How would you advise Tracy to approach the following topics?

Tracy, one of your friends, is in the early stages of conducting a feasibility analysis for a small business consulting company. Understanding the target audience and the marketing mix is a mandatory step for achieving success in her new venture. Branding is equally important. In this assignment, you will act as a consultant to Tracy to find the best answers to her problems related to understanding the market and planning and executing the correct marketing strategies.

Tasks:

Respond to the following questions:

  • How would you advise Tracy to approach the following topics?
    • Market segmentation
    • Selection of a target market
    • Development of a positioning strategy
  • You are familiar with the concept of branding and know that because her company is new, she will have to build a brand from scratch. What needs to be done in this case?

300-500 words