Business Studies Part I
Business Studies Part II

Promotion Mix

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Promotion Mix 

It refers to the blend of several promotional tools used by the business to create, maintain and increase the demand for goods and services.

The fourth element of the 4 P’s of Marketing Mix is the promotion; that focuses on creating the awareness and persuading the customers to initiate the purchase. The several tools that facilitate the promotion objective of a firm are collectively known as the Promotion Mix.

The Promotion Mix is the integration of Advertising, Personal Selling, Sales Promotion, Public Relations and Direct Marketing. The marketers need to view the following questions in order to have a balanced blend of these promotional tools.

  • What is the most effective way to inform the customers?
  • Which marketing methods to be used?
  • To whom the promotion efforts be directed?
  • What is the marketing budget? How is it to be allocated to the promotional tools?