process by which companies create value for customers and build strong customer relationships to capture value from customers in return
are some combination of products, services, information, or experiences offered to a market to satisfy a need or want
is the art and science of choosing target markets and building profitable relationships with them
marketing to reduce demand temporarily or permanently; the aim is not to destroy demand but to reduce or shift it
The Value Proposition
the set of benefits or values a company promises to deliver to customers to satisfy their needs
the idea that consumers will favor products that are available or highly affordable
the idea that consumers will not buy enough of the firm's products unless it undertakes a large scale selling and promotion effort
the idea that achieving organizational goals depends on knowing the needs and wants of the target markets and delivering the desired satisfactions better than competitors do
concept is the idea that a company should make good marketing decisions by considering consumers' wants, the company's requirements, consumers' long-term interests, and society's long-run interests
The Marketing Mix
set of tools (four Ps) the firm uses to implement its marketing strategy. It includes product, price, promotion, and place.
Integrated Marketing Program
comprehensive plan that communicates and delivers the intended value to chosen customers
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
The overall process of building and maintaining profitable customer relationships by delivering superior customer value and satisfaction
Partner Relationship management (PRM)
involves working closely with partners in other company departments and outside the company to jointly bring greater value to customers
Share of Customer
portion of the customer's purchasing that a company gets in its product categories
frequency marketing program
A room upgrade offered by a hotel to a guest who often stays in the hotel is an example of a _______
________ is defined as the customer's evaluation of the differences between all the benefits and all the costs of a marketing offer relative to those of competing offers.
Customer-perceived value is determined by a customer's ______________ of the benefits and costs of a market offering relative to those of competing offers.
What do companies call a set of benefits that they promise to consumers to satisfy their needs?
Understand the marketplace and customer needs
According to the simple five-step model of the marketing process, a company needs to _________ before a customer-driven marketing strategy.
When customers don't know what they want or don't even know what's possible, the most effective strategy is _________ marketing.
__________ is defined as a social and managerial process by which individuals and organizations obtain what they need and want through value creation and exchange.