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Marketing an Aircraft Hangar Sales and Rental Business

The value and earning capacity of an aircraft hangar sales and rental business 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.

A single characteristic divides today's best aircraft hangar sales and rental businesses from companies at the bottom of the food chain.

Business savvy entrepreneurs usually have a solid foundation in marketing. Unfortunately, it's takes more than a basic business mindset to achieve total market visibility. You will also have to become a student of specific marketing strategies for an aircraft hangar sales and rental business.

Social Media Monitoring

Brand advocacy is a buzzword in marketing circles. What does it mean? Using consumer-oriented platforms to encourage customers to create user-generated content about your products and company, typically through social media. Social media can quickly go negative, turning brand advocacy into "badvocacy", a scenario in which consumers and users create content deriding your company and your products. Most aircraft hangar sales and rental businesses are especially vulnerable to negative exposure through social media. To counter negative social media, you'll need to monitor your brand's online presence and enter the conversation, redirecting negative discussions toward more positive topics.

Hiring A Marketing Firm

Eventually nearly all aircraft hangar sales and rental business leaders recognize their limitations and hire a marketing firm. In this industry, marketing is all about outcomes, and marketing firms consistently deliver better results than in-house personnel for whom marketing is a secondary role. Does a marketing firm cost money? Sure, but not as much as you may think. When it's time to look for a marketing firm to represent your aircraft hangar sales and rental business, experience should trump other considerations. Avoid young marketing firms staffed exclusively with inexperienced hot shots. Novice marketers bring a lot of passion to the table, but they also tend to embrace high-risk marketing strategies that lack the payoff you'll get from an established firm.

Promotional Calendars

Sloppy marketing programs have no place in growing aircraft hangar sales and rental businesses. Promotional or marketing calendars coordinate the execution of your strategy and result in a more efficient use of both internal and external resources. When used in tandem with a quality mailing list provider, promotional calendars can ensure the continuous execution of direct mail campaigns.

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