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Propellers Or Anchors: What’s Attached To Your Marketing?

Propellers and anchors have specific and opposite functions: One is designed to move you, and the other is designed to hold you in place.  Being held in place is not necessarily bad, but it is not moving you ahead. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Menu For A Successful TV Commercial Or Short Video

We’ve all seen :30 second epic TV spots that cost millions to produce but don’t do much for the brand.  If you want to avoid that fate, and have the best results (sales/brand building) for your advertising/video, then here are … Continue reading

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Eight Principles of Fault-Line Marketing

If you’ve been actively involved in marketing for at least six months, then you’ve run into the phrase “fundamental discontinuity”.  For marketing purposes, this means your industry/your business/your product jumps to a new level without typical straight line evolution. Everybody … Continue reading

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What Would Marshall McLuhan Say?

I’m interested in how social media impacts the way the world “shows up” for people, and how that dictates/affects their behavior in it. Continue reading

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10 Observations About The Great Depression That May Apply To The Great Recession

So, what did we learn from the Great Depression we can apply to the generation of the Great Recession? Continue reading

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If You Don’t Feel You Are Over-Communicating, You’re Probably Under-Communicating

A fatal flaw we have as humans is we know what we mean … and make the leap of faith others know what we mean. Many companies have perished from that jump. Continue reading

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Time To Move From “Point of Sale” To “Point of Convenience” Marketing

Generations are becoming more accepting of initial personal interaction with the product, or product category, followed by long distance repeat purchases. Why? Because it is on their schedule … because it fits within their lifestyle … because they’ve learned to trust it.
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