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Early majority

One of the five Adopter categories

There are five groups into which customers can be placed according to the time it takes them to adopt a new product or service. One of these categories are the Early majority – those who adopt just before the 'average' person.

As a consequence to the positive response of 'Innovators', Early adopters then proceed to purchase the product. Early adopters are generally educated, opinionated and represent about 13.5% of consumers.

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