Marketing Communication and Brand Strategy

Marketing Communication and Brand Strategy

Purpose of Assignment

This assignment is designed to help students understand the interrelationships between brand strategy and the communication message to the target audience. It is a continuation of the marketing plan that the student is preparing for the Final Marketing Plan of week 6.  Thus, the product selection made in week 1 or week 2 should continue as the same in weeks 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Assignment Steps

Develop a minimum 800-word branding strategy and marketing communication plan in Microsoft® Word.

This document should address:

1 – 5 elements from the Situational Analysis and the Product, Place/Distribution, Promotion, and Price Strategies (listed below). Mandatory are Item #1, Item #4 (numerical demographics), and Item #3; the two additional choices are the student’s choice.

The five elements you select should only come from the options provided below. You must include a numerical measurement of customer loyalty and retention in your strategy document. You may include more than the minimum to provide clarity and coherence to your document.

  • Situational Analysis:
    1. Vision, Mission, Strategic objectives, Values
    2. Strengths/Weaknesses
    3. Competitor’s Strengths/Weaknesses
    4. Market Segments
  • Product, Place/Distribution, Promotion, and Price Strategies:
    1. Creating a Brand Image
    2. Maintaining Brand Image
    3. Branding Concerns
    4. Promotion/Integrated Marketing Communication
    5. Advertising Strategy/Objectives
    6. Push and Pull
    7. Media Strategy
    8. Advertising Execution
    9. Public Relations/Strategies

Note: Charts/graphs/tables do not count toward the word count.

The plan will be a continuation of your global or multi-regional business you chose in Week 1. This will be incorporated into your overall marketing plan for Week 6.

Cite a minimum of three peer-reviewed references.

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

 

ASSIGNMENT FORMAT 

 

Introduction

Here you enter your text

 

PART A

 

a.1 – Item #1 – Vision , Mission, Strategic objectives, Values

Here you enter your text – check the Classroom Message Area on these topics

 

a.2 – Item #3 – Competitor’s Strengths/Weaknesses

Here you enter your text – check the Classroom Message Area on How to Provide a Competitive Analysis

 

a.3 – Item # 4 – Market Segments (quantitative demographics by selected geographical area)

Here you enter your text – check the Classroom Message Area on this topic

 

  1. 4 – Item # ? – An Item of your choice from either the Situational Analysis or the Product, Place/Distribution, Promotion, and Price Strategies List

Here you enter your text

 

  1. 5 – Item # ? – An Item of your choice from either the Situational Analysis or the Product, Place/Distribution, Promotion, and Price Strategies List

Here you enter your text

 

The Lists are:

  • Situational Analysis:
    1. Vision, Mission, Strategic objectives, Values
    2. Strengths/Weaknesses
    3. Competitor’s Strengths/Weaknesses
    4. Market Segments
  • Product, Place/Distribution, Promotion, and Price Strategies:
    1. Creating a Brand Image
    2. Maintaining Brand Image
    3. Branding Concerns
    4. Promotion/Integrated Marketing Communication
    5. Advertising Strategy/Objectives
    6. Push and Pull
    7. Media Strategy
    8. Advertising Execution
    9. Public Relations/Strategies

 

 

a.6 – You must include a numerical measurement of customer loyalty and retention in your strategy document. You may include more than the minimum to provide clarity and coherence to your document. 

 

Conclusion

 

Develop a minimum 800-word branding strategy and marketing communication plan in Microsoft® Word.

 

The plan will be a continuation of your global or multi-regional business you chose (Apple) in Week 1. This will be incorporated into your overall marketing plan for Week 6.

 

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