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Books about or related to brain science or neuromarketing.

Do You Suffer From Funnel Vision?

They say if you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail. One of the favorite tools of marketers, the sales funnel, may produce the same kind of myopia, according to Unmarketing’s Scott Stratten. […]

By |October 21st, 2014|

10 New Episodes of the Brainfluence Podcast

Time really does fly – it seems like we just published our list of the first ten episodes of The Brainfluence Podcast, and here we are with another ten! And if you aren’t getting our weekly episodes delivered to your player automatically, be sure to subscribe! […]

By |August 28th, 2014|

Spin Sucks by Gini Dietrich

Book Review:Spin Sucks: Communication and Reputation Management in the Digital Age (Que Biz-Tech) by Gini Dietrich

In a world where public relations firms have been revered for their ability to “spin” stories for their clients, calling a book (and a related website) “Spin Sucks” seems counterintuitive. But, to author Gini Dietrich, it makes perfect sense. […]

By |May 21st, 2014|

Positive Results from Negative Thinking, Naps, Checkout Psychology… Roger’s Picks

This week’s roundup has a distinctly Austin flavor – we didn’t plan it that way, but brainy marketers are as much a part of the Austin scene as brisket and live music! […]

By |May 8th, 2014|

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|

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|

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|

Subliminal Messages, SXSW Neuromarketing, Formula for a Bestseller, More – Roger’s Picks

Another week, another batch of content for your reading pleasure. Whether you want to turn your book into a bestseller or develop an app that’s as addictive as an illegal drug, we’ve got something for you! […]

By |March 14th, 2014|

Hooked by Nir Eyal

Book Review: Hooked: A Guide to Building Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal and Ryan Hoover

Were you surprised when Facebook acquired Instagram for $1 billion? Stunned by their $19 billion Whatapp deal? Both of these companies were young and had questionable revenue streams. What they did have, in each case, were stunningly large numbers of frequent users.

How did these companies, along with others like Pinterest and even Facebook itself, achieve such tremendous growth and stickiness? How did Facebook supplant more established competitors like MySpace and Friendster? Nir Eyal, author of Hooked: A Guide to Building Habit-Forming Products, has the answer: these firms created products with habit forming, even addictive, characteristics. […]

By |March 11th, 2014|

The Brainfluence CD

I just received an actual copy of the Brainfluence CD. Despite the fact that it’s unabridged (yep, all 100 techniques are in there), Brilliance Audio made it fit on one CD because it’s in MP3 format. […]

By |March 5th, 2014|