During the last few episodes, we have been hanging out in a series on the customer journey and doing a deep dive into what they are, why they are important and how to optimize customer journeys through behavioral economics. In this episode, we will discuss dual process theory and several ways to apply it to customer journey optimization. Dual process theory is a psychological term that describes the two different modes or systems of thinking. System 1 is the automatic mode of thinking, where System 2 is the calculating mode of thinking. In this episode, we used examples of toothpaste buying, grocery stores and amusement parks to better understand our customers' mode of thinking during purchasing.
Behavioral Economics in Marketing Podcast | Understanding how we as humans make decisions is an important part of marketing. Behavioral economics is the study of decision-making and can give keen insight into buyer behavior and help to shape your marketing mix. Marketers can tap into Behavioral Economics to create environments that nudge people towards their products and services, to conduct better market research and analyze their marketing mix.
Sandra Thomas-Comenole | Host | Marketing professional with over 10 years of experience leading marketing and sales teams and a rigorously quantitative Master’s degree in economics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Check out her Linkedin profile here: Sandra Thomas-Comenole, Head of Marketing, Travel & Tourism