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smell

Why You Need a Scent Logo

How can you get customers to remember your brand with all this clutter? The surprising answer is through the sense of smell. The sense of smell is the only one of our five senses that is directly connected to the part of the brain that…

Scent of a Billboard

Outdoor sign makers are trying hard to stay relevant as the era of targeted mobile advertising approaches, and their latest move is to add scent. In Mooresville, NC, a billboard has been erected that, for parts of the day, emits the smell…

Scent Marketing vs. Social Media

The other day, Ad Age's CMO Strategy Section ran a column by Harald Vogt on scent marketing. Vogt may not be entirely impartial on the topic - he is the founder and chief marketer of the Scent Marketing Institute - but he makes some good…

Coffee Smell Is All You Need

I've written about sensory branding, olfactory marketing, and in particular Starbucks' attempt to get more coffee aroma into its stores. Now, it seems that all you need to get you going in the morning is a whiff of coffee aroma: Wake up and…

Simulating the Coffee Drinker’s Nose

Is Scratch 'n Sniff Starbucks in our future? No industry focuses as much on olfactory marketing as the coffee business. Starbucks recently dumped its breakfast eggs because their smell didn't pair well with the coffee aroma. Nestle unit…

Does Your Marketing Smell?

What does your marketing program smell like? If you have difficulty answering that question, you need to get up to speed on the powerful impact that's possible by activating your customers' olfactory nerves. (Web-only marketers won't have…