Currently we have more than 300,000 business listing on hand.

50,000 US furniture companies
40,000 US supermarkets
6,000 US malls
40,000 US hotels
17,000 US manufacturers
24,000 US travel agencies
17,000 US museums
12,000 US newspaper companies
40,000 US advertising companies
10,000 China manufacturers
and other

Marketing Plan Outline

I. Executive Summary

A high-level summary of the marketing plan.

II. The Challenge

Brief description of product to be marketed and associated goals, such as sales figures and strategic goals.

III. Situation Analysis

Company Analysis

Goals
Focus
Culture
Strengths
Weaknesses
Market share

Customer Analysis

Number
Type
Value drivers
Decision process
Concentration of customer base for particular products

Competitor Analysis

Market position
Strengths
Weaknesses
Market shares

Collaborators

Subsidiaries, joint ventures, and distributors, etc.

Climate

Macro-environmental PEST analysis :

Political and legal environment
Economic environment
Social and cultural environment
Technological environment

SWOT Analysis

A SWOT analysis of the business environment can be performed by organizing the environmental factors as follows:

The firm’s internal attributes can be classed as strengths and weaknesses.
The external environment presents opportunities and threats.

IV. Market Segmentation

Present a description of the market segmentation as follows:

Segment 1

Description
Percent of sales
What they want
How they use product
Support requirements
How to reach them
Price sensitivity

Segment 2

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V. Alternative Marketing Strategies

List and discuss the alternatives that were considered before arriving at the recommended strategy. Alternatives might include discontinuing a product, re-branding, positioning as a premium or value product, etc.

VI. Selected Marketing Strategy

Discuss why the strategy was selected, then the marketing mix decisions (4 P’s) of product, price, place (distribution), and promotion.
Product

The product decisions should consider the product’s advantages and how they will be leveraged. Product decisions should include:

Brand name
Quality
Scope of product line
Warranty
Packaging

Price

Discuss pricing strategy, expected volume, and decisions for the following pricing variables:

List price
Discounts
Bundling
Payment terms and financing options
Leasing options

Distribution (Place)

Decision variables include:

Distribution channels, such as direct, retail, distributors & intermediates
Motivating the channel – for example, distributor margins
Criteria for evaluating distributors
Locations
Logistics, including transportation, warehousing, and order fulfilment

Promotion

Advertising, including how much and which media.
Public relations
Promotional programs
Budget; determine break-even point for any additional spending
Projected results of the promotional programs

VII. Short & Long-Term Projections

The selected strategy’s immediate effects, expected long-term results, and any special actions required to achieve them. This section may include forecasts of revenues and expenses as well as the results of a break-even analysis.

VIII. Conclusion

Summarize all of the above.

Appendix

Exhibits

Calculations of market size, commissions, profit margins, break-even analyses, etc.