Consumer-centric marketing is a strategy that places your consumer at the center of marketing design and delivery. It is a strategy that ensures there is a healthy consumer-centric culture. It is about prioritizing customers over any other factor, using a blend of intuition, common sense, and solid data about customer behavior. You know that your customer is fundamental to your strategic success. At the heart of everything that you do and everything your organization does, should be an all-encompassing consideration of your customer.
Brand identity is the sum total of how your brand looks, feels and speaks to people. It is a way to communicate with the world, differentiate yourself from your competitors. A brand identity is what sells and not the product/service per se.
I, for starters do not mean to be negative. But the reality is; there are customers who simply are not right for your business. We live in an age where the customer is glorified and in return few of us take a moment to ask, was it worth it? The market simply tells us that the more the customers, the better your business model and the more the revenue. Today, I hope to convince you otherwise. A customer can be actually really bad for your business and knowing how to handle them is really important.
Welcome to the age of influence and data manipulation. We always like to believe that when we are making a purchase, we are doing it with minimal influence. However, that is not always the case. Marketers have found a way to make people gravitate towards the middle option. Most people are turned off by extremes. Getting the middle option that’s “just right” takes a balance of the old and new and influencing users incrementally when launching products or services. So what does the Goldilocks effect have to do with this?
And where there is a vacuum, no conversions will happen. This is why it is important to understand the psychology of your consumer and tailor your marketing efforts according to their needs.
Today I read a story. It was one of those stories that leave you impacted and forever change your perspective of life. It was one of those pieces that leave you yearning for me. I mean if this guy was trying to sell me anything, I would buy it on the stop.
Customer reviews has been cited to be a major factor in with making or breaking a business. This is due to the shift to digital marketing and consumers raising their expectations. When a consumer interacts with your reviews, three things happen:
A lot has been said about email marketing and its likelihood of surviving the major digital disruptions. The truth is email marketing is here to stay and it will continue to be a main player in marketing. With a lot of sites implementing ad blocks, email marketing is now more important than ever.
There is no doubt that the rise of social media marketing and Internet led to companies rethinking their brand identity and values. The marketing paradigm has evolved from celebrity endorsement to now micro-influencers.
Consumer journeys aren't created; they are discovered. Both marketers and entrepreneurs can both agree on this. Consumer dynamics is changing and evolving on a daily basis. While understanding trends and the different platforms is an absolute necessity in digital marketing, so is getting an in-depth analysis of your audience. Creating a connected customer analytics journey is critical to the success of overall marketing strategies.