Marketing for DummiesBook - 2004 | 2nd ed.
What could be more important? Ever try to run a business without customers?
Marketing encompasses several specialized fields - from advertising to public relations, from selling to strategy, from database management to packaging and product design. How can you possibly be an expert at even half of these tasks? But at some point, anyone who wears a marketing hat has to handle problems in these areas and more. Marketing For Dummies shows you how.
While this guide delves deep into the classic four components of marketing - product, price, placement, and promotions - it reaches beyond the basics of how to design a simple marketing program and gives you insight intoCreating a compelling Internet strategy Succeeding at trade shows Producing interesting labeling, billboards, and print ads Understanding point-of-purchase advertising
Sure, marketing can be a great deal of fun - it is, after all, a rare aspect of business where creativity is not only tolerated but essential to success. Yet in the long run, marketing is all about the bottom line. And Marketing For Dummies has a great many solutions of use to anyone who faces the challenge of finding and satisfying customers.