Setting Goals or Goals. Objectives or targets are specifically formulated and identify the level of performance that the organization is expected to reach at any given time in the future by considering the reality of the problem and the environmental opportunities as well as the strengths and weaknesses the company has.
You should allow yourself a couple of months to write the plan, even if it's only a few pages long. Developing the plan is the "heavy lifting" of marketing. While executing the plan has its challenges, deciding what to do and how to do it is marketing's greatest challenge. Most marketing plans kick off with the first of the year or with the opening of your fiscal year if it's different.