Basic Marketing Skills

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This article aims to provide you with the knowledge to start a simple marketing campaign for the first time, or to give you a reminder on the simple things you have to get right before you can expand your businesses marketing strategies. Marketing is defined as the action of promoting and selling products or services, including things such as market research and advertising. Whether you are looking to start a business or you own an already successful one, raising awareness among potential customers should be an ongoing process. However, it can be a hard thing to get right and here are some things to know about marketing. Although there are many different types of marketing, in these modern times the …

Brand Strategy: An Extension Too Far?

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Brand Extensions and How To Grow Your Brand The remit of a brand manager is to grow the brand strategically and successfully and for the long-term. Unfortunately, it seems that many dismiss the latter. In my brand training I go into detail about how to grow a brand and this includes brand extensions. There is a right way and a wrong way to extend your brand. If you have a recognisable and consistent core to your brand you are afforded the option of extending the brand – but never at the expense of the core. What do I mean about the core of the brand? Let’s take an example we are all familiar with – Kit Kat. Ask any number …

Marketing Courses: Your Options

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Which Marketing Courses? Selecting the right marketing courses can be a daunting task. A quick search on Google brings back 322,000,000 results alone. Where do you start? All good marketing courses will provide you with a sound grounding in one or more marketing techniques. So your decision will be based more on the method of delivery than anything else. So with that in mind, here is a brief description of the types of marketing courses you can apply and enrol for: Free Marketing Courses O.K. where is the catch? actually there may not be one. There are some excellent training courses available by renowned universities on Coursera.org. Coursera was set up by a small number of US university Professors who …