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8 Tips to Target Your Ideal Buyer

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 If you're going to do any marketing at all, it's imperative to understand why you're doing it and who you're doing it for. It's essential to remember that everything is about your audience and what's it for them, and you can only do that if you know who they are.

 I'm going to give you 8 simple tips that will help improve your marketing efforts so you can start attracting qualified buyers who love your products and services.

Tip1: Create Client Avatars

A client avatar, also sometimes called a client persona, represents writing and pictures of a sample customer in a specific stage of their buying journey and your marketing funnel. You can better target the content you create, publish, and share with your ideal buyer by creating this profile.

For example, you might find a stock picture of what you think your ideal buyer looks like in general. They might be female, 25 to 30 years old, interested in learning a specific skill to improve. Draw that person to use that information every time you create more content or products.

Tip 2: Understand Your Buyer's Intent

Part of understanding your buyer's journey is getting to know your buyer's intent. This means that you need to understand why they're consuming that content right now and what they want to accomplish.

 For example, if your client is socializing on Instagram, they intend to socialize, not buy your product. Knowing this fact, how will you communicate with them there about your product?

Tip 3: Know Where Your Buyers Hang Out

One way to learn more about your buyers' likes is to find out where they hang out, both online and offline. When you know where they get their information, where they like to discuss that information, who they surround themselves with, and what they're doing, you'll be able to be where they are with an offer to give them exactly what they want.

For example, if your buyers like to comment on a specific guru's blog posts, you wouldn't go there and start selling, but you might go there with an intelligent comment that piques the interest of the targeted buyer enough to click your profile and find out more.

Tip 4: Know the Problems You Solve

The more you understand what your products and services really do in problem-solving for your targeted buyers, the easier it will be to write copy that resonates with them.

 For example, you're not selling widgets, eBooks, or coaching – you're selling time, freedom, security, or fun. The solution is what you're selling.

Tip 5: Engage More with Your Audience

Find excuses to engage with your audience by using chatbots, quizzes, assessments, and other interactive measures to get their attention. Ensure that you are doing more than sharing information one way. You should like, share, comment, and discuss things with your audience every day.

For example, sell start-up business coaching. You can add a chatbot to your Facebook Messenger that quizzes interested parties about the type of coaching they need, and then the result will send them to a specific landing page with the product or service offer based on their needs.

Tip 6: Listen to Your Audience

Set up alerts and pay close attention to the conversation about the niche, topic, you, or brand you didn't initiate. You can gain incredible insight from observing these conversations.

For example, if you set up an alert for "special widgets," you sell, but it may be a keyword for what others sell. In this way, you can gain insight into your competitors and what attracts your audience to buy that special widget from that particular person. You can also see what they're saying about you if you are the only one who sells that special widget.

Tip 7: Study Your Competition

Go to your competitors' sites and sign up for their email lists. Buy some of their products and use some of their services. This is the best way to get insight into your competition so that you can make your product and services one step better and differentiate yourself.

For example, when you sign up for a competitor's mail list, pay close attention to the headlines they use, the type of cross-promotions they do, how often they send emails, the language they use, and other information that will help you make yours better.

Tip 8: Build Community

Nothing is more powerful than building a community of fans, buyers, and potential buyers. A strong community can overcome negative press or even similarities of products due to your personality.

For example, you can set up a Facebook group that you use to start discussions about your niche, share information about the industry, and promote your products and services through discussion, engagement, and feedback.

The more you can learn about your buyers, the more you'll be able to develop marketing strategies that resonate with them. Take the time to be around your buyers and people with personality profiles just like your buyers. This will ensure that you always appeal to your target audience.




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