Marketing vs Premarketing - What's the difference?

marketing | premarketing |

As a noun marketing

is marketing (promotion, distribution and selling of a product or service).

As an adjective premarketing is

before the marketing of a product or service.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



  • Noun

  • Buying and selling in a market.
  • (uncountable) The promotion, distribution and selling of a product or service; includes market research and advertising.
  • *{{quote-magazine, title=No hiding place
  • , date=2013-05-25, volume=407, issue=8837, page=74, magazine=(The Economist) citation , passage=In America alone, people spent $170 billion on “direct marketing ”—junk mail of both the physical and electronic varieties—last year. Yet of those who received unsolicited adverts through the post, only 3% bought anything as a result.}}
  • Shopping, going to market.
  • * 1926 , (George Herriman), comic strip Us Husbands'', June 12th, 1926 (reprinted in the back of ''Krazy & Ignatz , vol. 1922–1924, Fantagraphics, 2012, ISBN 978-1-60699-477-1, p. 223):
  • [Wife to husband:] I'm going out to do my marketing – keep out of the kitchen, while I'm gone.

    Derived terms

    * affiliate marketing * ambush marketing * antimarketing * direct marketing * e-marketing * event marketing * influencer marketing * marketing collateral * marketing research * membership marketing * multi-level marketing * niche marketing * viral marketing




  • Before the marketing of a product or service.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 5, author=, title=Moving Toward Greater Drug Safety, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Last September, the Institute of Medicine, part of the National Academy of Sciences, issued a report decrying the big imbalance between premarketing and postmarketing regulation. }}


    * postmarketing