VI. Marketing Plan
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The [Company Name] Brand
The [Company Name] brand will focus on the company’s unique value proposition:
- Offers the best food and drinks at an affordable price
- Offers a premier arcade experience
- Provides an environment suitable for both individuals and families
- Provides excellent customer service
[Company Name] expects its target market to be residents living within a ten-mile radius of its location. [Company Name]’s promotion strategy to reach these potential customers includes:
[Company Name] will develop a professional website that showcases pictures of the arcade as well as a menu of our food/drink offerings. It will also invest in SEO so that the company’s website will appear at the top of search engine results.
[Founder’s Name] will create the company’s social media accounts and invest in ads on all social media platforms. These accounts will showcase pictures and videos of the arcade and available games. The company will use targeted marketing to appeal to our target demographics.
[Company Name] will blanket neighborhoods surrounding its locations with direct mail pieces. These pieces will provide general information on [Company Name], offer discounts and/or provide other enticements for people to frequent the arcade.
We will contact all local newspapers and television stations and send them a press release describing the opening and unique value proposition of [Company Name].
We will sell attractive merchandise with our logo and business name. When people see their friends and family with this merchandise, they will instantly recognize how fun and exciting our establishment is.
Before opening the arcade, [Company Name] will organize pre-opening events designed for prospective customers, local merchants, and press contacts. These events will create buzz and awareness for [Company Name] in the area.
[Company Name] will highlight games and food we expect to be popular on a major billboard facing the busiest highway in town. The billboard will provide the location of [Company Name] and the website URL.
[Company Name] will aim to price its food, drinks, and games at a moderate price that is competitive with other local and national arcades. Our goal is to develop a reputation as an affordable arcade that everyone can frequent to unwind and have a good time.