Unexpected Marketing Ideas That Could Transform Your Custome ...

This weekend is the celebration of the American Independence Day on July 4th and if you have ever lived or travelled to America on this date, you know that the day is typically celebrated with BBQs and fireworks. Across the nation, people get ready for traditions that have remained largely unchanged. As the big day

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Why Google & Virgin America's Online Scavenger Hunt ...

Early this morning Google Apps partnered with Virgin America to launch a unique campaign where they invited people taking Virgin America flights all day, as well as those sitting on computers at home or work to participate in an online scavenger hunt for clues to answer questions they would pose at you on a website

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What You Can Learn From Ketchup & Microchips

In 1991 Intel did something that changed the marketing world forever. Realizing that as a microchip maker, it would be very difficult to advertise their products to end consumers who were buying a machine and not a chip, Intel created a co-op marketing program. The premise of it was simple and brilliant. Instead of spending

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3 Ways To Use "Resolution Marketing" In The New Ye ...

It’s the first monday of the new year and even if you aren’t usually a person to make new year’s resolutions, chances are you are still thinking about doing things slightly differently in 2009 than you did in 2008. It’s a new start and that’s the beauty of the first few weeks in January. They

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ImageStorming: How To Brainstorm Alone (When You Have To)

Brainstorms are fun. Usually they involve getting a group of people into a room together, using some kind of white board or collaborative location to take notes and inviting participants to shout out their best ideas. Unfortunately, sometimes you’re faced with a creative challenge and can’t pull together a team of people to help you

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Savvy Aunties And Your Underappreciated Customers

Every good marketing plan I have ever seen has the same piece of critical information to answer the biggest question of all: who is our target market? This is not about creating useless age demographics to segment an audience by what you think you can measure. It is about painting an idea of who the

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How Flip Video Is Using Personalization To Stand Out

I’ve been a fan of the iconic Flip camera for some time now. In my own experience, the device has single handedly unlocked the immediate power of creating video for me because it has made it a simple process. It has always been a great product. But now there are other products that offer similar

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Buy My Second Book Today (And Save The World)

Ok, before I get into too much trouble – let me explain. Today is the release of a project that I am honored to be involved in, and you could arguably call my second book, though I am sharing author credit with 236 other authors I highly respect. The book is called Age of Conversation

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The Do NOT Vote Campaign

As a parent, I appreciate reverse psychology. My kids are still at the age where it works, so I’m a big fan. Apparently when they become teenagers, it still works but only if you tell them not to do something. The problem is that it is usually something that you actually don’t want them to

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25 Powerful Tweets Remembering The 7th Anniversary Of 9/11

Today is the anniversary of 7 years since 9/11 and there are signs all over that it is happening with a new memorial in DC being dedicated today and radio shows and TV programs all talking about the same thing here in the US. One of the most powerful commemorations is a meme that started

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