Model Overview Report

Targeting: It’s All Relative

Optimize Your Marketing By Targeting Your Best Buyers

January 1st, 2018


One of the biggest problems with target marketing is the lack of facts — and reason — to support the process. Most marketers — and the organizations they work for — operate under the principle of who could buy rather than who will buy. Those who target too broadly expose both marketing and sales to significant waste in the demand creation process. In this report, we introduce the concept of relative targeting, a concept that helps organizations focus their demand creation efforts on the world of probability.

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