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About Roger Dooley

Roger Dooley is the author of Brainfluence: 100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Consumers with Neuromarketing (Wiley). He is the primary author at Neuromarketing, and writes Brainy Marketing at Forbes. He is the founder of Dooley Direct LLC, a marketing consultancy. Learn more at RogerDooley.com. Follow him on Twitter at @rogerdooley.

Surprise! Cialdini Adds 7th Principle, Unity

Two years ago, I spoke to Dr. Robert Cialdini, the “godfather” of persuasion science and the creator of the celebrated Six Principles of Influence. I asked him if, thirty years after completing his seminal book, Influence, he’d add on another one or two. He declined, saying that while there were many influence techniques, the important ones mostly fit into his original six. (Check out our 2014 conversation for some great persuasion insights.) […]

By |September 1st, 2016|

Top 10 Profile Photo and Portrait Hacks Based on Science

Ten research-based ways to optimize your profile photo or headshot to make you more attractive, persuasive, and trustworthy.

By |August 15th, 2016|

A Remarkably Powerful Way to Increase Sales Success

One change in negotiation tactics cause a fivefold increase in successful outcomes.

By |July 26th, 2016|

A Fun Way to Build Trust and Cooperation

Want more trust and cooperation? New research shows that food will do that, but only if used correctly.

By |July 13th, 2016|

Reciprocity Power: A Study That May Shock You

Reciprocity is a powerful tool in sales and marketing, and the exchange of favors are often of different magnitude.

By |June 28th, 2016|

Confused Customers Cut Conversions

For ecommerce conversion, confused customers are never a good thing. A confused customer will be slow to order and quick to leave.

By |May 11th, 2016|

How To Sell a $20 Burger

An upscale hotel in Amsterdam sells a hamburger for about $20. That probably isn’t much out of line with similar meals at big-city hotels, but this establishment uses an interesting technique to make its prices seem a bit more justifiable. […]

By |April 26th, 2016|

New Video and a Free Workbook for The Persuasion Slide

Two new Persuasion Slide enhancers - a 3 minute video summary, and a free workbook that you can download and use.

By |March 17th, 2016|

The Persuasion Slide Book Is Here!

Want to make your website more persuasive for the price of a latte? My new book, The Persuasion Slide, is available in Amazon’s Kindle Store. […]

By |March 10th, 2016|

Animation, Persuasion, and Neuromarketing

Animation has the ability to hijack our attention, keep us watching, and boost recall. Compare two versions of the same video, with and without animation.

By |February 9th, 2016|