Strategic Marketing Management offers a comprehensive framework for strategic planning and outlines a structured approach to identifying, understanding, and solving marketing problems. Forbusiness students, the theory advanced in this book is an essential tool for understanding the logic and the key aspects of the marketing process. For managers and consultants, this book presents a conceptual framework that will help develop an overarching strategy for day-to-day decisions involving product and service design, branding, pricing, promotions, and distribution. For senior executives, the book provides a big-picture approach for developing new marketing campaigns and evaluating the success of ongoing marketing programs.
The Marketing Plan Handbook offers a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to crafting succinct, logical, and effective marketing plans that produce results. This book can benefit managers in all types of companies. For startups and companies bringing new products to the market, it outlines a process for developing a winning marketing plan to launch a new offering. For established companies with existing product portfolios this book presents a structured approach for developing an action plan to manage offerings and product lines. Whether you manage a small business seeking to formalize the planning process, a startup seeking venture capital financing, a fast-growth company considering an IPO, or a large multinational corporation, you can gain competitive advantage by translating the marketing planning process outlined in this book into a streamlined strategic document that informs your decisions and helps avoid costly missteps.
Current edition: Third (September 2011)
ISBN: 1936572028 (ISBN13: 978-1936572021)