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You are likely to have a lot of data coming from different sources but you won’t maximise it’s value to your business if don’t analyse it thoroughly and use the information to it’s potential. Only by properly researching your market place can you get one step ahead of your competitors.
Creating a systematic, objective collection and analysis of data about your target market, competition, and/or environment will increase your understanding of them for everyone within your organisation
Completing a thorough market research It is an ongoing cycle, or at least it should be if you are really going to benefit.
The power of information is outstanding when it comes to market research. The information you find can guide your most important strategic business decisions and usually, if done properly, the findings and conclusions you reach have a value that exceeds the cost of the research itself.
The results you gain from a market research project can save you £1,000’s on your marketing plan and product/services launch. It will likely provide the data you need to maximise turnover and profits for moths or years to come. Without thorough research of your market place, how can you compare your offering to that of your competitors or identify your Unique Selling Points? How else will you avoid a costly launch in to a market that doesn’t exist?
Market Research is a key factor to gain an advantage over your competitors and gather important information to identify and analyse the market need, the market size and your competition.
The most savvy of companies invest in market research 365 days a year so their finger is on the pulse to industry changes, price and feature changes by competitors and the ever changing needs of their prospects and customers.
In a nutshell, market research is an invaluable tool that, at first, could seem expensive and tedious but looking deeper, it is obvious to see it is an investment in to your companies future successes. As one of our market research team says “Better to measure twice and cut once, to maximise your returns”.
It is logical speak with a good sample of your customers/prospects and compare your offering against that offered by the other players in your market, rather to save a few hundred pounds and end up wasting a significant amount time and money to later discover you have your offering, client message or target market wrong and lose a fortune.