General news and opinion in the field of using brain science in marketing
My “picks” went on vacation over the holidays, and then got off to a slow start in the new year. So, this edition is a big catch-up on my own content from here, Forbes, and my podcasts at RogerDooley.com, along with a few tasty morsels from around the web. […]
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.
We think of print as primarily a visual medium and a challenge to use for sensory marketing. You generally can’t smell it, taste it, or hear it. But touch can come into play in many kinds of print media. Hence, you sometimes see the use of heavy or textured paper, varnished covers, raised ink, and other features that go beyond the merely visual. […]
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.
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.
How do you write more targeted messages that will persuade your prospects to buy into what you’re selling? An important part of making more sales or getting more leads has everything to do with copy that not only connects with visitors, but connects immediately.
Here’s your reading list, not to mention a few options for listening and viewing! […]