That's Direct Marketing
You're at a party with a bunch of friends and see a gorgeous girl. One of your friends goes up to her and pointing at you says, "He's fantastic in bed."
You see a gorgeous girl at a party. You go up to her and get her telephone number. The next day you call and say, "Hi, I'm fantastic in bed."
You're at a party and see a gorgeous girl. You get up and straighten your tie, you walk up to her and pour her a drink. You open the door for her, pick up her bag after she drops it, offer her a ride, and then say, "By the way, I'm fantastic in bed."
That's Public Relations
You're at a party and see a gorgeous girl. She walks up to you and says, I hear you're fantastic in bed."
That's Brand Recognition
An increasingly common plague found in the work place which causes annoyance and despair in other co-workers. Thrives on board-meetings, dependent on company mobile phones, Outlook, and a considerable yearly budget with no questions asked on how its gets pissed up the wall on nothing. Able to speak but prefers to do any communication through email which is the sole purpose of computers.
Uses any opportunity to voice their opinions and set policy on matters which are none of their concern and to which they have knowledge of. Usually the bane of any Web-Developers existence.
Able to plan projects perfectly without any of the minor concerns such as development or implementation.
Curiously, all Marketing plague-people start as a Manager. There is no lower position available although there is never actually anyone to manage.
In marketing, there is no such thing as a 'lie', only exaggerations!
In this case, "market" is the place/noun and that the activity of grocery shopping is done at the market. Market is then verbalised by adding "-ing" = "Marketing"
Simply means : Grocery shopping, traditionally done at the market, nowadays supermarket is also acceptable as long as it is to do with shopping for grocery, not just picking up a carton of milk.
Commonly used in Singapore and Malaysia.
Nothing to do with the meaning of a profession to advertise a product or service.
Friend2 : Marketing
Friend1 : Huh?
Friend2 : She's gone to the market to do buy some grocery for the week.
See also: Advertisers
Steve: No Steve, your design is fucking retarded and does not work for the internet. Idiot marketing department.
John: Hi Steve, why does my page not view correctly in Internet Explorer 5.0 on a Mac?
Steve: Because you're a) running a mac, b) viewing it in Internet Explorer, which is a 5 year old browser. You marketing people are dickheads.