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The real value in working with us is not just getting you out of trouble now but keeping you out of trouble in the future so that you can focus your time and energy where it will do you the most good…acquiring profitable and pleasant customers and clients and satisfying their needs. 


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Mar 8, 2024

This Podcast Is Episode 566, And It's About Marketing Your Construction Business: How To Make It Work For You

Marketing your construction business is crucial for its growth and success. You can use various strategies to promote your business, such as creating a website, networking, social media marketing, and advertising. Additionally, sponsoring events and collaborating with other companies can help you reach a wider audience. 
I understand how daunting it can feel for construction business owners like you; we've been there. Whether you're new to the game or have been in business for a while and haven't quite cracked the code, navigating the marketing world can be overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be. Your business deserves to be seen, heard, and thriving—with the proper guidance, you can make marketing work for you. Let's unravel the puzzle, starting from square one.

1. Defining your target audience

Know thy client: the key to tailored marketing.

Before you shout your brand from the rooftops, you must know who you're calling to. Understand the demographics and psychographics of your ideal customer. Are they young professionals, parents, or retirees? What problems do they face that your product or service can solve? The better you know your customer, the better your marketing will resonate.
2. Uncover data gold with market research
Don't rely on guesswork. Dive into market research — it's how you find the "who" and the "why" of your business. This doesn't have to be a complex, expensive ordeal. Start with online surveys or asking family, relatives, and friends in your neighborhood, as well as interviews, social media insights, and competitor analysis. The information you gather here will be invaluable.
3. Set clear goals that spark direction

The beacon of your marketing journey

Without clear objectives, your marketing can feel scattered, like throwing darts in the dark. Your goals should be specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART). Are you aiming to increase website traffic by 30% in six months? Or boost sales by 15% at the end of the year? These goals keep you focused and make success less vague.

3. Develop a marketing strategy

Mapping out your move

Once you've defined your target audience and your goals, it's time to set your marketing strategy. Your marketing strategy is the "how" behind your goals. Identify which channels your audience frequents. If you're targeting working millennials, perhaps Instagram is for you. A well-thought-out marketing strategy aligns your business objectives with the most effective messaging and channels.
4. Consistency is king
Branding isn't just a logo or a tagline. It's the sum of all your customer interactions and experiences with your small construction business. Create a content calendar to ensure your brand is visible across all marketing platforms and your message remains consistent. This calendar should include blog posts, social media content, email campaigns, and any other touchpoints relevant to your audience.

5. Crafting compelling content

The art of the story

Your content should inspire, educate, or entertain — ideally, all three. Write as if you're speaking to a friend, addressing their problem with your service as the solution. Your content is the thread that weaves your story with your customers. Remember, compelling content isn't just about words. Images and videos can support your message.
Visuals – the silent sway
Humans are visual creatures. In fact, 90% of the information transmitted to the brain is visual. High-quality, eye-catching images and videos can convey your message faster and stickier than words alone. Share photos of your "before and after" service provided or a video demonstrating its benefits. The more senses you engage, the deeper your marketing will resonate.

6. Execution and monitoring: making it happen and seeing it through

Take the plunge

It's showtime! Execute your marketing plan with gusto. Use CRM (Client Relationship Management) tools like HubSpot for email campaigns to save time and stay on track. Remember, marketing is a marathon, not a sprint. Consistency and perseverance are key.
7. Learning from your results
Every marketing initiative is a learning opportunity. Use Google Analytics, social media insights, and customer feedback to monitor how your campaigns are performing against your goals. Identify what's working and what's not, and adjust accordingly. The more you learn, the smarter your marketing will become.
A word of encouragement and empowerment: You've got this!
Marketing can be a rollercoaster, with its ups and downs, but you've already taken the crucial first step – you're learning and adapting—trust in your journey, your construction business's uniqueness, and the value you provide. With persistence, creativity, and strategic thinking, your marketing activities will start to feel like second nature.
Embrace the adventure
Think of marketing as an adventure. You're the explorer, and every campaign is a new frontier. It's okay if there's trial and error and even better if there's growth. You're an integral part of the narrative, and your customer eagerly awaits your next chapter.
Remember, word-of-mouth referrals can also be a powerful marketing tool, so be sure to provide excellent service, build relationships with your clients, and ask for their feedback and referrals. 
Now, take these steps, make them your own, and enter the world of marketing with confidence.
Your construction business isn't just another face in the crowd — unique, valuable, and deserving of a spotlight. Let's make that happen.


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About The Author:

Sharie_DeHart_President_Fast_Easy_Accounting_Serving_Contractors_All_Across_The_USA_Including_Alaska_And_Hawaii-1Sharie DeHart, QPA, co-founded Business Consulting And Accounting in Lynnwood, Washington. She is the leading expert in managing outsourced construction bookkeeping and accounting services companies and cash management accounting for small construction companies across the USA. She encourages Contractors and Construction Company Owners to stay current on their tax obligations and offers insights on managing the remaining cash flow to operate and grow their construction company sales and profits so they can put more money in the bank. Call 1-800-361-1770 or