Table of contents for How to market your business : a practical guide to advertising, PR, selling, direct and online marketing / Dave Patten.

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Preface 00 
1 What is marketing? 00 
Service or product? 0; Who is the customer? 0; Parting people 
from their money 0; Price is king? 0; Features and benefits 0; 
Isolate the segment 0; Growth segments in the consumer 
market 00; Growth segments in the business market 00; Make 
your product different 00; Avoid lone products 00; Positioning 00; 
Hunt for gaps 00; The distribution chain 00; Margins and 
mark-ups 00; Brand identity 00; Pricing for profit 00; Pricing 
policy 00; The special problems of marketing services 00; 
The product life cycle 00; The marketing mix 00; Location 00; 
Marketing plans 00; Summary 00 
2 Market research? 00 
Using the interet 00; The reference library 00; Marketing
information 00; Where to find specialist libraries 00; The trade
press 00; Trade fairs and exhibitions 00; Trade marks, patents
and registered designs 00; Assessing the competition 00;
Testing the idea 00; Spotting new markets 00; Market research
checklist 00
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3 The Internet? 00 
Objectives 64; The costs of setting up a website 00; Domain 
names 00; What your website should include 00; Help the 
search engine 00; Ad-words 00; Test the site 00; Help (and hook) 
the visitor 00; Keeping customers coming back 00; 
Branding 00; Monitoring visitors 00; Newgroups, blogs and 
mailing lists 00; Trading on-line: e-commerce 00; Setting up 
an e-commerce site 00; Summary 00 
4. Advertising 00 
Think of a customer 00; Setting objectives 00; Positioning 00; 
Where to advertise 00; Which media to choose? 00; Some 
advertising jargon 00; Using an advertising agency 00; 
Designing your own ads 00; Some common mistakes 00; Some 
advertisement techniques 000; Inserts can be the most effective 
of all 000; Freephone 000; What to say 000; Cooperative 
advertising 000; The Yellow Pages problem 000; Project a 
corporate image 000; Buying print 000; Desktop 
publishing 000; Some printing terms 000; Photography 000; 
Product liability 000; Packaging and point of sale 000; 
Franchising 000; Further sources 000; Summary 000 
5. Direct response marketing 000 
Where the profit lies 000; Off-the-page advertising 000; Why 
direct mail can be so cost-effective 000; Lifestyle lists 000; 
What do you send? 000; How to write effective sales letters 000; 
Testing, testing 000; It all costs money 000; Growth areas 000; 
Catalogue design 000; Door to door 000; Form a club 000; 
Party plan 000; The Post Office 000; Useful addresses 000; 
Telephone marketing 000; Network marketing 000; Summary 000 
6. Public relations 000 
PR objectives 000; Understanding the media industry 000; 
Other PR techniques 000; Summary 000 
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7. Selling and sales promotion 
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People who buy people 000; Setting objectives 000; Know
your product 000; Planning saves time 000; How to get past
the personal assistant 000; The presentation 000; What the
buyer worries about 000; Learn to listen 000; Difficult
buyers 000; Buying indicators 000; Concessions 000;
Handling objections 000; Second sourcing 000; Closing
the sale 000; Other products and other customers 000; The
dangers of sale or return 000; The art of demonstrating 000;
Quotations, invoices and terms of trading 000; Using
agents 000; Telephone sales 000; Customer care 000;
Sales promotion 000; Price manipulation 000; Loyalty
schemes 000; Competitions 000; Promotional gifts 000;
Summary 000
8. Exhibitions and shows 000 
How to choose the right show 000; Objectives 000; Cost 000; 
Stand design 000; Pre-show publicity 000; Staff training and 
selling 000; Showing the welcome mat 000; Sales literature 000; 
Stay smart 000; After the show 000; Summary 000; Sources 000 
9. Starting in exports 000 
Staying in this country 000; Direct exporting 000; Freight
forwarders 000; Where to export 000; Getting paid 000;
Some export terminology 000; Reference sources 000
10. New products: innovation, patent, licensing and design 000 
So what¿s the big idea? 000; Be realistic 000; Keep it 
confidential 000; Intellectual property 000; Licensing 000; 
What are the rewards? 000; Other help 000; Reference 
sources 000; A moral tale 000; And finally ¿ my 12 golden 
rules 000 
Index 262 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Marketing -- Management.
Small business -- Marketing.
Marketing -- Great Britain.
Small business -- Great Britain.