60. The State of Marketing Today

Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes

Integrated marketing communications (IMC) is the application of multiple integrated communications media to reach customers. Marketing tactics like direct marketing, Internet marketing, social media, telemarketing, and sales promotions are optimized when they are aligned to create a seamless progression of marketing communication and touch points to customers. Consumers don’t think about a brand as a marketing program or campaign. Ongoing, integrated marketing creates consistent branding, positioning, and messaging across all marketing communication and media to produce more impact and recall. But the burning question is, “Where will you reach potential buyers?”

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