The 5 Best Business Practices You Need to Know

By: | June 28, 2019 | Tags: , , ,
Best business practices for any business.

Although today’s guest author titles his post, “How to Promote a Flooring Company,” we can use his business model to effectively run any business.

How To Promote A Flooring Company

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A company’s sales depend on how they showcase their product. For example, if you are in the flooring business, you must find a way to introduce your floors in a convincing way. That is the reason why advertising tactics are essential to business. It will help your products an services to be known to the public likewise encourage clients to repeat their business with you. There are numerous ways to promote your business. Take note of the tips below.

Best Business Practices

Build Your Showroom

People will not just believe in things that you say unless they can see it with their own eyes. That is why showroom should be your primary method of advertising. A showroom is a place where you can display your product but your creativity and design will make it more appealing to your clients. For example, you can consider creating a pretend home to help your customers imagine how different floorings will look like in their own home if you run a flooring business. To see some samples, you can check the tile installed by Dallas Flooring Warehouse.

[Host blogger’s comments: This best business practice is effective if you run an offline business. Related: 5 Innovative Trends Every Marketer Should Have in Their Toolbox.]

Direct-Mail Campaign

Direct-mail advertising is one of the most powerful forms of marketing. This marketing strategy will allow you to promote your products and services to a large, specific customer base through custom tailored offers or promotional material such as brochures, circulars, letters, newsletters. You can create a well-designed piece with the help of a graphic designer and copywriter to boost the interest of possible customers to visit your website, call for a consultation, or even go to your store. This is faster than the typical advertising campaign and more productive than waiting for the phone to ring.

Conduct A Seminar

Conducting a seminar will give you the chance to talk directly to your target markets and to inform them about their options. Through this, you can introduce your new products and educate them on the types of products and services that your company can offer.

Letting them see and touch your products will help convince them that you are the company they are looking for. Entertain their questions and offer suggestions or recommendations that will feature your products.

Get information from your customers like their contact numbers, email address, the reason why they attended the seminar and if they have immediate needs. Brochures, business cards, and discount cards should be handed to the attendees after the seminar. That will help them remember your company for future reference. 

[Host blogger’s comments: If your business is online, conducting a webinar is an effective way to generate leads.]
Best business practices for any business.

Use Social Media

Social media has a strong impact on people nowadays. Why not use Instagram to break into social media marketing? Encourage your customers to follow you on Instagram by announcing your account on your website, in-store displays, and print advertising. Then, post photos of your products regularly. Make sure that your photos focus on any new products that you are introducing with a beautiful shot of your complete project.

[Related: Instagram Online: 89 Instagram Secrets You Need to Know]

Give a Guarantee

A guarantee is an assurance by the company that their product is of excellent quality and will endure the test of time. A guarantee is a forceful tool that lets people know from the start that they can do business with you without risk. It is important for the company to stand by it if a customer is not satisfied with the products and services it provides.

Wrapping Up: Best Business Practices

Starting a business is truly challenging but following these advertising strategies will help you succeed. Your effort will surely pay off as long as you work hard never give up.

Host Blogger’s Comments:

What are Business Practices?

The best business practices are the methods a company consistently follows in pursuit of its stated objectives.

Does your business have stated objectives? Those are usually found in a company’s Mission Statement. My mission is found on my About Me page.

Readers, please share so other entrepreneurs learn these best business practices.

Can you suggest any additional effective business practices? I look forward to your views about the best business practices in the comments section.

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  1. Moss Clement

    Hi Janice,

    These best practices will get surely get your business moving forward. Nevertheless, I also want to add that conducting polls and surveys will do your business a lot of good. It will enable you to figure how your ideal consumers feel about your product or services. Moreover, organising give away, contest, and coupons will also take your business to the next height.

    • Janice Wald

      Hi Moss,
      I agree with the value of polls. I actually blogged about free tools you can use to conduct polls and surveys. I often conduct polls on Instagram. Thanks for bringing us your tips and for your comments.

  2. Doreen Inyo

    Great ideas Janice. With competitive and dynamic business world, firms must strive to be present globally.

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