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About Roger Dooley

Roger Dooley writes and speaks about marketing, and in particular the use of neuroscience and behavioral research to make advertising, marketing, and products better. He is the primary author at Neuromarketing, and founder of Dooley Direct LLC, a marketing consultancy. Follow him on Twitter.

Web Psychology, Snackable Content, Flow, and… Boobs? Roger’s Picks

Here we go again – great reads from around the web, and a batch of new interviews with brilliant persuasion experts! […]

By |April 28th, 2014|

The World’s Top Persuaders, Inside Your Head

How would you like to do a mind-meld with some of the world’s top experts in psychology, persuasion, marketing, neuroscience and more? For free? I’ve got exciting news for my Neuromarketing readers!

We’re still working on the mind-meld technology, but […]

By |April 22nd, 2014|

Webs of Influence by Nathalie Nahai

Book Review: Webs of Influence: The Psychology of Online Persuasion by Nathalie Nahai

I read a lot of marketing books, but it’s rare to find one that so closely matches my own interests. Nathalie Nahai’s Webs of Influence focuses on the intersection of web design and persuasion psychology. It’s safe to say that if you like Neuromarketing and/or Brainfluence, you’ll find lots to like in Nathalie’s book too. […]

By |April 21st, 2014|

The Most Persuasive Website in the World and More – Roger’s Picks

It’s that time again, and we’ve got a diverse set of reading from around the web. Please share your own great find in a comment!

Need more exposure? Austen Allred (@AustenAllred) tells you how in The Hacker’s Guide to Getting Press . This is a long, detailed post that could easily be turned into an ebook – definitely one to save/bookmark. […]

By |April 18th, 2014|

Why You Are a Complete Idiot If You Don’t Google Yourself

The other day, I read a story at Fast Company titled Why You Should Google Yourself And Not Feel Guilty About It. I agreed with the reasoning of the author, Lindsay Lavine (@lindsaylavine), but was slightly puzzled by the “guilty” part. The headline was underscored by the opening sentence, “Admit it. You’ve Googled yourself, and probably felt guilty about it afterwards.”

Do people really feel guilt from self-Googling? Perhaps they do, as these kinds of searches have been called “vanity” searches, implying they are equivalent to stopping to admire yourself whenever you pass a mirror. […]

By |April 16th, 2014|

Repped: 30 Days to a Better Online Reputation by Andy Beal

Book Review: Repped: 30 Days to a Better Online Reputation by Andy Beal

In these days of heavy business books laden with theory, we still encounter a few that are short, action-oriented, and eminently practical. Andy Beal’s Repped is one such book. […]

By |April 15th, 2014|

Killer Headlines: 3 Must-Read Posts, and More – Roger’s Picks

Here’s the best content we found this week! Want to help thousands of fellow readers? Share your own great find in a comment!

3 Ways To Create Killer Headlines
Email is still the most reliable and effective way to reach your customers or prospects, but most emails don’t get opened. Even when they do get opened, few links actually get clicked. In 12 Tips to Boost Email Click Through Rates plus 23 Strategic Subject Lines, Jesse Aaron (@JesseAarone) gives you a range of solutions to get opens and clicks. Handy for content marketers, whose brilliant prose won’t matter if the promotion phase doesn’t work. […]

By |April 11th, 2014|

How to Turn a Thank You into Higher Sales, and More: Roger’s Picks

Here’s some of the interesting stuff we’ve gathered during the last 7 days… add your own find in a comment! […]

By |April 4th, 2014|

Mitch’s Rules, Perfect Testimonials, Dream Control, & More – Roger’s Picks

Another week, another batch of required reading from around the web. There’s one new feature this week – after “My Stuff,” I’ve added one “Weird or Wonderful” link just for fun. If you found a compelling piece of content […]

By |March 28th, 2014|

Can a Big-Box Supermarket Create ‘Liking’?

Most readers here know that one of the six principles of persuasion proposed by influence expert and recent Pubcon keynoter Robert Cialdini is “liking.” Liking can be established by displaying shared attributes – we both went to the same college, we both have Siamese cats, etc. But can faceless companies generate a similar reaction? […]

By |March 27th, 2014|