Marketing vs Shipping - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between marketing and shipping

is that marketing is marketing (promotion, distribution and selling of a product or service) while shipping is the transportation of goods.

As a verb shipping is

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marketing

Verb

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  • 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

    shipping

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) schipping, schyppynge, from (etyl) schippen, .

    Noun

  • The transportation of goods.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-08, volume=407, issue=8839, page=52, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The new masters and commanders , passage=From the ground, Colombo’s port does not look like much.
  • The body of ships belonging to one nation, port or industry.
  • Passage or transport on a ship.
  • The cost of sending an item or package via postal services.
  • Navigation.
  • * Shakespeare
  • God send 'em good shipping .
    Derived terms
    * shipping lane

    Etymology 2

    From .

    Verb

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