When we discuss tiers, particularly in the context of marketing or service levels, we’re referring to a hierarchical system of classification that often denotes varying degrees of quality, cost, or exclusivity. Tier 1 typically represents the highest or most premium level. In the case of products or services, this would mean the highest quality, often with additional features, benefits, or prestige associated with it. It could also imply the most comprehensive level of service or support. Conversely, Tier 2 would be a step down, offering a balance between quality and cost, still maintaining high standards but with some trade-offs compared to Tier 1. Tier 3 would then represent a more budget-friendly option with a further reduction in features, quality, or level of service. Finally, Tier 4 would usually be the most basic or entry-level tier, offering the essentials with no frills, often at the lowest cost. This tiered system allows companies to segment their offerings and target different market segments based on consumer needs and willingness to pay.