InstructionsWrite a post for the Discussion on this topic, addressing the questions below. Each part should be 12 paragraphs or several bullet points in length.
Part 1: Identifying the Customer and ProblemDescribe a primary decision maker in your target segment: who they are, what they like, how they make buying decisions. Describe the primary problem(s) your organization, product or service will help them solve.
Part 2: Factors Influencing Customer DecisionsProvide a brief profile of your target segment using at least three of the following categories:
Geographic characteristics: e.g., location, region, population size or climate.
Personal and demographic characteristics: e.g., age, gender, family size, family life stage, income, personality.Social and Psychological characteristics: e.g., culture, social class, lifestyle, motivation, attitudes, reference groups, beliefs.Situational characteristics: e.g., buying situation, level of involvement, market offerings, frequency of use, brand loyalty.B2B/organizational buying considerations: e.g., individual factors, organizational factors, business environment factors, types of complexity
Part 3: Reaching the Customer Based on this profile, identify 23 marketing strategies or tactics you believe would be effective at reaching this target segment, and briefly explain why they are a good fit.