Marketing

Marketing

Marketing is a form of communication between you and your customers with the goal of selling your product or service to them. Communicating the value of your product or service is a key aspect of marketing. 

The Four P's of marketing include identifying and developing your product, determining its price, figuring out placement in order to reach customers, and developing a promotional strategy. 

Developing a marketing plan is an important way to begin forming this strategy for reaching customers and encouraging them to buy. 

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Toys; Games

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Customer Service

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Why Traditional Branding Is Useless for Service Providers
Branding

Why Traditional Branding Is Useless for Service Providers

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Got a Bad Yelp Review? Here's How to Defend Your Business Online. (Infographic)
Business Circle

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Online Marketing

Why Franchisees Don't Use Digital Advertising

A new study reveals that local affiliates' top reason for avoiding social media and digital advertising is because they are 'too complicated.'
Kate Taylor
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Communication strategies

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Google Lets a Search Pigeon Out of the Coop and It Lands Nearby
Online Marketing

Google Lets a Search Pigeon Out of the Coop and It Lands Nearby

The new Pigeon algorithm favors local businesses, if they update their content to take advantage.
Brett Relander
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Business Circle

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Get your brand marketing in the holiday spirit with these six tips.
Erik Huberman
The Incredible Way Your Brain 'Sees' a Logo (Infographic)
Logos

The Incredible Way Your Brain 'Sees' a Logo (Infographic)

Allow neuroscience to guide your logo design.
Kate Taylor
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Retail

Fashioning a Memorable Retail Experience That People Will Share

Building a brand that promotes a true sense of community requires an investment in the customer experience beyond optimizing a handful of social media accounts.
David Rekuc
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Inspiration

Your Online Content Should Deliver 'Cognitive Ecstasy'

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Content marketing

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Zubin Mowlavi
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Sales Prospecting Isn't an Event. It's a Campaign.
Sales

Sales Prospecting Isn't an Event. It's a Campaign.

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Sales Strategies

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