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What Is A Marketing Plan?

05.11.2010 · Posted in Advertising, Marketing, Planning, Public Relations

What is a marketing plan?  It’s a written document that lays out the following information: Who is your target market?  This group is made up of  your customers and potential customers. What is the market landscape?  Here you determine your competition and how you differentiate your company from theirs. What are your marketing goals?  This ...

How to Write E-Newsletters That Aren’t Annoying

There’s nothing more annoying than an e-newsletter that just regurgitates information that can be found on your small business’s website.  Or that offers zero incentive to be on the recipient list.  Or that is twelve pages long.  Here are a few tips for writing well in your e-newsletters: Write new content.  It has to be ...

Guerrilla Marketing Book Review – Qualities of A Serious Business Owner

In chapter three of Guerrilla Marketing (yes, I’m only on chapter three.  I told you I was slow!) Levinson introduces 16 “Monumental Secrets of Guerrilla Marketing.”  There’s really no big secret.  They all add up  to the same qualities we attribute to any successful person or project in life.  I won’t go through all 16, ...