Vanity Phone Numbers- The Way To Start Branding Strategies
When you are about to start the business, you will struggle on creating a name for it. There will be a bigger chance of losing in the market. How can you compete with companies whose brands have been the top choices of consumers for long period of time? You can't make them shift to your product and be loyal to it in an instant and . Perhaps, you need to touch their cognitive senses to be their top choice when they are about to purchase the same product you are also offering. The best way to win their hearts and minds is to become an easy to be recalled brand.
Consumers of today's market have high loyalty value on the product they have already subscribed but when you get that spot on their minds, their loyalty can be tapped and will mean a steady sales flow in your part. Prior post taught us that one of the efficient systems a business can employ is getting an effective telephone system. Through it you can get responses from customers. However, this system can't work if your hotline is not even known or have stick on the consumer's minds. To address this issue, you must start with the foundation of how to link in your consumers daily living. That is by providing the phone numbers they can never forget.
Vanity phone numbers are mixed of digits and letters that can be pronounced or enunciated and can be associated with the business, the product or the specific benefit you can gain from it. These phone numbers should be properly spread through different advertising strategies to reach the target markets. Vanity phone numbers are used to give a repeat message on the minds of the consumer. That's why it should be made up with the following criteria:
Uniqueness and Originality
800 numbers are already used by many businesses and the use of it may have also been exhausted. That's why some businesses already used 888, 886, or 877. Uniqueness and originality of the phone number should be observed. It is more than just a phone number, it is a mnemonic device you wished to stick on your consumer's mind. A generic phone number like 800-PETS may not be noticed or will just be disregarded by the viewers. Make it sound new and catchy to be entertained by your target market,
When you are picking a number, it should be relevant with your company or the product you sell. It will be spread through different advertising media and thus it must be a channel of spreading the news about your brand/company. For example: 800-FitWithBrandX. It will be easily recalled.
Some business owners used humor or rhymes in their phone numbers. It is easy to recall digits and numbers that have something unique about it. Most people cling to jokes or rhymes. Numbers like 800-PickTheWrap can be more easily recalled than 800-BodyWraps.
Choosing vanity numbers are very crucial. It can be successful but can also be the cause of downfall. Pick a number that will lead to a successful brand. Vanity numbers are just the start of buzzing your product. More of it to come in the next blog post.