VI. Marketing Plan
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The [Company Name] Brand
The [Company Name] brand will focus on the Company’s unique value proposition:
- Convenient location
- Familiar, regular instructors
- Significant personal attention
- Moderate price point
- Comfortable, customer-focused environment
[Company Name] expects its target market to be individuals working and/or living within a 5-mile radius of its location. [The Company’s] promotions strategy to reach these individuals includes:
[Company name] will announce its opening several weeks in advance through publicity pieces in multiple local newspapers and publications. Regular advertisements will run to maintain exposure to relevant markets. Community newspapers, school publications, youth sports programs, and similar channels will be a major promotion effort.
The company will make careful use of advertising in selected larger publications. [Publication or newspaper name] has a circulation of xyz and it can be expected to reach a wider geographic region of customers on a limited basis. Advertisements with major publications will be used selectively, based on cost effectiveness. These ads will include discount coupons so that response to the ads can be tracked.
Before opening the Gym, [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 promote itself by distributing marketing materials and participating in local community events, such as school fairs, local festivals, and sporting events.
The company will draw attention by hiring workers to hold signs alongside [route or highway]. Advertising on heavily traveled commute routes are an opportunity to alert large numbers of working individuals with disposable income of our opening.
Customer Loyalty Programs
[Company name] will create a winning customer loyalty program to keep its best clients coming back again and again. Long-term customers will have the opportunity to participate in the loyalty program, and referrals will be rewarded as well.
Ongoing Customer Communications
[Company Name] will maintain a website and publish a monthly email newsletter to tell customers about new events, products and more.