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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Content marketing

5 Mistakes You're Making When Producing Digital Content

While brands are hearing how important it is to create meaningful content, they are just going about it the wrong way.
Zubin Mowlavi
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'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online
Cyber Security

'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online

Because the 'The Fappening' wasn't horrifying enough, enter 'The Snappening,' reason number 1,729 not to snap selfies in the buff.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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Social Media Marketing

Introducing the Power Users of Social Media You Want to Reach

Move over, millennials. The active players might surprise you.
Jesse Torres
Sales Prospecting Isn't an Event. It's a Campaign.
Sales

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

Instead of following the common haphazard approach to landing customers, think of every outreach effort as part of a larger initiative.
Marc Wayshak
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A Slew of New Technologies Is Making a Science of the Art of Sales
Sales Strategies

A Slew of New Technologies Is Making a Science of the Art of Sales

The better you know your prospect before pitching, the likelier you are to connect.
Bobby Alvarez
3 Sources for Great Content When You're Short of Ideas
Web Content

3 Sources for Great Content When You're Short of Ideas

Inspiration is wonderful but research is more reliable.
Pratik Dholakiya
How to Create eBooks That Will Help Boost Your Marketing Strategy
E-Books

How to Create eBooks That Will Help Boost Your Marketing Strategy

A diverse content marketing strategy is a must for any modern day marketer. Here is how to make your next eBook is as powerful as possible.
Jon Salm
'Brand Equity' Is an Intangible That's Worth Real Money
Branding

'Brand Equity' Is an Intangible That's Worth Real Money

The resurrection of Arthur Andersen as a brand name is a compelling example of the enduring value of a company's reputation.
Jennifer Connelly
3 Steps to Happier Customers
Customer Relationship

3 Steps to Happier Customers

Adopt best practices to weather the storms of an Internet business. Engage in the fine art of keeping your online visitors satisfied.
Belinda Chan
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22 Quotes to Inspire Your Marketing Efforts
Marketing

22 Quotes to Inspire Your Marketing Efforts

Getting the word out to the right customers is one of the toughest parts of running a business. Let these experts' words fuel you.
Rahul Varshneya
Stop Trying to Kiss Your B2B Clients on the First Date
B2B

Stop Trying to Kiss Your B2B Clients on the First Date

They're not like those other B2C customers.
Mike Templeman
25 Must-Have Free Fonts for Entrepreneurs and Designers
Design

25 Must-Have Free Fonts for Entrepreneurs and Designers

For a distinctive website or publication, only the right typeface and lettering will do. Here's a roundup of the best at a startup-friendly price point.
Casey Ark
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Want to Reach Millennials? This Is How They Spend Their Time. (Infographic)
Millennials

Want to Reach Millennials? This Is How They Spend Their Time. (Infographic)

Millennials are more plugged in than any other generation. Here are the best ways to reach that growing market.
Kate Taylor
Ads on Snapchat Are Coming
Snapchat

Ads on Snapchat Are Coming

They'll be opt-in and untargeted.
Laura Entis