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How to Make Money & Build a Successful Bounce House Company

Posted By : Gary Simon Date Created : October 1st, 2013 Date Updated : November 8th, 2018

Crayon Moonwalk PlaylandMany people dream of a life where they can operate their own business. There are many business opportunities available to entrepreneurs, and inflatables rental businesses represent a potentially lucrative venture. Opening and managing a rental operation for moonwalks, bouncers, and slides can help make those dreams come true. With a commitment to hard work and a few tips, inflatables rental businesses can create a comfortable lifestyle, driving profits and ensuring the success of your new business operation. In this guide, we will explore the foundations of a successful bounce house rental business, helping you to make money in your new business venture.

Attracting New Customers

All too often, new business owners believe that if they start a business, clients will come to them naturally. While this can be true in some cases, the vast majority of new business owners will need to apply several proven techniques to attract customers, helping the new operation to reach profitability. In the world of inflatables rental, nothing beats word-of-mouth advertising. This can be achieved in a cost-effective manner, using both in-person and social media methods to attract a steady stream of new customers.

Every customer interaction represents an opportunity to “spread the word” about your new business. Ask your customers to recommend your operation to their friends and family; this can help create interest in your rental venture without the expenses and hassle of traditional advertising.

Creating social media profiles on platforms like YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook are also inexpensive and effective ways of building interest, bringing customers to your company and creating connections with a wide audience. No matter if you are a small operation with a handful of bounce houses to rent or a company that dreams big with a huge inflatable inventory, social media is a great way to build brand awareness.

The key to leverage social media is to not only create profiles on these platforms but to update them with company news and information on a regular basis. With engaging posts, your fans are far more likely to share your company’s profiles with their friends, who may then become your customers.

Retaining Customers

Attracting a steady stream of new customers is only half of the battle for new business owners; retaining them and building brand loyalty is the other. In numerous business studies, it has been shown that repeat customers account for a sizeable percentage of a given company’s business, so it is critical that you reinforce the customer relationship.

How can a new business owner create loyalty? There are several possible solutions, but the core of this approach is to deliver outstanding service. Customer service is a dying art across industries, but the most successful companies put their focus on this vital part of the business model. Excellent customer service practices help to ensure that customers will return to you time and again, and they will also recommend your services to their peers. Providing incentives for repeat customers is another tactic to explore; providing a small discount for these valuable customers can also help keep them coming back.

Stick with It!

Making money with an inflatables rental business is not an overnight success story, but it is important for new business owners to remember that through hard work, customer service, and cost-effective advertising, it is possible to shape your business future.

With these tips, you will gain new customers while forging long-term relationships with existing customers. This ensures continued profitability for your bounce house rental operation.
And remember, once you have started up, be sure to reach out to us to be featured on our Nationwide Bounce House Directory!

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Tips for Making That First Bounce House Purchase

Posted By : Gary Simon Date Created : July 26th, 2013 Date Updated : May 30th, 2018

Pumpkin InflatableYou’ve decided that you are ready to take the leap into the world of financial freedom and you are going to start a bounce house rental business. This type of business can be extremely lucrative, but first things first – you need to actually have a bounce house that you can rent out. Here are a few tips that can help making that first bounce house purchase a bit easier.

Tip #1: Make sure you know everything about the manufacturer before you make your first purchase. It is not enough to simply look at a bounce house unit and to think that it looks perfect for your business. You need to make sure that the manufacturer you are purchasing from is one that has a good reputation, and that the manufacturer is one that truly stands behind their products. Never look to simply purchase a unit without knowing anything about the manufacturer – this will always make you wind up in trouble.

Tip #2: Make sure you do a bit of research about the type of bounce houses that your competitors have before you make your first bounce house purchase. In order to separate yourself from your competitors you will want to have units that are different from the ones that they offer. If you have the exact same units that your competitors do people expect to be charged the same amount from both companies. If, however, you have different units from all the others you can charge what you need to charge without having to worry about their pricing.

Tip #3: It’s also very important that you start your business simply. You do not want to start your business with some of the most expensive, and ornate, bounce houses that you can find. Stay with simple, high quality, high volume bounce houses that can allow a maximum amount of people while also standing up to the test of time.

Follow these tips and you should find that it is much easier to locate the perfect bounce houses to start your very own bounce house rental business.

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