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Cast Stone Manufacturing: 5 Tips For Getting Your Product Off The Ground...

What is the best way for me to market my product? This is the most common question I get from people who want to learn how to make cast stone. I’ve always thought it’s strange that they’re not scared of learning how to make things, but the idea of selling gives them the creeps. They behave as if they’d rather be hit by lightning than deal with a potential customer!Learn more by visiting Batchelder & Collins Inc Here are five suggestions for selling your product, none of which have anything to do with hard-sell tactics. The hard sell will hurt your results rather than support them in this market. Simply informing people about the product and staying in contact with them is the best way. Tip #1: Look for private contractors that specialise in larger structures. Since many churches use a lot of artificial stone, church contractors are particularly good prospects. Even with a “trade discount” to the contractor, I made a healthy profit that more than compensated for my time and effort with my first client, a small church in Tennessee. Tip #2–Subdivision contractors are another category of people to get to know. Most states have builders’ associations with regional branches, and all of them will let you enter if you work in the construction industry. An Internet search will help you locate one in your area. When you know that the average house needs about 200 square...