These tools mostly used for spreading the awarenes of the new products, enhancing the recall of the brand but mostly for increasing the number of sales as the company needs profits to survive in the long term. The report have deeply looked at the communication tools in practice when the creative strategy for the new Cadbury product was set. The paper analysed in what situation it is better to use advertising, PR or direct marketing for the Cadbury brand, therefore the advantages and disadvantages of the tools were found. For example, it has been identified that advertising is one of the useful tool for brand promotion because it is able to reach a wider audience within the shortest possible time frame (Egan, 2007. P 194).
All the efforts are geared towards widening the market coverage and achieve as much sales as possible. As this happens, there is a lot of completion between companies in the same industry. Company positioning tries to win the hearts of the customers as far as products and/or services are concerned as compared to those of the competitors. There many ways of making sure that positioning strategies are successful. Such includes Industry Structure analysis, value chain analysis, benchmarking, and taking competitors as stakeholders among other positioning strategies.
These responsibilities include deciding on the promotional material for his market segment and pricing. We have our marketing manager who ensure that the team is moving with an effective plan. Outcomes An effective team balances the conflicting demands of its sales and marketing environment to achieve a common approach, with each team member taking responsibility for achieving the targets for his market segment.
Leading brands have focused on building partnerships and alliances to reach each and every segment which has enabled these companies to offer more variety of products, better quality convenience and content. Alliances with leading portals search engines and websites helps in generating traffic and can provide brand a competitive edge over online customers because of its availability. 2.3.5 Importance of Online Brand Alliances Online brand alliances is relevant to the entrepreneurial firms who are unable to reach a wide variety of consumers and by utilizing this alliance they may overcome the problem of reaching economies and accessing markets. It helps the online retailing websites to get more popularity among B2B operating companies and helps in generating traffic through ppc (pay per click). While on the other hand it helps brick and mortar brands to reach the users worldwide and developing a two way relations with its customers.
You want to ensure that your social media influencer’s content is aligned with your brand’s niche, the product or service your selling, and the things that your brand stands for. Engagement Engagement is another huge thing to look for in a social media influencer. Take note of how often an influencer is responding to comments, commenting on other posts, and sharing relevant things. The level of an influencer’s engagement can tell you how meaningful their relationship is with their followers.
The plan intends to help the company introduce their brands to the people that it is not only a brand which aims profit but also a brand that seeks to help. Somehow application of plan also involves changing the face of the product and making it more marketable within the market where it operates. Another vital reason why a company is more enthusiastic to adopt a plan it can that it can improve its financial performance and may create a profitable outcome from this venture. However, the marketing plan can also be because of applying a new technology that would make the operations of the business more effective and efficient. The said plan includes the following
Knowing which social media to use and how to use it is what will benefit companies the most when it comes to marketing and assesing feedback for the products that they sell. In this interaction, you have direct feedback between seller and consumer which will lead to a closer bond between the two. Another important outcome of using social media is the effective method of advertising using word of mouth. Word of mouth as I've learned is the most effective form of advertisment and through social media you can potentially have thousands of people in a open conversations about your products or services and people observe other peoples opinions frequently and tend to take away something from it.
Literature review Advertising has become a form of communication and a great source for promoting services and products for any business in the whole market because of its broader impact. The main idea of an advertisement is to get the attention of the consumers, build up the product’s strong image in their mind and provide information to help the consumer to make a purchase decision. So, the central focus in today’s diverse global marketplace is the consumer. Companies exert a lot of effort to find out the best ingredients that should be in an effective advertising and identifying its influence on the consumer’s mind, so effective advertising should be considered as one of the most important tools that strongly affect and can change the consumer’s buying behavior. The research attempts to investigate the impact of effective advertising on the consumer’s buying behavior.
Companies who increase promotion of CSR work online experience improvements in how they are viewed by social media users overtime. It is really valuable for companies to systematically broadcast their CSR efforts online. If it can elicit an emotional and thoughtful response from the users and encourage them to write about a company’s CSR initiatives, it leads to promoting a company’s CSR work and converts people who think about a company “neutrally” to “positively”. It was discussed that (Christina B. Curley & Nadia Abgrab Noormohamed, 2014) social media marketing can impact CSR in numerous ways. Companies can develop a further understanding and confidence in the commitment to the CSR concept by keeping a healthy dialogue with customers, suppliers and investors.
• Consumer attitudes and buying patterns • Your brand strategy • Your competitive strategy • Your advertising strategy • Other external factors that can influence products availability and pricing. There are three types of sales promotion strategies: • A push strategy • A pull strategy or • A combination of the two A Push Strategy: A ‘push’ sales promotion strategy involves ‘pushing’ distributors and retailers to sell your products and services to the consumer by offering various kinds of promotions and personal selling efforts.