If you write to a specific audience, then you can market your book to that audience.
That doesn’t mean go chase the teen vampires; it means know who you specifically are writing to. You can figure that out by asking some questions to your hypothetical reader. To that end, I found a blog that had such questions.
As I started down the list, I stopped right away. Have a look.
What are their favorite books (besides yours)?
Who are their favorite authors (besides you)?
What genres do they read most often? Are they loyal genre readers?
How many books do they read per month?
Do they read mainly for work or for pleasure?
What kinds of movies and TV shows do they watch?
How do they spend their free time, aside from reading? What are their hobbies?
What kind of vacation do they like…
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