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A Little Tiny Writing Trick That Keeps People Reading Your Copy

When you were a kid, your English teacher probably told you that all your paragraphs had to have at least three sentences. Of course she also told you never to start a sentence with “And" and ..
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Al Bundy Sold Women's Shoes

When I was a kid, one of my favorite TV shows was “Married with Children. " Ever Sunday night, my dad, my brother and I would plop down on the couch and watch the Bundy clan go through their ..
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Big Ask, Small Ask

I've always had a love/loathe relationship with Las Vegas. At its base level, the whole city is a palace built on the backs of wasted cash and human misery. Plus it's hot. And I've always distrusted ..
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Why Your Customers Don't Care About You (And Why That's A Good .

This morning I woke up on my hard-as-stone mattress, stumbled out to the office and decided to make a phone call. You see, three weeks ago I decided it was time to buy a new bed. I've been lusting ..
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Is Your Business Stuck In A Pigeon Fight?

I was walking home from breakfast yesterday when I saw two burly city pigeons pecking the heck out of each other on the sidewalk in front of me. The fight was fast and brutal. I recoiled at the ..
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What The Zombie Horde Can Teach You About Target Marketing

I love zombies. Love them. Fast ones. Slow ones. Dead ones. Diseased ones. I eat that stuff up like cookies on Christmas. So just imagine how excited I was when I found out that Max Brooks (Mel ..
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What's Under The Scarf? An Astonishing Marketing Secret They ..

It was a red scarf. Red and wool. The girl had it pulled tight around her neck and folded over in the front like an over-sized, warm and toasty neck tie. This was in London in 1998. I was a skinny, ..
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When All Else Fails, Give People What They Want

I was on the phone with my friend and mentor David Garfinkel the other day when he said one of those bone headedly simple things that everyone who tries to sell something *should* know but that ..
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Marketing Ostrich Theory

I blame my Mom. I mean, she's a sweet lady and I love her, but somehow she let me get through 30 full years on this planet still believing that ostriches bury their heads in the sand (she also let ..
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Fishing For Ninja Lessons

The guy had a crazy look in his eye. Crazy and mean. He stared right at me, grinned wide with broken yellow teeth and held up his battered cardboard sign like it was a prized summer squash and I ..
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War Through The Wall

It's 6:15 in the morning and while I'd *like* to be sleeping, I've instead got a couple of massive purple bags bunched under my eyes and a pounding, stabbing ache running through my head and down ..
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You're The Boss - Penn Gillette's Approach To Customer Service

I went to see Penn & Teller ply their magical wackiness at the “Rio All-Suites Hotel And Casino" on Saturday night. It was a good show full of deft slight of hand, fire, handguns, green ..
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