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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To Make Your eBook a Success, Focus on These 4 Things
E-Books

To Make Your eBook a Success, Focus on These 4 Things

Ebooks are extremely valuable and effective tools for marketers as they position brands as thought leaders and allow audiences to engage with products and offerings through different lenses.
Larissa Russell
Content Is a Kingmaker. Borrow This Blueprint for Fashioning Your Own.
Content marketing

Content Is a Kingmaker. Borrow This Blueprint for Fashioning Your Own.

Entrepreneurs not only need to craft their own branded content. They can also effectively curate authoritave sources of others.
Jesse Torres
Re-Create the Magic of Manhattan's Holiday Windows: 5 Design Secrets for Small Retailers.
Retail Businesses

Re-Create the Magic of Manhattan's Holiday Windows: 5 Design Secrets for Small Retailers.

Visual merchandisers of New York powerhouse stores reveal their marketing strategies.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Transform Seasonal Shoppers Into Loyal Shoppers Year-Round
Customer Loyalty

Transform Seasonal Shoppers Into Loyal Shoppers Year-Round

Harness these six methods to secure new customers for the long haul.
Tiffany Monhollon
How Far Is Too Far in the Race for Eyeballs?
Online Marketing

How Far Is Too Far in the Race for Eyeballs?

Bucking the trend of companies eager for ever-more obscene, gut-wrenching video clips to win viewers online, Clif Bar says, 'We no longer feel good about benefitting from the amount of risk certain athletes are taking.'
Catherine Clifford
6 Changes Your 2015 SEO Strategy Must Focus On
SEO

6 Changes Your 2015 SEO Strategy Must Focus On

Strategies are always evolving, so get a head start on next year by diving into these shifts.
Jonathan Long
Blogging Is an Art But Attracting the Right Audience Is a Science
Blogging

Blogging Is an Art But Attracting the Right Audience Is a Science

You need knowledge and inspiration to write but finding readers in the vast online world is a step-by-step process.
Pratik Dholakiya
How to Motivate Your Content Marketing Team
Content marketing

How to Motivate Your Content Marketing Team

Incentivizing a content marketing team can keep the team accountable and boost results.
4 Festive Tips for Holiday Social-Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing

4 Festive Tips for Holiday Social-Media Marketing

It's that special time of year, when consumers are spending and more distracted than usual. Decorate your marketing accordingly.
Amir Zonozi
The Content Marketer's Guide To Black Friday
Black Friday

The Content Marketer's Guide To Black Friday

With Thanksgiving and the holiday shopping season quickly approaching, retailers and marketers must establish a game plan for arguably the two biggest shopping days of the year.
Jon Salm
Marketing

3 Ways to Run Disruptive Marketing Campaigns on a Budget

When budgets are tight, knowing your customers and employing some clever tactics will go a long way in creating disruptive marketing campaigns that work.
Saul Colt
6 Tips for Getting Your Product Sold in Big Box Stores This Season
Holiday marketing

6 Tips for Getting Your Product Sold in Big Box Stores This Season

The largest retailers have an insatiable demand for promising merchandise. Persistence is key to finding your spot on their shelves.
Kedma Ough
The 5 Big Reasons People Aren't Following Your Social-Media Accounts
Social Media

The 5 Big Reasons People Aren't Following Your Social-Media Accounts

The audiences are there, but if you're making one of these errors, they won't acknowledge you.
Zach Cutler
5 Tactics to Get Digitally Prepared for Black Friday Weekend
Holiday Shopping

5 Tactics to Get Digitally Prepared for Black Friday Weekend

Regardless of where you sell your goods or services primarily, a little advanced digital preparation can help you take advantage of "Windfall Weekend."
Mike Canarelli