Tag Archives: Expert Marketer

How To Market Your Soul On Video

By recognizing that people purchase for emotional reasons first; justified with a bit of logic second, you are able to create real content that focuses on what people want and need rather than on-screen sales pitches which is what most companies produce. The popularity for honest and value driven videos; coupled with an explosion in […]

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What Makes People Buy: Evidence

You want to sell a car? Say something about the awesomeness of the 350 small block engine under the hood and then open the hood to show the Evidence that the engine is in fact 350 small block. Same principals apply to almost anything in our lives. You want your buyers to buy from you, […]

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Applying Direct Marketing Techniques To The Interwebs With Robert Dempsey

Everyone wants to know how to make a living online. Today I interview a guy who is a full time webtrepreneur and has his nimble fingers in many niche sites, successfully supporting his extended family with his online efforts and totally crushing it in the process. Robert Dempsey is a husband, a father, and a […]

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Reverse Engineering Dead Space Commercial

It’s rare to see a marketing campaign executed well. The folks behind the Dead Space 2 commercial did a superb job in defining both their audience and strategy, and then they executed 30 seconds of pure marketing genius. We can all learn from this and in this post, we spend some time dissecting their strategy […]

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What Makes People Buy: Apologies

Apologizing is the new in-thing. If you want to move some product, get ready to apologize. And not any ol’ apology will do. It has to come from a high-ranking officer in the company; usually the CEO. So, let’s set out to move your product right now. What are you selling? Nevermind, it doesn’t matter. […]

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Reverse Engineering the MGD 64 Beer Commercial

Today we ride on a horse of a different color. MGD 64 beer commercial is playing into one of our deepest drives while maintaining a very light, funny and goofy atmosphere during the 15 seconds of advertising goodness. Lets’ break it down! Members of the Malarkey: Brankica U. – The Queen of Social Media Tips, […]

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What Makes People Buy: Rejection

Many years ago, I was dating this lovely singer/actress; let’s call her Fedra because that’s her name. She asked me to come with her to an audition for this agency that was able to put you in commercials and what not. So off we went and then waited 20 or so minutes in an airy […]

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Reverse Engineering a State Farm Commercial

Before a 30 seconds long spot is released into the wild, a group of very smart people gets together and try to figure out the best way to get us to open our wallet. Have you ever wondered what buying triggers they are trying to activate while you’re casually sipping on a beer during a […]

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