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Marketing: marketing problem, prototype product, importance of marketing
prototype product, importance of marketing, marketing concept: MARKETING PROBLEM what are the Principles and Importance of Marketing Management and its Processes. MARKETING CONCEPT It is a fundamental idea of marketing that organizations survive and prosper through meeting needs and wants of customers....

Marketing: marketing my product, soybean farmers, many different ways
soybean farmers, many different ways, farmers market: My advice would be to try to sell them in larger towns or cities. I m not very familiar with the larger cities in Nebraska, but I know that where I live outside of Philadelphia, PA, people love to go out to the nearby rural areas and shop for things like...

Marketing: marketing question, importance of marketing, marketing management
importance of marketing, marketing management, homework: i do not do others homework; plz don t get mad at me. I can point you in the right directions, however. Marketing is the process of getting the word out that you have goods/services for sale. Supervising that process is called management, thus, marketing...

Marketing: marketing questions, market share analysis, trade import export
market share analysis, trade import export, age brackets: 1. as marketing manager, describe detail the factor that you would have to deal with to launch a new product in one country in regard to cultural, political and economic factors. FACTORS TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION IN ONE COUNTRY *needs of the consumer...

Marketing: marketing a recipe, cadbury schweppes americas, conagra foods inc
cadbury schweppes americas, conagra foods inc, church dwight company: KAREN, You can look at your business opportunities in a number of ways. 1.FIRST, you must have this dessert patented, with the help of a legal counsel. It must include all ingredients/ calories etc. SO THAT IT BECOMES YOUR...

Marketing: marketing for my small business, free publicity, course money
free publicity, course money, spiritual nature: Peggy, I don t know whether you only do readings in person or not. However this will dictate the way you go about marketing. There is strong demand online for psychics. You could also approach the local winery and see if they will advertise your business....

Marketing: marketing a small business, book publishing company, service level agreements
book publishing company, service level agreements, various search engines: Hi Maria: We are a book publishing company and our marketing approach for clients is based on the credibility and leverage that comes from a qualified business owner becoming a published author with bookstore distribution. Although I did check out your...

Marketing: marketing solutions, free phone consultation, exact questions
free phone consultation, exact questions, marketing solutions: Nora, thanks for your question, although I must admit I m not sure what the question is, or else it s the very big how do we market ourselves? in which case, I d need to know a lot more. So what I d suggest is that you fill out the contact form on my...

Marketing: marketing solutions, marble and granite, unique selling proposition
marble and granite, unique selling proposition, ur customers: hi constantin, thnx much for ur question. first of all we have to discuss the four p s i.e. product, place, price, promotion. u have to know ur product very well and ur customer too before u can make a move. then u have to be in the right place at the right...

Marketing: marketing startegy, meaningful communications, hardware capabilities
meaningful communications, hardware capabilities, mba student: It is not really my area of expertise. It is a marketing tactic though so I guess I can make some general comments regarding your question. Firstly, it is not going away and as a communication medium it is extremely valuable and growing despite the Dot.com...

Marketing: marketing strategy, breach of contract, branding strategy
breach of contract, branding strategy, marketing strategy: Dear bama, This is a very broad question and really requires you to be a bit more specific. Branding Strategies are 100+ pages long for many goods and services. Are you asking about a service, consumer product, trade-based product etc.? The other...

Marketing: marketing strategy, lengthy answers, lingham
lengthy answers, lingham, branding strategy: MARKETING STRATEGY BAMA, I want to help you. Right now, I am under pressure with my workload. I won t be able to do any long answers of 2500 words at this moment. It might be mid july, before I can handle lengthy...

Marketing: marketing strategy, target segment, drink brands
target segment, drink brands, good marketing: Dear Precious, Firstly let me apologize for getting back to you late I have been away. Thank you for choosing me to answer your query. I would do my best to answer it in simple terms, and you can write me again to clarify any doubts you may have thereafter....

Marketing: marketing strategy, customer lifetime value, product development phase
customer lifetime value, product development phase, customer relationship management: bama - you are killing me with another question that is very broad but what the hell, I am a founder and EVP of Marketing for a consumer products company that develops and markets spirits brands so you have a background. Customer Segments: It is very...

Marketing: marketing tactics, word of mouth marketing, business word
word of mouth marketing, business word, marketing tactics: Hi John, I apologize that it has taken me so long to respond. I was away on business. Word of mouth marketing makes sense for many products/services, but not all of them. There are a lot of things to take into consideration. There was a fantastic...

Marketing: marketing tips, quarter page ads, market saturation
quarter page ads, market saturation, student newspapers: Hey, Quentin. A fairly large city with tons of colleges huh? Quentin, that might rank as one of the great understatements of the year. I spent some time working in Boston back in the early 1990s. If I remember correctly, the Boston metroplex claims to...

Marketing: marketing a tutoring biz, business thanks, couple questions
business thanks, couple questions, sunday afternoon: Hi Tom, I may be able to provide you with some solutions to consider that are cost effective. I just have a couple questions: Is it grade school, high school or college? Do you have a specific area of concentration? What type of area are you located...

Marketing: marketing a tutoring service, neighborhood papers, fred hahn
neighborhood papers, fred hahn, tutoring service: Hi, Tom! I am, or was, a teacher too. Good luck! Depending what you are tutoring, you might advertise in a school paper (cheap) or the Yellow Pages (comparatively expensive), or set up a do-it-yourself web site (cheap), or advertise in neighborhood...

Marketing: marketing watches, marketing budget, americasmart
marketing budget, americasmart, s mart: Adam, It all depends on your business plan - how much money do you have in your marketing budget? What volumes are you expecting to sell? I would suggest you consider going to merchandise shows that attract buyers. Saves legwork, and assures you are...

Marketing: marketing ??, bridal shops, first wife
bridal shops, first wife, retail price: Hi, Cindy! Go to a few shops and see what their samples show. You have to set a selling price to the shops that give both you and them what you each want, including enough profit to make it worth your while. Since I suspect your cards will be better...

Marketing: marketting, mays school, undergraduate marketing
mays school, undergraduate marketing, list of colleges: Hey, Surekha. Almost any major college here in the United States will have an undergraduate marketing degree or specialization. So pick a city where you d like to live and make sure their tuition is within your range, and you ll do okay. After you acquire...

Marketing: meaning of abbreviation used in a offering fax., freight insurance, lingham
freight insurance, lingham, meas: MEANING OF ABBREVIATION. ctn means cartons in your case it is 30 cartons. ------------------------------------- meas means measurment standards ------------------------------------------- in your case it is --fob taiwan [free...

Marketing: money order, local post office, lingham
local post office, lingham, store address: JAMES, FOR MONEY ORDER, -you must go to the local post office -buy a money order draft, by paying cash at the counter for the amount this money order draft should be in the name of the online store. -then post the money order draft...

Marketing: multi level marketing (NuSkin Enterprises) aka Big Planet, nu skin enterprises, york stock exchange
nu skin enterprises, york stock exchange, multi level marketing: NUSKIN Nuskin is a very large business/ company registered with NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE. Here below is a brief about the company. The company is a reliable one. but one or two bad employees can spoil the name / game. ...

Marketing: Naming a Business, city of san pablo, san pablo california
city of san pablo, san pablo california, vehicle lettering: hi ernest, thnx for ur question. namers will charge u 1000$ for ur name. they r helpful but ur budget is the deciding factor here. anyway u have to know these guidelines to judge the quality of the name whether u chose it or someone else. Start...

Marketing: Naming Strategy, ability research, cough syrup
ability research, cough syrup, sneez: NAMING STRATEGY In medical market, where you plan to release new products, It is always advisable to use -CORPORATE BRAND/IMAGE This would raise the credibility/ technical ability/ research / development potential etc. On the...

Marketing: Nat'l sales, hi frequency marketing, ur clients
hi frequency marketing, ur clients, ashraf: Dear Sir, thnx for ur question. salary and commission should be balanced. i think u should test the balance for urself by sellin some stuff. go sell the products u have to a representative sample of ur clients. do this usin the same methods u expect or...

Marketing: Need Advise Regarding The Promotion of My New Small Servce!, luck jim, click tools
luck jim, click tools, unmet need: If you are going to start this business in the U.S. it is going to be very difficult as the market is very saturated with free services. You are going to need to find some unmet need in email hosting that you can provide. You should start with a web...

Marketing: Need advice, minor league baseball team, minor league baseball
minor league baseball team, minor league baseball, target press: a; when you are playing, install a live digicam so anyone with a computer can watch the game as you play. b; email all the newspapers in a 1000 mi radius. c; have tryouts before every game. more is available. where r u? kkemper1@mindspring.co...

Marketing: Need Help, brand loyalty, brand communication
brand loyalty, brand communication, brand managers: Truth # 1 Brands must have a personality that is unique but one that is also constantly evolving. depending on the definition, i believe in part A of this truth, not B Truth # 2 100% Brand Loyalty is every brand manager s ultimate dream but loyalty...

Marketing: Need your help!!!!!!!!!, agricultural crops, farm marketing
agricultural crops, farm marketing, marketing principles: Ts epo Katu, I m sorry I am not familiar with farm marketing. I m sure the same marketing principles apply to farms as any other business, let people know you exist and create a following of customers. Make it a great day! Dave Wrobel dave@successcafe.co...

Marketing: Need to know, gay publications, google
gay publications, google, san francisco bay area: Hi Michael, I would do a search on google and google local. I would also look around www.craigslist.org/ maybe even make a post about it. Do you just want large publications or do you want smaller independents too? These will help you find both B...

Marketing: Need to know, gloss magazine, gay publications
gloss magazine, gay publications, san francisco bay area: Hi there - Here s the list. Bay Area Reporter http://www.ebar.com Gloss Magazine http://www.gloss-sf.com Manifesto http://www.manifestonews.org San Francisco Bay Time http://www.sfbaytimes.com Out Now http://www.outnowmag.com (San Jose) East Bay Voice...

Marketing: Network Marketing, network marketing companies, fred hahn
network marketing companies, fred hahn, glorious vacation: Hi, Hossein! If you want to invest in something you know absolutely nothing about, except that someone has asked you to give him your money, let me ask you to send the money to me and I ll invest it in writing my next book. $50,000 will guarantee you half...

Marketing: Network and MLM marketing, target market, unsolicited ads
target market, unsolicited ads, business magazines: Sallie, As to which papers to run your ad in it depends on what you want people to do. If you want them to make a call some may not be willing to make a long distance call so if you use a local number then advertise locally. If you want them to go to a web...

Marketing: New Business Marketing Plans, google maps, meeting planners
google maps, meeting planners, luck jim: Dear Tina, There will be different approaches base on whether you are marketing your services locally or nationally. If you are local you should get involved in Chamber of Commerce events where you can talk about your business and hand out brochures. ...

Marketing: New Business Marketing Plans, information networking, staffing agency
information networking, staffing agency, business impact: TINA, IT IS PERSONALISED APPROACH in THIS BUSINESS. WHAT YOU KNOW IS IMPORTANT, BUT WHOM YOU KNOW IS MORE IMPORTANT. ====================================== YOU NEED TO DEFINE CLEARLY, YOUR SERVICE BUSINESS. ========================================...

Marketing: New Business Marketing Plans, building relationships, free exposure
building relationships, free exposure, sponsorship opportunities: Hi Tina, Since you are a new business, the main thing you need right now is exposure. One way to gain free exposure is to use the power of a press release. I write press releases for my clients about a news worthy event (launching a new website, introducing...

Marketing: New Business Marketing Plans, unique selling proposition, staffing agency
unique selling proposition, staffing agency, marketing plans: Tina, Congratulations on starting your business. Best of luck to you and your team. The first thing you will need to do is come up with your USP - Unique Selling Proposition - why you need a USP is because it will answer this question for prospects: Why...

Marketing: New Business Sales Leads, ur customers, sole proprietor
ur customers, sole proprietor, effective sales: hi rydal, thnx for ur question. u gotta know exactly who r ur customers, competitors, possible partners. u should promote ur site by advertising at the sites of possible partners. they should advertise at ur site too. u can buy a mailing list af ur future...

Marketing: New Business Sales Leads, sole proprietor, demo link
sole proprietor, demo link, management searches: Rydal, Keep me posted. I think when you re ready to launch you should consider optimzing your site for content management searches. There are many hundreds of these each day and they are your best prospects. My email is mentor@themarketingmentor.com...

Marketing: New Business Sales Leads, fred hahn, sole proprietor
fred hahn, sole proprietor, message hand: Hi! The only way to get work is to show your expertise. Do you have samples or testimonials or something else to prove your ability? There are thousands of others hoping to do exactly what you are doing. How are you better? Just saying so isn t enough....

Marketing: New Business, estate planning firm, dinner seminars
estate planning firm, dinner seminars, client referrals: If you think your offer is good but the seminars are losing appeal then you need to find another way to get in front of prospects. I suggest looking at who else they do business with and try and setup joint ventures/promotions. Hope this helps Cecily. ...

Marketing: New business for a wholesale market:, stair railings, concert opportunities
stair railings, concert opportunities, driveway gates: Sounds like your doing great work! You need to get the product in front of likely buyers and anyone who influences them eg magazines. Use press releases and samples and keep getting them out there. You should get results if you stick at it. Good luck. ...

Marketing: Getting New Clients:, phone consultation, restuarants
phone consultation, restuarants, graphic artist: Hi Shari and thanks for your question. It s great that you ve gone out on your own and how you get new clients is a big, big question that I ve answered through many articles over the years (and which you can read at artofselfpromotion.com). The short...

Marketing: New Service will cut shipping cost dramatically for Online and Offline stores, ebay power sellers, ebay community
ebay power sellers, ebay community, offline stores: Tansel, I don t spend much time on ebay, but from the times I was on there, most of the sellers you can reach by email. I would put in the subject line of your email: Question - in the body of the letter tell them exactly what your service is without making...

Marketing: New Website, payper click, cross promotions
payper click, cross promotions, couple suggestions: Aaron, Congratulations to you & your wife on your new business. I have a couple suggestions, keep in mind there is no one golden technique to use that will generate a huge customer base, the trick is to use multiple ways to generate a steady stream of customers....

Marketing: New years eve time square new york, time square new york, new years eve
time square new york, new years eve, fred hahn: Hi, Marieke! I doubt that New Year s Eve in New York s Times Square is quite the event for your project. The only thing that happens is several hundred thousand people waiting for a ball to drop and news people blabering endlessly about the crowd awaing...

Marketing: Niche Marketing, target market size, definition of niche marketing
target market size, definition of niche marketing, target segment: Dear Ravi, Firstly I would like to thank you for choosing me to answer your queries. I would do my best to provide you with the answers you seek. Firstly, let us take a look at a definition of niche marketing. Niche marketing is basically the focus of...

Marketing: Niche Marketing, niche marketing, market segmentation
niche marketing, market segmentation, segment revenues: RAVI, HERE IS SOME USEFUL MATERIAL. A Market segment is a subgroup of people or organizations sharing one or more characteristics that cause them to have similar product needs. Market segmentation is the process in marketing of dividing a market into...

Marketing: Non profit Franchises, franchise unit, franchise expert
franchise unit, franchise expert, ben jerrys: KATHALEEN, YES, there are non-profit franchise businesses. These readings could help you with subject. Nonprofit-Owned Franchises: File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - View as HTML both the nonprofit and franchising sector. Franchise companies...

Marketing: Nu Skin, lingham, mlm system
lingham, mlm system, money makers: STEPHAN, YOU ARE RIGHT. IN MAJORITY OF THE CASES, THAT IS THE STORY. ONLY A VERY FEW HAVE REMAINED WITH SUCCESS. THE REASONS BEING -THE SALES TEND TO PLATEAU. -AT THE BEGINNING, THE PEOPLE TEND TO CREAM THE DISTRIUTION...

Marketing: Nutritional Facts Label, pet food recall, biotechnology food
pet food recall, biotechnology food, us food and drug administration: NATALIE, THERE MUST BE A CHAPTER OF THIS INSTITUTION IN YOUR CITY. CONTACT THEM - YOU NEED THEIR APPROVAL BEFORE PRODUCTION. Food and Drug Administration www.fda.gov/ - Recalls, Product Safety - www.fda.gov/opacom/7alerts.html Search...

Marketing: How much is national tv spot?, time slot, national tv
time slot, national tv, tv spot: Hi Earl! That s a good question it really depends on what part of the country you are in and the size of the DMA. I know locally I can by a spot for $300-400 each and longer term gets a discount. You reach more people the more it cost s if you were in New...

Marketing: need to ask a few questions, starting my own business, private individuals
starting my own business, private individuals, freelancer: Hi West! I understand what you are saying I would recomend finding someone at a local college to help with the copy and possibly work a trade with a new business web designer and work out a trade for services. They can also use your site in their portfolio....

Marketing: need help, developing a marketing plan, target market
developing a marketing plan, target market, interim adjustments: FOR THE FIRST QUESTION, YOU NEED THREE STEPS 1.AUDITING YOUR MARKET/BUSINESS 2.DEVELOPING MARKET STRATEGY 3.DEVELOPING A MARKETING PLAN. ========================================= STEP 1 THE STRATEGY‑LED BUSINESS--PENETRATING THE MARKET...

Marketing: I need some help with some things, starting my own business, words per minute
starting my own business, words per minute, resourcefulness: WEST, I had a look at your website. Since I am travelling and out of my base, I could not spend more time. -the layout / content all looks good. The only thing, I felt little uncomfortable was the color combination - it seems...

Marketing: I need some help, starting my own business, words per minute
starting my own business, words per minute, resourcefulness: I checked the Web site and it appears that only three people have visited. The site is not deep and I think it does not show an understanding of your customers needs, just the services you offer. I think you must do more work to discover what needs exist...

Marketing: I need information for setup our foreign sales office, earliest convenience, advertising agencies
earliest convenience, advertising agencies, advertising agency: dear sir, thnx much for ur question. u musttry first to reach advertising agencies. u can search the internet using the proper key words which can be a combination of the region u wanna reach and the words advertising agencies, e.g. egypt advertising agency....

Marketing: I need information for setup our foreign sales office, earliest convenience, trade magazines
earliest convenience, trade magazines, french trade: Good afternoon! Thank you for thinking my expertise is world wide and covers every aspect on our globe. It is not and does not, but I ll try to help a bit. 1. Every major industrialized country has trade magazines that are specific to what you are selling....

Marketing: I need information for setup our foreign sales office, earliest convenience, thanks in advance
earliest convenience, thanks in advance, locating addresses: Hi Ali! After reading your request several times I still don t understand what information concerning marketing you are requesting. As for the sign you reference I don t know what type of application you could use it for, that will determine who might use...

Marketing: need to know, us patent and trademark office, us copyright office
us patent and trademark office, us copyright office, patent and trademark office: Ahmed - In the US, you can search the US Patent and Trademark office at www.uspto.gov and the US Copyright Office at www.copyright.gov. This will not prove that no one else has a copyright. but it s a start. You can also search the Library of Congress...

Marketing: need to know, prohibation, market expert
prohibation, market expert, copying software: If you are copying a book or software that someone else has purchased, or purchased the write to use, yes, that is illegal. It doesn t matter if you are a person or a business. Not sure what that has to do with marketing though, so, If you want to send me...

Marketing: need to know, ashraf, brand identity
ashraf, brand identity, ad agency: hi ahmed, i don know exactly how u can check ur name is not used before. but i think if u can rgister it then it is not registered before and this is what counts. ur logo and other brand identity tools can be made at an ad agency or a design studio. i can...

Marketing: new hairstylist!, promotion ideas, different city
promotion ideas, different city, professional community: Ashley, thanks for your question and i would say networking, networking, networking is your answer. Tell everyone you know to tell everyone they know. Also, don t know how social you are, but this is the time to talk to everyone you can. Even attend events...

Marketing: new product - marketing problems, new product marketing, target audience
new product marketing, target audience, interactive maps: Vedran, As the presentation worked so well you need to try and find a way to replicate this effort in every outlet where the product is sold. Where there certain benefits that really got people interested? If then use them in your marketing materials. ...

Marketing: new tutoring business, book self, marketing tips
book self, marketing tips, home visits: Hi Tom, sounds like a good business to be going into. From my perspective, there s quite a need. To choose a host, I d ask people you know who have web sites about which hosts they use and are happy with. I like mine and can recommend them: www.lightlink.com...

Marketing: OEM business, target customers, central air conditioning
target customers, central air conditioning, lingham: OEM BUSINESS In such business situation, -you should profile / analyze the customer/ competitor -determine the ones who are able/willing and finalise one / two, especially the two large ones and develop a partnership relation...

Marketing: Online Advertisement Market, sole mission, google
sole mission, google, good business: I m afraid I won t be of much help to you, Rajat. I don t follow this as much as others in the industry do primarily because I m not involved exclusively with the online advertising community. if you can locate a company whose sole mission is interactive or...

Marketing: Online Business Research and Testing, split test, conversion ratio
split test, conversion ratio, lingham: go for monthly. The companies which provide these services on a monthly basis. http://www.offermatica.com http://www.optimost.com http://www.atg.com regards LEO LINGHAM ...

Marketing: Online Catalog, drop shipper, ship merchandise
drop shipper, ship merchandise, camping gear: Hi Mike, This sounds like an interesting start up for an online catalog. Here are a few questions for you to consider. Is this kind of merchandise something you are interested in and use? Do you go camping like the kind of tools you want to sell? If yes...

Marketing: Online Marketing, david wrobel, unique selling proposition
david wrobel, unique selling proposition, money back guarantee: Michael, Personally I like pay per click. The most important thing to remember is you will need a great landing page and some type of free report or mini course to give away to people who visit your home page, in exchange for their email and name. The key...

Marketing: Outsourcing Marketing Services, gross profit margin, target markets
gross profit margin, target markets, production prototypes: 1. In view of what you have said: a) 26% (60/228) gross profit margin on the resell price to dealers (i.e. wholesale price) is not an adequate incentive by itself to motivate my marketing distributors to handle ALL aspects of the marketing function on their...

Marketing: Outsourcing a sales team, computer programming skills, profit level
computer programming skills, profit level, startup company: is it ok? of course, it is ok. Is it workable? good question. idea; before u do any of that; test drive your software for reliability and need/desire. find 25 likely users and give it to 5-10 of them. on condition that you can monitor daily, their...

Marketing: online marketing, fred hahn, owning your own business
fred hahn, owning your own business, money cause: Hi, Lance! I am not familiar with the ads, but . . . If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. You might contact a few. If it involves any investment on your part, check very carefully. Owning your own business don t do you no good, unless you...

Marketing: We are a PA-based 13-partner..., ginnie mae, law litigation
ginnie mae, law litigation, mechanical activity: jerry c: I would not bother if I were you. YOu will have plenty of work if you modify your approach to biz entirely. INstead of doing litigation, become: mortgage brokers, mortgage bankers, RE note brokers, RE note buyers, RE buyers, etc. I would...

Marketing: Part of a MLM team, mlm co, monetary reward
mlm co, monetary reward, supreme importance: You would get a duplicate copy of the Magnetic Sponsoring website that looks just like the one I sent you. You still have to drive traffic to it from Pay per Click or articles, My Space etc etc. It s a 2 step process. First step is the lead opts in, which...

Marketing: Patent for a Game?, confidentiality agreement, several thousand dollars
confidentiality agreement, several thousand dollars, patent attorney: First. contact a Patent Attorney. Get a referral from someone in business if possible, bar assoc if not. I can t stress enough how important this is. 99.9 %n of game ideas fail for a variety of reasons, including marketing. but, the 1/10th of one percemnt...

Marketing: Pay Per Call advertising, telemarketing calls, hidden agendas
telemarketing calls, hidden agendas, pay per call advertisers: Hi, David: I do not have any experience with pay-per-call advertisers, and am not even sure what they are. Is this a form of telemarketing? If it is telemarketing, I would think carefully about doing this before moving forward. Depending on your business,...

Marketing: Personalized Marketing through Bluetooth?, direct response marketing, specified time period
direct response marketing, specified time period, target audience: Zalim, Thank you for the kind words. One thing I did leave out, how I built my initial list of subscribers was going business to business and gave away a T-Shirt for the persons email, by the end of 2 weeks I had approx 200 names and email addresses not to...

Marketing: Personalized Marketing through Bluetooth?, target audience, scherch
target audience, scherch, permission based marketing: Zalim: I am very much in favor of permission based marketing, especially for bluetooth or other instant communication/handheld device advertising. Any technology or solutions you can offer in this market would seem to be a good idea, and worth pursuing....

Marketing: Personalized Marketing through Bluetooth?, target audience, consumer incentives
target audience, consumer incentives, target market: ZALIM, This medium/ market is in infancy. The medium is perceived to be entering individual privacy area. At this junction, the choice of consumer product/ target market is critical. EXAMPLE -CONSUMER PRODUCT COULD...

Marketing: Personalized Marketing through Bluetooth, target audience, marketing campaigns
target audience, marketing campaigns, personalized marketing: Dear Zalim, Permission is the key to acceptance of this. The problem is if you don t have a group of well known retailers offering deals why would people sign up. It will be important for the service to make it easy to sign up and it would be beneficial...

Marketing: Pin Sales, lingham, exercise 1
lingham, exercise 1, souvenir shops: PIN SALES what is the objective of this exercise ? 1.is it to revive the logo or 2.getting rid of the stocks If it is the second, you can take it to an antique shop / sell it bulk or auction it . =========================================...

Marketing: Please Help!, lisa sims, mad rush
lisa sims, mad rush, networking opportunities: Hi Lu, Since the people in your town are well aware of you, you need to come up with a 5-10 word description that you can use to tell people clearly what your business does. After this, determine what it is that you want for your business. You can always...

Marketing: Please help us in increasing sales and marketing, customer loyalty program, leaflet distribution
customer loyalty program, leaflet distribution, hyderabad india: HELP IN SALES AND MARKETING Based on your brief, you are in the business of palm oil and ground nut oil. Both are cooking oil , for major part. The business drivers for these two are -brand name / branding / brand positioning. -distribution....

Marketing: Please help us in increasing sales and marketing, hyderabad india, palm oil
hyderabad india, palm oil, ground nut: Hi Ravi! I just received your email not sure yet how I can help you, I would like to know a little more about your business. What methods have you been using in the past to grow your customer base and what was the most successful? What is your market demograghic?...

Marketing: Please help me in increasing sales and marketing, hyderabad india, palm oil
hyderabad india, palm oil, ground nut: hi ravi, thnx much for ur question. ur question is a bisic one. u ask about the fundamentals not about a narrow point. so i will tell u the fundamentals but u have to read and work very hard on the issue of marketing. first there r the 4 p s i.e. product,...

Marketing: Please help me even with one sentence., city council election, publicity companies
city council election, publicity companies, publicity office: While i understand about the political elections being held in your country, I m not sure I understand what it is you want to do, if anything, about them? Are you wanting to publicize your services to these candidates, the general public or what? Jo...

Marketing: Press Release - Email broadcasts, fred hahn, email broadcast
fred hahn, email broadcast, broadcast email: Hi! You seem to be doing fine. On your basic 300 list, phone those who are not responding and ask them if Email is the appropriate way to reach them. If not, what would they prefer? On the broader lists, send an oversize post card asking the same thing....

Marketing: Prices prior to building inventory, cocoa prices, worst case scenario
cocoa prices, worst case scenario, homework question: KARA, HERE IS THE USEFUL MATERIAL. REGARDS LEO LINGHAM September call option can be purchased with a $1,300 strike price for a premium of $145. A. Cocoa prices will rise to $1,500 and Hershey is only protected to a price of $1,300. UNDER THIS...

Marketing: Pro, david wrobel, new marketing
david wrobel, new marketing, fitness center: Jordan, Sorry for the delay in getting back to you, I was out of town and away from email and thank you for your kind words, I appreciate it. Unless you create a new marketing strategy or make a current strategy better where you can measure the return you...

Marketing: Product launch, business development specialists, product launch
business development specialists, product launch, precise management: PRODUCT LAUNCH You need business development specialists , who can go out and prospect new sales from new stores. -TRy to contact distributors , who are already distributing similar products to stores. and Offer good commission....

Marketing: Product Placement, fred hahn, answeres
fred hahn, answeres, product placement: Hi, Rico, What I meant by mention sponsoring, was to tell them you are looking for one or more sponsors and that you will, if at all possible, incorporate their product(s) into the film, or, if that is impractical, give them obvious credit for their contribution....

Marketing: Product Promotion, car battery chargers, low voltage outdoor lighting
car battery chargers, low voltage outdoor lighting, low voltage power: PRODUCT PROMOTION You need to look at the following, 1.Creating a strong brand name which can cover all products. 2.Identify one/two major national industrial distributors who have a network of retail outlets/showrooms...

Marketing: Product Promotion, car battery chargers, low voltage outdoor lighting
car battery chargers, low voltage outdoor lighting, low voltage power: Looks like a great product line, although I doubt you are 10-15 years ahead of competitive manufacturers. There are lots of ways for you to market, depending on your budget. 1. Catalog Direct- Mail to target lists, develop own lists through advertising....

Marketing: Production Company Clients., suitable clients, sinus infection
suitable clients, sinus infection, customer coupon: Hi David! I completely understand your situation and it is difficult I work with a small production company with a similar problem. One of the things my producer started doing was connecting with not for profit s, he would do short 5 minute DVD programs about...

Marketing: Promote New Business, internet security company, computer internet security
internet security company, computer internet security, phone consultation: Mike, I don t know enough about your business to answer your question but you are welcome to take advantage of the free 1/2 hour phone consultation I offer so you can tell me and we can brainstorm together. If that is of interest, fill out the form here:...

Marketing: Promote Sales - Leather Goodds, teenage student, purchase decision
teenage student, purchase decision, spending power: Dear Mr Santosh, Firstly thank you for your question. I will do my best to answer it. I am making the following assumptions in my reply: 1. You are a manufacturer and would be focusing your marketing efforts directly to the students. 2. You have...

Marketing: Promoting a small business, digital photo restorations, charleston sc area
digital photo restorations, charleston sc area, family histories: Hi Rory and thanks for your question. Sounds like an interesting business. I took a look at your site and your first task is to add at the top of your homepage a simple short paragraph explaining what you offer. It s not obvious to someone who lands on the...

Marketing: Promoting a small business, digital photo restorations, charleston sc area
digital photo restorations, charleston sc area, powerpoint demonstration: Rory - In Charleston, contact the Gibbes Art Gallery and the South Carolina Historical Society. Both have extensive archives and often entertain questions about historical or archival photo restoration. They would do well to know of your services and I...

Marketing: Promoting a small business, digital photo restorations, charleston sc area
digital photo restorations, charleston sc area, anniversary celebrations: Without much information concerning media in your market, I can t provide much in the way of specifics but the following may be helpful. 1. Offer your services to media managers who often may need help in restoring photos for publication or broadcast....

Marketing: Promoting a small business, digital photo restorations, charleston sc area
digital photo restorations, charleston sc area, color brochure: PHOTO AND PORTRAIT RESTORATION SERVICE MARKETING It is necessary to approach the PHOTO AND PORTRAIT RESTORATION SERVICE MARKETING as a total marketing practice. To achieve this economically , the following methods could ...

Marketing: Promoting a small business, digital photo restorations, charleston sc area
digital photo restorations, charleston sc area, ebay: a; send me a copy of your biz plan; b; the license and Ebay are not part of a marketing plan; they are tangents to one. c; I was a pro photog--30 yrs. Forget you are in restoration for a moment. What needs do people have in a 5 mi radius that you...

Marketing: Promoting a small business, digital photo restorations, local business groups
digital photo restorations, local business groups, charleston sc area: Hi Rory! I checked out your website you do wonderful work I do feel that your website is the life blood or your credibility, I would recomend investing in it to have a better presence. I would also encourage you to build relationships with photographers,...

Marketing: Promoting a small business, digital photo restorations, charleston sc area
digital photo restorations, charleston sc area, ur customers: hi rory, thnx much for ur question. please do some effort to identify ur audience. if u tell me who exactly can pay for ur services then i can tell u where to advertise and how. u should know the age, sex, location, mind set, money available, trends and competition...

Marketing: Promotional features on TV, mainstream tv, program producers
mainstream tv, program producers, assertive women: Dear Harold: To get a promo on TV and/or radio you can either hire a PR person who already has the relationships with program producers and hosts or contact the stations on your own. Creating a media/press release would be a start. The same approach would...

Marketing: Promotional features on TV, mainstream tv, assertive women
mainstream tv, assertive women, editorial press: PROMOTIONAL FEATURES For both medium, You will not get a promotional feature, because these mega media only go for big names. What I would suggest, for both media, you should approach their editorial department informally and...

Marketing: Promotional tools, amazon best seller list, seth godin
amazon best seller list, seth godin, target market: What is Promotional Marketing? Promotional marketing is a business marketing strategy designed to stimulate a customer to take action towards a buying decision. Promotional marketing is a technique that includes various incentives to buy such as: ----------------------------------------------------------------...

Marketing: Promotional tools, solar energy business, solar water heaters
solar energy business, solar water heaters, sales message: Juan, If the product has clear advantages why not offer people a free trial. If they don t agree that it s the best or cheapest (or whatever your main sales message is) then they can return it at no charge. Most people that take one will keep it. Good...

Marketing: Proponents of free market systems, consumer preferences, free enterprise
consumer preferences, free enterprise, proponents: Cheryl, There s no better teacher than experience and if there s one thing that experience teaches us, it s that nopthing is black OR white but rather shades of gray... depending how you look at it. Confused, you should be. It s proof that things aren...

Marketing: Publicilty for a new product Security Paper, copy proof, security paper
copy proof, security paper, specific publications: Ian, it definitely takes more than a press release and I would suggest you hire a publicist or read PR for Dummies. But the main idea is that once is not enough and you have to have a PR campaign targeted to specific publications and reporters, then develop...

Marketing: painting business, house painting, best marketing
house painting, best marketing, marketing ideas: Hi Mason and thanks for your question. The best marketing tool I ve used (and advised my clients to use lately) is a newsletter (printed or email) sent to everyone you know (clients, friends, colleagues, etc) providing useful tips on your topic that will...

Marketing: Being part of a MLM team, mlm co, monetary reward
mlm co, monetary reward, supreme importance: Sallie, I understand your concern and disappointment. My former company was MLM except I was the owner with 1 partner, our company was little different because we actually set up offices and interviewed people. They worked on straight commission and then...

Marketing: partake, flower importers, google search
flower importers, google search, what is the internet: I ve no first hand knowledge of the industry beyond the fact that cut flowers are imported by air into many markets in Europe and North America. I d suggest you do a Google search for flower importers to identify prospective customers in the countries in...

Marketing: partake, aphis usda, import flowers
aphis usda, import flowers, best regard: Dear Amir, I do not have any experience with importing and exporting flowers. Since you are a start-up business I would also need to know more details to provide any marketing advice at this point in time. I think that you probably need to start with...

Marketing: please help me:(, epoint, billable time
epoint, billable time, time bob: Patricia, The world has changed, and you won t be able to charge for anything unless you agree ahead of time. When even a good client asks for a proposal that requires time and effort, you have to state right away that there will be charges for the proposal....

Marketing: Can you please, please tell..., expense estimates, marketing environment
expense estimates, marketing environment, marketing companies: Patricia - I will assume that your question is because you re looking for a marketing company to assist you. Frankly, there is not enough information in your posting to be of much help. Let me make two comments: Many marketing companies will submit a...

Marketing: Can you please, please tell..., marketing proposals, gap analysis
marketing proposals, gap analysis, marketing objectives: MARKETING PLAN AND PROPOSALS MARKETING PLAN is the planned application of marketing resources to achieve marketing objectives. Some broad guidelines for marketing plan are -market overview -SWOT / PEST analysis -marketing...

Marketing: Thanks 0 but the plan looks..., marketing objectives, prospective client
marketing objectives, prospective client, marketing firm: Hi Pat, The proposal asserts to you, the client, that they understand your business, that what they are recommending - strategies/tactics/case studies make sense and this is why they are qualified. It is general though. The plan is a document that...

Marketing: Can you please, please tell..., content plan, message summaries
content plan, message summaries, media lists: A proposal is just that -- an offer to provide specific services. It s general rather than specific and incorporates little creative content. Plan is detailed outline of actions to be taken to market the product or service involved, complete with budget,...

Marketing: price increases, sanitation procedures, vulnerable youth
sanitation procedures, vulnerable youth, comparative price: I think the newsletter is a great idea. Be sure to focus on the benefits of the training aspects of your farm to the community. Also be clear about the reasons for the price increases, higher energy costs, etc. With all of the bad press about produce safety...

Marketing: price increases, vulnerable youth, lingham
vulnerable youth, lingham, comparative price: JIWAY, LOOKING at your situation, -go for an increase of 20% every 6/8 months. SO YOU ACHIEVE THE 75% OVER 18/20 MONTHS. ============================================= IN YOUR NEWSLETTER, -mention about the inflation A...

Marketing: price increases, vulnerable youth, comparative price
vulnerable youth, comparative price, steep increase: Jiway-- What a great project you are involved in. I m sure other people will see it that way too even if you have to rease your prices. In all of your communication, make sure you explain where the money goes. A visual of a dollar bill sliced up into percentages...

Marketing: price increases, vulnerable youth, limited time offer
vulnerable youth, limited time offer, comparative price: hi jiway, thnx much for ur question. i wish u had a happy easter. u can increase price gradually. also u can raise ur price accompanied by a limited time offer to buy quantities at the current prices before the increase. u can also give additional services...

Marketing: product- marketing, niche market, business proposal
niche market, business proposal, lingham: ADE, conditions under which product/service would most likely be bought ? I don t know the exact situation of your product marketing. THESE CONDITIONS COULD VARY, AND HENCE I AM GOING LIST MANY AND YOU MAY SELECT THE MOST...

Marketing: product- marketing, exact scenario, business proposal
exact scenario, business proposal, luck dave: Ade, I would say that conditions under which product/service would most likely be bought are standard terms that are used. Just to be on the safe side and make sure you cover all bases I would create a scenario of why a prospect would buy your product,...

Marketing: Getting product mentions, advertising mediums, target market
advertising mediums, target market, color postcard: Hi Sheryl! The first thing you need to do is write a few articles about the benefits of your product and then submit them to each publication that your buyer reads. Try sending them press releases also if your product provides some type of benefit the (what...

Marketing: product name and brochure/sell sheet copy, target markets, lingham
target markets, lingham, copy writing: PRODUCT NAME AND BROCHURE LISA, I am not an expert in copy writing But with my marketing background, I can help you with some of my thoughts on the subjects. You may have to send me the details of the product ASAP. regards LEO...

Marketing: product name and brochure/sell sheet copy, target markets, lisa lisa
target markets, lisa lisa, information sheet: Lisa, I would be pleased to help you. Can you email some details through to me at mentor@themarketingmentor.com and I will get back to you. This is beyond the normal free Q&A here at allexperts.com so there will be some charge but I am prepared to work...

Marketing: for profit and non profit marketing, health care organization, sound business practices
health care organization, sound business practices, commercial acumen: Review the factors affecting the pricing or rate schedules of health care agencies. A large number of factors affect costs and thus rate structures. The major factors include reimbursement structures with accompanying discount structures, administrative...

Marketing: promoting salsa group, two flowers, city of san francisco
two flowers, city of san francisco, college groups: Hi Federico! Well let me say that word of mouth is good but it travels slow like a turtle. If I understand you correctly, you plan to be at a different club every week. The problem is that moving around will make it even harder fot word of mouth to bring...

Marketing: promotion ideas., free facials, feature discount
free facials, feature discount, cold climate: Marianne - Just briefly: Luring prospects from your show appearance to your store is the whole idea, isn t it? Duh. You might consider a special price discount for show attendees, and you ll need a way for them to prove they were at your booth in order...

Marketing: promotions, stress reducer, windshild
stress reducer, windshild, ways to raise money: Hi Ashley! Sorry to get back late but finally got my computer up and running, I located a web site that list s quite a few ideas that may work for you. Go to www.fundraising-ideas.org/diy/ and if there is nothing you like search the net for more ideas. You...

Marketing: Qiestion, societal marketing, e mail
societal marketing, e mail, mughal: Dear Imran Ahmad Mughal, I am so very sorry that it has taken me this long to respond to you. I moved and have not had e-mail for some time. I think that your question is interesting but I have absolutely no understanding of Pakistani consumers. I...

Marketing: Question, law litigation, conference meetings
law litigation, conference meetings, legal situation: Hello Gerry I am a marketing consultant operating mostly in Europe and Israel. I have a legal situation with number of issues to deal with. What would you suggest as a strategy? Look for some advice over the net? Get myself a lawyer? * * *...

Marketing: Question, vision mission goals, entrepreneurial creativity
vision mission goals, entrepreneurial creativity, management competencies: QUESTION ONE. These distinctive capabilities contribute to developing market driven strategy. 1. Company architecture : Communicate, build relationships, influence, lead, and coach people more effectively. 2. Business architecture: Business architects...

Marketing: Question, pencil methods, work priorities
pencil methods, work priorities, speedy reply: BEATRICE, MY APOLOGY FOR THE DELAY. The questions are not within my expertise. But I can express my views with limited knowledge. IF THIS OK, I WOULD NEED A WEEKS TIME AS I AM OVERLOADED WITH MY OWN WORK/ PRIORITIES. ...

Marketing: Question, joe sugarman, ted nicholas
joe sugarman, ted nicholas, unhappy marriage: Christina, I m also Australian. For press releases I highly recommend this site http://www.pressreleasefire.com/ the book is $20 US a bargain it covers everything you need to know. Joe and Ted are world famous experts in direct marketing so getting to...

Marketing: Question, joe sugarman, david frey
joe sugarman, david frey, ted nicholas: Christina, I love you guys from Australia, I recently had correspondence with someone from there last week. Yes I know who you are referring to Joe and Ted, they are famous in the marketing world, not necessarily as a movie star but in business. Someone...

Marketing: Question, joe sugarman, ebook marketing
joe sugarman, ebook marketing, ted nicholas: CHRISTINA, READ YOUR BRIEF. -Mr. Joe Sugarman and Mr. Ted Nicholas are known in the field of advertising and not as general celebrity like TOM CRUISE. REGARDING YOUR EBOOK how to help an unhappy marriage . It is...

Marketing: Question, joe sugarman, ted nicholas
joe sugarman, ted nicholas, doing advertising: Hi Christina! I just returned from celebrating Thanksgiving don t think you have that holiday in Australia.I have heard of Joe Sugarman he is a well known marketing gut but I don t know the other gentleman. Interesting concept a press release for an ebook,...

Marketing: Question, joe sugarman, ted nicholas
joe sugarman, ted nicholas, unhappy marriage: Christina, So sorry for the delay. I took an email vacation along with our Thanksgiving holiday and am playing catch-up. The main thing to remember in any release to the media is to make it newsworthy or they won t be interested. If the foundation of your...

Marketing: Question Please, billable hours, public relations strategy
billable hours, public relations strategy, industry segments: I appreciate that you are trying to understand. At this point, because you have not ventured anything about your firm or contacted me outside of this anonymous (for you) forum, I cannot share many details of costs, nor conduct negotiations. You are right...

Marketing: Question about small internet based buisnesses, e buisness, e mail
e buisness, e mail, how to advertise my website: Daryl, Your local library has several volumes on Internet marketing on a budget. Check them all out and take ideas from each one. There s even an Internet Marketing for Dummies which I found quite useful and easy to follow. Good luck, Ree...

Marketing: Question, online marketing strategy, law litigation
online marketing strategy, law litigation, client testimonials: Gerry, I really need to understand your business a bit more to give you specific ideas. However to get started you could look at things like: - press releases highlighting your successes - getting client testimonials and using them - marketing online...

Marketing: Questions for interview, typical workday, masters in business administration
typical workday, masters in business administration, what personal qualities: 1. How did your education and experience prepare you for your position? -my masters in applied statistics and masters in business administration[MARKETING] plus the experience I gained working during summer vacations in marketing research projects...

Marketing: Quick marketing questions, diversity marketing, gay consumers
diversity marketing, gay consumers, mainstream audience: Interesting questions. At a quick glance, the gay market and corporations have responded well to lifestyle/discretionary products. In the early days, of course, alcohol. In fact, Absolut Vodka indentified the gay market as influencers over 20 years ago,...

Marketing: Raffle, free raffle, fundraising dinner
free raffle, fundraising dinner, surety bond: Shelia - Pay to play in most states is a lottery, or sometimes popularly called a raffle, and as such is usually a regulated activity. You probably can get information on your state government s site, ours in Virginia would be on the site of the State...

Marketing: Rates-Marketing, retainer fee, unique selling proposition
retainer fee, unique selling proposition, joan stewart: Sam, thanks for your question. Here s the little I know about the way public relations firms work. Most do work on retainer although results are not tied to the efforts made. You could certainly ask for that kind of arrangement. The pay-for-placement option...

Marketing: Rates-Marketing, retainer fee, unique selling proposition
retainer fee, unique selling proposition, outline presentation: Hi Sam, Indeed, very confusing. You should work with someone that was recommended to you. You can call number of their clients and ask about the basics of the contract they were willing to sign and how they feel about it today. As for myself: I provide...

Marketing: Rates, retainer fee, unique selling proposition
retainer fee, unique selling proposition, conference organization: RATES *Retainers are paid on a monthly basis based on a negotiated annual workload and terms. *The fees are set based on time [ hours used for the assignments] *The fees are paid for work accomplished in hours...

Marketing: Re: advertising question, false advertising, reebok
false advertising, reebok, good luck: It is not illegal. But it is not very smart. Any of your competitors can change prices and accuse you of false advertising. That s why most companies that compete on price make statements like we will not be undersold. Or, we will match or beat...

Marketing: Re: advertising question, budget consideration, competitor prices
budget consideration, competitor prices, comparative advertising: Hi there - first of all, I don t know whether it is legal as I don t know what country you re from. You should have and advertising or retail advertising association that would be better able to answer that. That said, this is a strategy I would strongly...

Marketing: Re: question, lingham, question thanks
lingham, question thanks, reebok: YOU cannot use the other stores name because -the owners own the names and it is their property. If you use it without their written permission, you could be asked , through legal means, to pay them compensation --share of your...

Marketing: Real defination or meaning of marketing and different between sales and marketing?, definition of marketing, marketing definition
definition of marketing, marketing definition, distribution customer: DEFINITION OF MARKETING. What is Marketing ? It is a process by which -one identifies the needs and wants of the people. -one determines and creates a product/service to meet the needs and wants. [PRODUCT] -one determines...

Marketing: Recruiting GLBT;staff,VC's,and entrepreneurs, demographic segmentation, gay financial network
demographic segmentation, gay financial network, gay market: Hi there. Well, first and foremost, if I can offer the services of my own company, www.wildemarketing.com please don t hesitate to contact me swagg@wildemarketing.com As far as resources go... I would recommend you purchase the Gay Market Guide 2005...

Marketing: Requirements to start marketing/ad business., marketing organization, informal discussions
marketing organization, informal discussions, specialty schools: Jordan, One does not need an advertising or communications degree to start an ad agency of sorts. However, as with any business, a college degree is nowadays almost considered a minimum requirement for doing business. If not a degree, then at least some course...

Marketing: Research Study Volunteer Recruitment, maternity wards, dave ramsey show
maternity wards, dave ramsey show, la leche league: Hello Nurse! This is an interesting topic to figure out marketing ideas for, I would guess the first thing to consider is what is actually printed on your color flyer to know what and how you are asking for participants. The most logical location to start...

Marketing: Retainer fees, retainer fee, retainer fees
retainer fee, retainer fees, gross receipt: Hey, Darrell. A retainer is simply money up front. When the rate of pay is high, as it is with attorneys and consultants, you don t want to run up a $1,000 bill and then wait weeks or months to get paid, sometimes not getting paid at all. So if you...

Marketing: Royalties, frozen deserts, royalty payments
frozen deserts, royalty payments, product position: FROZEN DESERTS is a product -which has short product life. -which has short shelf life. -people seek varieties. -marginally price sensitive -a lot of competition -needs a lot of advertising support -needs merchandising...

Marketing: Rural Marketing, target markets, reference groups
target markets, reference groups, cognitive responses: Social Influence & Reference Groups We already know that a consumer s cognitive state has a large impact on his or her behavior in the rural marketplace. Social Norms also have tremendous impact on the behavior of consumers in the rural marketplace....

Marketing: radio/TV, cable tv companies, target market
cable tv companies, target market, local radio station: Hi Patricia! I have some questions to help me provide you with a better abswer, please explain what you mean be the bank is unapproachable, do you have one or more Cable TV companies locally? First of all it s not a good idea to let a radio station create...

Marketing: re:, organizational relationships, marketing exchange
organizational relationships, marketing exchange, staple diet: The following rules guide marketing behavior.3 Responsibility of the marketer Marketers must accept responsibility for the consequences of their activities and make every effort to ensure that their decisions, recommendations, and actions function to identify,...

Marketing: re:, abortion pills, homework question
abortion pills, homework question, weight loss pills: George, Good question. Personally the products would have to be in line with my own beliefs if I were to promote them. As an example, I could not work for a company that sold or manufactured weight loss pills, abortion pills, tobacco, liquor, adult content...

Marketing: re:, target customers, marketing concept
target customers, marketing concept, environment businesses: marketing concept It is a fundamental idea of marketing that organisations survive and prosper through meeting the needs and wants of customers. This important perspective is commonly known as the marketing concept. The marketing concept is about matching...

Marketing: re:, social legacy, components of culture
social legacy, components of culture, recurrent problems: Culture , generally refers to patterns of human activity and the symbolic structures that give such activity significance. Key components of culture A common way of understanding culture sees it as consisting of four elements that are passed on from generation...

Marketing: re:, personal ethics, lingham
personal ethics, lingham, multinational company: You have been asked by this corporation to state your personal ethics on unacceptable products/services. Could you give me some explain for that? MY PERSONAL ETHICS -I will not sell products, which ultimately destroys the health of an individuals....

Marketing: re:, homework question, responsible communication
homework question, responsible communication, negative emotions: Wow...that s a big question. Ethics--to me regarding marketing-- is the responsible communication of a message that does not evoke negative emotions or responses about another person or business. I included person above because I find the majority of...

Marketing: re:, homework question, marketing advertising
homework question, marketing advertising, insult: You re somewhat asking two questions. Ethics does not necessarily imply offensive advertising. If something is ethically or morally wrong, it might come in the form of a message that, for example, implies or states that killing babies is a sport. That s absurd...

Marketing: re:, bodywork products, advertising campaigns
bodywork products, advertising campaigns, fictional company: There is a relationship between advertising and sales but not a correlation ======================================================== The role of advertising today Does advertising have a role to play? Well, before embarking on any advertising campaigns,...

Marketing: re:, homework question, destruction of the environment
homework question, destruction of the environment, happy world: First, I believe ethics is a personal matter. What is ethical to one may be unethical to another. That being said, my person ethics when it comes to marketing is that you should not produce, promote or use any product or service that you know may injure...

Marketing: How to re-attract the client to a entertainment outlet?, signature drink, entertainment outlet
signature drink, entertainment outlet, marketing promotions: Hi Jensen! When you mention brochure I am thinking you mean a flyer also being a pub and not knowing where you are located your low end demo is only 20 years old and not 21. You mentioned other famous pubs around you then what makes you unique compared to...

Marketing: re:, target customers, marketing concept
target customers, marketing concept, environment businesses: marketing concept It is a fundamental idea of marketing that organisations survive and prosper through meeting the needs and wants of customers. This important perspective is commonly known as the marketing concept. The marketing concept is about matching...

Marketing: recipe, hostess gifts, magazine classifieds
hostess gifts, magazine classifieds, time goal: Okay...here are some ideas for you... Craft fairs (large and small) where you have the dip available to taste and mix ready to sell. This is particularly effective around the holidays when people are looking for teacher gifts, stocking stuffers, things for...

Marketing: religious marketing, david wrobel, anthing
david wrobel, anthing, religious organization: Eduard, Sorry it took so long to reply to your message. I believe religious marketing is controversial simply because anthing that is advertised is linked to a profit-type business and most humans do not feel comfortable looking at a religious organization...

Marketing: religious marketing, sensitive subjects, religion and politics
sensitive subjects, religion and politics, eduard: Generally speaking, there are two subjects one doesn t talk about if one doesn t want to invoke a controversy: religion and politics. both are very sensitive subjects and usually eveyone has an opinion, being right or wrong. Since I m not sure to what...

Marketing: religious marketing, real marketing, church institution
real marketing, church institution, marketing concept: RELIGIOUS MARKETING is CONTROVERSIAL -it is not really controversial, but perceived to be one. -different religion interprets their faith in different manner. -different groups within one faith interprets differently, catholics /...

Marketing: religious marketing, eduard, new tools
eduard, new tools, podcasting: Hello Eduard! Most people think it wrong to market God and stay away from it, the reality is that it is really needed. If every church would operate as a business with more members equals more operating profits. If one is looking to grow it s ministry they...

Marketing: request help on marketing hygiene product, retail store fronts, whitening toothpaste
retail store fronts, whitening toothpaste, hygiene product: .................. Jade, Right now, the strategy of choice for online marketing is performance based advertising. Oftentimes it s referred to as pay-per-click, PPC, contextual or search engine advertising. Take this route. Everything else is either...

Marketing: request help on marketing hygiene product, niche market product, retail store fronts
niche market product, retail store fronts, internet direct marketing: CONSUMER PRODUCT MARKETING Your product is niche market product. To reach this niche market, you need an integrated marketing approach. To make it an affordable one for your current situation and help the cash flow , here are some...

Marketing: request help on marketing hygiene product, retail store fronts, internet direct marketing
retail store fronts, internet direct marketing, freeway entrance: Hi, Jade! 1. Ambition is great. Experience is better. Have you ever sold anything analogous to what you propose? if not, get a job someplace and get that experience. 2. How are you going to get suppliers to provide you with the products you hope to...

Marketing: requist for guidance, direct marketing association, mail publications
direct marketing association, mail publications, indian speakers: BIKRAM, LEGALLY, there is no compulsion to join INDIAN DIRECT MARKETING ASSOCIATION. BUT, it is an useful tool for your business entry. Most involved in direct marketing join this association THE BENEFITS ARE SOME OF THESE...

Marketing: retailing, extra money, god
extra money, god: hi santosh, thnx much for ur question. this is an upselling technique. u enter the store and u buy ur needs. sometimes u shop according to a list. before u leave u find some extra money with u. if u see something u were not planning to buy, which u really...

Marketing: retailing, impulse
impulse: Not trying to be flippant, but the closer to the front of the shop means that buyers will see these items first and, usually, buy on impulse. They will also tend to see them before they exit the store and, impulsively, buy them before final check out...

Marketing: SALES PROMOTION PLANNING, rte ireland, campaign objective
rte ireland, campaign objective, promotion campaigns: JORGE, HERE ARE SOME USEFUL SITES. Lifebuoy Swasthya Chetna : Unileverís Social Marketing Campaign ... This case study was compiled from published sources, and is intended to be used ... Rural Social Marketing Strategy, Advertising Campaign , Sales...

Marketing: Sales & distridution, definition of marketing, marketing definition
definition of marketing, marketing definition, distribution customer: LET US START WITH MARKETING. DEFINITION OF MARKETING. What is Marketing ? It is a process by which -one identifies the needs and wants of the people. -one determines and creates a product/service to meet the needs ...

Marketing: Sales person, non disclosure agreements, non disclosure agreement
non disclosure agreements, non disclosure agreement, couple names: Brison, Sounds like you have a well thought out plan. A couple names come to mind: Business Manager or something outside the box, you could call them Rainmakers, it will certainly be an icebreaker when someone reads their business card and it says Rainmaker,...

Marketing: Sales promotion advice, solar energy business, solar water heaters
solar energy business, solar water heaters, multi channel distribution: BASED on your brief, -you have a new new product. -you are competing with established systems WHICH means -you have to change buyers thinking -you have to do a lot of market development work. -you need a multi channel distribution...

Marketing: Sales, color postcard, junk mail
color postcard, junk mail, formal outline: Hi Lisa! I would recomend a good copy writer I use a lady out of texas she is great and affordable you can email me for her name and address kip@adworksct.com. If you are a start up publication you need to have samples ready so people will consider advertising...

Marketing: Sam,I hope you can..., dooors, foxman
dooors, foxman, creative director: I would suggest finding out who the creative director is... i would approach him / her and set an informal pitch. Maybe drinks or lunch. If you could approach from more of a casual stance, this would be good. Remember, creative people like to think that everything...

Marketing: SEO vs PPC, marketing goals, health info
marketing goals, health info, big boys: The answer is both, depending on your marketing goals. I would have to understand better what you hope to gain from your website. Lead generation, new subscribers, increased traffic, conversions? There are many factors that determine SEO vs. PPC. Regards,...

Marketing: Sell historical maps, posters, etc, target market, optional distribution
target market, optional distribution, historical maps: SALE OF HISTORICAL MAPS / POSTERS ETC. 1.define the usage for your products. -is it for education, gift item, decorator etc 2.define your target market--potential users. -is it students, collectors, tourists, etc. 3.define the...

Marketing: Sell historical maps, posters, etc, fred hahn, quality reproductions
fred hahn, quality reproductions, michael banks: Hi, Michael, If you are somewhere near a large city, visit a retailer who sells that kind of material and ask there. There are also wholesalers who provide tht kind of art to specialized shops. You might try Bacons Magazine Directory at your library and...

Marketing: Sell or JV a gay marketing business, gay adult market, gay adult websites
gay adult market, gay adult websites, web site designers: Hi Michael - Hmmmm...This is reading to me like a what would you do? question. In terms of an adult business, I have to admit, I m a little stymied...Gay adult websites are myriad, and have been on the bleeding edge since the advent of the internet. ...

Marketing: Selling High Price hard goods, sales engineer, market segment
sales engineer, market segment, senior marketing: Hi Majdi, Thanks for the kind words. It is nice to hear someone show appreciation for the experts. If your customers are haggling about the price, that tells me you have not found your most profitable customer. How do you generate leads? Since you work...

Marketing: Selling Information, word of mouth marketing, information question
word of mouth marketing, information question, website thanks: a href= http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2Fo%2FASIN%2F1931644462%3Fpf%5Frd%5Fm%3DATVPDKIKX0DER%26pf%5Frd%5Fs%3Dcenter-1%26pf%5Frd%5Fr%3D188XWWHDKQJ8SR5HZCR7%26pf%5Frd%5Ft%3D101%26pf%5Frd%5Fp%3D279667501%26pf%5Frd%5Fi%3D507846&tag=politicallych-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325...

Marketing: Selling online directory advertising, city of coral springs, bulletin bord
city of coral springs, bulletin bord, city of coral springs fl: DENNIS, This marketing of websites is a difficult task. Local reps. cannot sell this product/ service, because the lack of credibility as perceived by businessmen. The drive has to come from the top. BASED on my experience...

Marketing: Several Marketing Q;s, plumbing service, plumbing company
plumbing service, plumbing company, offer letter: PLUMBING SERVICE MARKETING. Plumbing service is a service--where you have to be, when people need you. Your name / image must be in front of the people all the time, so they think of you first, when in need. In your case, you have...

Marketing: Several Marketing Q;s, mail campaign, plumbing company
mail campaign, plumbing company, direct mail: Hi Jared, sorry for the delay in responding. As for how to get old clients back, I would suggest the most human approach you have, which may be a phone call or gift with personal note apologizing for whatever the old employees did and promising to never...

Marketing: Several Marketing Q;s, customer appreciation days, plumbing company
customer appreciation days, plumbing company, new attitude: Jared, You have lots of good ideas. Customer Appreciation Days or Month could be good for those who have stayed. The ones who have left might be a bigger challenge. The most powerful tool you have is your database and mailing list. I would say...

Marketing: Several Marketing Q;s, negative reply, plumbing company
negative reply, plumbing company, financial ruin: Jared - My approach would be to call your previous customers asking for their comments about your service. When you hear a complaint, offer to make their next service call at half your normal rate. You might also do this by letter. In direct marketing,...

Marketing: Several Marketing Q;s, plumbing company, company xyz
plumbing company, company xyz, new pair of shoes: Hi Jared! You have a very common problem unfortunately your business is being judged by how your employees represent you to your customers. I would hire a good copy writer and develop a cover letter telling the customer you are trying to get back and that...

Marketing: Sign up several sites at one time?, tracking advertising, partner management
tracking advertising, partner management, gay adult: Hi Charles, You should have no trouble in making arrangements with as many affiliate sites as you want. I would suggest using one of the many online affiliate management solutions like Commission Junction. These types of solutions offer benefits that would...

Marketing: Sign up several sites at one time?, adult industry, gay adult
adult industry, gay adult, adult products: Unfortunately I m not aware of any such sites in your industry. Clickbank and a few others allow similar services outside of the adult industry, but I m not sure whether they include adult products. They re also product-based only, not service-based. ...

Marketing: Site review, meta tag generator, search engine optimization
meta tag generator, search engine optimization, heavyequipment: Good morning David; For purposes of conversion, I d recommend simplifying the homepage - it s very busy and may be slightly confusing. However, if you re experiencing a decent conversion rate, you may not need to make any changes. I did notice, however,...

Marketing: Small business startup, small business startup, local video stores
small business startup, local video stores, chattanooga tn: Hi Rory! Well right off the top of my head I would think that you should go to local photo developing shops, bridal photographers etc. Join a local chamber of commerce to network with local businesses. You could partner with local video stores and...

Marketing: SOCIETAL MARKETING, human rights campaign, apartheid in south africa
human rights campaign, apartheid in south africa, societal marketing: Hey, Raaj. Usually when I get questions like yours, they are coming from high school or college students. I don t know if that is you, but even if it is, congratulations for knowing where those all-important resources are, like here at allexperts.com! ...

Marketing: Societal Marketing, societal welfare, local water supply
societal welfare, local water supply, support scholarships: Large multinational companies are , -under pressure from local politicians -under pressure from international politics -under pressure from NGOs [ non-governmental organizations] ADIDAS has embarked on a number of projects , all...

Marketing: Societal Marketing, societal marketing, good citizens
societal marketing, good citizens, lingham: THERE ARE VARIETIES OF PRESSURE -under pressure from local politicians -under pressure from international politics -under pressure from NGOs [ non-governmental organizations] -under pressure from GREENIES on environment -under pressure...

Marketing: Societal Marketing, societal marketing concept, university of colombo
societal marketing concept, university of colombo, proctor gamble: SUREHA, HERE IS SOME USEFUL MATERIAL. The societal marketing concept is an enlightened marketing that holds that a company should make good marketing decisions by considering consumers wants, the company s requirements and society s long run interests....

Marketing: Societal Marketing, societal marketing concept, target markets
societal marketing concept, target markets, environmental deterioration: ROSE, MY apology. I have done an hurried job with your question, as I am travelling on an assignment. I HAVE SOME POINTS, WHICH YOU CAN USE FOR YOUR PRESENTATION. Marketing is the management process responsible for identifying, anticipating...

Marketing: Software Statistics, computer software products, commercial intelligence
computer software products, commercial intelligence, software statistics: SOFTWARE STATISTICS It is very difficult to procure such specific information. Often companies, which requires such specific information use COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE SERVICES at a cost. These are agencies, which use both legal/...

Marketing: Sports Marketing, international management group, degree in sports marketing
international management group, degree in sports marketing, sponsor manager: SPORTS MARKETING There are many opportunities in sports marketing such as -club marketing -events management -club manager -sponsor manager -sports management -business manager -sports people manager etc To achieve good...

Marketing: STRATEGIC MARKETING VS STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT, strategic management concepts, core concepts of marketing
strategic management concepts, core concepts of marketing, concepts of marketing: TANIA, The two concepts are -different -strategic management concepts filters through strategic marketing. -principles are the same -applications of the process are different. ---------------------------------------------------------------...

Marketing: Start in Business marketing, diploma in business, business information technology
diploma in business, business information technology, study sponsor: AMR RIKABI, BASED ON YOUR BRIEF, YOU NEED A MARKETING PLAN. THIS IS NUMBER ONE PRIORITY. I HAVE PROVIDED THE BASICS--PART 1 AND PART 2. PLEASE COMPLETE PART 1--AS MUCH AS YOU CAN AND EMAIL TO ME leolingham2000@gmail.com [ my ID email] ...

Marketing: Start 'n out, nisa, flier
nisa, flier, mail: Nisa - I assume you are going to use the mail for distibution. Depending on the size of the postcard, this would save you on the major expense: postage. I always recommend repeated contacts, if you re starting out 6 to eight over a three to four month period...

Marketing: Start 'n out, book self, nisa
book self, nisa, flier: Nisa, your best tool is by networking -- meeting as many people as you can who might be in need of your services. Then, when it s time to show them what you can do, both online and offline portfolios will probably be necessary. If you respond to the...

Marketing: Start-up, Sponsors, Capital?, medium size town, how to start a small business
medium size town, how to start a small business, 7 11 stores: Frank, The Chamber of commerce course will probably focus alot on the fees, liscenses, and regulations of starting up a business and also encourage you to become a member. All of which will be valuable but is only a small part of the equation to being...

Marketing: Start-up watch company, jewellery stores, media planner
jewellery stores, media planner, luxury brand: Dear Adam, I have some questions prior to giving you input and comments as well: Can you give me some idea of what the watch is? Is it established in other countries and who are the current consumers? Is it a luxury brand or price competitive and on...

Marketing: Starting a home-based internet business, starting a home based internet business, natural passion
starting a home based internet business, natural passion, home based internet business: Hi Garth! If you are planning on starting a business you first must select something you are good at and have a natural passion for. There are thousands of online businesses a person can start but most of them just cost you money and make the seller rich....

Marketing: Starting a small business, target audience, chattanooga tn
target audience, chattanooga tn, restoration business: Rory -- Who is your target audience? Who is most likely to want your services? Once you ve identified that -- and perhaps you already have -- it s easier to choose marketing strategies to reach that group. My next thought is this: I wonder how many people...

Marketing: Starting a small business, visual arts elements, web site creation
visual arts elements, web site creation, photography clubs: Hi Rory - Any of number of things come to mind. First and foremost, have you informed all of your personal network as to your new venture? And your professional network if possible - not sure if it may impede on your current job. Secondly, are there community...

Marketing: Starting out, survival jobs, speculative work
survival jobs, speculative work, graphic design services: Fundamentally, I think you will find it easier to stay afloat if you charge by the hour. Clients will not appreciate your trying to stay afloat (with certain exceptions) because, in my experience, they mostly want a predictable budget and work done at the...

Marketing: Startup Webzine marketing, health suppliment, consumer advocacy
health suppliment, consumer advocacy, health related topics: Hi Chris, In order for me to give you a clear answer and give you a few marketing tips I need some more information. 1. What is your success intention for the newsletter? You mentioned you wanted to give people information and provide value on the subject...

Marketing: Straight Commission Schedule, fred hahn, straight commission
fred hahn, straight commission, enyclopedia: Hi, Robert! Depend on the industry. My literary agent gets 15%. You might check with the trade association of whatever industry you are asking about. They should be able to give you a range, if not an exact figure. If you don t know the association,go...

Marketing: Strategic marketing, core concepts of marketing, concepts of marketing
core concepts of marketing, concepts of marketing, product diversity: Strategic marketing STRATEGIC MARKETING CONCEPT IS A PHILOSOPHY, FOCUS, ORIENTATION WHICH EMPHAISES THE PROPER IDNETIFICATION OF MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES AS THE BASIS FOR MARKETING PLANNING AND CORPORATE GROWTH. Scope...

Marketing: Strategy, overseas distributors, international networking
overseas distributors, international networking, management strength: Xolani, HERE IS SOME USEFUL INFORMATION. REGARDS LEO LINGHAM =================================== THERE ARE A NUMBER OF STRATEGIES AVAILABLE TO THE COMPANY. The strategies are guided by a number of factors -company s standing in...

Marketing: Strategy for International Marketing, soultion, global partners
soultion, global partners, start up company: If I understand your question correctly, developing some global partners for distribution is ideal. Search marketing is also global and a good, low cost way to test ad campaigns. Google Adwords campaigns should yield lots of sales leads if run properly...

Marketing: Subject: E-Books Study, lingham, interactive exchange
lingham, interactive exchange, reading devices: DAVID, I HAVE TRIED MY BEST, WITH LIMITED RESOURCES AND LIMITED TIME. 1. Market for E-Books based on Business & Management/Business Change Where in the world these books are sold mostly / price ranges / production costs . This segment...

Marketing: Subject: E-Books Study, fred hahn, interactive exchange
fred hahn, interactive exchange, reading devices: Dear Mr. Chinakorn: 1. Exactly what is your E-book project. I can not help with the answer, but someone who can will certainly want to know. 2. When you ask someone to provide what amounts to a book-length seminar for free, you might consider addressing...

Marketing: Supporting Pop-Up Advertising, lingham, pop ads
lingham, pop ads, pop up ads: SUPPORTING POP-UP ADVERTISING The purpose of pop-ads -to support the total marketing -to subsidise the website development -to create more sales / revenue -to generate more traffic -to increase more hits -to increase the ...

Marketing: sales management, motivating sales people, developing sales
motivating sales people, developing sales, sales objectives: SALES MANAGEMENT IT IS THE MANAGEMENT PROCESS OF ESTABLISHING , DIRECTING , AND COORDINATING THE SALES DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES FOR THE COMPANY PRODUCTS. STRATEGICALLY PLAN FOR, DEVELOP AND...

Marketing: sales rep., lingham, house account
lingham, house account, warranty service: FACTORS IN SALES CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT The following items could be considered. -territory definition/ coverage -territory potential -territory current sales -territory target for next few years [ if any] -contract period [ if any...

Marketing: How to sell this health service??, health related sites, health content
health related sites, health content, health business: This sounds as though it needs a better understanding of the product - for example, whether you have qualified doctors who are creating this content, what the pricing structure is, etc. If the pricing is within reason for online content, it would be easy...

Marketing: how to sell this health service?, health content, health service
health content, health service, free trials: Initially, you need to sell the value of your paid content vs. the free. Depth of content, timeliness of delivery, etc...Look for ways to add value that the free services don t offer. Also consider free trials for a limited time, then deliver and close the...

Marketing: I am selling HealthNews.com and TruckProducts.com, google, domain owners
google, domain owners, internet domains: Hi Rick; The leader in this field is Sedo (www.sedo.com), with a 10% commission fee, minimum commission $50. This is assuming you want to simply list it and allow them to do the marketing. You may also find success, however, by approaching similar domain...

Marketing: I am selling HealthNews.com and TruckProducts.com, free press release, major search engines
free press release, major search engines, placement positions: Hi Rick - An interesting question. I ve done a little research and there are quite a few searches done on health news, considerably fewer on truck products. I m not terribly aware of Domain brokering and i m guessing you ve already searched the term...

Marketing: selling a product vs. a service, work case studies, product brochure
work case studies, product brochure, buyer service: Tommy THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PRODUCT SELLING -tangible -buyers can see/ feel -use a product brochure to reignfore. -buyers judge the value -brochures can help to support -leave a product for test trial -Companies must market...

Marketing: A simple question., tv commercials, pop up windows
tv commercials, pop up windows, experiance: Hi Chow! I would say the one answer is they want to fully enjoy the experience where TV only simulates that experience. Also women especially view shopping as a personal experience when either alone or with friends they can take a break from daily grinding...

Marketing: How can get the most on a small budget with advertising on the radio?, cumulus radio, cingular wireless
cumulus radio, cingular wireless, pizza boxes: Hi Eric! I understand all of what you said and also feel your fustration, but advertising wasn t designed to be cheap or make one happy about spending money. Not knowiong your limitations with cinguliar you need to develop an out of the box idea campain....

Marketing: sms // texts, cell phone numbers, cell numbers
cell phone numbers, cell numbers, businss: Charles, I am not exactly clear about what you are planning. There are no legitimate lists of cell phone numbers that you can buy ad send texts to them. Here is an article on marketing via txt messaging that may help - http://chiefmarketer.com/mobile_messaging_marketing_06123006/index.html...

Marketing: soccer / football, london w4 2th, holly springs nc
london w4 2th, holly springs nc, chiswick london: BAYER MANAGEMENT CONSULTING sports and leisure BAYER CONSULTING NEWLYN HOUSE 18, COLNE ROAD, LONDON N21 2JD email: info@sportsconsulting.co.uk -------------------------------------------------- 919 MARKETING CO. 112 N MAIN. ST HOLLY...

Marketing: societal marketing, local water supply, societal marketing
local water supply, societal marketing, support scholarships: Large multinational companies are , -under pressure from local politicians -under pressure from international politics -under pressure from NGOs [ non-governmental organizations] ADIDAS / NIKE has embarked on a number of projects...

Marketing: societal markrting, markrting, impact society
markrting, impact society, marketers: I m not sure I understand precisely what you re asking. Marketers will alter their strategy to better reflect and thus impact society s changing needs and desires. They usually will do whatever it takes to position their product or services in a way that society...

Marketing: how are the sporting good..., female segment, philanthropic initiatives
female segment, philanthropic initiatives, collateral advertising: Dear Aaron, I am assuming from your question that you are specifically asking about retailers and not suppliers or manufacturers. If you are targeting a female clientele there are some strategic and tactical considerations for your approach to market:...

Marketing: start up - finding clients, littering fines, auto repair shop
littering fines, auto repair shop, local radio station: Hi Jason! Sorry for the delay I was having system problems, First look for local free newspapers to place an ad also take out small affordable classified ads. Post notices in grocery stores they have bulletin boards avaliable and your post office. Offer a...

Marketing: how to start online yellow pages business, freelance web designer, merry christmas and happy new year
freelance web designer, merry christmas and happy new year, fax email: hi essa, merry Christmas and happy new year. thnx for ur question. u must offer free services first. people will be ready to pay when they get money of advertising with u. also u can use testimonies of old clients to support ur claims. sales people r good...

Marketing: start-up watch company, jewellary shop, target market
jewellary shop, target market, consumer promotions: START UP WATCH COMPANY In your case, two approaches are needed. 1.WATCH MARKETING -determine a brand name. -develop a trade mark -position the watch product in the market with respect to the competition -develop...

Marketing: starting a tutoring business, guidance staff, biz plan
guidance staff, biz plan, free ones: ken; thanks for asking u should first download a biz plan. both bplans.com and the small biz admin have free ones. do some market research to see if there is an unmet need. what subjects/grade levels do u want to tutor? is this software or are you...

Marketing: i am student, direct marketing association, marketig
direct marketing association, marketig, luck jim: Dear Abbas, This is too long and involved for this site. However you can find a number of links to marketing resources on my firm s website at http://www.forbesamg.com/direct-marketing-info.htm The Direct Marketing Association offers a lot of educational...

Marketing: why do you study marketing?, role of marketing, lingham
role of marketing, lingham, merchandising manager: WE STUDY MARKETING -TO ENRICH OURSELF ABOUT THE CONCEPT OF MARKETING -TO MAKE A PROFESSIONAL CAREER IN MARKETING. -TO UNDERSTAND THE ROLE OF MARKETING IN THE ECONOMY. THE BENEFITS WE GAIN -CHOICE OF CAREERS LIKE *MARKETING MANAGER *MARKETING...

Marketing: Tagline, target market, hardest time
target market, hardest time, fitness training: hi andy and thanks for your message. i m on vacation this week but would be happy to help you next week. in fact, probably best would be to discuss it live on the phone. so if you want to take advantage of the free half hour phone consult i offer, go to...

Marketing: Television Series looking for corporate sponsors..., global marketing group, international management group
global marketing group, international management group, finding corporate sponsors: HELEN, 1.YOU HAVE ALREADY SECURED TIME SLOTS IN CHANNELS. 2.YOU CAN CREATE THE CONTENTS. IN THAT CASE YOU NEED COMPANIES WHO CAN SPONSOR YOUR EVENT. THE FOLLOWING ARE THE SPORTS MARKETING COS. WHOM YOU COULD APPROACH...

Marketing: Thoughts?, realty market, swap market
realty market, swap market, current company: PAT: I find it hard to believe that at times, just when one wants to go left, it is sooo much better to go right. I need the services of a marketing PR firm. Let s find out together which is better--or if the results are the same!? AS a service...

Marketing: Tips on marketing my small business, full time job, genealogy trees
full time job, genealogy trees, chattanooga tn: Dear Rory, Again - I apologize for the long response time. I have been very busy with work. I visited your web site and am impressed by the work you have done and the service you provide. Most people do not know that there is a way to take damaged...

Marketing: Tribal Brands, lingham, macleans
lingham, macleans, target: TRIBAL BRAND Tribals brands SHOES -adidas, nike, speedy etc SWIMSUITS -speedy, elle, swimstar etc TOOTHPASTE -forhans, colgate,macleans etc SHAMPOO -SUNSILK, johnson, etc SO THERE ARE A NUMBER OF TRIBAL BRANDS IN...

Marketing: Tribal Brands, wharton business school, swagg
wharton business school, swagg, wagg: Hi Andres - Unfortunately, I m not familiar with the concept, or perhaps more correctly, I m not completely familiar with it. There was a recent article in Wharton Business School s online newsletter that you may find interesting and relevant. It can...

Marketing: Trying to "dress up" some boring text, external marketing, boring text
external marketing, boring text, lingham: DENTIST PROMOTIONS Here are some useful sites. www.galenstilson.com/dental%20services.htm www.galenstilson.com/samples.htm www.thewordsthatsell.com/ www.4expertise.com/dental_external_marketing.htm www.wsda.org/dentists/news/20042005+contract.pdf...

Marketing: TV Advertising, store shelves, natural bath products
store shelves, natural bath products, best bet: Hello Sunny! When buying national Television it s best to use a buying service the price per spot is a little higher but they do all the research and the work for you. When you buy cable you can purchase locally by zone in each state that the cable company...

Marketing: TV Show, public access tv, mini series
public access tv, mini series, free stuff: where in the US are you? did u know I have directed and produced 6 mini series? I will gladly do the same for and with you; for no salary just expenses. asap; find out what you can about public access TV. the junky free stuff. get back to me ...

Marketing: t-shirt business, side gig, pay per click advertising
side gig, pay per click advertising, shirt business: Greg, A good place to start would be to set up a store front on eBay or the major search sites all allow you to set up no or low cost sites. http://froogle.google.com/ http://shopping.yahoo.com/ http://shopping.msn.com/ Give that a try first then...

Marketing: targeting adidas, fred hahn, youth focus
fred hahn, youth focus, penalty shootout: Hi, Mat! Let me begin by admitting that I have no idea what a soccer pen is. Since you know who the more likely prospects are, go to the Internet and find the senior company marketing officer of each firm. (In the US this information is available...

Marketing: team selling/cross functional selling, team atmosphere, 4 steps
team atmosphere, 4 steps, betterment: Therese, Great question for a Monday morning. The biggest disadvantage of team selling is creating a team atmosphere where everyone is willing to work together for the betterment of the team. Many times competition starts and people try to beat out their...

Marketing: telemarketing services, telemarketing companies, telemarketing services
telemarketing companies, telemarketing services, telemarketing company: Michael - I don t know of a company with special expertise in janitorial telemarketing. Just about any reputable telemarketing company can develop a script based on your offer and customer profile, buy you a list and call into that list with some success,...

Marketing: telemarketing, telemarketing firm, legitimate request
telemarketing firm, legitimate request, happy holidays: Hi Marc! I have two rules in answering questions such as yours: 1. I don t do homework 2. I don t do $10K business plans for free. I can tell you that your current ideas probably won t work. If I tell you what probably will, what s in it for me?...

Marketing: television and radio commercial ideas, family relatives, commercial ideas
family relatives, commercial ideas, category marketing: EDWARD, A FEW OPTIONS. 1.ADIDAS would rely on their ad. agency for such solutions. Ring the marketing manager s secretary and ask for the ad. agency. Ring the ad. agency and find out the accounts executive handling ADIDAS. ...

Marketing: Can you tell me if you think this is legit?, residential mortgage broker, free credit card applications
residential mortgage broker, free credit card applications, extra money from home: Hi Jared! The one golden rule of marketing is to give something of value up front to get something in return ( sign in info)again I constantly see sites like this and there is nothing compelling enough to get me or anyone to sign in. Possibly you could offer...

Marketing: Do you think this is legit?, residential mortgage broker, david wrobel
residential mortgage broker, david wrobel, extra money from home: Jared, It s really hard to say whether it is legit or not, one place I always check before I try anything is www.ripoffreport.com, if the company has been around for a while and they burned someone, it usually shows up there. One thing I know for certain...

Marketing: traffic, quality traffic, web site traffic
quality traffic, web site traffic, adwords: There is one I know of, but I can tell you up front, the traffic generated will not produce the results you seek. https://www.visitorboost.com There is NO portal that will produce quality traffic of this number for this price that is of ANY quality. Stick...

Marketing: traffic, google search engine, seo techniques
google search engine, seo techniques, summary article: There are many good resources for this topic, such as www.SEOChat.com. I also have posted a summary article on my blog at http://www.sadiedesigns.com/2007_06_01_archive.shtml#246134090132649863. This article will give you a great idea of overall SEO techniques...

Marketing: What are trinkets?, faceless internet companies, impulse purchase
faceless internet companies, impulse purchase, community festivals: TRINKETS Trinkets are mass merchandisng consumer products. They could be classified as -gifts -fashion accessories -souvenirs etc. They are normally retailed through -department stores [expensive ones] -gift shopd...

Marketing: trying to grow a business, dry carpet cleaning, page leaflet
dry carpet cleaning, page leaflet, target market: CARPET CLEANING BUSINESS Here are some concepts. *develop a small/ smart website and allow online bookings. Offer special discounts. *advertise your service / website in the local / community papers. offer special deals....

Marketing: tutoring biz, marketing tips, self promotion
marketing tips, self promotion, brochure: Hi Tom and thanks for your question. It takes more time than money, I believe, to promote a service like yours. Networking with parents you know, spreading the word about the service you offer in as many ways as you can. You should also have something on...

Marketing: tv advertising in England, sony dv camcorder, tv airtime
sony dv camcorder, tv airtime, target audience: Hi Jim! I have done a little research and find that British TV doesn t accept commercials, I checked the BBC and other associated stations. Since I am not familar with european TV I can t tell you much. If you can locate a TV station that accepts advertising...

Marketing: Unprotected profit, fred hahn, david landau
fred hahn, david landau, australian patent: Hi! Once upon a time, my great uncle, David Landau, invented the sausage stuffing machine. He patented it here and made so much money he didn t worry about the technology being stolen elsewhere. I can t help with the legal aspects, but wonder why your product...

Marketing: Unprotected profit, mithubishi, australian patent
mithubishi, australian patent, seal company: Dear Mr.Al, Thank you for your question Presently I m in Romania but this not is problem I work more 10 years in this domaine of business YOU CAN CAPITALIZE YOUR PROFIT AND HAVE INTERNATIONAL LICENSE OF BUSINESS WITH COPYRIGHT FOR YOUR PATENT IN...

Marketing: Using blogs for marketing, ebay power seller, article submissions
ebay power seller, article submissions, article marketing: Suzanne, I don t have any specific figures, but the blogging and article submissions do work. There have been some interesting articles on these topics at Web Marketing Today. http://www.wilsonweb.com There is one on Article Marketing at http://www.wilsonweb.com/linking/wilson-article-marketing-1.htm...

Marketing: using door flyers for business advertising, window washing business, fred hahn
window washing business, fred hahn, upper middle class: Hi, Pamela, Sitting here in Minnesota, I m at a bit of a loss to give you an exact figure. However, here are two options: 1. Check the Yellow pages for companies that handle the kind of distribution you want. They can handle exactly the areas you want...

Marketing: Viral marketing, what is viral marketing, correspondents
what is viral marketing, correspondents, lawson: Dimitris - This phrase is commonly used to describe a tactic by which receivers of a message are able to communicate that message intact to another set of recipients. An example would be you receive an email offer for a product and your forward it to many...

Marketing: vertical market brochure, doctors and nurses, vertical market
doctors and nurses, vertical market, yahoo answers: Ruth, There was a good posting on Yahoo answers about this: A vertical can refer to the industry in which your customer is in. And since they are in different industries they may want your product for different reasons. Lets try something simple like...

Marketing: Wal-mart, awesome customer service, mega stores
awesome customer service, mega stores, retail businesses: -In your own words how is Wal-Mart hurting small businesses? In real terms, yes, the small retail outlets selling similar product range do suffer. The small retail businesses suffer because *pump-in-pump out effect, that is a new outlet sucks...

Marketing: Ways to improve sales., airconditions, oem brand
airconditions, oem brand, dummies: Gary, public relations is what I would recommend for you. In order to build visibility and credibility, you need to get some publicity in the publications read by your prospects and customers. It s a relatively simple process of choosing the publications...

Marketing: Web business., lunch pail, hobbiest
lunch pail, hobbiest, flash in the pan: i answered this a few hours ago. oh well. do u want to be a flash in the pan hobbiest who sells a few things now and then, or an entrepreneur who does things analytically? i can help you if systemitcally and analytically. kkemper1@mindspring.com...

Marketing: Web marketing, yard signs, local newspapers
yard signs, local newspapers, magic bullet: Justin, Congratulations on you new venture. The question of the century. There is no magic bullet when it comes to driving traffic to your site, there are a few things that you must continually do to get and keep you on the top of the search engines. Writing...

Marketing: Web Site Marketing, web site marketing, search campaigns
web site marketing, search campaigns, promotion budget: Hi, The answer depends on what kind of budget you have. On a limited budget you should participate in other blogs on the topic and submit articles on the topic with links back to your site. Also make sure your site it optimized for search. If you have...

Marketing: Web site sales, steve hebert, web design firms
steve hebert, web design firms, referral card: Good morning Steve; You ve probably tried the freelancing sites, such as Guru.com and Scriptlance.com (not my favorite!). Other than that, I love respond.com s lead generation service. It s $20 per lead in your category (as of a few months ago), but the...

Marketing: Website marketing, home page www, search engines directories
home page www, search engines directories, meta tag: Hi Lorraine, The general layout of your website is clean and crisp. First thing I checked you don t have anything under your source code for meta tag keyword or description and your meta title tage has the name of your business. These three things are...

Marketing: Websites that allow advertising, google search, affordable advertising
google search, affordable advertising, ryze: Hi Sallie, Finding websites to advertise on takes an effort. Try some of the networking sites like MySpace, Ryze, and DirectMatches. There are also sites that cater to work at home moms. Do a google search for work at home moms and check out some of the sites...

Marketing: want to know, slow periods, burning passion
slow periods, burning passion, creditability: Hi Ahmed! There are many on line businesses you can start up and make money but if you want to learn and do marketing and advertising for people you need to learn those skills. If you just want to operate an online business then there are thousands to select...

Marketing: i want to start a online business like yahoo directory listing, freelance web designer, commission basis
freelance web designer, commission basis, designing services: ESSA, I DON T KNOW WHAT THEY PAY FOR AN AVERAGE REP IN DUBAI. I WOULD SUGGEST THE FOLLOWING -GIVE HIM THE BASE PAY [ SAY, 10,000 DINARS] -COMMISSION OF 20% OF THE BASE PAY ON REACHING TARGET [ 12,000 DINARS ] [ THIS IS ONLY...

Marketing: i want to start online directory like yahoos please tell me how ot attract customers, freelance web designer, cable tv providers
freelance web designer, cable tv providers, local cable tv: This is a tough business to get into, because so many big companies are already doing it. I would offer to list them in your directory for no cost, but to charge them for each time someone links to their website from yours. Then, once they see how much business...

Marketing: i want t market my new online directory business, freelance web designer, creating a brochure
freelance web designer, creating a brochure, sheet flyer: In order to enlist businesses to sign up for your services, you ll need to explain to them how your directory is better and/or different from their other options. It s not so much about convincing them as it is about showing them the value of what you have...

Marketing: wanting to grow business, dry carpet cleaning, interior designers
dry carpet cleaning, interior designers, best bet: Lori, off the top of my head, I d say networking is your best bet. Meet as many people as you can who might need your services, pass out business cards, flyers and coupons. Do cold calling (in person or on the phone) to people who might need your services....

Marketing: ways to improve my website, internet search engines, search engine optimization
internet search engines, search engine optimization, island contractor: Good morning Steve; Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity - I know it seems silly, but most people read only a few words of a website before they decide to move on or keep reading. If it were me, I d add a bold headline that states your services and your area...

Marketing: web/design partnership, web design partnership, web design partners
web design partnership, web design partners, customer service areas: Annie, You could have an area on your site that lists your select web design partners. Let your clients know that this is an expanded service you are providing and these partners are there to give them the same quality and service that your business already...

Marketing: web/ print partnership, annie annie, offering web design
annie annie, offering web design, web developers: Annie, I think that offering web design could be lucrative but remember you are competing with a whole lot more businesses. I think the best approach is to declare your relationship with the third party. Review their service and explain honestly why you...

Marketing: web site, search engine tactics, pay per click services
search engine tactics, pay per click services, keyword phrases: Hi James and thanks for your question. There are many things you can do to drive traffic to your site, including Google Adwords and other pay per click services you can use. But first you have to figure out which keywords and keyword phrases best represent...

Marketing: web site, sexy costumes, riker
sexy costumes, riker, five months: James, There are issues with the design of the site that don t help things. However your main problem is no traffic. This is very common. There are tons of online buyers for what you sell. You need to get your site ranked on the search engines and then...

Marketing: web site, commercial radios, core quality
commercial radios, core quality, sexy costumes: It is necessary to approach the your website marketing as a total marketing practice. To achieve this economically , the following methods could be adopted. -Develop a website , showing all your core quality products. -Publicising...

Marketing: web site, internet territory, sexy costumes
internet territory, sexy costumes, message reply: James - You are in hotly contested internet territory by your product mix. To compete with other sites in search engines, you have a world of work cut out for you. To explain the intricacies would take a lot longer than this one message reply. You can get...

Marketing: web site, web magazines, sexy costumes
web magazines, sexy costumes, ashraf: hi james, ur site must be advertised. do some advertising in relvant print and web magazines. also u can have ur providers say a good word about u in their sites. u can do some advertising in ur site for other sites that can get u traffic. they can do the...

Marketing: website advertising, volunteer forum, sales pitch
volunteer forum, sales pitch, complete marketing: Kelly - Whew! What you have asked for is a complete marketing plan plus creative and I don t have the benefit of seeing your product or your research into the marketplace. Just not possible to answer your question with those limitations. Also, this volunteer...

Marketing: getting our website noticed, yahoo search engines, internet search engines
yahoo search engines, internet search engines, search engine optimization: As to appearing on search engines - because you have very little competition for your product, some basic search engine optimization (try http://www.mediacollege.com/internet/search-engines/seo/basics.html) should get you there. As to getting sales...your...

Marketing: Getting work!, guinness world record, outdoor art exhibit
guinness world record, outdoor art exhibit, aquarium stores: Hi Kenny! I visited your web site that s some really cool stuff, I would say that you need to contact each company and ask for the promotions director. Next I would send them a miniature sample of the character you want to make. With the company s you mentioned...

Marketing: What went wrong...., vancouver british columbia, chinese canadians
vancouver british columbia, chinese canadians, vancouver district: Dear d, I m sorry, but there are so many variables to consider that it is impossible for me to comment. Are you a marketing person on staff? If so, we could have a long dialogue, but it is a complex question. The other fact is that I am not an expert...

Marketing: -------------------------..., target market, product attributes
target market, product attributes, product innovations: BUILDING A LABEL To build a label, the following guidelines could be useful -determine your target market -identify the attributes required by your target market -see that the product content [ material mix] is consistent with the target...

Marketing: Yahhoo - $$ - ranking, exact position, lost in space
exact position, lost in space, ssp: Michael, I am not sure what service he signed up for in 2000 and the name of it has probably changed by now. I would suggest using the yahoo contact us page - http://email.yahoosearchmarketing.com/acq/smx/pages/profile.php?o=nopromo&s=Y&s2=SM&s3 or they...

Marketing: yahoo pay per click, auction system, search engine listing
auction system, search engine listing, google: I always do Google ads first, then Yahoo as a trial. Even running similar budgets, most clients get 5-6 times as much traffic from Google as Yahoo, there s just not the volume on Yahoo. It also makes testing easier with increased volume. Good luck...

Marketing: yellowpages.com, pressure sales tactics, expansion goals
pressure sales tactics, expansion goals, horror stories: Good Afternoon! You are like many of my clients who wonder where is the best place to spend their minimal marketing dollars. Personally I don t recommend yellowpages.com I tell people to advertise in their local phone providers book (AT&T) almost all yellow...

Marketing: yellowpages.com, pressure sales tactics, expansion goals
pressure sales tactics, expansion goals, horror stories: Augusto, I don t know the specifics of the yellowpages.com situation, but there are a number of places where you can get your business listed online for free in the local search areas. Visit these links and fill out the information. Google even lets...

Marketing: yellowpages.com, pressure sales tactics, expansion goals
pressure sales tactics, expansion goals, horror stories: Augusto, They are masters of getting business s names. Personally, I wouldn t even meet with them, you can spend your money more wisely. If you go to homestead.com you can build your own website, add and delete anything you like anytime you like and I think...

Marketing Research: Consumer Spending Reports / I.R.I., iri data, market share leader
iri data, market share leader, scanner data: Hello Troy, By IRI, I m assuming that you mean the scanner data that is consolidated. I don t know anyway to get the IRI data directly, but I ll bet that you could approximate some sales data for the category that you re interested in. I would start...

Marketing Research: need to ask, mls multiple listing, chris hawkes
mls multiple listing, chris hawkes, multiple listing service: Hello Jackie, I think that you probably need a real estate agent, but I did do some looking (Google) and found quite a few web sites that offer properties in Germany - both residential and commercial. Many of them look like they re not all connected...

Marketing Research: SWOT DETAILS OF CERTAIN COMPANIES, google search, stock evaluation
google search, stock evaluation, google: Hello Neha, I assume that you re considering investing in one of these companies. Doing a SWOT analysis is an extensive process. You can purchase investment analysis reports, but there are also a lot of free information online. I might suggest...

Marketing Research: Marketing Research, three participants, statistical margin
three participants, statistical margin, drawing conclusions: Briefly: -Quantitative research is based on scientific principles: random sampling, samples of participants large enough to provide results projectable to the larger population from which the sample is drawn, carefully constructed questionnaires, trained...

Marketing Research: online v print ads, advent of the internet, print ads
advent of the internet, print ads, internet media: Perhaps you are over simplifying? Advertising evolved from print (newspapers, then magazines, as well as billboards) to radio, and then in the 50 s to television, and then with the advent of the Internet to online. But advertising remains present in...

Marketing Research: Research design, mall intercept, forrester research
mall intercept, forrester research, random surveys: Two levels of answer: 1.Focus groups can provide direction but not definitive answers - ideally they should be followed by a quantitative survey. 2.The quantitative survey would ask participants to rate the various attributes that are important to them...

Marketing Research: Developing a succesful marketing strategy, e mail address, fast food restaurant
e mail address, fast food restaurant, target market: Hello Lloyd, First I should start by telling you that restaurants have one of the highest failure rates of any business. But don t let that stop you. As it happens, I have written an E-book (just about 30 pages in a PDF format) on the topic of Assessing...

Marketing Research: A GOOD BOOK - MARKET RESEARCH, madras university, associate research
madras university, associate research, personal interview: I ll give that some thought, but there are some really good articles on a website that I think will give you a good overview - an may help you understand what exactly you want to dig more deeply into. Read these for starters and let me know if you want...

Marketing Research: Information systems, occasion gift baskets, special occasion gift
occasion gift baskets, special occasion gift, managerial accounting information: Hello Leigh, I ve been working on an e-book that walks a potential business owner or product manager through the steps of recruiting customers, pricing product and getting the word out. I intend to sell it for $35, but it s not quite finished, and I...

Marketing Research: intn'l directory, e mail address, food industry companies
e mail address, food industry companies, usda ams: Hello Mike, If you ll send me your e-mail address (promise no spam) I ll send you a couple of pages of an e-book (PDF file) that will explain how you get access to the Internatiional Associations and how you can get the information that you re looking for...

Marketing Research: Marketing, kraft macaroni and cheese, light cream cheese
kraft macaroni and cheese, light cream cheese, oscar myer: Hello Jen, Although I ve been working in Marketing and Market research for the past decade (slightly more actually). I m not familiar with a couple of the terms that your professor is using. I think that your first section is probably right on the...

Marketing Research: Marketing Research, marketing strategy, overall strategy
marketing strategy, overall strategy, marketing research: A marketing strategy doesn t necessarily need to include a market research project in order to support the overall strategy if enough is known about the market. There are often unknowns that market research can help to clarifiy, but it s not always necessary....

Marketing Research: advertisers, target customer, nyt
target customer, nyt, graphics work: Hello Rashad, I don t have a great deal of familiarity with this aspect of business, but I do know just enough to probably get both of us in trouble grin . I think that the way this typically works is that a magazine does a survey to understand the...

Marketing Research: important, chris hawkes, filling the spaces
chris hawkes, filling the spaces, e mail: Hello AJ, Tell me a little bit more about what type of products you re interested in selling in Egypt and what the competitive environment is like there? Where do people buy their products currently, and why will yours be better than what they currently...

Marketing Research: Market Statistics, semiprecious gemstone beads, target customer
semiprecious gemstone beads, target customer, target customers: Hello Kathy, I suspect that there are probably some free or low cost resources that you can tap into that will help you with this. By the way, I m about to start selling an e-book on starting businesses and would be willing to send you one for free...

Marketing Research: marketing, mileage cars, homework question
mileage cars, homework question, benefit of the doubt: Hello Brenda, This sounds just a little bit like a homework question, but I ll give you the benefit of the doubt. Not everyone does research to fold into the development of a marketing strategy. It really depends on how much is already known about...

Marketing Research: # of registered motorcyclists. Divided by country or region., third world countries, new bikes
third world countries, new bikes, tougher stuff: Hello Tobias, Wow, you ve really got some big plans. I think that you may very well be onto something, but you ll probably have to segment motorcylclists into a number of groups in order to know what they want on an aggregate level. For example,...

Marketing Research: Business models, business factory, entrepreneurial mindset
business factory, entrepreneurial mindset, distribution model: Bonjour Claude. Je me appele Christopher. I will have to take a look around to find a website that might provide you more detailed definitions, but I ll get the ball rolling with my understanding of those terms. The way that I think of those businesses...

Marketing Research: Marketing data analyzing, Research analysis, Quantitative analysis
Research analysis, Quantitative analysis, market research data: Hell Sara, Data analysis is a skill that is not always straight-forward. Depending on what types of questions were asked it may require higher level analysis. There are times when basic research can be analyzed by Excel also (SPSS is a complex software...

Marketing Research: Principles of marketing, research quality, research accuracy
research quality, research accuracy, market research professional: The truth is that if market research is not done well then you can get the wrong answers. The results are determined by the types of market research mistakes that were done. You can get answers that don t make sense or are obviously wrong. In most...

Marketing Research: where to market, Emerging Markets, Product Development
Emerging Markets, Product Development, Service Development: Hello James, This sounds just a little bit like a school assignment, but i ll bite, just to get you thinking about options. You didn t specify what product category you are working on and that will have an enormous effect on what countries are most likely...

Marketing Research: marketing my product, Business Startup, Market Research
Business Startup, Market Research, Product Sales: Hello Anil, I m really sorry that I ve been so slow in responding. We had a family emergency that required my immediate attention, and kept me from getting connected. I think that it would be great for you to start your marketing as soon as possible....

Marketing Research: AFLAC, dollar yen, aflac
dollar yen, aflac, united states market: Can t place a dollar (yen)value on using the same advertising campaign in Japan as in US, but if I was the decision maker I would do so in this case. Not necessarily for synergy with the campaign in the US, but because of the merits of the campaign on its...

Marketing Research: Quality control, statistical packages, significance testing
statistical packages, significance testing, due respect: Vukani- I am not sure what you mean by automatic control . Also, with all due respect, your question what are the advantages of statistical packages is not specific enough for me to provide an answer. In general, statistical packages are critical to...

Marketing Research: Assorted Statistical Questions, ready sources, toll free numbers
ready sources, toll free numbers, telephone inquiries: All due respect, you have a problem - there are no ready sources to answer your very specific questions. Having been responsible for many years for finding the answers for difficult questions (e.g., find me a manufacturer of single engine aircraft in one...

Marketing Research: business, fortune 500 list, credit unions
fortune 500 list, credit unions, research focus: I am not sure I understand your question. Some key points: -If you are referring to such things as the Fortune 500 list, that is not research, it s just compilations of data about the companies with the most revenue. -Research is routinely conducted including...

Marketing Research: floorshare, retail conditions, intelligence tool
retail conditions, intelligence tool, facings: I am not familiar with the term floorshare . The closest I can think of is what I would call facings - how many of your packages are displayed on the store s shelves, side by side on a single shelf - - example: cake mix from left to right: chocolate, vanilla,...

Marketing Research: ice cream, market research, www.MarketResearch101.com
market research, www.MarketResearch101.com, trade associations: Hello Vinit, Just to make sure that I understand what you re asking, let me tell you back what I think you re hoping to do - do research on existing sources of information to determine the preferences of ice cream flavors by age and nationality for Western...

Marketing Research: Marketing the College of Fine Arts and Design, target audience, marketing the college
target audience, marketing the college, college of fine arts: Hello Sarah, Sorry that I couldn t get back to you earlier - my e-mail has been bombarded by junk e-mail and I m having a hard time sorting through things without deleting the wrong stuff. This is a pretty broad question so it may take a few e-mails...

Marketing Research: Marketing reaserch for an Art & Design College, mail surveys, target audience
mail surveys, target audience, art center college: Sarah- If distributing questionnaires to 5 or 6 high schools is the only option, that is better than no surveys at all! There is what we call self-selection bias (hard to know why some completed the survey and some did not), but that can t be avoided. ...

Marketing Research: problem, market research methodologies, larger companies
market research methodologies, larger companies, smaller companies: Hello John, There s no such thing as market research that doesn t have some sort of bias, and most market research methodologies would be affected if they only include companies that are listed in some sort of list. The best way to understand how significant...

Marketing Research: MARKETING FOR MANAGERS, case study report, target market
case study report, target market, advertising magazines: Hello Monika, I m afraid that I don t know of any case studies that have proven how important packaging is. But I do know that companies spend a great deal of money on packaging, evidently in the belief that it is very important and that the packaging...

Marketing Research: Help with a university research proposal, safety efficiency, research proposal
safety efficiency, research proposal, market research: Pearl,I assume that you are in a market research class. Topics for research could be something like: what are the demographic charactertistics of the customers (that buy yor product)? OR How do customers rate your product vs. others on: safety, efficiency,...

Marketing Research: Market Research in Finance Accounts Legal & HR, competitor intelligence, market research
competitor intelligence, market research, marketing research: Manmohan, The business news and your industry s trade publications and trade associations are good starting points to keep track of what your competition is doing. If your competitors are publicly traded on the stock exchange, your government s securities...

Marketing Research: Marketing, target market, correct message
target market, correct message, market customers: Dear Azuan, The first part of your question regarding marketing mix is really a marketing question and should go to a marketing expert, not market research. As for the second part - Marketing research supports your strategy and tactical plans by defining...

Marketing Research: marketing research, market research, marketing research
market research, marketing research, market segmentation: Kaniyoor, To answer your questions: You can apply marketing research in many ways. But you must first define your business problem. What is the problem your animation school is facing? As someone in Business Development, is your business problem ...

Marketing Research: Website feedback survey, surveys, website intercept surveys
surveys, website intercept surveys, marketing research: Mark, If you re asking clients to give you feedback about your current website, you need to make sure that all those people on your database visit and go to your web site. If you have 1000 clients, and only 100 visit your website, you re wasting bandwidth...

Marketing Research: research, google search, gov agency
google search, gov agency, google: Howard, depending on what kind of info you are selling, you might have a great deal of competition. I would suggest that you do a google search for the kind of info that you want to sell and see what comes up. There are many well oiled machines selling data...

Marketing Research: BRM, distinct function, manufacturing organization
distinct function, manufacturing organization, study trends: 1. This statement is not very clear. Was it translated from another language? My best interpretation of this is that you are looking for an understanding of how research supports decision making. When a business decision is being made (e.g. should we open...

Marketing Research: business research method, information gathering, gathering information
information gathering, gathering information, business research: Beeni, this is confusing. It sounds like something from a job ad. Either they are asking for information gathering/research to support decision making. Or they are asking for expertise and information gathering to decide how to conduct research. Kath...

Marketing Research: How do I charge?, consulting fees, marketing strategies
consulting fees, marketing strategies, marketing plans: Mike, There is not one right way to price consulting services. Typically, your consulting services are priced right if: 1) the services you provide the client create value above and beyond the amount you assessed, and 2) you re able to provide those...

Marketing Research: Demand, Demand, economics
Demand, economics: In economics, demand for a product or service exists when a person is both willing and able to purchase it. Generally, if you do not have money to purchase the product, you are unable to buy it, so there is no demand. However, although the student did...

Marketing Research: Marketing Asian Noodles, Market size, promotion
Market size, promotion, coupons: Mark, I get the impression that the manufacturer of the Asian noodles is based outside the U.S., and is not a U.S. food manufacturer introducing a line of Asian noodles. In addition, your question suggests this company has not introduced its noodles into...

Marketing Research: Marketing question, core measurements, customer profitability
core measurements, customer profitability, visitors number: Are you asking about tracking success of the website??? If so, the metrics would look at number of visitors, number of visits, percent of those that complete transactions on the website, frequency of visits and transactions, visitor ratings of the website...

Marketing Research: research methodology for managers, qualitative and quantitative research, classifications of research
qualitative and quantitative research, classifications of research, brand personality: Research supports planning and decision making. For example, should we raise the price of our products? Research would be conducted to look at the pricing of current products and competitors, sales volumes by price, and then research with customers to assess...

Marketing Research: types of interview qustions, interview qustions, benefits of exercise
interview qustions, benefits of exercise, open ended question: An open ended question asks something that cannot be answered categorically. For example, What are the benefits of exercise? The answer is then given as an explanation. I m not sure what they mean by direct open ended question. A closed ended question...

Marketing Research: Business Research Methods, business research methods, statistical tools
business research methods, statistical tools, business report: I need more information -- this covers a very wide range of issues. Statistical tools offer a way of making sense of information. It can summarize findings from a large data set, or provide a way of predicting responses - it all depends on the tool...

Marketing Research: business reserch, business reserch, decline rates
business reserch, decline rates, customer demographics: This is difficult to answer because it is a very broad question. There are many kinds of statistical tools. Bascially, the statistics are quantitative way to describe what ever aspect of the business is under study. These might be things like market share,...

Marketing Research: circulation numbers for market research firms, marketing research firms, American Marketing Association
marketing research firms, American Marketing Association, ReferenceUSA: Glenn, One thing you can try is Dun & Bradstreet Million Dollar Database and ReferenceUSA. Look up these companies within the database to obtain their revenue statistics. These databases will tell you if the revenue stats came from the company or if it...

Marketing Research: Market Research: Where to find REF source for Multi-thousand location companies?, marketing information, industry information
marketing information, industry information, Gale Research: Alan, Sorry about the delay to your follow-up. Some other sources you might consider include: Market Share Reporter by Gale Research; Plunkett s Industry Almanacs (different versions for different industries), Progressive Grocer s Marketing Guidebook...

Marketing Research: marketing research, importance of marketing research, target audience
importance of marketing research, target audience, pipeline projects: Market research is critical to the success of new products. The research will determine who the target audience is, how receptive they are to the product, how to price and promote the product, what features or benefits are most powerful, how to position and...

Marketing Research: Research Methodology, research methodology, product x
research methodology, product x, hypothesis: The hypothesis is the tentative idea or theory that the research is designed to test. For example, the hypothesis is that Product X is more appealing to women than to men. The research to test the hypothesis would involved having an equal sample of women...

Marketing Research: Surveying young managers, Sample frame, referral samples
Sample frame, referral samples, convenience samples: Dear Anna, I would recommend using a convenience or referral sample - one where you can network to get the people you need to take your survey. You find new managers and ask them if they can refer other new managers they know. There is a key drawback...

Marketing Research: sir tell me ans, person interview, survey instrument
person interview, survey instrument, mail: survey instrument refers to the survey or questionnaire. Field procedure refers to how the survey was fielded - which means how exactly was the information collected. This could be by sending the survey through the mail or email --- or by telephone or...

Marketing Research: marketing research, importance of marketing research, developing a marketing plan
importance of marketing research, developing a marketing plan, customer demographics: This is a very broad question. Marketing research provides the marketing manager with a wide variety of information about the market, competitive products, perceptions of his product, etc. Market research provides information about sales volumes, distribution...

Marketing Research: new business, ear muffs, import export trade
ear muffs, import export trade, radio shacks: Your questions are a little confusing. Let me see if I can simplify this. First, lets say the product is ear muffs. You need to find out how many ear muffs are sold in your country each year, and what the annual sales are in currency. That tells you the...

Marketing Research: Promotion of a New Product, test markets, qualitative research
test markets, qualitative research, focus groups: Jason, The best way to research messages would be to start with qualitative research methods and use the learnings from them to do a quantitative study. In the case of a new sandwich, you might go into shopping malls and fairs and conduct taste tests....

Marketing Research: statistical tools, statistical methods, quantitative methods
statistical methods, quantitative methods, analytics: Mary, There is a wide breadth of statistical tools used in market research. Hypothesis testing is frequently used to determine whether significant differences exist between groups, or between expected responses and actual responses. Regression analysis...

Marketing Research: strategic marketing plan, strategic marketing plans, marketing plans
strategic marketing plans, marketing plans, implementation: Katie, Performance should be assessed as often as the information the system provides is needed. For example, if your company had developed a statistical model to forecast monthly sales based on promotion expenditures, past sales, and economic growth,...

Marketing Research: Business Startup, start-up, online job boards
start-up, online job boards: Adam, Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. The first thing to do is identify what makes your job site unique from Monster, CareerBuilder, etc. Use those differences to shape your marketing and advertising messages to the prospective employers....

Marketing Research: market research plan, research design, marketing research
research design, marketing research, market research: Meena, A good market research plan starts with a definition of the problem. Sit down with those in the organization who have a stake in the research findings. Find out what marketing issues are concerning them. Determine what problems they want the research...

Marketing Research: reliability of data gathered, survey research, reliability
survey research, reliability, measurement in marketing research: Sarz, I see two approaches you can use. The first approach is to take a sample of some of the research questions from the past marketing techniques, and then contact a random sample of the respondents. Tell them you re just doing a quick follow-up to...

Marketing Research: MARKET SIZE --- MEDIA/ENTERTAINMENT, market size, market structure
market size, market structure, Economic Census: Jamaal, The U.S. Census Bureau conducts an Economic Census of industries every 5 years (the most recent in 2007). Each industry has a North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code. You can find the NAICS code for the Entertainment industry...

Marketing Research: marketing, positioning, target markets
positioning, target markets: Positioning analysis helps marketing managers understand how their product can be presented to their target markets as a way to solve certain problems. Take, for instance, a product like contact lenses. The main benefit of contact lenses is to correct vision...

Marketing Research: Cramps, market size, secondary research
market size, secondary research, survey: John, This is definitely one of those niches where market information may be in short supply. The approaches I can think of are likely to be both time-consuming and costly, and some require tradeoffs between budget and research quality. You might start...

Marketing Research: Estimating the number of U.S.A. retailers, NAICS, retail
NAICS, retail, U.S. Census Bureau: Dave, You can find this information by going to the Web site of the U.S. Census Bureau. Every five years, the Census Bureau conducts an Economic Census, quantifying the number of businesses within each industry, along with various other statistics. The...

Marketing Research: Marketing statistics, statistical abstract of the us, google search
statistical abstract of the us, google search, small business administration: This is not my area of expertise, butI can give you a couple of suggestions. First, I would go to the National Chamber of Commerce website and see if they could provide that information - or the US Small Business Administration. Next, just do a Google search...

Marketing Research: market research, market research concepts, problem definition
market research concepts, problem definition, new products: Anshul, In terms of market research concepts, there is no real difference. Market research is always conducted to solve a specific problem. The introduction of a new product is also a specific problem when you consider the questions it raises: How do...

Marketing Research: Price Elasticity, price elasticity, pricing
price elasticity, pricing, pricing research: Mette, I know there are a lot of broad essays on price elasticity on the Internet, as well as reports on price elasticity in various industries. However, I am not sure of any that exist specifically consumer electronics industries. Your best bet might...

Marketing Research: Charity Shops in U.K., charity shops, charity shop
charity shops, charity shop, kindess: Dear Carol, I can help with methodological or data interpretation or research planning questions, but I do not provide actual data. For this kind of information I would suggest that you Google your questions, but also look for a non-profit clearinghouse...

Marketing Research: Market Research fail, useless marketing research, bad marketing research
useless marketing research, bad marketing research: Marketing research data can be useless for many reasons, the main cause being that the managers failed to define the business problem adequately. Without a clear understanding of what they want to solve, managers will find marketing research useless. Other...

Marketing Research: marketing, small business, marketing research
small business, marketing research, secondary research: I would first ask the small business person what insight he/she is seeking from marketing research and what decision or action he/she wishes the research to inform. Part of the reason marketing research can get costly is because companies, both small and...

Marketing Research: identification of proper tools, market research, questionnaire design
market research, questionnaire design, likert scales: Nitin, Likert scales are often good for questions that deal with levels of agreement or satisfaction. A researcher might use a scale from 1 to 10 to determine how strongly a respondent agrees with a certain statement or position; or a scale from 1 to 5...

Marketing Research: MR, statistical knowledge, questionnaire
statistical knowledge, questionnaire, respondents: You need to summarize the findings from the questionnaire - look at the responses by either the average answer if using a rating scale, or the percentage of respondents who gave certain answers. I can t give you more specific suggestions without seeing the...

Marketing Research: export to uk or research on products, import, export
import, export, test market: Umang, The first thing you need to do is research sales within the toiletry category in UK supermarkets, drug stores, and mass merchants. Next, you need to determine how many domestic and foreign toiletry brands are available for sale in the UK. Then,...

Marketing Research: Marketing Research, marketing research, statistical tools
marketing research, statistical tools, regression analysis: Noushad, There are several statistical research tools used in marketing research and not all are used by each marketing research firm. Many of these tools include basic descriptive statistics like the mean, median, mode, and standard deviation. Others...

Marketing Research: Consumer decision process in China, China, Quirk's Marketing Research Review
China, Quirk's Marketing Research Review, consumer research in China: Pim, Performing marketing research in China is actually outside my expertise, but I can refer you to two articles published in Quirk s Marketing Research Review in 2009. The March 2009 issue contained the article A Guide to Marketing and Selling to...

Marketing Research: market research, effective surveys, animation college
effective surveys, animation college, sales brochure: All marketing has to do with satisfying someones needs....so step 1 is identifying who your market is. The next phase has to do with having a conversation with them attempting to determine; What are their goals...expectations. What kinds of courses...

Marketing Research: marketing strategy, account thanks, avertising
account thanks, avertising, marketing strategy: Cindi, how are you defining the high end consumer market ? I am confused by the statement that the potential customers cannot be easily identifed. Why? These are two key issues that you need to define in great detail before you can develop a business plan....

Marketing Research: measure of marketing promotions, promotion evaluation, promotion measurement
promotion evaluation, promotion measurement: Kaniyoor, The first thing you need to do is understand what it is you want your promotions to do for the college. Are your promotions intended to create awareness? To generate new business? To generate repeat business? The objectives of your promotional...

Marketing Research: mkt. strategy, marketing research, market research
marketing research, market research, marketing strategies: adequate, It is vitally important that your company not make drastic distribution, advertising, or promotion changes for your product until you have performed adequate market research. Since this is an existing product, you should already have some data...

Marketing Research: What should I charge for speaker fees?, Speaker Fees.
Speaker Fees.: Chip, I would charge your standard hourly rate for your expertise. In fact, because the meeting is 4 hours, and not the entire day, I would bill for slightly more than 1/2 your daily rate, since most of the rest of the day will not be billable. I would build...

Marketing Research: market research, group purchasing organization, purchasing contracts
group purchasing organization, purchasing contracts, public hospitals: Will, if you choose to conduct research, part of the project would be that the research company has to qualify the respondents. That means they are prescreened to determine whether they do purchase the type of products that you are marketing. Only then...

Marketing Research: Transport, published sources, secondary research
published sources, secondary research: Frank, I m not familiar with the reseach sources in Australia, but you should be able to find such statistics from Australian Census data, government agencies, and various statistical abstracts published by private sources. A good reference librarian...

Marketing Research: Travel Guitar Market, guitar market, travel guitar
guitar market, travel guitar, profitable business: Dear Fazil - First, I think you need to confirm that there is indeed, a market for your product. Do traveling musicians need a portable guitar that is easy to use in confined spaces? You need to do a survey among traveling musicians to obtain that information,...

Marketing Research: how should i approach for e-publication and to whom?, mba project, passionate fan
mba project, passionate fan, material data: Manjul, I am going to attempt to answer your question, because I am a passionate fan of Indian movies, and anytime I might see one and not answer....I would feel guilty. So here goes.Yours is a complicated project...If I am understanding your product...at...

Marketing Research: Market Research, SRDS, market strategy
SRDS, market strategy, business plan: Guido, I feel your pain. When I started my business, one of the biggest challenges I faced when doing a market strategy/business plan was information overload, which often led to analysis paralysis. Here s what I recommend: You mentioned that your...

Marketing Research: Thesis Market Research, problem definition, strategy
problem definition, strategy, research: Johan, I see where your university is coming from. The answers to your subquestions will tell you what the marketplace looks like, but not how Company A can capitalize on it. You need to go a step further. Based on your findings, you can then know the...

Marketing Research: buy rate, e-commerce, web analytics
e-commerce, web analytics, direct marketing: Pearl, There are no good or comprehensive sources on this information, largely because e-commerce is still relatively young; different industries have different purchasing processes and thus different response rates for e-commerce; and the role of the Web...

Marketing Research: Research on Architect Marketing, direct response, response rates
direct response, response rates, advertising: Hsiang, This will require some detective work. I would start by calling the publication s advertising sales representative and asking if the publication has any history on advertisers response rates and advertising ROI with the publication. Also, I would...

Marketing Research: regarding my project, customer expectation, big bazaar
customer expectation, big bazaar, defective products: I will give you a broad answer, because this sounds like it is homework. you need to as the customers all about their expectations - hours the bazaar is open, types of products and services sold, location, lay out, pricing, policies of the merchants in terms...

Marketing Research: Marketing plan (urgent answer needed, please.), marketing plans, presentations
marketing plans, presentations: W., You have all the right components. Breakeven analysis would belong in your Product section, if that s the section where you have all the costs of your product. In your analysis of the competition, you might want to have simple bar or pie charts telling...

Marketing Research: Marketing Research Analyst, market research careers
market research careers: Hi Bryn. There is no required discipline for going into market research - and I think that s a good thing. Many of the people in marketing research come from very diverse backgrounds - psychology, sociology, anthropology, economics (like me), marketing,...

Marketing Research: marketing research, marketing information system, marketing information systems
marketing information system, marketing information systems, product customers: Maha - I can give you a general answer. Knowledge based marketing refers to marketing plans based on information and knowledge of the product, customers, markets, competitors, etc. Marketing research is the practice of evaluating the effectiveness of marketing...

Marketing Research: Marketing info, auto parts sales, google search
auto parts sales, google search, auto repair shops: You can do a google search for information about auto part sales - what brands there are, what are the highest selling brands, what parts sell the most, what companies are the biggest suppliers - who are the customers - individuals or auto repair shops, etc....

Marketing Research: Marketing, Internet Marketing, target marketing
Internet Marketing, target marketing: Hi Kelly. For marketing on the Internet, the first thing you should ask is how many of your customers are currently online? You might also ask your current customers about the sites they visit online and how long they are online. That will give you some...

Marketing Research: Prescription Drugs Distributorship, business promoter, cardinal health
business promoter, cardinal health, purchase drugs: In the US, prescription drugs are sold through wholesalers. The wholesalers purchase drugs from the manufacturers, and then sell to pharmacies, hospitals, nursing homes etc. There are some direct sales from manufacturer - those are typically government agencies,...

Marketing Research: Market Research, confidentiality agreement, penholder
confidentiality agreement, penholder, creating a company: You would be well served to conduct some research prior to launching your business. The two most important issues are: consumer interest in the products and pricing. You have a couple of different choices on how to do this. I would suggest conducting some...

Marketing Research: Market Research, focus groups, qualitiative research
focus groups, qualitiative research, new product development: Noah, People don t buy what they cannot touch, hear, see, or experience. In your case, since your resources are small, the best thing to do would be to take a few of your products and invite a few people who are your target market to a focus group. You...

Marketing Research: Matress Sellers Economics, bedding manufacturers, bedding products
bedding manufacturers, bedding products, manufacturing association: I cannot answer these questions, but I can point you in the direction of finding the answers. I suggest that you do an Internet search for furniture manufacturing association and similar groups to see what kinds of data they have. Same thing for bedstyles...

Marketing Research: How to evaluate a market research company, industry affairs, educational background
industry affairs, educational background, manufacturing company: There are several ways to evaluate a company. First, look at the expertise of the management - their educational background and experience. Also, ask about the overall experience of the company. What kind of research do they do - qualitative, quant, in...

Marketing Research: ATM Research, deposit insurance corporation, atm research
deposit insurance corporation, atm research, federal deposit insurance: William, You might be able to find this information from the Federal Reserve s website, or that of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). I d start there. You might also look at trade associations for the banking industry to see if they compile...

Marketing Research: Introduction of new shampoo, marketing research, market research
marketing research, market research: Arogin, You should take into account the people to whom you want to sell the shampoo. You need to assess the competition, as well as the people s spending habits on shampoo and other health and beauty care products. You should look at trends in hair care...

Marketing Research: market analysis, segmentation, market research
segmentation, market research, target marketing: Hi Shannon. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes the Consumer Expenditure Survey each year. They list a series of product categories that people purchases, and list the average amount of money spent in each of those categories. The Bureau of...

Marketing Research: Rental business, time storage, rental businesses
time storage, rental businesses, rental business: Claude-Stephane, The best approach is to think about the things people rent or borrow for short periods of time: storage space, clothing, furniture, equipment, etc. You should check various business magazines for opportunities that deal with rentals. ...

Marketing Research: Research, baltimore business journal, washington business journal
baltimore business journal, washington business journal, business web sites: Jim there is no specific place to go and get this type of info. I would suggest the following possible sources of information: local chamber of commerce or other type of business association, do a web news search for articles on business closures and economic...

Marketing Research: Rental business, cotton candy machines, deep fryers
cotton candy machines, deep fryers, bounce houses: Hi Claude Equipment rental businesses offer products that people and businesses need on a short-term basis and at affordable rates. Individuals who are thinking of starting an equipment rental business have many options to choose from. Exploring your options...

Marketing Research: research, business failures, bankruptcy
business failures, bankruptcy: That s a tough one Jim. Unless a business declares bankruptcy (which is a public record), it s very hard to get a comprehensive list. You might start with courthouse filings to see which businesses have declared bankruptcy. Then you might do some detective...

Marketing Research: Self Storage business, self storage business, storage lockers
self storage business, storage lockers, storage shed: Hi Claude A storage locker business offers a solution for people who need a temporary place to keep a few belongings. Generally, smaller storage lockers can be found in storage shed businesses next to much larger units. Individuals may rent these lockers...

Marketing Research: Small Business & Marketing Research, surveys, polls
surveys, polls, larry kilbourne: Hi Carice. If your business is very small and you re only looking to do a simple poll, you might be better off going on your own. It s just cost prohibitive for a small business to hire a marketing research firm. Also, many marketing research firms just...

Marketing Research: Nationwide company profiling question, list of dentists, american dental association
list of dentists, american dental association, nationwide company: Some ideas: I would think that states have lists of licensed dentists, along with their addresses. Also, the public library may have some kind of business listings that would include dental offices. Another option is the American Dental Association - but...

Marketing Research: Neuromarketing, benefitial, marketing research
benefitial, marketing research, neuromarketing: In theory, there should be a benefit of neuroscience based methodologies - if they really show how advertisements and marketing stimulate the brain to induce purchasing behavior. Yes, neuromarketing can and should be complemented with findings from other...

Marketing Research: Collecting industry figures, knife companies, knife industry
knife companies, knife industry, positive attitude: Dave, my suggestion to you at this point is to go to a knife convention and do your own informal research - talk to some marketing directors for knife companies and ask them what their typically marketing strategies are and how well do they work. See if you...

Marketing Research: readers, mystery publishers, fiction publishers
mystery publishers, fiction publishers, publishers association: You need to find a fiction publishers association and/or mystery publishers association to answer these questions. They should have statistics about who reads different types of novels. There may also be a black fiction writers association. you might be...

Marketing Research: New business idea, saks fifth avenue, new business idea
saks fifth avenue, new business idea, south eastern states: You should be able to get some of these numbers from: the CDC or other government agencies. Go to the National Institute of Health and the CDC websites and search for the obesity numbers and geographic distribution. The data on income and age can be found...

Marketing Research: MARKETING RESEARCH
I can t prepare a questionnaire for you - but I can guide you in how to prepare it. You need to consider a) your customers (end user vs. distributor) b) key features and benefits of your product c) price sensitivity, d) your competition. Address these issues...

Marketing Research: Crosstabs: column proportions test, null hypothesis, significance levels
null hypothesis, significance levels, lowercase letter: Peter - you are absolutely correct about the statistics. Having said that, in my 25 years in market research at MAJOR companies, no one cared much about the stats, particularly for something like crosstabs. Ask yourself what the purpose of the research...

Marketing Research: MARKETING IN THE 22 CENTURY, multi level marketing, indirect interactions
multi level marketing, indirect interactions, indirect sales: Your objective is the service you want to provide to clients and the outcome that you want them to achieve. Your achievements should be what you have done for your clients - designed advertising campaign that doubled sales of the product in 3 months, for...

Marketing Research: Calculating Market Size
Evan, the food industry is not my area of expertise. My best advice is to use the survey data that you collected to segment your market and come up with 3 estimates of SOM - optimistic, realistic and pessimistic. See if you can find some data from trade...

Marketing Research: Advergaming, target customers, product placements
target customers, product placements, chris hawkes: Hello Sumit, I believe that this question is one that can t be answered but must be field tested. You can draw a parallel or two by citing product placements in movies that command tens of thousands of dollars and the fact that most US television shows...

Marketing Research: Advertisement/ Psycology involved., advertising campaigns, mature product
advertising campaigns, mature product, milk campaign: Hello Greg - I m sorry that it s taken me so long to get back to you. You re question is pretty broad, but I ll try to take a stab at it. In general there are industry averages for the percentage of a budget that is typically spent on advertising...

Marketing Research: Australian market research, mri research, research answer
mri research, research answer, flavored milk: Hello Angie, Your question is quite a bit harder to find than I d expected. Here s the most promising like that I found http://www.usdec.org/Publications/PubDetail.cfm?ItemNumber=222. The other way ideas that I have is to go to the series of books...

Marketing Research: agent, chris hawkes, niche markets
chris hawkes, niche markets, export issues: Hello Claude, I just got back from vacation. This is going to take a couple of days to check into. I ll get back to you by Monday or Tuesday at the latest. Please let me know what your products are, and what kinds of volumes you can deliver...

Marketing Research: agent, conducting market research, caribbean market
conducting market research, caribbean market, agricultural goods: Hello Claude, I ll need some more details to be able to help you with this. Please e-mail me directily with the answers to the following questions and I think that I should be able to help you. First - My belief on your message is that you really...

Marketing Research: love to do?, definite steps, kemper
definite steps, kemper, many things: .......Things that I most want and love to do is not within my reach for now...........how can u possibly know that? I would set up some definite steps to get u where u want to be. and maybe I ought to hire you and move you to the USA to do your research?...

Marketing Research: ask about, google search, opening your own business
google search, opening your own business, marketing quiz: Hello AJ, I found a number of web sites that have ways to test your knowledge. I did a Google search on Marketing quiz and it came up with several sites that seem to have what you re looking for. If you do really well on those sites, you might...

Marketing Research: ask about, internet penetration, canada resident
internet penetration, canada resident, group programs: Hello Ahmed, I wasn t sure if you wanted to conduct research (maybe for your business), or if you wish to become a paid respondent yourself. I m not sure where you reside, but I can tell you that there is not a great deal of online research conducted...

Marketing Research: ask about, marketing research company, market niche
marketing research company, market niche, audio engineer: Hello Ahmed, I think that the associations may be a good place for you to get started. There is a lot of good information out there. I m going to include links to a few industry associations for you to take a look at: http://www.aes-sda.org/cms/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=56&Itemid=75...

Marketing Research: ask about, export import business, luck chris
export import business, luck chris, work volume: You ll have to make some educated guesses about their business models. Is there something about their business that makes you suspect a novel business model? Business models are definitely harder to ascertain - and it will probably take some clever...

Marketing Research: Best Marketing Strategy for a Web Design Company, target enterprise, web design companies
target enterprise, web design companies, micro businesses: Hello Susan, I have a few questions to ask before I will know enough to make some recommendations. Here they are: Is this a new or an existing company? What kinds of web design do they do? Do they target enterprise companies or SMB? Or maybe...

Marketing Research: Biotech Market Research, altran corp, biotech issues
altran corp, biotech issues, biotech market: Jack; I think u will have a fun and easy time of FINDING these people but getting them to respond to u will not be so easy as they are expense shy! get also directories from the net via yellow pages simply on biz s in each area where such firms are...

Marketing Research: Blog meter, same time period, names thanks
same time period, names thanks, heared: IT s called SPIN and no, with 1 billion computers, a blog is an almost useless statement. NOW, if there were 100,000 blogs that were of a positive nature about the same thing during the same time period [1 day/week] that could be of value. blog; stupid...

Marketing Research: Business Research, real estate brokerages, interesting marketing
real estate brokerages, interesting marketing, googelearth: Hello Luke, This is a very interesting marketing problem, although it s going to be much more digging than what AllExperts provides. I can give you some things to think about though. When I need to do a cusumer s perspective product comparison like...

Marketing Research: biz plan, biz plan, guideance
biz plan, guideance, programming company: forget about needing one specifically for web work/designing. go to both bplans.com and our small biz admin web site. U will get all the templates you need/want. get back to me for guideance in filling them out. kkemper1@mindspring.com AND icq.com...

Marketing Research: business lists, lisences, must be a way
lisences, must be a way, chamber of commerce: Hello Kara - I think that there must be a way to get a list of recently opened businesses. I wonder about the Chamber of Commerce, maybe recently issued business lisences, or maybe the local business newspaper would have some ideas. I think that those...

Marketing Research: business marketing/ advertising, helen kim, ms kim
helen kim, ms kim, business marketing: ms kim where are you writing from? can u have some native born English speaker help you edit your materials? I have answers for you; but it would take me about 1-2 months; because your questions are so open ended. are these for a college class?...

Marketing Research: business and target market, target market, chris hawkes
target market, chris hawkes, convenience products: Hello Pranav, I would think that your target market might be a combination of a couple of things. First you might have a certain area where most of your customers come from (maybe most of them live within a half kilometer or mile of your store). ...

Marketing Research: College Infiltration, dorms, infiltration
dorms, infiltration, tens of thousands: AS: since a college is a mirocosm of a city, they can use tens of thousands of products and if it is students you want to sell to, the answer is not simpler. clubs, associations, dorms and more, can be visited. I need a LOT more data. thanks for...

Marketing Research: Confusion about Research area, icfai org hyderabad, hyderabad india
icfai org hyderabad, hyderabad india, icfai university: But I want to know what will be the difficulties I will be facing if I try to do a research in an area not relevant to me............. Samuel; that will be dumb. I can use 200 words to say it with more fanfare but dumb is good. The idea for a research...

Marketing Research: Consumers Association, religious factions, london luton
religious factions, london luton, servant of god: presuming u are a Muslim, can answer me this: why do u suppose a GOD directs man on the hand to use for eating and bathing? and if one has a sprain, one is to ask for a waiver or a blessing so he /she can use the other hand? TO me, who is single,...

Marketing Research: Delivery business, pizza deliveries, yellow pgs
pizza deliveries, yellow pgs, mattress set: Cheryl: Boy and I glad you understand the value of doing both secondary and primary MARKET research! I could use your work as example of what it takes BEFORE one commits themselves! Please get a biz plan template [down load one for free?] and begin...

Marketing Research: Difference betweeen marketing research and marketing strategies, radio flyers, marketing strategies
radio flyers, marketing strategies, marketing campaign: JC; I THINK you might be analyzing this to death. Here is why--marketing research helps you determine marketing strategies. MR is the accumulation of data; both primary and secondary. with that data, [primary is direct interviews and secondary...

Marketing Research: data collection, bharath, private agency
bharath, private agency, sankar: Hi Janet, To collect the marketing research data you can contact the association for that industry,the govt will have a trade directory for which you need to pay something to get the info.Private agency will also have it. ...

Marketing Research: Effective market research, chris hawkes, floor tile
chris hawkes, floor tile, effective research: Hello Babar, I think that there are a number of options to you. One is to look at your competitor s websites if they have any. That may provide you with some good information. Secondly you could commission a research study with a company in Pakistan...

Marketing Research: Someone with economics degree, financial market analysts, queston
financial market analysts, queston, economic outlook: Hello Idris, I m honestly not that certain about the primary types of jobs that economists tend to get. I know that some large companies will hire an economist to provide insights into what the economic outlook could mean on the forecasts or sales projections...

Marketing Research: eliminate annoyance, cup of coffee, movie ticket
cup of coffee, movie ticket, research survey: shopping centers already do this successfully; what are the questions? objectives of the survey? # of people needed in your survey? etc [offer them a goodie, like a cup of coffee, a discount movie ticket, etc something you can get free from a...

Marketing Research: Facts and figures, investor relations dept, tae bo
investor relations dept, tae bo, reference librarian: Hi Erik- I m not really an expert in this area but I would start my search by checking out the following websites: www.marketfacts.com www.knowthis.com Another approach is to talk to a reference librarian at a big university business library (even...

Marketing Research: Finding the Prospects, target account, service businesses
target account, service businesses, credit situations: sure; start with all the CPAs in your area; that is who these small biz s hire outside of their own on site accountants to analyze credit situations. ++ interview vendors; see who is having the most difficult time getting paid by their retailers....

Marketing Research: Focus Group, focus group moderator, rap music
focus group moderator, rap music, delicacy: MAYBE they have a reason for feeling uncomfortable. AS a teacher, I do not let any race, or age, sit silent. I solve that by asking questions, one at a time till i hit their interest button; mr. Jones, have you ever used Pepsodent toothpaste? NO?...

Marketing Research: How to approach companies??, human resource department, whole brain
Marketing Research: How to approach companies??, human resource department, whole brain, job searches

Marketing Research: high end electric guitar markets, body electrics, gibson epiphone
Marketing Research: high end electric guitar markets, body electrics, gibson epiphone, accessory product

Marketing Research: Primary small business research, market competitors, daily basis
Marketing Research: Primary small business research, market competitors, daily basis, research tool

Marketing Research: failure of diet coke, diet coke, bottled water
diet coke, bottled water, marketers: Hello Mandeep, The short, obvious answer to your question is that they misread the desires of the people paying the bills - the cusotmers. I also think that it s not quite as simple as those products being faiures. I believe that light coke, for...

Marketing Research: fashion, interest buyers, botiques
interest buyers, botiques, net profits: interest buyers have in new ideas net profits available to wholesale and retail buyers the effect the big boxes have on the botiques. [walmart and target] and more when you students ask a question, please indicate your age, school grade [level]...

Marketing Research: how do we find out where our customers are coming from?, music nightclub, e mail
music nightclub, e mail, will take some time: Hello Michael, I think that your question is an interesting one. It could be that all of the advertising that you do contriubute to your customers attendance at your club. I think that it might be that you need to focus in on one particultar tool...

Marketing Research: finding statistics, espresso bar, commercial broker
espresso bar, commercial broker, traffic count: I guarantee you one thing, they would be using the stats generated or reseached by a local real estate commercial broker! Plus they would interview vendors and ask what the competition is doing and the banks with whom the competition is dealing. ...

Marketing Research: HR research, hr research, kemper
hr research, kemper, obj: wholly mooly; each major company in the US [alone] has hundreds of different training programs DEPENDING ON what the employee needs to learn. if there are 25 job categories in a mid sized company, a large one can have 1,000 dif job categories. THAT...

Marketing Research: high end electric guitar markets, guitar cente, guitar center
guitar cente, guitar center, chris hawkes: Hello Peter, You designed and made a very beautiful guitar! I m very impressed. The information that you re looking for is going to be quite a challenge, I think. I m attaching a number of links that hold some promise for piecing together as much...

Marketing Research: Information, new coke, product failures
new coke, product failures, introduction 5: Hello Owais, There are far more examples of unsuccessful products than there are of successful products! If you Google something like famous product failures I think that you ll find web sites that are dedicated to the analysis of product disasters....

Marketing Research: Internet reseacher, grand prairie alberta, new brunswick canada
grand prairie alberta, new brunswick canada, desk drawers: i have a challenge for you right now: the Golden Inn, Grand Prairie, Alberta, had [has?] in its desk drawers at the sides of the beds--I was a guest there in 1994] atlases. It had on the page for New Brunswick, Canada, the village of Upper Mouctouche...

Marketing Research: Introduction to Marketing, channel promotion, introduction to marketing
channel promotion, introduction to marketing, tactical marketing: There are 7p s in marketing.They are as follows.. price,product,place ,promotion,people,place,physical evidence. These are all called tactical marketing as it cld be changed depending upon the competition and the companies objectve. price - is...

Marketing Research: IRI Data Validity, sampling plan, research methodology
sampling plan, research methodology, iri data: Hello Stephanie, I am familiar with IRI and their data. I also know that any research methodology (or in their case sampling plan) is going to have some inherent biases. Can you tell me what bias you believe that their data has? Also, what what...

Marketing Research: information, first edition books, bulk mail
first edition books, bulk mail, private owner: WILLIAM: you KNOW this sounds like a way for a .........to get into the home of such owners and ........their books. Why is it you want to reach them directly? 95% of them do not want the public to know they have such books! Why would they want...

Marketing Research: investment, risk and reward, reward travel
risk and reward, reward travel, luck chris: Hello Yega, I m afraid that I m focused on another type of market research (understanding product development activiities). And won t be able to help you a whole lot on this one. I can tell you that you need to consider when you ll need to get your...

Marketing Research: Latest technologies and Markting Research., target customers, variable devices
target customers, variable devices, chris hawkes: Hello Jay, That s an interesting question. AllExperts is not really here to help students with their homework, but I ll give you a couple of ideas. In advertising research there are special variable devices (they look like a little box with a dial,...

Marketing Research: leads, encyclopedia of associations, public libraries
encyclopedia of associations, public libraries, manufacturing industries: Hello Audrey, You didn t say what you re selling to manufacturers, or what area you are working, so I lll have to be pretty general in my answer. I think that you could start with the Encyclopedia of Associations - which is a number of books that...

Marketing Research: "The loyalty elephone", sears and roebuck, southwest airlines
sears and roebuck, southwest airlines, satisfaction value: the 3 blind men examining an elephant to compare it to other known things, I am use to. The parable of the elephant I am not--at least not by any name. now, about customer satisfaction, value and loyalty-- satisfaction is and was Sears and Roebuck...

Marketing Research: MARKETING MY BUSINESS - AH AH AH!!, plcs, law students
plcs, law students, law schools: my cursory idea is too simple-- visit each law school in your state and your region. Inform 3rd yr law students that you want to know them now, before they align with an attorney. You also want to be able to provide those who are going independent,...

Marketing Research: Market Analysis, biz plan, book store
biz plan, book store: finding out if what u want to do is desired by your intended clients. start with bplans.com download a biz plan start to fill it out visit a community college or book store. get it examined for free. get back to me [ps; I know of no used...

Marketing Research: Market Research for Gym business, phoenix metro area, research questionnaire
phoenix metro area, research questionnaire, due diligence process: thanks for the compliments no web sites with research survey ideas THAT I Know of. any professor of MR at any grad school of biz can help. some questions I would ask are: how often do you exercise where you spend over 15 min at a time? have...

Marketing Research: Market research, creatures of habit, luck chris
creatures of habit, luck chris, project creation: Hello Ankit, This is a very challenging issue. For many people milk/dairy products are commodities. You might be able to informally talk to a few Indians about what they feel about the name brand of your company. I m just guessing that longevity...

Marketing Research: Market research, pen users, chris hawkes
pen users, chris hawkes, suitable answer: I don t have all of the answers yet, but the total installed base for US homes which have one or more computers is 73.4% . We ll have to decide what constitutes a storage device , USB drives can probably be found, but I ll bet that it s about 75 of all...

Marketing Research: Market research - advice, market research advice, quality warranty
market research advice, quality warranty, mba student: IN any market research, it is always and must always be the same; who am I competing against? What are their strengths and weaknesses? I would only aim for their weaknesses to begin with; price quality warranty customer satisfaction? find out...

Marketing Research: Market research, art institute of california los angeles, multimedia web design
art institute of california los angeles, multimedia web design, art institute of california: Designers seek color and tone and layout. Market research visualize the end product that the consumer would want. The two should work together--but in the end, what the consumer wants should rule. how does ANYONE do research online? thanks for...

Marketing Research: Market Share, market brands, home theaters
market brands, home theaters, lcd tvs: Hello Pablo, Thanks for the clarifications. That helps. I ve done some looking around and haven t been able to find anything that would give us any clues about the specific market share of different vendors in those product categories for Guatemala....

Marketing Research: Market size, national accounting, bon chance
national accounting, bon chance, government group: Hello Daniel, It doesn t sound like a difficult request, but I m having a hard time finding the answer. It appears to me that the National Accounting Office is the government group that has the information that will answer your question, but I haven...

Marketing Research: Marketing, derik, marketing research
derik, marketing research, sentences: i did not realize your question WAS HOW is marketing practiced today.......... etc Derik, that would take me about 10 yrs to answer and about 1,000,000 pages. let me give you an example tell me in 2 sentences --- how Iraq got to where it is...

Marketing Research: Marketing, unsuccessful marketing practices, bon chance
unsuccessful marketing practices, bon chance, day marketing: Hello Vonnie, Your instructor saw your question and called and asked me to give you a hint or two, but not to do your homework for you! grin There are tons of definitions of marketing, so you shouldn t have much trouble with that one. As far as...

Marketing Research: Marketing Information Systems, marketing information systems, customer analysis
marketing information systems, customer analysis, effective marketing: Presuming you saw my bio; don t laugh at my response; the only way you can tell is who comes to your door and gives you business! ALL data for the boss is and MUST be evaluated on the basis of HOW much biz does it bring the company [and in specialized...

Marketing Research: Marketing Question, art periodicals, original fine art
art periodicals, original fine art, mail addresses: blanchjoe i have never heard of anyone yet who sends out emails re art or anything else that is welcomed by the recipient UNLESS the recipient has accepted the eamails via an OPT IN list. seek, therefore, OPT IN list distributors. thanks for asking...

Marketing Research: Marketing Research, museam, study case
museam, study case, excel spreadsheet: Hello Deasy, Thanks for the clarification - I think that I understand now. I suspect that your assignment is to go through the information on the museum comments and identify some common elements and make some recommendations about what the museum could...

Marketing Research: Marketing research, forrester research, wave lengths
forrester research, wave lengths, religious items: i don t have to understand motivations!! market research; FORRESTER Research, Australia is the #1 IT MR firm. u could also try to email ebay s marketing. U can also contact a marketing research student at any college. HOPE that is MORE helpfu...

Marketing Research: Marketing, sony erricson, competing products
sony erricson, competing products, innovators: right out of test 1 in Marketing. ok first innovator to market gets the customer s attn. yes, SONY, Erricson [sp?], sprint, IBM, etc, are all innovators of and in their respective fields. but at one time, others sold competing products that were...

Marketing Research: When market research fail over and over again, customer benefit, impul
customer benefit, impul, success time: Hello Kjell, That s a very interesting question. I think that you re saying that you have a product that has actually sold well in the market, but when you conduct research on it, the respondents have rejected it (even in the country where it is a success?)....

Marketing Research: market research-focus group, focus group interview, research focus group
focus group interview, research focus group, pizza business: a; work on getting a formula that you like. b; wind up with 6 tentative types--toppings that you will start with. c; create a questioneer that you feel will get you the data you want-- do u like pizza? how often do u eat it? what are your favorite...

Marketing Research: marketiing, luck chris, hotel business
luck chris, hotel business, customer satisfaction: I m afraid that I don t know much about the hotel business, but I m certain that research has been done on that very topic. I think that I might look for organizations that hoteliers belong to, or even consider looking at the research reports that are...

Marketing Research: marketing, cellular phone company, chris hawkes
cellular phone company, chris hawkes, customer service records: Hello Neisha, I m not sure exactly what you have in mind, but it seems to me like everytime that you touch a customer, it s a chance to enhance your relationship. Even if it s a problem or a service issue - a card, or a follow-up phone call to verify...

Marketing Research: marketing, research objective, research topic
research objective, research topic, marketing research: I would think that a pretty good example would come out of a Market Research book. Let s imagine that one company is selling their products pretty well and a newer competitor comes into the market and starts taking part of their share. Their research...