3 Innovative Ways to Develop Customer Insight

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Developing customer insight is one of the most powerful ways to optimize your business’ success through innovation. And in order to improve good customer insight, it requires research that will establish a genuine dialogue with the market, in simple terms the data you’ve gathered should be intelligently used of its maximum capacity. Listen to what is being said and carefully respond to it.

There are actually three things to consider when developing customer insight: Research, Analytics and Experimentation. Find the proper way to fully optimize these three points and surely your business will skyrocket to its success in platforms unimaginable. For further understanding on these things, here’s a quick overview on how to use these points effectively:


As mentioned before, invest on finding out about your customer’s behavior because at its very core, customer insight is the analysis of the ‘deep truth’ that consumers have based on their behavior, beliefs, experiences, needs and desires, hence it is of relevance to your business. Think of it as if you’re peeling an onion; research in a way that you peel off every layer of knowledge that can be beneficial. And as you go deeper in understanding a certain product’s or service’s effect with the use of qualitative research methods you will know the situation of the consumer in the end. What and why are the consumers doing this? A question that you can answer by researching!


With the use of analytics, data sources improve the target ratio and increase the success of promotions and development of products or services. Focus on accelerating the potential of a big data then translate these insights from advanced analytics into action that can create a record of success in identifying and applying best practices to further expand the path to success of your services.


Based on the analytics you’ve tried and the research gathered, designing a measure to document the result and refining feedbacks will help you create a format of routine that can help you win over more customers.

Using all of the techniques mentioned above, you will understand deeper and will make proper means of action for your services and products. Also, these are the other benefits you can get from using the three points:

  • High-return of marketing campaigns and insights-driven strategies and improvements
  • More focused attitude on the growth of your company’s success
  • Improved activity metrics
  • A more sustainable relationship with your customers

Fuelled by building competitive and deeply structured knowledge of customer data, the 3 key characteristics that were mentioned help you create a more powerful and useful insight collection strategy. With the power of customer insight, you now have a catalyst for a far more integrated and data-driven organization. Always remember that is the most effective in the discovery phase of your business strategy while it guides you through your idea creation, which then transforms all of these into strategic and innovative lines of power for you and your business.

Sean Si is the CEO and Founder of SEO Hacker and Qeryz. A start-up, data analysis and urgency junkie who spends his time inspiring young entrepreneurs through talks and seminars. Check out his personal blog where he writes about starting up two companies and life in general.

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