Marketing

2 Simple Rules to Follow When Developing a Market Segmentation
Marketing

2 Simple Rules to Follow When Developing a Market Segmentation

To get ahead of the competition, find the customers that will be most interested in your product or service.
Doug and Polly White
Your Brand's Positioning Should Rest on the 1 Thing You Do Best
brand positioning

Your Brand's Positioning Should Rest on the 1 Thing You Do Best

Choosing the sole purpose your statement rests on will be the toughest decision you'll make with your branding.
Jim Joseph
Forget the Elevator Pitch. Try Catchy Hallway Conversation Starters Instead.
Communications

Forget the Elevator Pitch. Try Catchy Hallway Conversation Starters Instead.

What's the most strategic way to casually market your idea to someone? Can it really be done in 30 seconds?
Jurgen Appelo
Want Your Company's Story to Shine? Focus on the B.A.S.I.C.S.
Storytelling

Want Your Company's Story to Shine? Focus on the B.A.S.I.C.S.

Every business has a story. Companies just need to figure out how to tell it in a compelling way.
Craig Cincotta
The 'FOMO Epidemic' and Why It Matters to Millennial-Hungry Businesses
Millennials

The 'FOMO Epidemic' and Why It Matters to Millennial-Hungry Businesses

Nearly 70 percent of millennials experience 'fear of missing out' – and it's influencing their purchasing decisions.
Kate Taylor
The Holidays Are Coming: 4 Ways Startups Can Meet Shoppers on Mobile
Mobile Commerce

The Holidays Are Coming: 4 Ways Startups Can Meet Shoppers on Mobile

Sales on mobile devices are growing at a rapid pace, and startups without a mobile-marketing strategy are going to be left in the dust -- especially during the busy fourth-quarter holiday season.
Adam Foroughi
How to Appropriately Promote Yourself on YouTube
Personal Branding

How to Appropriately Promote Yourself on YouTube

YouTube is an untapped opportunity for personal promotion. Here are some tips for doing it right.
Neil Patel
The Best Way to Market a Niche Company
Ask the Expert

The Best Way to Market a Niche Company

To get the word out about a specialty business, entrepreneurs need to understand their audience and then get to the places where they get their information.
Sabrina Horn
Former Apple and Pepsi CEO John Sculley: Great Marketers Do This
Marketing Strategies

Former Apple and Pepsi CEO John Sculley: Great Marketers Do This

The marketing guru, who came up with the Pepsi challenge, discusses how social media has shifted the power from the producers to the customers.
Laura Entis
Content-Marketing Lessons From 4 Successful Kickstarter Campaigns
Crowdfunding

Content-Marketing Lessons From 4 Successful Kickstarter Campaigns

To successfully raise funds for a project, follow the steps taken during these funded efforts.
Aaron Agius
Your Direct Mail May Go Directly in the Trash If You Make These 4 Mistakes
Direct Mail

Your Direct Mail May Go Directly in the Trash If You Make These 4 Mistakes

These pitfalls will cost you money and not earn you sales, and worse, may make you look bad to potential customers.
Craig Simpson
Personal Branding Doesn't Mean Just Fixing Your LinkedIn Presence
Personal Branding

Personal Branding Doesn't Mean Just Fixing Your LinkedIn Presence

Spruce up your professional marketing techniques -- for your career prospects and your company's sake.
Mel Carson
5 Lessons Every Marketer Can Learn From the Stinking Brilliance of Poo Pourri
Marketing Strategies

5 Lessons Every Marketer Can Learn From the Stinking Brilliance of Poo Pourri

The cardinal sin of marketing is to be easily ignored. This strange advertising campaign is funny and simply can't be overlooked or forgotten.
Pratik Dholakiya
Why Entrepreneurs Will Find GoDaddy's New Commercials Hilarious
GoDaddy

Why Entrepreneurs Will Find GoDaddy's New Commercials Hilarious

Who hasn't wanted to tell all of the doubters in their life to “stick it!”? These new ads capture moments of entrepreneurial triumph.
Catherine Clifford
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.