It’s spring, and many people’s minds turn to cleaning or improvements. It’s also time to get that party trailer of yours ramped up for the upcoming season. What are you going to do to get ready for a new run at all those party animals? These people have been cooped up all winter! They are raring to go! Let’s take a look at how to go about making sure that you (and your trailer) are, too.
Are You Ready?
If you didn’t hold onto all you of your employees from last season, it’s going to be a real scramble if you don’t start hiring soon. At the very least, start interviewing before you get too busy with other aspects of preparation.
Got a marketing plan? Regarding upcoming locations and events, it’s time to get the word out. Don’t wait until the last minute. Make sure that your social media account is set up so that you can keep your fan base informed. Create some buzz. What about space? Now is a good time to reach out to the coordinators of local events.
What kind of shape is your trailer in? To ensure that everything is operating correctly, evaluate the trailer and all of your equipment. Less time in the service garage means a better ROI.
Determine what’s available. What will you have this year to offer your clientele that is different from last year? New services and products are frequently appreciated by the public.
Let’s Get This Party Started!
Speaking of new products or services, how is your inventory? Make sure that you have a schedule in place for replenishment and for the regularly scheduled taking of inventory. For a quick guide as to how much inventory you’ll need to start with, take a look at last year’s numbers and build off of that. However, be willing to adapt and be flexible.
Break out that calendar and start booking some dates. There are unlimited festivals, concerts, rallies, weddings, private celebrations, and catering events at which you could utilize your party trailer. Make some calls, send out some emails, get the word out now. Don’t wait!
Use your imagination to attract customers with creative ideas. Free stuff and samples are always a hit. Gift certificates might pay off as well. Run some specials. Offer discounts and preferred customer punch cards for those who love to party hearty. Your options are limitless.
And above all else, have fun. You run a party trailer, for goodness sake. How fun is that! Isn’t that why you got into the business in the first place (besides to make money)? What kind of party fun can you offer your clients if you don’t know how to have fun yourself?
Check with Mickey Genuine Parts
If you’d like to save some money on your party trailer, consider purchasing a used party trailer from Mickey Genuine Parts. We carry more than just party trailers, too. Whether you need a tractor with which to pull a large trailer, or are looking for a refrigerated trailer, bulk trailer, a van, or something else, check with us before you look anywhere else. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, contact us and inquire with our experienced, knowledgeable customer service staff.
And if you need parts for your trailer, if we receive your order by 2 PM Eastern time, we will likely be able to ship it out the very same day. Mickey Genuine Parts carries a vast inventory. Check us out and see why we are at the top of our industry.