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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Step Up Your Link Strategy to Get Better Search Results (Infographic)
SEO Tips

Step Up Your Link Strategy to Get Better Search Results (Infographic)

Getting noticed on the Internet starts with good content. Knowing how to leverage it is the real key to success.
Murray Newlands
Customer Support Is More Than High Scores
Customer Service

Customer Support Is More Than High Scores

Even great data cannot guarantee good decision-making. Without context, data is meaningless.
Gregory Ciotti
6 Memory Factors to Consider as You Craft Your Business Name
Naming a Business

6 Memory Factors to Consider as You Craft Your Business Name

Keeping in mind the process of encoding and storing, here are a few methods to consider when starting up.
Aaron Keller
5 Incredible Ways to Get Your Product, Service or Business in a Holiday Gift Guide
Holiday marketing

5 Incredible Ways to Get Your Product, Service or Business in a Holiday Gift Guide

When it comes to the holiday season, features in gift guides could make you a tidy fortune for your business.
How to Improve Your Google AdWords Campaign This Holiday Season
SEO

How to Improve Your Google AdWords Campaign This Holiday Season

With online shoppers becoming increasingly nocturnal this holiday season -- and likely to click on a dozen websites before making a purchase -- it's critical to tap into evolving consumer habits.
Geoff Weiss
To Keep Your Brand's Social Engagement Strong, Focus on These 3 Questions
Ask the Expert

To Keep Your Brand's Social Engagement Strong, Focus on These 3 Questions

When you have the brand right and everyone in your company is breathing into it, you can use social media as a way to keep the authentic engagement going.
Mel Carson
Smart Retailers Know There Is Plenty of Action After the Holidays
Holidays

Smart Retailers Know There Is Plenty of Action After the Holidays

Here are three promotions to boost sales after Santa Claus leaves town.
Henry Kim
Disruptive Technologies Highlight the Importance of New Data Roles in Companies
Big Data

Disruptive Technologies Highlight the Importance of New Data Roles in Companies

New job titles accompany companies' forays into the information-dense marketing universe.
Joe Davis
4 Ecommerce Basics to Put the Jingle Into Your Holiday Sales
Holiday marketing

4 Ecommerce Basics to Put the Jingle Into Your Holiday Sales

Maximizing business during the holidays isn't magic,, just doing everything you do all year at a much higher level.
Andrew Van Noy
Social Media's Role Will Soon Shift From Driving Awareness to Creating Revenue
Social Media Marketing

Social Media's Role Will Soon Shift From Driving Awareness to Creating Revenue

Brands need to start actively transforming their social communities from cost centers into profit centers.
Chris Bennett
18 Effective Social-Media Tools That Will Save You Time
Social Media Marketing

18 Effective Social-Media Tools That Will Save You Time

Get a head start on next year's marketing efforts with this batch of apps for all five of the major networks.
Anna James
Want a Black Friday Deal? Show Up Naked.
Black Friday

Want a Black Friday Deal? Show Up Naked.

Desigual is hosting an 'Undie Party' where the first 100 customers who show up wearing only their underwear on Nov. 25 receive a free outfit.
Kate Taylor
7 Strategies for Tailoring a Custom-Fit Sales Pitch for Each Prospect
Sales Strategies

7 Strategies for Tailoring a Custom-Fit Sales Pitch for Each Prospect

Nobody wants to hear how great you are and your product is, they want to know you understand their problem and if you can help solve it.
Leyl Black
Widow Brings Husband's Ashes to T-Mobile Store After Company Refuses to Cancel His Contract
Customer Service

Widow Brings Husband's Ashes to T-Mobile Store After Company Refuses to Cancel His Contract

A 56-year-old widow from Wales has said that it was easier -- procedurally speaking -- to bury her late husband than to cancel his T-Mobile cell phone contract.
Geoff Weiss