BARACK OBAMA tried to pivot to Asia, but the Arab Spring, Syrian civil war, Islamic State and Iran’s nuclear programme kept dragging him back. For all the noise Donald Trump made about ending the “forever wars”, he edged towards war with Iran. He dispatched 14,000 troops to the region and, in the end, did not much change the sprawling American military commitment there. Now, even more than his predecessors, President Joe Biden is signalling an intention to downgrade the Middle East among America’s priorities.

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He took so long to make his first phone call to the Israeli prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, that his spokeswoman, Jen Psaki, felt compelled, in response to a reporter, to declare the president meant no “intentional diss” (as though an unintended oversight might not

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A right marketing strategy plays an important role in the success of a business. Every company chooses and spends a lot of money for the right marketing strategy to boost their sales. Powerful companies opt for more than one marketing strategies.

Lets first learn about why businesses spend millions in the marketing of their products.

  1. Right marketing technique increases the visibility of the product.
  2. People become familiar with your product, thus, they start trusting you.
  3. Marketing creates loyalty for the brand for both prospects and existing customers.
  4. Marketing builds the credibility and authority of the brand in the market.
  5. Effective marketing positions a brand as an expert in the market.
  6. Motivates customers to move through the purchase decision making.

Types of Marketing Strategies

You might need more than one business marketing strategy to keep your business growing. Different market strategy can be used to target different audience at different

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What is Marketing?

Marketing DefinitionsMarketing comes in a wide variety of flavors based on audience, media platform and business. Here are 72 Marketing Definitions to help you understand today’s evolving and dynamic marketplace.
(BTW–Here are 13 states of marketing and hot marketing tips to use them.)

Therefore, it’s no surprise that marketers define what they do differently.

Inspired by the 31 PR Definitions, here’s a roundup of 72 marketing definitions by experienced practitioners across different specialties.

Marketing Definitions

To start, here are explanations from the American Marketing Association (AMA), marketing’s professional organization, and Dr. Philip Kotler, the author of business school marketing classics. They’re followed by the other marketing definitions in alphabetical order by author’s last name.

  1. According to the American Marketing Association (AMA) Board of Directors, Marketing is the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners,
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The marketing field is available to people with a wide variety of abilities. Whether you are skilled in writing, analytics, graphic design, leadership or others, there are marketing careers available to you with high earning potential.

Marketing careers are also a good option for nearly any educational background. Whether you have studied marketing, business, english or art, there are marketing specialties that can benefit from your experiences. Many marketing titles vary from business to business, so pay close attention to job descriptions to ensure you are applying for the best fitting position.

While other fields might have high-earning entry-level positions like engineering or healthcare, marketing earning potential increases as you gain more experience. Here are several marketing jobs with high earning potential that might be a good fit for you:

Top marketing jobs

1. Digital community manager

National average salary: $46,402 per year

Primary duties: Community managers are responsible for

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How to Drive Demand, Create Loyal Fans, and Grow Your Business on Facebook

Facebook isn’t new, and neither is the idea that every business needs a Facebook presence.

However, a lot has changed since Facebook first entered the marketing scene. Today, the world’s largest social network can do things many of us would never have dreamed of 10 years ago: host 360-degree videos, sell products via a chatbot, or even serve as a top news source for two-thirds of the adult population.

Facebook has 1.56 billion daily active users . Let’s put that in perspective. That’s nearly 5X the population of the United States, 20% of the world population … and still climbing.

So imagine the social influence achievable through Facebook in terms of your peer effects, ecommerce business, referrals, customer relationships, reputation, brand awareness, and much more (let alone, in combination with other social media platforms you market through). 

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Product development

The first marketing-mix element is the product, which refers to the offering or group of offerings that will be made available to customers. In the case of a physical product, such as a car, a company will gather information about the features and benefits desired by a target market. Before assembling a product, the marketer’s role is to communicate customer desires to the engineers who design the product or service. This is in contrast to past practice, when engineers designed a product based on their own preferences, interests, or expertise and then expected marketers to find as many customers as possible to buy this product. Contemporary thinking calls for products to be designed based on customer input and not solely on engineers’ ideas.

In traditional economies, the goods produced and consumed often remain the same from one generation to the next—including food, clothing, and housing. As economies develop,

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Once you’ve developed your marketing strategy, there is a “Seven P Formula” you should use to continually evaluate and reevaluate your business activities. These seven are: product, price, promotion, place, packaging, positioning and people. As products, markets, customers and needs change rapidly, you must continually revisit these seven Ps to make sure you’re on track and achieving the maximum results possible for you in today’s marketplace.

Product

To begin with, develop the habit of looking at your product as though you were an outside marketing consultant brought in to help your company decide whether or not it’s in the right business at this time. Ask critical questions such as, “Is your current product or service, or mix of products and services, appropriate and suitable for the market and the customers of today?”

Whenever you’re having difficulty

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Marketing is the process of getting potential clients or customers interested in your products and services. The keyword in this definition is “process“. Marketing involves researching, promoting, selling, and distributing your products or services.

This discipline centers on the study of market and consumer behaviors and it analyzes the commercial management of companies in order to attract, acquire, and retain customers by satisfying their wants and needs and instilling brand loyalty.

 

What is Marketing? 

The 4 Ps of Marketing

According to E. J. McCarthy, the 4 Ps of Marketing are a simple formula for identifying and working with the essential elements of your marketing strategy.

  • Product. Having a product is key and is the root of all things marketing. A product could be anything that a company offers consumers to satisfy a need. The best thing to do is to decide on your product or service based both on
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