Target Markets http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/target-markets The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Target Markets en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:15:00 GMT This Tool Promises to Find the Best Location for Your Business Piinpoint helps businesses choose where to open based on facts, not just intuition. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235393 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235393 Vanessa Richardson Piinpoint helps businesses choose where to open based on facts, not just intuition. 3 Devices to Aid in Getting Your Bearings En Route to a New Venture An entrepreneur's flexibility is critical in exploring and learning from markets outside the comfort zone. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234877 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234877 Travis Ledwith An entrepreneur's flexibility is critical in exploring and learning from markets outside the comfort zone. 6 Key Factors in Scoring a $1 Billion Valuation for Your Startup The team and the market were ranked as most important keys, according to representatives of six companies that made it. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234826 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234826 Peter S. Cohan The team and the market were ranked as most important keys, according to representatives of six companies that made it. Innovators, Watch Out for These Invention Killers Don't be caught off-kilter by unexpected roadblocks and setbacks. Acquaint yourself with these keys for ushering new products into the marketplace. Thu, 01 May 2014 16:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233545 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233545 Louis Foreman Don't be caught off-kilter by unexpected roadblocks and setbacks. Acquaint yourself with these keys for ushering new products into the marketplace. Operating in a Crowded Market? Here's How to Shine. Focus on these six ways to ensure that your new company will distinguish itself. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232690 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232690 Jordan Dolin Focus on these six ways to ensure that your new company will distinguish itself. Why Barilla's CEO Has Demographics Working Against Him Guido Barilla's remarks last week that the pasta company will never feature gay families in its ads isn't just offensive, it's missing the mark when it comes to targeting customers. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228630 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228630 Jim Joseph Guido Barilla's remarks last week that the pasta company will never feature gay families in its ads isn't just offensive, it's missing the mark when it comes to targeting customers. How Can I Turn Price-Sensitive Shoppers Into Customers? A business is having trouble with sales after expanding into a new market. Ask Entrepreneur's business operations expert offers ideas that are right on the money. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 17:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/answer/228180 http://www.entrepreneur.com/answer/228180 Ryan Himmel A business is having trouble with sales after expanding into a new market. Ask Entrepreneur's business operations expert offers ideas that are right on the money. What PayPal's Rocky Beginnings Can Teach You About Startup Success Choosing the right market segment and customer base can take trial and error. Here are three lessons from a company that's been through it before. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228206 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228206 Peter S. Cohan Choosing the right market segment and customer base can take trial and error. Here are three lessons from a company that's been through it before. How to Engage Customers on a Dime Engaging customers is about reaching them with a compelling message. Here are some ways to do this without breaking the bank. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227690 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227690 Jim Joseph Engaging customers is about reaching them with a compelling message. Here are some ways to do this without breaking the bank. Abercrombie & Fitch: Bad Business or Smart Targeting? Abercrombie CEO's Mark Jeffries' recent claims that his brand is not made for "fat people" was a bold and controversial move, but offensive as his comments were, is he being savvy about target marketing? Fri, 10 May 2013 07:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226643 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226643 Jim Joseph Abercrombie CEO's Mark Jeffries' recent claims that his brand is not made for "fat people" was a bold and controversial move, but offensive as his comments were, is he being savvy about target marketing? Defining Your Market in 7 Steps No business can be all things to all customers, especially a small business. Here's how to find a niche to set up your company for success. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 13:31:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225656 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225656 Entrepreneur Staff No business can be all things to all customers, especially a small business. Here's how to find a niche to set up your company for success. 5 Tips for Targeting Your Ideal Start-Up Customer Generating lots of traffic is only part of the battle. Here are some tips to help you avoid the blunders of blind traffic generation. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225009 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225009 Matthew Toren Generating lots of traffic is only part of the battle. Here are some tips to help you avoid the blunders of blind traffic generation. To Find Your Next Great Business Idea, Narrow Your Focus A winning business opportunity often isn't obvious at first. Successful entrepreneurs can identify new niches and whether they can be profitable. Fri, 21 Sep 2012 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224463 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224463 Brad Sugars A winning business opportunity often isn't obvious at first. Successful entrepreneurs can identify new niches and whether they can be profitable. 5 Ways to Generate Genuine Feedback for Your New Product After glowing reviews from his family, student entrepreneur Brian Ballan sought the truth from objective strangers. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224396 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224396 Brian Ballan After glowing reviews from his family, student entrepreneur Brian Ballan sought the truth from objective strangers. What Facebook's Page Post Targeting Means to Your Business Facebook's newest tweak could mean reaching exactly the customers you're after without annoying the ones you aren't. Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224143 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224143 Mikal E. Belicove Facebook's newest tweak could mean reaching exactly the customers you're after without annoying the ones you aren't. How to Take a New Product from Just an Idea to a Business Scott Hamlin, the founder of the innovative upcycling company Looptworks, shares his views on the importance of knowing who your customers will be, how you're going to distribute your product and what makes it meaningful and different. Thu, 22 Sep 2011 04:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/220204 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/220204 Scott Hamlin, the founder of the innovative upcycling company Looptworks, shares his views on the importance of knowing who your customers will be, how you're going to distribute your product and what makes it meaningful and different. Five Steps to Create a Marketing Plan How business owners can put together a detailed marketing guide for business growth. Thu, 11 Aug 2011 00:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220148 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220148 Tim Berry How business owners can put together a detailed marketing guide for business growth. How to Target Your Message to Find Customers Small businesses don't need a data crunching geek squad to identify and reach more qualified groups of customers. Consider the following strategy. Thu, 28 Apr 2011 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/219550 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/219550 John Arnold Small businesses don't need a data crunching geek squad to identify and reach more qualified groups of customers. Consider the following strategy.