Monday, September 7, 2009

Business planning... or Marketing Campaigns


For your entrepreneur/innovation/inventor project you do not have to do a business plan. However, you do need to prepare a product, having done market research. You need to design and refine a product that suits a need you have discovered. You do not need to actually construct a completely functional prototype if it's too tricky, but actual products made to a high standard would be very cool! If you don't make an actual model, you do need some form of high quality visual presentation. Use your IT skills whever possible. You will be presenting your "sales pitch" at a trade fair in the gym in week 10. You will probably have no more than a desk space to work with. It will need to be made to look professional. Again, as with all posts, we will clarify this in class.
In class we will continue to investigate the powers of advertising as part of our integrated learning through reading and other language lessons. This will improve your ability to create an irresistable marketing plan - bold statements, catchy phrases, effective colours, snazzy jingles!
As producers of goods for sale you need to be aware of the consumer guarantees act, consumer rights and the responsibilities of producers and advertisers. [We will go over all terms used here in class.]
See below some websites with information relating to these topics:

http://www.consumeraffairs.govt.nz/consumerinfo/cga/

http://www.consumer.org.nz/reports/consumer-guarantees-act

The Advertising Standards Authority

Now Create Your Own AD! Click here to begin...

11 comments:

pinky said...

Cool! Thanksfor the clarification! If we had to make an actual version, it WOULD be really hard!
Bye!

G gangster said...

Hey mr woody I did a post about my awesome invention on my innovative entrepreneurial and inventive blog!!! come and check it out at http://ggangster.blogspot.com/
=-]

MrWoody said...

Yes it would Pinky, because you have chosen to be a 'social entrepreneur' and haven't invented a product.

G-Gangster - you have many G's in your name. You are also an industrious an clever fellow - well done :-)

MrWoody said...

Ggangster, I'm having trouble viewing your image on weird pics... Is it your image? You're not allowed to use someone else's.

Little Kiwi said...

Hey mr woody
I did that post on Nelson Mandela like you said come and check it out @ http://smiggleiscool.blogspot.com
Bye

Little Miss Room 18 said...

Thanks Mr Woody!
for our advertisment poster what is the maximum size it can be?

Drumbledoor said...

Remember to e-mail me my PCB picture for the trade fair.

MrWoody said...

Anyone teach you about manners, Drumbledoor?

MrWoody said...

Any size you like, my diligent friend :-)

QueenBead said...

Snazzy jingles?

Radioactive5ian said...

SNAZZY & SMIGGLE! wow maybe our schools arent that different after all...

ps. where did you all get such snazztastic names???