6 Tips To Start A Health & Wellness Business

August 6, 2021


The wellness industry is booming, with plenty of opportunities for new brands to make an impact. If you’re a keen entrepreneur with a passion for wellness, check out these six areas of focus.

1 . Perfect your target audience research

When you’re in the early stages of your business it’s important to perfect your target audience research. Once you’ve figured out what product or service you’re going to offer, you need to determine who your audience is.

Target audience research can take place in many ways whether it’s surveys, volunteer groups, online searches, or social media. You’ll need to create buyer personas that personify your ideal customers. Buyer persona’s need to focus on demographics from age and gender and financial status. These persona’s should also delve into interests and lifestyle choices.

2. Identify wellness trends

If you’re looking to start a health and wellness business you’ll want to identify the current wellness trends. It’s helpful to do this at the beginning, especially when you’re deciding which kind of product you’re going to sell.

Over the last few years the market for CBD products has skyrocketed. There’s a huge demand for CBD wellness products whether it’s CBD skin care creams, or CBD supplements. Consuming CBD has plenty of health benefits, from reducing anxiety symptoms to improving sleep. Those who are interested in selling CBD vape products will need to research types of vape carts, including cartridge ccell.

Identifying trends in the wellness industry can help you to shape the journey of your new products, and respond to your audience.

3. Identify your competitors

Once you’ve got a solid idea of your product and your audience, it’s time to identify your competitors. Performing competitor research will give you a better understanding of how you can improve. These questions may help you to learn from your competitors:

  • What’s special about my competitors' services or products?

  • How are their products priced?

  • What could I offer that no other brand is?

  • How do they approach content?

  • How do they approach marketing?

  • How could I design a better content/marketing strategy?

4. Look for funding options

Getting started in the business world can be a challenge, particularly in terms of finances. To give yourself a head start, you may want to look for funding options or grants. Grants for new startups include The FedEx Grant, The Amber Grant, or The Visa Everywhere Initiative. Make sure you also compare business accounts to find the one with the best rate or benefits for you.

5. Develop a killer brand

Starting a wellness business is all about developing a killer brand. It’s super helpful to think of your brand as the personality of your biz! Think about how you want your audience to perceive you, are you quirky, friendly, professional? What’s the story behind your brand? Remember your story needs to be engaging, and centered around your audience.

6. A solid marketing plan 

No business can become successful without a solid marketing strategy, to help you get started, here are some of the best marketing strategies for wellness brands this year:

  • Focus on plenty of video marketing, including fun webinars.

  • Work with wellness influencers to boost your status.

  • Run wellness based events to create a buzz.

  • Focus on including CSR in your marketing strategy.

If you want to grow your business you need to get feedback from your audience. Find out what works and where you could improve, use these insights to drive your brand forward.

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