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How to Write a Marketing Plan

How to Write a Marketing Plan

John Westwood

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Improve your ability to research and write a marketing plan with this step-by-step guide, using the development of a plan for a fictitious company to help explain the process.

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About the book

How to Write a Marketing Plan provides a step-by-step guide to creating a successful marketing plan: from carrying out a marketing audit, setting objectives and devising budgets to writing, presenting and implementing the plan. With brand new content on producing mini-plans and seizing new opportunities quickly, it also contains the most current information on email marketing, web usage, mobile commerce and social media. Including helpful chapter summaries and a detailed sample marketing plan, How to Write a Marketing Plan is essential reading for anyone who wants to boost their product or business.

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Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 1: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 2: Situation analysis – the marketing audit;
    • Chapter - 3: Objectives;
    • Chapter - 4: Strategies and action plans;
    • Chapter - 5: The distribution plan;
    • Chapter - 6: The advertising and promotions plan;
    • Chapter - 7: Costs and budgets;
    • Chapter - 8: Writing the plan;
    • Chapter - 9: Presenting the plan, follow-up and revision;
    • Chapter - 10: Mini-plans and quick plans;


Gives the reader an understanding of the nuts and bolts of a marketing plan and then the tools to turn that knowledge into a profit generating marketing plan
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Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749475710
  • Edition: 5
  • Published: 3rd September 2016
  • Paperback
  • Format: 216x138
  • 192 pages
  • Series: Creating Success

About the Author

John Westwood has held a wide variety of senior sales and marketing positions and is currently an independent marketing consultant. He is the author of The Marketing Plan, 30 Minutes to Write a Marketing Plan, The Marketing Plan Workbook and Marketing Your Business, all published by Kogan Page.

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