Archive for the ‘Psychology of Marketing’ Category

TEDx VIDEO: Psychology, Neuroscience, & Behavioral Economics: Why Most People Don’t Get Marketing

Here is the TEDx video of my April 2014 talk at TEDxWPI. And here’s a link to the transcript and slides from the talk. The talk covers widespread myths about marketing that make it a challenge to market marketing! Myth 1. Marketing = Sales Myth 2. Marketing = Advertising Myth 3: If you build a […]

TEDxWPI — Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behavioral Economics: Why Most People Don’t Get Marketing

We were deeply honored (and tinkled pink) that our very own Shari Worthington was invited to speak at the inaugural TEDx event at WPI on April 6, 2014. We’ll post the link to the talk as soon as it’s available. In the meantime, here is the material from Shari’s talk on “Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behavioral […]

Is Google Making Us Stupid? A Marketer’s View

This isn’t just an attention grabbing headline. Something’s going on with the way our brains work and it’s especially prevalent with the younger generation. Is Google making us stupid? it’s a great question first asked several years ago by tech author Nicholas Carr in The Atlantic. Now he’s got a whole series of books on […]

What We Can Learn from Eye Tracking Studies About Guiding Web Visitors’ Attention

How do you get a web site visitor to notice a particular piece of information on your web site, such as a new white paper or a limited time offer on a new device? Most of us assume, that if something is somehow emphasized on our web site it will get noticed. Well, maybe not. […]