Marketing

5 PR Tips From Bond, James Bond
Marketing

5 PR Tips From Bond, James Bond

The fictional British spy, code name 007, offers some helpful -- if lighthearted -- reminders for how to promote a business.
Michael Sebastian
How to Get Started With Facebook Offers
Technology

How to Get Started With Facebook Offers

Here are five ways to make the most of Facebook's latest advertising opportunity for businesses.
Brian Honigman
How to Add Personality to Your Loyalty Program
Marketing

How to Add Personality to Your Loyalty Program

Belly's loyalty program offers fun ways to interact with customers and helps build new clientele.
Webinar: Smarter Online Marketing With John Jantsch
Marketing

Webinar: Smarter Online Marketing With John Jantsch

Join us Wed. Nov. 14, at 12 noon Eastern for a free webinar, 7 Stages of a Total Online Presence, with Duct Tape Marketing's John Jantsch.
Laura Lorber
Is Instagram on the Web Worth It for Your Business?
Marketing

Is Instagram on the Web Worth It for Your Business?

Users of the popular photo editing app can now post images to the web -- but it might not be right for everyone.
5 Creative Packaging Ideas to Delight Your Customers
Marketing

5 Creative Packaging Ideas to Delight Your Customers

You may not have the budget or visibility of larger brands, but you can still capture customers' attention and create buzz with your product. Here are tips for (literally) thinking outside the box.
Jane Porter
How 'Title Tags' Can Improve SEO
Marketing

How 'Title Tags' Can Improve SEO

Search Engine Land editor Danny Sullivan explains what HTML title tags are and how they can help your site rank better in search.
Danny Sullivan
The Secrets of Viral Videos
Marketing

The Secrets of Viral Videos

There is no surefire formula to get your video to go viral. But here are a few tips to get people watching.
Ann Handley
How to Drive Sales Through Social Media
Marketing

How to Drive Sales Through Social Media

In this special 'Ask Entrepreneur' feature, marketing expert Jason Falls discusses how business owners can convert followers into paying customers.
Jason Falls
25 Tips to Punch Up Your Writing
Marketing

25 Tips to Punch Up Your Writing

From blogging to crafting marketing copy, some ideas for taking your writing up a notch.
5 Ways Social Media Can Ruin Your Reputation
Marketing

5 Ways Social Media Can Ruin Your Reputation

From unflattering photos to leaving commentators hanging, here's how you could be damaging your reputation on social media and not even know it.
Lewis Howes
Google's Tips for Using Mobile to Market to Holiday Shoppers
Marketing

Google's Tips for Using Mobile to Market to Holiday Shoppers

How to engage mobile shoppers who are in a hurry and looking for deals.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Gamification Can Create Social Media Buzz
Technology

How Gamification Can Create Social Media Buzz

Expert Gabe Zicherman on how 'gaming features' can increase engagement on the social web.
Are You Taking More Than You Give? 3 Tips for More Balanced Relationships
Starting a Business

Are You Taking More Than You Give? 3 Tips for More Balanced Relationships

How being generous will inspire others to help you and strengthen your business relationships.
Nadia Goodman
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.