What To Expect From Price Optimization Research
Price Sweet Spots
Charge too little and people question your product quality. Charge too much and you alienate potential buyers. With pricing research, you see exactly where these swings occur to find your pricing sweet spot.
Everyone wants to pay less, but that doesn’t mean they won’t pay a premium. By understanding how sensitive people are to price, and where purchase intent actually drops off, you pinpoint how to charge people to maximize profit.
Price isn’t the only purchase decision factor. Most customers weigh price alongside other dimensions like features, benefits, and claims. Price optimization research “reads” these trade offs so you can assess exactly how to bundle your product to maximize interest.
When Is It Time To Perform Pricing Research
New Product Introductions
When introducing a new product in an existing category, it’s hard knowing what to charge relative to the competition.
Pricing studies let you see exactly what price point is necessary so people will buy from you.
Entering New Categories
In new, emerging categories, there aren’t established price points. Customers haven’t been anchored. Yet.
Pricing studies give you initial intel when no other pricing benchmarks exist.
Is your goal to maximize revenue from every purchase?
If so, you’ll need to understand how much you can charge before purchase intent materially declines.
Assessing Pricing Tiers
You may want to charge different prices for access to different features.
By understanding key price-to-feature trade-offs, you can determine exactly how to structure your product and pricing tiers.
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