In setting out for planning a successful year and consequently multiple years due diligence must go into your efforts. As is referenced for this year’s topic each year is a new road map in marketing and sales, and you as the driver must navigate the cross roads to not lose direction. The more that you prepare ahead of time for this journey the greater the success for the year with less obstacles. The goal is to avoid those pot holes that appear out of nowhere and cost you more money and time. Unfortunately, as is with any road trip you can do plenty of prior planning anticipating all hazards and obstacles, but you must be ready to manage the unexpected.
In preparing for this marketing road trip you have to ask yourself many questions to guarantee a thorough analysis of the environment, competition, and the business with all its inner workings.