Marketing


Improving your competitive edge

The Marketing Plan is a written strategy for selling the products/services of a new business. It is a reflection of how serious a company is in meeting the competition head-on, with strategies and plans to increase market share and attract customers. An effective Marketing Plan is backed by carefully collected market, consumer and competitor information, sometimes citing professional advice.

Resume: From its appearance until now, marketing has been approached under diverse aspects, from market theories to constituent elements, all being based on the four elements of the marketing mix: product, price, placement and promotion, developing around them specific policies, the inner correlations, investigation methods and techniques, experimental texts and motivation studies.

Objectives of marketing concepts

In this lesson, we will introduce you to the conceptual ideas that make up the marketing function of a business. After you work out this lesson, you should be able to:

  • List out the concepts of marketing
  • Understand how these concepts are interconnected
  • Explain how marketing is changing in a connected world

In this lesson, we will introduce you to the forces that define marketing’s external environment. After you work out this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Identify, analyze and monitor external forces and assess their potential impacts on the firm’s goods and services
  • Understand how marketers formulate their strategy within the frame of reference provided by the forces in the external environment

In this lesson, we will discuss the following:

Objectives of Marketing Process

In this lesson, we will introduce you to the activities that make up the marketing process. After you work out this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Identify the parts of the marketing process
  • Understand the relationships among the parts of the marketing process
  • Explain how the marketing process creates, captures and sustains value for the customer

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