Self-study Module: Step 2

Step 2. Identify preliminary target audience(s)

After you have carefully described your environmental situation or problem, identify the specific audience that can impact that situation or is impacted by the situation.

A focus on a target audience is essential to success, according to research evaluating effectiveness of outreach programs and campaigns. Once you have identified the goal of your outreach effort, brainstorm who, specifically, could be a part of making that goal happen.

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For help in determining your target audience, check out these website resources. Please note: These links take you away from the Self-Study Modules. Use the Changing Public Behavior link in the website banner to return to the Self-Study Steps.

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Photo courtesy of NRCS (MT97025)

What is a target audience?

Identify your target audience

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Target Audience Research