Researching and Understanding Your Target Audience
In This Chapter
Determining your target audience
Understanding your target audience
Using personas to devise marketing methods and campaigns
Researching your ideal customers on Facebook
Smart marketers, regardless of their medium, know that defining target audiences helps save time, money, and other resources. Small business owners know that paying for a full-page ad in a national magazine or buying a 30-minute regional television spot is not a cost-effective way to reach specific audiences. The smart marketer knows who has bought from him in the past. He knows his customer’s age, where she lives, what her lifestyle is, and more; and by knowing these things, he can target similar people through whatever marketing medium he chooses.
In this chapter, I talk about how to define your target audience, how this understanding relates to Facebook, and how to exploit strong and weak ties within that target audience.
Defining Your Target Audience
Your target audience is the specific group of consumers to which your business has ...