Gerald Zaltman. · Rating details · ratings · 10 reviews. How to unlock the hidden 95 per cent of the customer’s mind that traditional marketing methods. ping into the unconscious needs and wants of your customers. □ □. How Customers Think. Essential Insights into the Mind of the Market by Gerald Zaltman. Citation: Zaltman, Gerald. How Customers Think: Essential Insights into the Mind of the Markets. Boston: Harvard Business School Press,

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Zaltman provides research tools – metaphor elicitation, response latency, custoemrs implicit association techniques, to name a few – that will be all-new to marketers and demonstrates how innovators can use these tools to get clues from the subconscious when developing new products and finding new solutions, long before competitors do.

This shouldn’t be surprising, he convincingly argues, since “a great mismatch exists between the way consumers experience and think about their world and the methods marketers use to collect this information.

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Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. That said, some good insight egrald a fresh way to look a the problem.

Tools, Hacks, and More. Madanda Ivan rated it really liked it Jun 27, Jana Schiller rated it it was amazing Mar 28, This diversity likely means that not all topics will interest every reader, but hard core marketers will find lots concepts to chew on. Marketers worried about the scale and complexity of the surveys Zaltman advocates will breathe cushomers sigh of relief as he outlines efficient methods to develop a set of shared values in a target market by creatively interviewing a small sample of customers.


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HOW CUSTOMERS THINK: Essential Insights into the Mind of the Market

Learn more at RogerDooley. Also, more useful for large companies with big marketing budgets. While most of us are accustomed to self-improvement via gera,d exercise or dieting, we often overlook our most powerful tool for effecting change: Customers ; Cognition and Thinking ; Markets.

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Roger Dooley posts comments. About the Author Gerald Zaltman. Drawing on an impressive array of recent multidisciplinary research, Zaltman is especially provocative on the importance of memory, metaphor and storytelling in customers’ decision geraod and the ways marketers might use these findings. Followup questions probe to elicit metaphorical speech and avoid directing the subject toward specific thoughts or goals.

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Barriers to Advancing the Science and Practice of Marketing. Memory and its fragility is the subject of an entire chapter.

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