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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12 Facts About the Human Brain That Will Make Your Marketing More Successful (Infographic)
Infographics

12 Facts About the Human Brain That Will Make Your Marketing More Successful (Infographic)

Improve the chances of your emails being read by knowing what is most likely to grab and hold attention.
Catherine Clifford
Smaller Online Retailers Seem Immune to the Holiday Frenzy
Holiday marketing

Smaller Online Retailers Seem Immune to the Holiday Frenzy

Christmas sales are significant online but smaller sites unable to compete with either big box stores or Amazon are focused on the basics.
Matt Winn
Doing These 5 Things Can Help You Get More Ecommerce Sales This Holiday Season
Ecommerce

Doing These 5 Things Can Help You Get More Ecommerce Sales This Holiday Season

What are you planning on doing to put your business in a position to capture a share of 2014's holiday season revenue?
Jonathan Long
5 Google Results That Can Destroy Your Career
Personal Branding

5 Google Results That Can Destroy Your Career

What people find when they Google your name can quickly derail your professional efforts.
Dave Kerpen
5 Reasons Why Online Entrepreneurs Need to Look Beyond the Numbers
Business Circle

5 Reasons Why Online Entrepreneurs Need to Look Beyond the Numbers

Any business can buy an enormous pseudo-following. Focus on establishing a personal connection with customers and all the numbers that matter will grow.
Kimanzi Constable
4 Ways to Revamp Your Marketing to Mesmerize the Crowd
Communications

4 Ways to Revamp Your Marketing to Mesmerize the Crowd

The business world is filled to the brim with ambitious entrepreneurs, million-dollar ideas and interesting stories, so the challenge is cutting through the noise to gain notice.
Renee Yeager
Here are 5 Ways GIFs Can Amplify Your Content
Gifs

Here are 5 Ways GIFs Can Amplify Your Content

While at times GIFS get a bad rap, if used correctly they can punch up your content and differentiate your blog from others.
Kathleen Smith
5 Tips for Boosting Sales on Pinterest
Social Media Marketing

5 Tips for Boosting Sales on Pinterest

The photo-focused social-media site has eye-popping statistics no online marketer can afford to ignore.
Ann Smarty
Customers Demand These 2 Fundamental Aspects of Authentic Brands
Customer Loyalty

Customers Demand These 2 Fundamental Aspects of Authentic Brands

A recent survey of 12,000 people revealed the companies they believe to be most genuine possess these two traits.
Jim Joseph
Crafting Your Social Media Policy: What Experts Advise
Coaches Corner

Crafting Your Social Media Policy: What Experts Advise

Make sure your staff understands what's expected on your social media platforms.
Linda Lacina
Richard Branson Says Costumes Can Be a Boon for Business
Publicity Stunts

Richard Branson Says Costumes Can Be a Boon for Business

The billionaire's penchant for playing dress-up has served as an effective marketing tool.
Geoff Weiss
Twitter Demotes Recently Hired Product Chief, Names a New One as Engagement Slides
Twitter

Twitter Demotes Recently Hired Product Chief, Names a New One as Engagement Slides

Kevin Weil, who was head of revenue-generating products, will now take charge of all products at the company.
The Supreme Sales Advantage of a Family Business Is the Family Story
Family Businesses

The Supreme Sales Advantage of a Family Business Is the Family Story

Customers are not simply making cold calculations when they decide from whom they will buy. When they know the family, they trust the business.
Daphne Mallory
What You Need to Know About Google's Penguin 3.0
Online Business

What You Need to Know About Google's Penguin 3.0

The latest iteration of Penguin is no earthquake, unless you've been taking shortcuts to build traffic to your site.
Pratik Dholakiya