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    Getting Attention In The Age Of Overwhelm

    Getting Attention In The Age Of Overwhelm
    Read this! Listen to this podcast! Watch this cool video! Click on this link! Tweet this. Friend this person (yes, “friend” is now a verb!) Buy this from me!!! Ugh! It seems to never stop. We are inundated with messages, all trying to get our attention. All of these wonderful marketers (okay, I’m being generous) are vying to get out attention ...
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    Is Pepsi Too Good for the Super Bowl/ TV?

    Is Pepsi Too Good for the Super Bowl/ TV?
    Pepsi will not advertise its drinks in the coming Super Bowl on CBS, ending a 23-year run so the company can focus on a new, mostly online, marketing effort. Pepsi-brand beverages have been advertised in the Super Bowl since 1987. PepsiCo's Frito-Lay unit still will advertise in the game. Pepsi's Super Bowl ads won enormous consumer affection through the years, and ...
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    Esquire Adds 3-D Animation to Latest Issue

    Esquire Adds 3-D Animation to Latest Issue
    NEW YORK - Hold Esquire's December issue in front of a webcam, and an on-screen image of the magazine pops to life, letters flying off the cover. Shift and tilt the magazine, and the animation on the screen moves accordingly. Robert Downey Jr. emerges out of the on-screen page in 3-D, offering half-improvised shtick on Esquire's latest high-tech experiment for ...
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    Branding Yourself with Your Business Name

    Branding Yourself with Your Business Name
    You’ve decided to take the plunge and start your own business. Now you must decide how you want to name it. Start by brainstorming. Write down the words that best describe either your product or the problem it solves and try different combination's of those phrases. The Write Express web site has lots of good writing resources and it also has ...
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    Creepy Sells? Creator of Palm Pre Ads Defends Campaign.

    Creepy Sells? Creator of Palm Pre Ads Defends Campaign.
    By now, you've all probably seen at least one or two of Palm's new commercials for the Palm Pre (or one of the popular parodies). Instead of getting to the point of talking about the Pre's features in brief little snippets, the ghostly female protagonist often goes on about jugglers and reincarnation in a creepy, monotonous voice. Whereas Apple's iPhone 3G ...
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    In Advertising, Consistency Pays Off

    In Advertising, Consistency Pays Off
    Your ability to sustain a long-term advertising program shows customers that you're a successful, reliable brand I recently purchased a new digital TV. Normally, Circuit City (CC) would have been on my list as one store in which to shop, but the struggles the company was facing (followed by its decision to declare bankruptcy) made me nervous. I was sure I ...
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    Brand Confusion = Death in the Marketplace

    Brand Confusion = Death in the Marketplace
    Companies, organizations and even individuals spend years of toil and treasure to create a brand that sets them apart from their competition. The investment in terms of time, money and creativity can be massive. The impact a well developed brand can have can’t be overestimated. Some brands are so recognizable that people think they know and understand the company or organization ...
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    Why Twitter? An Introductory Guide for Entrepreneurs

    Why Twitter? An Introductory Guide for Entrepreneurs
    I am confident that if you have heard of Twitter, you might have wondered: “What is the big deal anyway?” As many of my entrepreneurial followers know, I am a big fan of Web 2.0 and beyond for growing your business. Social networking has become a powerful way for solopreneurs to connect on a global business level. Twitter is a part ...