International Marketing and Market Entry

by Sally Wood on September 30, 2013

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Are you lucky enough to have conquered the domestic market? Thinking about going global, taking over the world? Before you embark on world domination, have a quick read of our beginners guide to international marketing and market entry. Here at marketing.com.au, we find that a good old pros and cons list can be very helpful [...]

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Core Marketing Concepts Refresher: SWOT Analysis

by Sally Wood on June 19, 2013

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I know, I know. You’ve been waiting with bated breath all week for the next riveting instalment in our core marketing concepts series. Well, take a breath. There’s no need to wait any longer; it’s here! Today we are going to take a sneak peak at the concept of SWOT analysis (Note: this should in [...]

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Consumers are often unaware of product placement, of the use of integrated marketing campaigns, and celebrity and media endorsements to ensure a product’s success. These tactics are increasing due to difficulties capturing the attention of Y gen. No matter how much public relations consultants want to believe it – there is no research to support [...]

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Using Social Media in the Marketing Mix

by Sally Wood on October 1, 2011

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In 2011, 80% of businesses in America with over 100 employees will use social media marketing. Compared with two years ago, when only 42% of companies were using social media, this is an enormous change (source eMarketer). As more and more people adopt the use of social media in their daily lives, marketers are being [...]

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How to Get the Best Results from Your PR Agency

by Sally Wood on October 1, 2011

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So, you’ve decided that your brand needs a helping hand to get cut-through in today’s cut-throat consumer driven market. You’re set with the advertising campaign but a bit unsure on what PR even is, let alone what its benefits are. Isn’t it all just spin? Don’t today’s marketing savvy consumers see through PR fluff these [...]

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