Each of us in everyday life constantly makes decisions. Almost always, the basis of decisions is copying one’s own or third-party experience. Sometimes the basis of such decisions is their own subjective judgment, interpretation of input data, information. What is useful for the average person and specialist to know when making decisions independently in the professional sphere and in life? What pitfalls inevitably fail our judgment?
She remembered the words of the dying Colonel Zafar:
“A trap of consciousness … fear secret desires,”
they heard a warning.
Frederick Paul, Jack Williamson, Space Reefs
The decision-making process can be divided into the following stages: Continue reading
Why do some products get our attention and some not? How do some foods shape our habits? Do these products have any similar features and patterns? This book describes a four-step process that builds customer habits. Habit-forming products allow consumers to return regularly without aggressive marketing and expensive advertising.
Ian (name changed) a little over twenty, she lives in Palo Alto and studies at Stanford University. Balanced and sophisticated, which is what one should expect from a student at a prestigious university, she nevertheless suffers from an annoying habit and can do nothing about it – the girl got hooked on Instagram. Continue reading
“Anyone who is present at the focus group surveys today sees that the research has been“ stolen ”by professional respondents, puppet moderators, and those who act on the principle of“ take care of your ass. ” We need new ways to attract consumers to the joint development and evaluation of marketing. Successful marketers will create new techniques that allow analysis and creation in collaboration not with random, but with specific consumers (Interview with Stephen Walker, February 19, 2004).
The cutting-edge thinkers of modern marketing: Jerry Zaltman, David Lewis, Douglas Atkin, Andrew Ehrenberg, Stephen Walker and Wendy Gordon, criticize the dependence of marketers on research through segmentation, focus groups and consumer research, as well as the tendency to ask questions in marketing research, the answers to which are obvious. Continue reading