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Conducting research typically involves reviewing industry analyst information, getting expert opinions and contacting customers for their feedback.
Download a template to use to document your findings or create your own format. Use the document to show that there is a need for your product or service. Identify the problems your product or service can solve.
List details about the benefits and features. Examine the marketing strategy and point out its strengths and weaknesses. List detailed information about your potential customers, such as age, location, gender and other relevant details.
Describe how you plan to market your product to them in the current economic environment. Review industry journals, publications and websites to get insight into how to market to these customers for your industry.
Run focus groups, conduct interviews or create a survey to get input from your current customers, if applicable, regarding your ideas.
Identify ways to reach new customers, such as using social media technology and mobile technology. New marketing tactics, such as text messages or mobile phone applications, may allow your business to succeed where previous attempts failed. Read competitive reports from trade and industry sources, such as Forrester Research, Gartner Research or Gale Research.
Attend trade shows, conventions and other events to get detailed reports and studies describing your industry. Use data from the U.
Department of Commerce to identify the general economic outlook. Estimate the size of the target market. Determine if the industry is stable, growing or volatile. Determine what customers might be willing to pay for your product or service. Identify current customer requirements and project future needs.
Identify distribution channels for your product or service. Pinpoint how you can achieve a competitive advantage. Describe how you plan to leverage current customer testimonials to sell new products.
Establish a measurable marketing goal. For example, aspire to increase sales to current customers by 2 percent within the next six months and engage two new customers each month.
Describe how you plan to track and monitor your progress.• Additional research for new NADAs would create new products to enhance Sweetlix’ existing product line.
• New market applications include goats, sheep, equine and wildlife. Sweetlix has developed these new products but has not developed the right channels for marketing and distribution.5/5(27).
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Marketing is defined by the American Marketing Association as "the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society at large." The term developed from the original meaning which referred literally to going to market with goods for sale.
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