Marketing Food Trucks
The Importance of Marketing and Branding Your Mobile Food Truck Business
A lot of small business owners don’t understand the importance of creating a brand in the mobile food industry
Branding your mobile food business leaves a lasting impression on customers
Branding sets your business apart from the competition, creates return customers and ultimately increase the value of your food trailer.
In order for customers to trust and build a relationship with your food truck, you will want to establish a professional brand. Customers will take you seriously if you have strong branding, build authority and create trust.
One of the most important components of your brand is your logo.
You want a memorable image that sticks out and is clear and easy to understand. If you don’t have graphic design skills, it is worth the cost to hire a graphic designer.
A food truck is like a moving billboard so creating a design and logo that stands out is essentially free advertising. It is also a good idea to put your contact info, such as a phone number and website on the actual truck.
When you create your website and social media, model the platforms after your truck. You might want to pick a color that will be consistent across all of your branding.
A unique way to extend your branding efforts is to follow it through in all aspects of your mobile food business
Serve your food with utensils, plates, cups or other items with your color scheme or even with your logo printed on them. You can also get branded merchandise and clothing for your staff to wear.
You might also consider selling this merchandise from your truck or on your website. Having people wear your t-shirts or hats in public is a great way to market your business.
You want people to recognize your food trailer or truck without having to read anything through fonts, graphics, logos and colors. The same goes for your online presence and social media. Customers will be drawn to regularly updated social media channels with quality content. Branding your business is your chance to really take your food trailer to the next level!
Finding, attracting and maintaining your food truck customers is vital as no customers means no business! Impeccable customer service is crucial in the food truck