The optical industry is booming with new businesses seemingly popping up overnight. Why? Because demand is high — we all have eyes after-all. This is good news and bad news. The good is that every person in our community benefits from services that eye care professionals provide. The bad is that as these new optical practices form out of thin air, competition gets tougher and tougher.
Many optical store owners believe that social media is an optional part of running a business, but the reality is your social media channels are now essential to your success. Haven’t jumped onto the always-connected social media bandwagon just yet? Well, here are the reasons why you need to add social media to your business marketing strategy in 2020 (or sooner):
Coming up with new ways to boost sales can be difficult, especially if you’ve tried the all the strategies that pop up when you Google search “how to increase retail sales”. If you’re looking for a new, more engaging and psychologically proven method of moving your products more effectively, you’ve come to the right place.
One of the biggest struggles optical businesses face is getting new clientele through the door. It is always important to remember, however, that you are in a highly competitive market, which means it is of the utmost importance to take time out of your jam-packed schedule to think about marketing strategies so you can take your practice to the next level.
By 2020 millennials are expected to have an increased buying power of $1.4 trillion. As a business owner, this is a market you cannot afford to ignore.