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Musical Beans… Really!

Beans have a well-deserved reputation for being a multi-sensory product. Remember the "musical fruit" ditty? But it's no joking matter for Heinz, who teamed up with food artists Bompas & Parr to create a unique promotion for its Beanz…

Unconscious Branding by Douglas Van Praet

Book Review: Unconscious Branding: How Neuroscience Can Empower (and Inspire) Marketing by Douglas Van Praet "The fact of the matter is anyone can do neuromarketing without ever scanning a single brain." This statement from Douglas Van…

Best of Neuromarketing – 2012

It's time for the annual ritual of picking the top Neuromarketing posts of 2012. As in the past, the list is based on reader traffic - the posts listed had the most views, tweets, likes, etc. I'm a strong believer in crowdsourcing, so what…

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…

Brands Count – Seen or Unseen

We're in the midst of the busiest shopping season of the year, and lots of us will be shopping for stylish gifts. One of the choices we'll be confronted with is whether to buy an item from a well-known brand or opt for a less expensive…

Latest Brainy Marketing at Forbes

It's been a while since I recapped my Forbes Brainy Marketing activity here, so here's what you may have missed. And, be sure to add a comment if you visit. I can "call out" quality comments, and site admins sometimes expose these in…

Brainy Marketing Update – Forbes

It's been a few weeks, so here are the latest articles from my Brainy Marketing blog at Forbes.com. Please drop by there and make a comment - Forbes has a cool comment exposure system that lets authors of posts (e.g., me) "call out" quality…