What do you see are some major differences between marketing and sales? How would you describe the differences to someone you know in everyday terms?
Marketing is a kind of process which mainly aims at satisfying the needs of the customers, whereas sales is a process in which sold products are converted into money. This is the major difference between marketing and sales.
To explain this in simpler terms, the main job of selling an air conditioner to a customer in return for money is done. But marketing means making the customers realize that they are in need of an air conditioner and that purchasing it will fulfil their demands for cool air.