Marketing plan template

BDC’s free marketing plan template for Canadian entrepreneurs. A marketing plan is your road map for finding and keeping customers. By planning your marketing step by step, you give your company the best chance of success in today’s competitive marketplace.

When you start a business or decide to introduce new products or concepts, your marketing plan will help you:. Where do they shop? Advertising online ads, TV, radio, print publications, online publications, websites, billboards, business cards Publicity signs, stationery, branding, testimonials, referrals Listings business directories, telephone directories, online listings, association listings Sponsoring research, community events, local charities, sports Networking get feedback from existing and potential customers and other industry players; reach out to the public through online social networks; provide advice on blogs and by speaking at public events; meet industry players at business events Promotions mailouts, samples, freebies, discount coupons, sales, displays Internal marketing employee rebates, sales incentives, referral incentives Public relations and media relations Learn how to spread the word about your business. The executive summary should:.

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Developing a marketing plan. From Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. Your marketing plan is an essential part of your overall business plan.

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