Services

What We Can Do For You

As a full-service consulting and project management practice, First Communications, Inc., provides its clients with a full range of services in these areas:
· Marketing
· Sales
· Advertising
· Promotion
· Licensing
. Mergers and Acquisitions
· Patent and Trademark Services
· E-Commerce
· Public Relations
· Distribution
· Supply Chain Development
. Product Sourcing
. FDA Compliance Consulting
· Business Development
. Operations
· Contingency/Disaster Recovery Planning


Below are examples of services available in specific categories. This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive list of all services available, but merely a partial listing to illustrate the broad range of services available directly from First Communications, Inc., or in combination with our collaborative business partners.

· Marketing
- Project Management (Concept to Implementation)
- Business Plan
- Marketing Plan
- Strategic Planning
- New Product Development
- New Product Introduction
- Existing/Mature Product Repositioning
- Industrial Research
- Competitive Analysis
- Consumer Research
- Focus Group Planning and Moderation
- Direct Response Marketing
- Internet Marketing
- E-Mail Marketing

· Sales
- Sales Force Organization
- Sales Planning
- Rep/Broker Selection and Management
- Distributor Selection and Management
- Direct Sales Force Recruitment and Selection
- Sales Forecasting
- Sales Analysis
- National Account Headquarter Sales Calls
- Regional Account Headquarter Sales Calls
- International Sales Planning and Development

· Advertising
- Media Planning
- Media Buying
- Design, Copy and Production
- Print Advertising
- Television/Radio Advertising
- Internet Advertising
- Advertising Research
- Couponing

· Promotion
- Consumer Promotions
- Business-to-Business Promotions
- Event Marketing
- Trade Shows
- Direct Mail
- Continuity Promotions
- Affinity Programs

· Licensing
- Character Licensing
- Sports Licensing
- Celebrity Licensing
- Movie Licensing
- Television Licensing

. Mergers and Acquisitions
- Business Valuations
- Acquisition Due Diligence
- Buy/Sell Negotiation

· Patent and Trademark Services
- Initial searches for business process patents, intellectual property patents and trademarks
- Formal Registration with USPTO for business process patents, intellectual property patents and trademarks

· E-Commerce
- Web Site Planning
- Web Site Copy
- Web Site Design
- Web Site Hosting
- Domain Name Development/Registration
- Domain Name “Bank” of Registered Names
- E-Commerce Site Development
- E-Commerce Systems
- Implementation Project Management
- Integration of Existing ERP Systems with E-Commerce Initiatives

· Public Relations
- Customer Relations Department Organization
- Consumer Relations Department Organization
- Trade Media Kits
- Consumer Media Kits
- Consumer and Trade Press Releases
- Crisis Management
- Industry Relations
- Investor Relations
- Speech Writing

· Distribution
- Class-of-Trade Analysis
- Class-of-Trade Specific Distribution Planning
- Supply Chain Management
- Global Sourcing
- Risk Management
- Cost Avoidance/Reduction
- Rep/Broker Selection and Management
- Distributor Selection and Management
- Warehouse Options
- Public Warehouses
- Transportation Options
- Logistics
- Import/Export

· Business Development
- Sales Force Reorganization
- Product Redesign for New Trade Classes
- Key Account Contacts/Sales Management
- Rep/Broker Selection and Management
- Distributor Selection and Management
- Business Plans
- Marketing Plans
- Sales Planning and Implementation
- Logistics
- International Market Selection
- International Sales Planning

. Operations
- Needs Assessments
- Change Planning and Implementation
- Process Design
- Process Management

· Contingency/Disaster Recovery Planning
- Emergency Response and Recovery Plans
- Corporate Recovery Planning
- Turn-Key Plan Development
- Needs Assessment
- Business Recovery Team Development
- Regulatory Compliance
- Public Relations
- Hardware/Software Back-up Plans
- Emergency Operations Center/Logistics