Influence - Creating a Target Audience Description

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In sales it is paramount that you know who it is EXACTLY that you are speaking to. That includes your marketing and sales communications. This audio-enabled presentation outlines how to create a target audience description and the value it will bring to sales

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Influence - Creating a Target Audience Description

  1. 1. WWW.CNVRG.COMCreating a Target AudienceDescription A Readiness Education Element for Sales Lead Generation
  2. 2. WWW.CNVRG.COMOur Agenda● Why have a Target Audience? ● The value and necessity● Creating Target Audience Descriptions ● Knowing EXACTLY who your target is● Integrating You Target Audiences into your communication tools ● Organize your Target communications● Common Communication Tools Overview ● Simple tools to help out
  3. 3. WWW.CNVRG.COMRecent PitneyBowes Ad
  4. 4. WWW.CNVRG.COMThe Value of Targeting Your Audience My 25-35, CIO Message My CFO Message My Generic Message My Retail Message ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Higher percentage penetration and conversion
  5. 5. WWW.CNVRG.COMThe Necessity of a Target Audience● Stimulates Focus and Learning ● Continuous Improvement ● Expertise vs. Familiarity● Simplifies Your Message ● Removes generalizations ● Laser precision● Improves Reporting and Monitoring ● Who is listening? ● Are they responding?
  6. 6. WWW.CNVRG.COMWho EXACTLY is Your Target● The is no “One Message” for all ● Demographics, Gender and Experience● Before you begin You MUST Know ● Age ● Gender ● Industry ● Position ● Education ● Geography● Most Importantly ● You must KNOW how they PREFER to communicate
  7. 7. WWW.CNVRG.COMSample Target Audience Checklist● Age ● Helps to determine our message delivery ● Shown usually as 25-35, 36-45 and 45-50● Gender ● Helps to determine message tone ● Dear Sir, Madam or Miss● Industry ● Hospitality, Health Care, Retail, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Financial, Government, Education ● Establishes Industry specific jargon
  8. 8. WWW.CNVRG.COMSample target Audience Checklist● Position ● CEO, CFO, CIO, VP, Director, Sales, Marketing, Engineering, HR, Finance, Owner, Logistics ● Assists in determining message relevance● Education ● High School, College Degree, Advanced Degree ● Supports our message language● Geography ● West, Central or East Coast, Specific State (football) ● Helps us validate relevance
  9. 9. WWW.CNVRG.COMGet Your Targets Organized● Creating Distribution Lists ● Yes you need to be able to sort by each demographic element ● My Target Audience is: ● 25-35 ● Female ● Retail ● CFO ● College Degree ● Dallas, TX ● Should I have more than one target audience? ● Yes. However, I try to keep my target to thee as it keep me sane
  10. 10. WWW.CNVRG.COMCommon Communication Tools● Email ● Outlook sorts by category ● Position, Geography and Gender are already part of Vcard● Email Campaign ● Mail Chimp organizes lists by group● CRM Applications ● Sync to email and campaign apps
  11. 11. WWW.CNVRG.COMExtraordinary Life Altering Content and Education Since 2005● Learn more at: ● My programs ● www.cnvrg.com/readiness-education● Read more at: ● My blog ● www.cnvrg.com/readiness-content● Become a member at ● www.cnvrg.com/membership

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