Taken literally marketing is the practice of getting a product to market.

In the context of corn in the 1700s that would include:

  • Digging
  • Carts
  • Oxen
  • Yelling
  • Dealmaking
  • Growing things people want

Today most of those activities would be product, sales and operations.

Maybe they shouldn’t be?

You sold us out, Officer Duffy.

You sold us out, Officer Duffy.