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Appealing to Different Customer Budgets

By on April 6th, 2014 in Customer Experience

Clever Marketing, digital agency in Hampshire - Call 01276 534 680

One thing many businesses have found over the last few years is that customer budgets have tightened and more scrutiny is given to the price of products and services.

We’ve seen a number of successful businesses responding to this change in the commercial landscape with a more flexible offering, one that appeals to different business budgets and cash flows.


They recognise that not everyone may want to purchase a product or service in its entirety – say with all its add-on features, bells and whistles. You’ve probably come across this in the travel industry when you’re presented with options to add car hire or a hotel stay on to a flight purchase.

One example is the budget airline Easyjet who charge for a basic flight and then add on extra charges for additional bags, drinks etc.

By providing different purchasing options to a customer, you can gain a competitive edge on those rivals who are sticking to a ‘one size fits all’ range.

One anecdote we’ve heard is from our Digital Marketing Manager who previously worked in the IT department for the global brand of a multinational corporation. When their team “sized up” jobs they would do it by “t-shirt sizes” – Small, medium or large.

The criteria for their sizes were:

  • Small – An hour or two’s work
  • Medium – up to four hours’ work
  • Large – Four hours plus, up to a day or more

So this might give you an idea of what you can offer to suit different customer budgets.

Whilst you don’t want to overwhelm customers with numerous configurations, by creating a handful of simple and clearly defined package options you can capture the interest from a broader range of customers – albeit with different budgets.


Clever Marketing - Hampshire SEO & Digital AgencyIf you’d like more ideas on how to package and market your products and services to appeal to different customer budgets please do contact Surrey marketing agency Clever Marketing on 01276 534 680 or email info@cleverm.co.uk

We’re good at SEO and offer hands-on PPC management plus we mix these up with your social media and traditional marketing channels.

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