When I worked at McDonald’s, I was told that the “customer is always right.” When attempting to reach a large base of consumers, this phrase is crucial in everything you do for your manufacturing company. Since a marketer attempts to reach and penetrate this base of consumers, it is essential to know the connection between yourself and the consumer as well as know what these specific consumers are looking for.
Whether you are marketing a brand, a product, or service- you must keep the WHO in mind. With that being said, the brand voice and how this is communicated and built is vital in order to reach this base of consumers.
The best way to explain why the customer is fundamental to your marketing success is to explain the difference between media consumers and media marketers.
Now that you know the difference between the media consumer and the media marketer, check out this video that explores how the traditional advertiser and today’s consumer are not as connected as the media marketer and consumer are. This video also explains why a connection is essential to a manufacturer's marketing success.
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Megan Ramey was a digital marketing Intern at SyncShow in December 2014 and January 2015 as well as Summer 2015. She is a double major in Strategic Communications and Political Science at Miami University. She is a lover of corny jokes, online shopping, and spending time with her family. In her spare time she enjoys wondering what politicians are doing and supporting anything Cleveland-esque.