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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Smart Kegs to Mobile: What to Watch in Retail
Retail

Smart Kegs to Mobile: What to Watch in Retail

Key takeaways from this week's National Retail Federation's show.
Krystina Gustafson
4 Tips to Make Sure Your Content Isn't Fluff
Content Strategy

4 Tips to Make Sure Your Content Isn't Fluff

You can't establish your expertise by telling people what they already know.
Shana Starr
How to Make Your Infographic Stand Out on Mobile
Infographics

How to Make Your Infographic Stand Out on Mobile

Infographics have long been a content marketer's staple, but let's face it, any content that requires viewers to pinch, zoom, and pan is going to turn people off.
The Founder of This Website Is Begging People to Stop Using His Service
Selling Online

The Founder of This Website Is Begging People to Stop Using His Service

'Please stop buying this horrible glitter product,' the founder says. 'I'm sick of dealing with it.'
Taylor Lorenz
A Bit of Empathy Might Be the Best Marketing Strategy
Marketing ideas

A Bit of Empathy Might Be the Best Marketing Strategy

Tuning into customers as people creates the most durable bonds.
Andy Hill
Pretty People Eat for Free at This Chinese Restaurant
Food Businesses

Pretty People Eat for Free at This Chinese Restaurant

A restaurant in central China is offering free meals to the 50 most beautiful customers who walk through the doors every day, as judged by a panel of local plastic surgeons.
Kate Taylor
The 3 Elements of Your Brand You Need to Nail Down for a Marketing Plan
Marketing

The 3 Elements of Your Brand You Need to Nail Down for a Marketing Plan

If you don't have these in place, it'll be difficult to fully write and execute a marketing plan.
Jim Joseph
Native Advertising, a Boon for the Media, Can Help You Cut Through the Noise
Advertising

Native Advertising, a Boon for the Media, Can Help You Cut Through the Noise

Whether you agree with it or not, this buzz-worthy method of reaching audiences has proven to be effective. Here's how to get started with your own campaign.
Aaron Agius
3 Things to Consider When Building a Mobile Advertising Campaign
Mobile Advertising

3 Things to Consider When Building a Mobile Advertising Campaign

The platform's magic lies in its immediacy – so build a campaign that capitalizes on it.
Laura Entis
3 Essential Elements Needed to Turn Content Consumers Into Customers
Content marketing

3 Essential Elements Needed to Turn Content Consumers Into Customers

Why is it that companies can spend hours upon hours investing in content creation, only to have their efforts fall flat with the audiences they're trying to reach?
Eric Siu
It's Easy to Spy on Your Competitors Conveniently and for Free.
Google AdWords

It's Easy to Spy on Your Competitors Conveniently and for Free.

Google AdWords has a handy set of tools that tells you, and your competition, how you stack up against each other.
Mike Rhodes
Reverse a Pattern of Poor Sales With Speech Analytics
Customer Relationship Management

Reverse a Pattern of Poor Sales With Speech Analytics

Track certain certain keywords in sales calls and measure outcomes. This can set the stage for focused coaching.
Jeffrey Fotta
A Blueprint for a Killer Product Launch (Infographic)
Products

A Blueprint for a Killer Product Launch (Infographic)

To successfully roll out new consumer merchandise, develop a sophisticated, multifaceted campaign.
Lindsey Groepper
5 Lessons Learned From Running 2,652 Facebook Ad Campaigns
Facebook

5 Lessons Learned From Running 2,652 Facebook Ad Campaigns

The beauty of marketing on Facebook is their enormous number of users and the powerful tools available for carving out your ideal market.
Keith Krance