is mission critical to identify the advertising vehicles that are most likely to meet the specific marketing goals your business is facing right now. These days, vegetable farms are leveraging digital assets to communicate brand messages through powerful online channels, maximizing ROI and gaining a more direct pipeline to their customers. In general, if your competitors know more about promoting their business online than you, you may lose market share.

Broadcast Advertising

Broadcast advertising has clearly taken some hits over the past couple of decades. The number of consumers who tune-in to local TV and radio has plummeted, and the industry has struggled to regain its footing. However, it would be a mistake to discount broadcast advertising entirely. Many vegetable farms continue to find ways to attract audiences to their brand through broadcast media. Best practices for the use of broadcast advertising require businesses to evaluate their target audience's listening or viewing patterns and then tailor their media purchases to specific media outlets rather than blanketing the geography with brand messaging. When broadcast strategies are applied to vegetable farms, the target audience is almost always local or regional. For broader reach, you'll likely need to look beyond broadcast venues and explore other online and offline marketing vehicles.

Cost Tracking

The economy is a constant concern for people who own a vegetable farm. You can't afford to waste money on inferior marketing resources. Since every dollar counts, it pays to buy mailing lists from trusted vendors. Good mailing lists are money in the bank; they deliver leads, revenue and most importantly, new customers.

But mailing lists aren't the only way you can reduce costs. Most accounting software solutions have features that allow you to track costs in multiple expense categories and receive alerts when expenses suddenly swing outside of normal parameters.

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