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[Strategic marketing plan for] Aftown

Show simple item record Amasa, Nadia 2019-01-22T11:06:08Z 2019-01-22T11:06:08Z 2018-04
dc.description Applied project submitted to the Department of Business Administration, Ashesi University, in partial fulfillment of Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, April 2018 en_US
dc.description.abstract Online music retail stores have made it possible for users to access a wide range of music online either by paying or free of charge (Swanson, 2013). Aftown is a commercial online music retail store which provides music from a wide range of African Artistes. Aftown users are categorized into the artistes(sellers) who upload their music unto the portal, and the music lovers(buyers) who can also subscribe to the portal. Since it’s establishment in June 2017, Aftown has subscribed about 11,000 users. Aftown has prominent artistes such as Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Efya, Manifest, Worlasi and Joe Mettle signed unto their platform. The company is currently unable to match their growth in customers to their efforts in marketing. Also from surveys, prospective customers do not know about Aftown and what their benefits are. The company needs advice on how to penetrate the market in order to increase their customer base. To achieve this, interviews and questionnaires were used to get more information on the needs of the company. From the results, Aftown lacked strategies on how to acquire customers and make their product made know to prospective users. This project provides strategies and tactics on how to overcome the barriers to growth of the company. It provides an action plan, an OGSM Framework and an evaluation plan in executing the recommended strategies, all to be done in 7 months. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Ashesi University en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Ghana en_US
dc.subject Aftown en_US
dc.subject online music retail industry en_US
dc.subject music consumption en_US
dc.subject OGSM model en_US
dc.subject marketing plan en_US
dc.title [Strategic marketing plan for] Aftown en_US
dc.type Applied project en_US

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