Dividing the market by determining which benefits of the product to talk about.
A word, letter, or group of words or letters that differentiates one seller's goods and services from those of competitors. Part of Product.
Business-to-business (B2B) market
All the individuals and organizations that want goods and services to use in producing other goods and services or to sell, rent, or supply goods to others.
All the individuals or households that want goods and services for personal consumption or use.
Customer relationship management (CRM)
The process of learning as much as possible about customers and doing everything you can to satisfy them-or even exceed their expectations-with goods and services.
Dividing the market by age, income, and education level.
The process of identifying the factors that can affect marketing success.
A small group of people who meet under the direction of a discussion leader to communicate their opinions about an organization, its products, or other given issues.
Dividing a market by cities, counties, states, or regions.
The activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communication, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society at large.
A three-part business philosophy: 1. A customer orientation, 2. A service orientation, and 3. A profit orientation.
The ingredients that go into a marketing program: product, price, place, and promotion.
The analysis of markets to determine opportunities and challenges, and to find the information needed to make good decisions. Defining question, collecting research data (two types), analyzing data, choosing best solution and implementing it.
The process of dividing the total market into groups whose members have similar characteristics. Types of segmentation: geographic, demographic, psychographic, benefit, and volume.
Developing products and promotions to please large groups of people.
The process of finding small but profitable market segments and designing or finding products for them.
Developing a unique mix of goods and services for each individual customer.
Data that you gather yourself (not form secondary sources such as books and magazines). IE interviews, surveys, focus groups, customer comments, questionnaires, observation, and letters from customers.
Any physical good, service, or idea that satisfies a want or need plus anything that would enhance the product in the eyes of consumers, such as the brand.
All the techniques sellers use to inform people about and motivate them to buy their products or services.
Dividing the market using the group's values, attitudes, and interests.
Marketing strategy with the goal of keeping individual customers over time by offering them products that exactly meet their requirements.
Information that has already been compiled by others and published in journals and books or made available online. IE. Magazines, newspapers, internal sources, general sources, and publications.
Marketing directed towards those groups (market segments) an organization decides it can serve profitably.
The process of testing products among potential users. Part of Product.
Volume (or usage) segmentation
Dividing the market by usage (volume of use).
Evolution of Marketing
Production Era: (Early US-early 1900's):Produce as much as possible, because of limitless market'
Sales Era: (1920's-1970's) Emphasized selling and advertising to persuade consumers.