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Be Awesome, from First Impression to Last, and More – Roger’s Picks

This weeks picks include the science of first impressions, how to be someone people want to talk to, when to use rounded prices, and lots more!

By |February 20th, 2015|

How To Set The Right Price Every Time

Exactly how to price products is a big challenge for marketers, but new research provides valuable direction in this complex decision-making process. […]

By |February 18th, 2015|

Why Monkeys Are Smarter Shoppers Than Humans

A new Yale study shows that capuchin monkeys, which respond like humans in many situations, are unlike humans when it comes to preferring more expensive treats.

By |January 14th, 2015|

Blueprint to Explode Your Niche Site’s Traffic, More – Roger’s Picks

Do you need a blueprint for driving mega-traffic to your niche site? Real-world examples of effective use of social proof? How about a product/pricing strategy that seems illogical but drives sales? That, and lots more, is in this week's picks post.

By |December 19th, 2014|

Content Multiplication Magic, Happy Design, More – Roger’s Picks

We’ve got a double dose of great content for you this week. We didn’t publish a roundup “picks” post last week due to the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. Here’s what you don’t want to miss: […]

By |December 5th, 2014|

The 3 Types of Buyers, and How to Optimize for Each One

[Guest post by Jeremy Smith.]

I absolutely love buyer psychology and neuroeconomics. Want to know why?

● Because it’s like a secret weapon that produces torrents of conversions (and money).
● Because it’s the only real way to understand why and how buyers make purchases.
● Because it’s the proven route to successful marketing.
● Because it’s guaranteed to squash the competition. […]

By |July 30th, 2014|

Why Your Website Launch is DOA, Twitter Psychology, & More – Roger’s Picks

Here’s what we discovered this week, with my own new content below:
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By |July 25th, 2014|

A Super-Simple Way to Make Your Prices Seem Lower… With One Catch

Want to make your prices seem lower without actually changing them? Here's a research-based technique that will do exactly that, with one small catch... it doesn't work equally well for male and female customers!

By |July 22nd, 2014|

Is This Common Pricing Mistake Costing You Sales?

If you have an ecommerce site, how often do customers visit – often after a costly paid click – and end up leaving without buying? Are abandoned shopping carts all too common? Or, if your customers visit your retail store, how often do you see them compare several items, only to buy none of them and move on? If you stock similar items (and who doesn’t?), the problem could be your pricing. […]

By |April 4th, 2013|

Taking the Pain out of Sushi Pricing

The menu designer for an Austin restaurant, Roll On Sushi Diner, must be a Neuromarketing or Brainfluence reader. A while back, I identified sushi-style pricing as being the worst possible approach because each tiny bite is a separate pain point (see Painful Sushi and Other Pricing Blunders).
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By |February 13th, 2013|