Subject. This article discusses the marketing aspects of place branding development. Objectives. The article aims to summarize current ideas about communications in place marketing. Methods. For the study, I used comprehensive and systems approaches. Results. The article identifies the main types of motivation that encourage consumer decision-making and substantiates the application of the 7C concept model in order to position the place using the Internet. Conclusions. Developing a place branding, building an umbrella brand model and forming numerous sub-brands based on it are more preferable to hit the target. The most promising approach to place marketing is the relational one that can help build an extensive network of marketing communications.
Keywords: place branding, marketing communications, MarCom, positioning, target audience
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