How to make a “complete” marketing plan or strategy?

Whether you are a small business or a big organization, forming a marketing strategy is essential. It gives you a clear understanding about what you plan to achieve though your marketing plan and how you plan to achieve it.

Without forming a marketing plan you may spend on different methods of marketing but you will not see the proportional returns in the form of sales or whatever it is your marketing plan is supposed to do. Without a marketing plan you are shooting at a target in the dark.

What does a marketing plan or marketing strategy consists of?

Well, a marketing plan is made up of two parts:

  • Identifying and choosing a “target market”
  • Deciding various aspects of the “marketing mix”

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Table Of Contents

  1. How to market? – Introduction
  2. What is marketing?
  3. Understanding the Indian consumer
  4.     - Literacy scenario of India
  5.     - Urban and rural life of India
  6.     - Indian consumers are buying more than ever before
  7.     - Understanding India’s economical classes
  8.     - Understanding the Indian middle class “male”
  9.     - Understanding the Indian middle class “house wife”
  10.     - Understanding the Indian middle class “urban teenager”
  11. How to make a “complete” marketing plan or strategy?
  12. How to identify your target market? & Why?
  13. How to design the “best” marketing mix for your business?
  14. How to design and manage your product?
  15.      - How to position your product in the consumers mind?
  16.      - Positioning & Product Management
  17. How to choose the right price for your product or service?
  18.      - Some more pricing strategies!
  19. How to design a good distribution system?
  20. How to promote and advertise your product or your business?