How Should I Get The Word Out?

from NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network:

Texting, Facebook, Email, Blogs, MySpace, Aaaargh!

As you probably already know, the answer is to use all of these communication channels. You may have heard the term Marketing Mix. This term means something different today than it did in the days of old media, but there are still some valuable lessons to be learned by analyzing your marketing mix.

The way I learned it, a Marketing Mix describes the various messages that a company disseminates through selected marketing channels. Traditionally, the communications were pushed (one way communication) through channels like television, radio, newspapers, and maybe direct mail. The options in the 80s and 90s were vastly different from the tools available to an organization in 2008. So how should an organization evaluate their marketing mix today?

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