A exercise for marketing students where they create and interpret a perceptual map. Contains a download for a free online template for perceptual mapping.
This activity highlights the top level results from an attitudes/image market research study, comparing four different fast food chains. The task is to review the brand’s performance and see what the survey results have revealed.
This exercise contains a number of checklist points for students to consider regarding the building of, and the return on, brand equity. It’s more than just promotion!
This activity is based on a chain of fitness centers. They want to increase their ongoing level of promotional activity, but are unsure how best to promote themselves in the marketplace.
This activity is a simple discussion exercise to identify how salespeople are perceived by consumers (your students). A mix of positive and negative attributes are provided in the worksheet to enable simple, fast and valuable easy discussion in the classroom.
Students consider the question: On what basis (criteria) is the best approach for firms to assess a sponsorship proposal?
This activity is for local bank who wants to adopt a more modern image. The student task is to choose the best promotional/campaign theme from the list of alternatives to help with the repositioning.
There are a number of other options for the ‘source’ of the firm’s promotional messages. The student task in this activity is to identify which source would probably be the most appropriate for each particular promotional challenge.
Sometimes it can be effective for a firm to utilize a celebrity to help promote their product/brand. The student task is to identify whether any of the following firms could possibly benefit from using an ‘available’ celebrity.
The message appeal also plays a part in communicating the overall positioning for the brand/product. In this activity, students need to select the most appropriate type of ‘appeal’ (refer list below) for each challenge listed.