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Tactical Marketing Plan Template
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CONTENTS
Contents............................................................................................................................2 Plan Overview....................................................................................................................3 Objective............................................................................................................................3 Target Market.................................................................................................................3 The Message......................................................................................................................3 What do you want the customer to do?..............................................................................4 What does the customer need to do?.............................................................................4 What is the Offer?...........................................................................................................4 How does the planned marketing activity work?................................................................4 Project Plan........................................................................................................................4 The time-line...................................................................................................................5 Budget...............................................................................................................................5 Measure and Outcomes.....................................................................................................5 Lessons Learnt...................................................................................................................6

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Plan Overview
This template will help you and your business identify tasks, deliverables and actions which you will need to create your tactical marketing activity. This template will enable your team to ‘blue sky’ think the potential activities and then document these into your tactical marketing plan.

Project Overview Client Contact Agency Name Date brief supplied Expected response date

<project name> <client contact name + position> <agency name> <DD|MM|YYYY> <DD|MM|YYYY>

Objective
<this is where you and your team can identify the key marketing objectives of the tactical marketing event such as; increase sales, acquire new customers, sell short-dated stock etc.> Key objectives for this activity are…

Target Market
<This section is key to your marketing activity as it will define the recipients of your marketing communications, who are they, what do they like, what makes them unique, what is the best method to contact them with, do you know them (existing or new customers)> Target Customer – Demographics

<Enter description>
Target Customer – Segments

<Enter description>

The Message
<Here you define what the message will be for the Offer to your customers. So once you know who you’re talking to this will help you create a message which is relevant to your chosen customers that you’re sending/communicating the offer too. The key things to create a response, in that you will most probably be asking a customer to do something, like visit your website, come into your store, email
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you, send a fax order etc. All of these are examples of activities you have prompted the customer to as you have asked them to respond. In marketing terms his is called a “call to action” this is key as it can be used a method to measure response like, increase in website traffic to existing or a dedicated landing pages with the offer.>

What do you want the customer to do?
<You need to create a call to action so you customer will contact you, like; “contact us here to redeem your free gift” Importantly ‘actions’ will allow you to measure how many customers went through the purchase funnel. The purchase funnel is all the steps either offline or online which a customer has to make to buy something from you. You can measure this effectively to monitor how successful your marketing activity is, Google Analytics can even let you set up sales funnels free on your website…>

What does the customer need to do?
<Enter description>

What is the Offer?
<Enter description>

How does the planned marketing activity work?
<By understanding all the steps in the marketing activity which you are creating or going to run you will remove the potential issues and errors by understanding what you will need in your organisation to support the marketing activity. Essentially what you need to do here is create a series of steps that will be taken by the customer and the business. This will be the process of the activity. From here you will know the process of the activity>

Project Plan
<Here you will be able to note important dates, events and tasks and deliverables to make the marketing event successful and to deliver it on time.>

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The time-line
<To be able to manage the marketing activity you need to know how long it will take you to get your promotion to market and you will need to allow for things like; extra stock being delivered on time, receiving marketing promotional materials on time, take into account holidays and events, all of these areas will start to help you think through how long it will take to manage and launch the promotions.>
Action Brief sent Agency review Response to brief Review meeting Actor <person> <person> <person> <person> Date <DD|MM| YYYY> <DD|MM| YYYY> <DD|MM| YYYY> <DD|MM| YYYY> <Brief sent> <Review brief and work on concepts> <Design concepts and response to brief> <Review and discussion of pitch> Response

Budget
<Before you kick off your promotion and marketing activity you will need to know how much budget you have and how much you will portion to the different suppliers to make your event work. Also you should have targets included as a measure as to how many new customers or sales you will need to make to break even and also forecast a potential uplift in sales so you have some idea as to how much increased revenue the activity may bring in for your business.>

Action

Cost

Item

Measure and Outcomes

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<Here you will be able to measure how successful the marketing activity has been by having pre-defined meaning of what ‘success looks like’ to you and your company for the event such as; • • • • New customers (numbers + value) Cost per lead to a sale Increase in sales and gross profit Return on Investment (RoI)

This is important as if the marketing activity was successful or not you will not know now or for the future unless you document the success and benchmark for future campaigns.>

Lessons Learnt
<Here is where you record after all the analysis and working with your team and partners, what went well, what did not and what you can do in the future to improve your activitie(s).>

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