My daughter P, just sent me this interesting TED talk about the intangible value of the stuff we market. This isn’t the old “Sell Benefits, Not Features” talk. This isn’t about coming up with new stuff to sell. It’s about finding creative ways to add value by changing your audience’s perception about what you’ve got. [...]
By tsufit on Dec 21, 2012 in Advertising, Authenticiy, Business, Commercials, Communication, Communication Skills, Entrepreneurship, Fans, Humor, Humour, Influence, Innovation, internet marketing, leadership, Marketing, music, P.R., Personal Branding, Positioning, Promotion, Publicity, Publicity Stunts, Show Business, Social Media, story, Storytelling, Traffic Creation, Uncategorized, viral marketing, Visibility, Word of Mouth Marketing | Leave a comment
IKEA is great at attracting attention ’cause other people are happy to carry the message. Even a spoof like this has had 88,000 views (5 times longer than a TV commercial). How can YOU inspire your audience to carry the flame? Tsufit P.S. I went to see if the domain name IkeaMonkey.com had been snapped [...]
By tsufit on Dec 13, 2012 in Advertising, Communication, Influence, Marketing, Media, Persuasion, Positioning, Promotion, Storytelling, Uncategorized, Why We Buy, Word of Mouth Marketing | Leave a comment
Check out the fabulous marketing campaign by Altamira Financial 5 years ago.Now that’s distinct. And it “enters the conversation going on in the prospect’s mind” (Robert Collier), as it should.
I’ve been coaching financial advisors for a long time. Their logos often look like the ones on the left. I tell them “Could I change the name on the logo and have it still make sense?” If yes, they’ve missed the mark.
By tsufit on Nov 10, 2012 in 30 Second Networking Infomercial, 30 Seconds in the Spotlight!, Advertising, Branding, Celebrity, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Icons, Influence, leadership, Luxury, Luxury Pricing, Marketing, Media, P.R., Persona, Personal Branding, Persuasion, Positioning, Price Elasticity, Pricing, Publicity, TV, Uncategorized, Why We Buy | Leave a comment
It reminds me of a Saturday Night Live spoof but what do I know? Apparently Chanel paid Brad Pitt about 7 million bucks to lend his cache to this product (no snoozer itself). Should give every entrepreneur hope. It really is possible to sell anything if you understand what it is that you’re really selling. [...]
By tsufit on Sep 23, 2012 in Advertising, Authenticiy, Communication, Communication Skills, Communications, Communications Skills, Marketing, Sales, Speaking, Speaking Skills, Speech, Speeches, Storytelling, Uncategorized, Why We Buy | Leave a comment
Check out Joe Karbo’s Lazy Man’s Way to Riches ad. Love how he reveals how much he makes per sale and why you will want to buy it anyway. Love the confidence and the authenticity.