Get Over Your Inferiority Complex

Get Over Your Inferiority Complex

“But, sir, “ said my student, “it’s Kuwait.” He wrinkled his nose as if to ask, “What do you expect in Kuwait?” He was responding to an anecdote that I had shared in my marketing class about poor customer service in Kuwait. That student’s reaction is a common response in my classrooms and in the [...]

Saying Thank You

Saying Thank You

It is important to go back to business basics. Do you know that saying thank you is a good way to promote yourself or your business? I’m sure you do, and some people don’t! Let me tell you why is it a good way. Everyone likes to be appreciated. This is a given! But, if [...]

False Advertising

False Advertising

It is a known matter that there is some sort of governmental organization that obligates you to get a coded number if you print out any advertisement with an offer that involves money; i.e discounts, buy one get one free etc. You must print that code on the printed document that will be included on [...]

Sell Your Product In 3 Seconds

Sell Your Product In 3 Seconds

It was November 2005, when my friend Ford Saeks introduced me to a methodology that got my attention.. It is the missing link in many marketing books that ever published! Many old marketing methods are losing effectiveness as customers are getting smarter and having less time.. The tagline was “How to Sell Your Product or [...]

Branding and Neuroscience

Branding and Neuroscience

Coca Cola marketing strategies give a lot of credit to the Russian psychologist Ivan Pavlov who’s known for getting his dog to salivate when hearing a bell ring. A lot would claim branding is visual but that would limit them to their corporate identity manual, and some would say branding is invisible referring to the [...]