Innovative Ideas are Driving Wholesale Marketing Strategy
Wholesale suppliers who rely on relationships with tradesmen to drive growth and ROI are realizing that wholesale marketing strategy can find greater success with geo-fencing tradesmen to target B2B advertising and creating new store location visits.
And since industrial supply wholesaling is a $89.1 Billion industry, finding ways to grow more efficiently can be key to success.
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Busy Tradesmen are Hard to Reach Efficiently
Shortages of tradesmen nationwide mean they’re harder and harder to reach because they’re as busy as they want to be right now. If your wholesale marketing strategy relies on reaching these types of trades, then this tactic might be right for you:
Our basic marketing formula relies on the idea of talking to the right people, having something meaningful to say, and saying it at the right time and place when your target can absorb and react to the message:
TARGETING + MESSAGING + REACH = RESULTS
And we’ve found that geo-fencing tradesmen can be the most effective way to (1) identify them, and (2) reach them on the best days/times of day when they’re not overwhelmed by work and distractions.
How Geo-Fencing Tradesmen Works
Here is a brief overview of how geo-fencing tradesmen works:
- We map all the businesses in your target trade(s) (i.e. electrical, plumbing, HVAC, IT/Security, etc.);
- We geo-fence them — essentially identifying the phones/devices of everyone who works there;
- Ads are targeted to those devices (and other devices linked to those people in our nationwide database of over 70 million people);
- As we learn the days/times when best response is received, we refine the reach for the highest levels of engagement;
- We track those devices to see when they show up at your store locations, so that results are fully-accountable.
If you’d like to talk more about this with our geo-fencing experts, just schedule a free consultation with our team here. Here is an infographic that demonstrates how geo-fencing tradesmen works to grow your wholesale marketing strategy:
We’ve found there is a lot of variance in the nature of the funnel, depending on which trades you’re targeting, whether you’re trying to drive “brick and mortar” store visits or virtual visits on-line, and other factors.
We’re Here to Help
Driving improvements in your wholesale marketing strategy can be challenging. You know your supply business; we know marketing. If you’d like to talk more about how geo-fencing tradesmen can breathe new life into your wholesale marketing strategy, let’s talk. The initial consultation is free, and there’s no obligation.
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