To prepare for your discovery meeting you first have to contact Marketing.com using their online form, chat option, or via email or phone. They will want a brief overview of your product and services, and then they will schedule the discovery meeting. For the discovery meeting you will want to bring along: The existing marketing plan or strategy, Analysis reports, SEO strategies, Product/service descriptions, Development descriptions, Demographic information. The marketing professional will then be able to look at these and ask more specific questions to gain insight into what would be the best marketing services to include in your plan.
External Environment _The next part of the marketing plan is the external environment. What is going on outside of your business? Business owners should take a look at what is going on in the external environment or industry. Are other businesses in your industry succeeding or closing shop? Is the industry in a growth or declining phase? Could there be threats that could jeopardize your business operations?