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|

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|

7 Ways to Engage Your Customer’s Reptilian Brain

Learn how to make your value proposition appeal to your customer's reptilian brain and engage your audience, complete with examples.

By |August 26th, 2015|

The Persuasion Slide Book, Coming Soon!

Coming this summer! My new book, The Persuasion Slide, is a short, well-illustrated explanation of my framework for creating persuasive appeals that work.

By |May 28th, 2015|

Beyond Clicks: Headlines That Persuade

A new study shows that the content of a headline changes what readers remember and even how they think. The challenge is to write headlines that serve multiple important purposes.

By |December 29th, 2014|

A Simple Hack That Makes You MUCH More Persuasive

Whether you are writing an article intended to persuade, designing a commercial website, or building your slide deck to pitch your big idea, you can give your credibility a boost with one small change.

By |December 2nd, 2014|

Cialdini Answers: Are Six Principles Still Enough?

What question would you ask Dr. Robert Cialdini? He may not have invented the concept of persuasion psychology, but his 1984 book, Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, used extensive behavior research to add much needed structure to the field. […]

By |November 5th, 2014|

Starbucks Name-Botching, 10 Conversion Psych Resources, More… Roger’s Picks

Here’s the most interesting content we found this week, followed by my own content here, at Forbes.com, and at The Brainfluence Podcast.

By |September 19th, 2014|

Behavioral Ads, Authorship Autopsy, Thought Leadership… Roger’s Picks

Here’s your required reading for the week! Don’t forget to share your own “must read” find in a comment! […]

By |August 29th, 2014|