How to start the marketing process

by Meia
12 replies
Hi everyone,

Lets assume we have a budget and a manager has asked one of us to choose a marketing strategy such tv advertisement, social media etc. how to approach this task? do we need marketing plan? if so, what do we need to include on it and what tools can one use to write up this plan?

Thank you for your help and support
#marketing #process #start
  • Profile picture of the author arrival7
    We may need a little more information on what you are trying to do and on what level are you trying to do it. I would go to google and research "how to start the marketing process with social media" or with Tv ads. You get the picture, I would start there. I would also follow the same research plan on Youtube just to get some basic information.

    There are many business planning softwares on the market, this is something else you can research on google and youtube. You can always outsource these task if you do not have time to do it yourself. Go over to one of the outsourcing sites and post a research project and explain to them what you are doing and what you need to research. Fiverr and Freelancer will work for this.
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  • Profile picture of the author snipp
    Hello. I use free ways to promote my site. Its a hard work.

    Take back your life. Our program shows you how!

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  • Profile picture of the author TheZafraGroup
    You really don't need a plan. You just need to know what you're doing because if you don't then you'll lose all your money. Once you know what you should be doing in order to get your ROI, then everything will be clear for you in terms of what you should be doing.

    As for tools, you'll need an autoresponder and a product or service obviously. Like I said however, train yourself first. You can search that up anywhere on YouTube or here on WF.
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  • Profile picture of the author enjamulahsan
    Internet marketing now a days become more harder. Because most of all sites never accepts spams or marketing posts, They will ban you directly. You should be careful about it.
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  • Profile picture of the author tinhsuccess101
    i think you absolutely need a marketing plan. this is not even a question, this is a must if you do any marketing.
    it's hard to explain the whole process in a few words, i highly suggest you check a book: "DotCom Secrets: The Underground Playbook for Growing Your Company Online" if you are marketing your own product.

    i read it many many time and i can tell it gonna be useful more than most of the reply you got from here.

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    • Profile picture of the author Jonathongs
      Actually what type of product is your target ?

      Anyway paid advertising will help you more to reach your targeted audiences. If you product is related in online based and worldwide usable google or fb advertisement campaign will help you more.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    You will always need a marketing plan. TV, social media, and other forms of advertising is fine.... just make sure you MAKE ROOM for email marketing and email follow-ups. PPC, joint ventures, advertising on non-competitors sites in your niche is a good idea too. Just make sure you get the contact information so that you can market to your leads over and over again.
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  • Profile picture of the author harryvent
    Marketing is a nice idea to promote business or reach any new product. Let's start with social media sharing, blogging, send an e-newsletter, generate attractive campaigns that tell about your business to many audiences. My suggestion is choose any marketing tools, some tools are SlideShare, Analytics tools, Apptivo, MailChimp, keyword planner. Based on your needs to choose the marketing tools.
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  • Profile picture of the author maxsi
    Business plan / marketing plan => are perfectly normal and you need them

    *which goal? (subscribers, improve brand, sales, etc)
    * what is your weekly goal? what is your monthly goal?
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  • Profile picture of the author akashvajpayee
    The Marketing Process

    The Situation Analysis.
    Segment and Target.
    Marketing and advertising strategy.
    Implementation and control.
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  • Profile picture of the author felisitie
    You definitely need a marketing plan. Like everything else you need to plan if you are to succeed because if you do not plan you are planning to fail. Your marketing plan should come from your marketing strategy which is a mix of all your marketing goals combined into one comprehensive plan drawn from your market research and your company's products. This will help you not only to sustain the business but also maximize the profits
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