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Ch 4: OAE: Market Segmentation

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Study geographic market segmentation, usage-rate segmentation, product positioning and other OAE Marketing exam topics with self-paced instructional resources you can access from your mobile device.

OAE: Market Segmentation - Chapter Summary

Prepare for your OAE Marketing exam with lessons outlining the strategies used to divide consumers into market segments. Listed below are just some of the marketing terms and concepts covered in this chapter:

  • Significance of market segmentation
  • Geographic, demographic and psychographic segmentation
  • Benefit and usage-rate segmentation
  • Steps in market segmentation
  • Types of retail segments
  • Product positioning and differentiation

When you watch this chapter's video lessons or read the text transcripts, you'll be getting instruction from experts in this field. Plus, their concise yet thorough marketing lessons break up chapter material into short segments that make it easy to fit some study time into your busy schedule.

OAE: Market Segmentation Objectives

The OAE Marketing exam includes 100 multiple-choice questions covering four main content domains. Responses are used to gauge the subject matter expertise of applicants for a marketing career and education teacher license in Ohio. The content of this chapter can be found within the marketing principles domain area; around 22% of exam questions measure your understanding of marketing principles, including the market segmentation topics discussed in this chapter.

5 Lessons in Chapter 4: OAE: Market Segmentation
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Market Segmentation: Why Market Segments Are Important to Marketers

1. Market Segmentation: Why Market Segments Are Important to Marketers

Marketing managers must understand the importance of segmenting a market and the specific criteria for successful segmentation. Before the 1960's, most companies tried to market products to the masses with declining success. It is important to identify key target markets!

Market Segmentation: Geographic, Demographic, Psychographic & More

2. Market Segmentation: Geographic, Demographic, Psychographic & More

Marketers must be effective at creating niche segments to promote and sell their products or services. There are five specific ways that markets can be segmented in order to create a successful sales opportunity.

How to Segment Business Markets Step-by-Step

3. How to Segment Business Markets Step-by-Step

Discover the four segments of business marketing in this lesson. You will also learn the distinguishing characteristics of each segment so you may easily identify each of them.

Retail Segments, Target Markets and Marketing Strategies

4. Retail Segments, Target Markets and Marketing Strategies

In this lesson, you will learn how to identify four different retail segments and gain an understanding of how producers of goods and services use different types of retailers to reach the different target markets that buy their products.

Positioning and Differentiation in Consumer Marketing

5. Positioning and Differentiation in Consumer Marketing

Consumers' perceptions of products and brands are influenced by the marketing and promotional plan. Marketers must identify the key characteristics that are important to the target market and then ensure that their product stands out in the minds of the consumers as the best choice for purchase.

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