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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The 3 Questions You Have to Answer to Get Your Customers Eager to Buy
Marketing Strategies

The 3 Questions You Have to Answer to Get Your Customers Eager to Buy

Apple makes a good phone but the Pavlovian response of their customers has as much to do with psychology as product quality. You can leverage the same marketing insights as the big brands.
Dixie Gillaspie
5 Things to Look for in Social-Media Analytics
Social Media Metrics

5 Things to Look for in Social-Media Analytics

Social media ROI is a top concern for many brand's social media managers. PR and marketing pros can tackle the measurement beast through these five tips.
3 Tips for Boosting Your Content With Expert Interviews
Leadership

3 Tips for Boosting Your Content With Expert Interviews

Knowledgeable people bring authority to your blog, not mention help socializing it, but don't let them overshadow you.
Ann Smarty
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While Traditional TV Loses Ground, These Marketing Techniques Stand Strong
Marketing

While Traditional TV Loses Ground, These Marketing Techniques Stand Strong

As streaming and on-demand programming become more prevalent, small business should take advantage of traditional strategies to stay ahead.
Peter Gasca
Facebook Launches Rooms, an Anonymous App Linking People With Common Interests
Facebook

Facebook Launches Rooms, an Anonymous App Linking People With Common Interests

The new app is inspired by the internet's role as a 'third place' for strangers without traditional social bonds to meet and exchange ideas.
Benjamin Kabin
5 Steps to Write a Winning Bylined Article
Writing

5 Steps to Write a Winning Bylined Article

Contributing to a reputable website is a great way for an individual to bring attention to their organization and establish credibility in their field.
Zach Cutler
How Reality Star Bethenny Frankel Achieved Brand Success
Celebrities

How Reality Star Bethenny Frankel Achieved Brand Success

The former star of The Real Housewives of New York City slowly built up a name that she now uses for many products.
Adam Callinan
WATCH: Mark Zuckerberg Somehow Found the Time to Learn Mandarin
Mark Zuckerberg

WATCH: Mark Zuckerberg Somehow Found the Time to Learn Mandarin

He conducted a 30-minute Q&A in Beijing Wednesday entirely in Mandarin, taking the time to crack a few jokes.
Laura Entis
3 Ways to Beat Referral Fatigue in Sales
Business Circle

3 Ways to Beat Referral Fatigue in Sales

While social networking sites have made the task of finding potential customers easier, be sure you're targeting the right people in the correct manner.
Chris Macomber
Find the Courage and Ask Some Clients How Your Company Can Improve
Customers

Find the Courage and Ask Some Clients How Your Company Can Improve

To get a clear picture of what you're doing well and what you can do better, skip the big data and high-rent consultants. Your customers will tell you, if you just ask.
Ryan Vanni
Microsoft Ditching the 'Nokia' and 'Windows Phone' Brands for 'Microsoft Lumia'
Microsoft

Microsoft Ditching the 'Nokia' and 'Windows Phone' Brands for 'Microsoft Lumia'

The new name and branding will be rolled out in the next coming weeks, beginning with France.
Benjamin Kabin
It's No Longer a Question Whether to Use Social Media for Customer Service
Social Media

It's No Longer a Question Whether to Use Social Media for Customer Service

If someone had a bad experience, chances are they are going to talk about it. Here are five tips to craft a strategy to respond.
Shana Starr
Position Your Brand So It Reflects Who You Are
Branding

Position Your Brand So It Reflects Who You Are

There's no separating yourself from your business when you're an entrepreneur. Use that to your advantage.
Jim Joseph
Watch IKEA's Spooky Halloween Ad That Pays Perfect Homage to 'The Shining'
Viral Videos

Watch IKEA's Spooky Halloween Ad That Pays Perfect Homage to 'The Shining'

'Late night shopping may never be the same again,' the homeware retailer warns.
Geoff Weiss