3 ways to identify your ideal customer for sales

Your audience is key to any messages you share. Who are they? What job do they do? What do they enjoy doing in their spare time? What is their age or gender?

These questions may seem useless or even obvious – but until you’re able to understand your audience, how can you connect with them and encourage them to buy from you? 

Here are some key points to  help you identify your ideal customer. 

  1. Start Talking: Don’t be shy about your product or service. Share it with everyone you know and gather their feedback.
  2. Ask Questions: Engage your friends, family, and social circle in conversations about their buying habits. Ask them where and how they buy similar products or services, how long the process takes, whether they get what they need, and if anything is missing from their current options.
  3. Analyze Responses: Use the information gathered from these conversations to understand your potential customers better. This can help you tailor your product or service to meet their needs and preferences.

Remember, the process of finding your ideal customer involves continuous learning. It might seem challenging at first, but with persistence and open communication, it can become much more manageable.

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Louise is a media, marketing and communications specialist with over 20 years experience working in TV, Radio, print and online media for BBC and Commercial brands, businesses, and services.

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