PC World SWOT Analysis, Competitors & USP

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SWOT Analysis of PC World with USP, Competition, STP (Segmentation, Targeting, Positioning) - Marketing Analysis

PC World

Parent Company





Media & Entertainment

Tagline/ Slogan

Where in the World? PC World


One of the most popular computing magazines in the world

PC World STP


Technology and computer enthusiasts

Target Group

Technology and computer enthusiasts in the USA and all over the world


A magazine that addresses all computing and technology related issues of the tech savvy.

PC World SWOT Analysis


Below is the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats (SWOT) Analysis of PC World :

1. It is the world’s largest selling computing magazine.
2. It boasts of a circulation of more than 8 lakh copies.
3. The magazine is published in several countries around the world including India, Australia, Bangladesh, Germany, Italy, Brazil, Spain, Turkey etc.
4. The brand is very popular internationally.


1.The brand has tremendous competition these days from other websites and blogs, which affects market share

2 The magazine is assessed to be too tedious and detailed for lay men.


1.The magazine can increase its popularity by offering discounted subscriptions to students from technology institutes.
2.By building popular applications on the virtual space the brand can increase its popularity.

3. By covering more personal technology products than their current spectrum the magazine can introduce variety as well as attract readership.


1. In India there are several TV shows that cater to technology and computer enthusiasts.
2. The internet is a huge and cheaper source of similar information.
3.There are many old and new technological magazine offering similar content hence the magazine operates in a very competitive space.

PC World Competition


Below are the 3 main PC World competitors :

1. Digit
3.PC Quest

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