Why Use a Brand Persona?

Brand personas are commonly used in customer journey mapping, but are generally helpful in most aspects of marketing strategy development. This is because a brand persona – which is a representation of the typical customer in a target market – helps the firm more clearly understand the consumer. Generally firms will develop multiple brand personas … Read more…

What is customer journey mapping?

What is a customer journey? Let’s start our understanding of customer journey mapping by first understanding what is meant by the “customer’s journey”. As suggested by the name, a customer journey is the progression of a consumer (initially a non-customer of a brand) in their journey to becoming a customer of the brand. Understanding the … Read more…

Main phases of a customer journey

Three main phases of a customer journey Customer journeys, particularly for high involvement purchases, may take years to lead to a purchase decision. For example, a young consumer buying their first brand new car would have years of experience of seeing cars, seeing promotional campaigns and product placement, being involved in discussions regarding motor vehicles, … Read more…

What is a customer journey?

What is a customer journey? As the name implies, a customer journey is the series of steps undertaken by a consumer (that is, a non-customer of a brand) in their journey to becoming a customer of the brand. A consumer’s journey will include gathering information, reviewing marketing communications, visiting stores, reviewing product information, looking at … Read more…

Customer Value

  What is customer value? Customer value is a fundamental concept in the study of marketing and is usually covered in the opening chapter of a marketing textbook. Virtually all organizations strive to deliver good overall value for both their current and potential customers value. Without providing true customer value firms will be unable to … Read more…