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There are millions of marketing ideas just waiting to be spawned. If you need to generate ideas, start by brainstorming on paper or on computer. One small idea usually leads to many other ideas. Alternatively you can do a web search for specific marketing ideas you are looking to use in your marketing program. If you lack talent or time to be creative and generate your own marketing ideas, there are marketing agencies that can assist you to build a complete marketing program.
When you are planning your marketing program, keep in mind hurdles you may face, and think of ways to eliminate them. Some things that may hold you back from implementing your marketing ideas include budget shortfalls, lack of skill, or being understaffed. Think of ways around this as you plan your strategy for future.
Finally, think about specific actions that you can use in a marketing campaign. Your marketing actions might include advertising, sponsorship, branding, and public relations. Or, you may want to stick with direct mail, product packaging and creating promotional materials such as pens or caps. Whatever method you choose, make sure you are pointing excited energy in that direction. It will be reflected in results!
Andrea Lee Churchill is enthusiastic about marketing and is the originator of All About Marketing