Get a thorough grounding in all aspects of the marketing discipline, from direct mail and online media to market research and branding, with this ultimate reference guide.
What is 'the marketing mix'? Is marketing a concept, function or process? How do you construct a good SWOT analysis? What are the strategic marketing benefits of key account management? The Complete Marketer is a solid introduction to the marketing discipline, which is broken down into easily digestible chapters on topics such as digital marketing, understanding consumers, understanding markets, market audits, segmentation, sales forecasting, mobile marketing, advertising and PR, and managing a sales team. It features clear diagrams and definitions throughout to make concepts easy to understand.
Malcolm McDonald and Mike Meldrum have simplified the discipline of marketing by translating jargon and creating an encyclopedia of marketing terms, concepts and fundamentals. It applies the authors' marketing expertise to every aspect of the marketing mix, making The Complete Marketer an invaluable resource for general managers, non-qualified marketers and students studying marketing as part of a broader degree.
Malcolm McDonald MA(Oxon) MSc PhD DLitt DSc is Emeritus Professor of Marketing and, until recently, Deputy Director of the Cranfield School of Management. Formerly, he was the Marketing Director of Canada Dry, UK. He is the author of a number of books, including Marketing Accountability and Marketing Value Metrics (also published by Kogan Page).
Mike Meldrum was a Lecturer in Marketing at the Cranfield School of Management, and now runs his own consultancy specializing in marketing, leadership development and coaching.