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Do You Know Who Your Ideal Client Is?

You need to know and understand your target client to create a rewarding and successful company. By focusing on four components that are designed to Assist You to find your target.

Know Your Target Client
You Have to have a clear image in your head of exactly what your target client looks like from a physical perspective. This helps you pinpoint your advertising and not waste time and money. Your target client is your client who desires what you provide, rather than simply needs what you provide.

Your targeted client will lead to

  • fewer returns and complaints
  • will purchase from you now and tomorrow
  • need you produce additional products and services
  • inform their Family and Friends about you
  • invest more money with you within their life
  • provide your Company with a Lot of referrals
  • give You unsolicited testimonials

Using The 80 / 20 Principle

The 80/20 rule states that around 20 percent of your customers account for approximately 80 percent of your business’ total earnings. That 20 percent is who you want to identify and target. then imagine if you can change that ratio from 20 percent to 40 percent your earnings will double. If you can attract 100 percent of your target customers, your profits would burst with by a factor of sixteen. Targeted customers do not need any of your extra time, energy or resources. This is the way you earn more money while working fewer hours.

How you attract target clients?

First, create your target client’s physical profile. Then buyers psychological profile which identify needs NOT just want.

Physical Profile refers to the client’s sex, age, education level, marital status, income level, employment status, home ownership and other factors that can be easily measured by data profiles that already exist. If You sell primarily to other companies what are their Yearly earnings, Number of workers, where the company is located, the number of divisions, the organizational arrangement, the item or service that they sell and other measurable items. This comprehensive physical profile is an excellent indicator of the sort of business culture you are going to be dealing with and selling to.

The psychological profile will identify the influencer and the decision maker. They’ll often each have enormously different “wants.” The influencer Wishes to look great to the decision maker especially in business to business sales. You will need to instruct them how your product or service generates unprecedented value, how that worth benefits their company and the way to present this on the decision maker so that they see the value and advantages. Make an alley that will support the buying effort in discussions you are not included in.

The influencer Wishes to look great to the decision maker especially in business to business sales. You will need to instruct them how your product or service generates unprecedented value, how that worth benefits their company and the way to present this on the decision maker so that they see the value and advantages. Make an alley that will support the buying effort in discussions you are not included in.

The decision maker will want to understand quickly how your Service or Product can help their business either resolve a problem or make them more cash. They are not interested in the attributes; just the benefits they may experience.

Case Study Child care center (business to customer)

Physical Profile:

  • Male and female
  • 21 to 45 years old
  • Married or single
  • 1 to 3 kids
  • Employed outside the house
  • total yearly family income between $20k – $250k

The physiological traits:

Influencers may be one parent while the other parent is the decision maker but be prepared for grand parents, friends and other relatives to also be influencers. The decision maker is the parent who pays for the service and will be interacting with the day care the most by dropping off and picking up the child.

Case Study Business adviser (business to business)
PhyiscalProfile:

  • start-up businesses
  • company experiencing financial difficulties
  • Established company wanting to increase their growth rate company because they have hit a fiscal plateau
  • LLC, a sole proprietorship
  • company single location or several branches
  • The proprietor, CEO, COO or CFO
  • Solo-professional zero to 50 workers yearly earnings zero to $50 million
  • startup to a 100-year old company

The emotional hot buttons fluctuate according to their physical profile which helps you identify the elements of the marketing message. Once you have your message the physical profile will also help you gather a targeted list. Accurately identifying the target client’s physical profile eliminates the guesswork out of your Advertising which conserves your hard-earned Advertising dollars.

Need Help, contact Rob Ritch rob@robertritch.com 

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