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Market Research – Its Importance

Demand and Supply is the oldest and the most basic proverb for all kinds of economic growth. Once you are aware of the latest demands in the market you know what to look for your future business growth. Research and analyses about such trends in the market is very important. Gaining a systematic knowledge about the potential of the market and its requirements by the public is known as Market Research.
The following points show you the significance of the Market Research:

Helps to Understand and Base of the Product and Services:

Whenever you are planning to manufacture a product you must be aware of its features in the market and how it could be acknowledged by your clients and customers in the market. If you do not make a proper market analyses and just manufacture a product then it could be just like a gamble which may or may not click in your favour.

Helps in Cost and Benefit ratio analyses:

You could understand the basic cost of your product making and other costs in its launching and marketing by knowing about the product and its details. Then only you could decide the major cost to market it and put a reasonable price to sell your product. That is another of ensuring the maximum profit and gains by the product.

Calculated Risks:

There is an old saying “No risk no  gain”  so  there are no  chances of avoiding risk in any business but by market research you  could at least calculate the deciding factors of your product by knowing about the trends and demands in the  market. This is the best method of taking calculated risks rather than hitting the shot in the air without a target.

Understanding your competitors:

If you make a through research of  the market trends  and the choices of  the customers and clients then you  know your customers mindset or  psychology for that product. Also, you could understand in depth the strategies for marketing and other ways to enhance the sale of similar kind of products which might be useful and  deciding  factor to have an edge over your competitors and  beat them in a healthy and professional manner.

Improving and enhancing the Products and Services:

If you  are vigilant for market research and analyze the  pros and  cons attentively  and in depth then you could  have  the brainstorming  about the methods to  improve and enhance your products,  because you know  the shortcomings of  the  previous products that are similar to  your  imagined product and also the  complaints  about such products. You can utilize this information to have the better product that could be widely recognized by  the  masses and consumers.

Developing the New and Efficient Planning for the Advertising of the Product and Services:

Proper investigations, research and analyses of the relevant information only allows you to understand the intricacies and techniques for effective advertising of the  product or services  related to  your business.

Helps in Effective Planning and Implementation:

Market research always helps you to plan effectively for the in-depth planning and to avoid even the  minute fallacies which you might regret in  future. Also,  it gives you  the  temporal relations about when  to  launch  the product  and also the relevant  information that where it could  fetch  a better business.

Helps in Developing a High Quality and Nearly Fool Proof Marketing Strategy:

Once, you  have analyzed the information and data about the product and  services with its  limitations by your previous competitors you could have a chance to develop an effective strategy for its marketing and develop strategies which could nearly fool proof for the marketing of your product or services. Here I  would say just “nearly fool proof” because nothing is that secured in this world and  so how  could your marketing be! But still you avoid those unnecessary hurdles in the journey of your success for that product  or services.

At the  end I  would just say  that always be  open to new ideas, new vision and  new approaches but never leave the old for  “Old is  Gold” and it only sows the  seeds for the new saplings. So be aware of  the old products and trends and  discover something new by your vision by understanding the benefits as well as the lacunas of the older versions. Best of Luck in your endeavour’s!

Anil Bhat

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