Make Your Christmas Brainy!

Brainy ChristmasThe number of shopping days before Christmas is shrinking, but books – both electronic and paper – can still be ordered in time for either gift-giving or your own holiday reading. I’d love to personally sign every copy of Brainfluence, but with the Kindle and other e-versions, not to mention audiobooks, that’s impossible. Even signing hardcovers can be difficult what with shipping books around the country.

So, here’s my crazy idea:

If you buy a copy of Brainfluence before December 18, 2013, I’ll send a personal note to accompany the book. I will personally inscribe the note to whom you want, and of course it will be signed. Almost like a signed book! Maybe better, since I won’t be scribbling on your iPad or MP3 player with a Sharpie! Here’s what you need to do:

Forward or attach a copy of the electronic purchase receipt (a scan of a paper receipt is fine, too) for Brainfluence to: neuro@neurosciencemarketing.com and, in the email, please include the following info:

  • The word “Brainfluence” in the email subject (to be sure it doesn’t get lost or spam-flagged).
  • Name of the recipient (you or your giftee).
  • For U.S. addresses: Complete mailing address, including zip code. (This is your address if you will deliver it. Otherwise, I’ll mail it to the gift recipient directly.)
  • For places outside the U.S.: The recipient’s email address (a digital scan of the note will be sent, not the physical paper note).
  • [Optional] A few words about the recipient – “creates travel websites,” “starting a new ad agency,” or “CMO for Victoria’s Secret,” for example. If I can, I’ll work something relevant into the note. No guarantees.

If you already did your Christmas shopping and did pick up Brainfluence for yourself or someone else, don’t worry – any receipt from the start of the shopping season, U.S. Thanksgiving (November 22, 2012) is fine. Fine print: offer subject to change if I’ve done something really dumb or illegal here. :)

Need to buy Brainfluence? You can check with your local bookstore, or use one of these links:

Buy Brainfluence at Amazon   Buy Brainfluence at Barnes & Noble Buy Brainfluence at Books-a-Million

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Other Gift Ideas:

Know someone who wants to write a book? I just finished APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch. (My Forbes.com review. )It’s a step-by-step guide to every aspect of writing and publishing a book.

I predict that many would-be authors will be encouraged and empowered by APE, and that a year from now will be able to tack “author” onto their credentials. It’s packed with links to hundreds of useful resources for the aspiring self-publisher.

Kindle Link: APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur-How to Publish a Book

For the brain & behavior buff. This isn’t a marketing book, but Nobelist Daniel Kahneman has filled Thinking Fast and Slow with lots of insight into human behavior.

Despite Kahneman’s impressive academic credentials, Thinking Fast and Slow is a very readable book, and will stay on the shelf of anyone who enjoys brainy topics.

Amazon Link: Thinking, Fast and Slow
Kindle Link: Thinking, Fast and Slow

 

Need more ideas? Here are books I’ve reviewed: Neuro & Marketing Book Reviews

Best holiday wishes to Neuromarketing readers worldwide!

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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.

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