What does promotion mean?

Definitions for promotion
prəˈmoʊ ʃənpro·mo·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. promotion, publicity, promotional material, packagingnoun

    a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution

    "the packaging of new ideas"

  2. promotionnoun

    act of raising in rank or position

  3. promotion, furtherance, advancementnoun

    encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something

  4. forwarding, furtherance, promotionnoun

    the advancement of some enterprise

    "his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career"

Wiktionary

  1. promotionnoun

    An advancement in rank or position.

    Etymology: From promotion.

  2. promotionnoun

    Dissemination of information about a product, product line, brand, or company.

    Etymology: From promotion.

Freebase

  1. Promotion

    Promotion is one of the market mix elements, and a term used frequently in marketing. The specification of five promotional mix or promotional plan. These elements are personal selling, advertising, sales promotion, direct marketing, and publicity. A promotional mix specifies how much attention to pay to each of the five subcategories, and how much money to budget for each. A promotional plan can have a wide range of objectives, including: sales increases, new product acceptance, creation of brand equity, positioning, competitive retaliations, or creation of a corporate image. Fundamentally, however there are three basic objectives of promotion. These are: ⁕To present information to consumers as well as others. ⁕To increase demand. ⁕To differentiate a product. There are different ways to promote a product in different areas of media. Promoters use internet advertisement, special events, endorsements, and newspapers to advertise their product. Many times with the purchase of a product there is an incentive like discounts, free items, or a contest. This is to increase the sales of a given product. The term "promotion" is usually an "in" expression used internally by the marketing company, but not normally to the public or the market - phrases like "special offer" are more common. An example of a fully integrated, long-term, large-scale promotion are My Coke Rewards and Pepsi Stuff. The UK version of My Coke Rewards is Coke Zone.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. promotion

    This word signifies, in military matters, the elevation of an individual to some appointment of greater rank and trust to the one he holds.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'promotion' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3031

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'promotion' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3991

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'promotion' in Nouns Frequency: #1176

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of promotion in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of promotion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of promotion in a Sentence

  1. Sotirios Marinidis:

    It's a very challenging market... 60 to 80 percent of everything sold is sold on promotion and up to 40 percent discounts.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A clever makes either money or gains self publicity via support to online product promotion campaign; the duffers either vote or share it without own gain.

  3. Kathy Caprino:

    If your boss doesn't like you, you aren't getting a promotion.

  4. Chung Sun-sup:

    The promotion of young executives should pave the way for the future of the junior Chung.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    More often than not, the sycophants easily get high incentive with promotion whereas an intelligent or truly deserving person is given merely five to ten preaching reasons by the top brass as why he could not get any salary hike & next upper position in the private sector organization.

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