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Posts in the Market Research category:
Understanding The Market Is Critical To Marketing Strategy.
Choosing the right market research method depends on the topic to be explored and what you want to learn.
Maybe it’s a specific market analysis question about social media market size and involves web analytics, number crunching and creative angles. Or perhaps it a more qualitative understanding of customer experiences and needs.
In this busy “Sea of Noise” (to borrow a phrase from Jon Morrow), it’s important to do competitive analysis at reasonable intervals and to understand the wider market trends.
The Business of Marketing Communications
Dear Marketers, Marketing inspiration from Marcus Sheridan, aka the @thesaleslion: “We are in the business of listening, communicating, teaching and helping”
The 3 “A”s of Business Metrics
How to avoid metrics that don’t align to business objectives Unfortunately it is all too easy to slip into so called ‘vanity metrics’. Charts and lines that go upwards and to the right but don’t inform sensible business decision making. Test your existing metrics against the three “A”s of good metrics; actionable, accessible and auditable.
From lone nut to first follower
There’s more on first followers and lone nuts here.
7 Ways to Understand the Market and Customer Without A Budget
To understand market potential and successfully reach customers, first of all a framework of market and customers questions that business leaders, product management and market researchers need to answer. Secondly we look at sources of data that don’t require a budget to enable you to start answering these strategic marketing questions.