Here are a few ways your website can bring consumers closer to businesses – and change the perception of middlemen.
We get sucked in by ads every day and most of the time it’s no big deal. We are consumers, and that will never change. We need to replace products that we have finished, and we are always on the lookout for products that will improve our lives. We just have to be aware of the psychology that marketing experts employ so that we don’t end up regretting impulse buys.
There may have been several advances in the tactics used for marketing a product or a service. But none is as effective as the most ancient one – marketing by referral, which breaks all marketing barriers even in this advanced day and age. Wondering how? Referring from one person to another, without the involvement of advertisers, outside the arena of sales people, referrals recommendations can be quite convincing to potential customers.
You don’t need a marketing consultant to tell you that the teenager market is a big market. I have outlined five key points to be considered while you are investing your marketing dollars for the teen market. Do keep in mind that quality marketing endeavours will require time, determination, and a good budget.
Deep customer knowledge is multifaceted and requires a multifaceted approach, the trick is to integrate various forms of customer reactions and comments (of various types), transactional data and some intuition.
Let’s be serious. Nobody wakes up and decides to tell all their friends and family what a great place TOP’s Restaurant is! Marketers who want to take advantage of word-of-mouth communications need to take a more subtle approach. We take customers that arrive on personal recommendation but do little to cheer them to carry on the tradition of spreading the word.
Sam Walton founder of Wal-Mart nicely describes A Customer…
A customer is the most important person in any business
A customer is not dependent upon us. We are dependent upon him/her.