“Marketing,” David Packard, the late co-founder of Hewlett-Packard, once declared, “is too important to be left to the marketing department.” Now, retailers are getting help from the great minds of neuroscience.
In this guest post, branding expert Dr Peter Steidl says neuromarketing will change the face of marketing, and without it, campaigns will lag behind competitors that have embraced this new way of thinking about consumer behaviour and branding. I am not talking about lab tests that deliver reliable but limited information about how consumers process marketing stimuli such as ads, logos or package designs. Rather, I’m referring to the application of neuroscience concepts in a strategic context. In other words, how marketers can benefit from the latest insights into how consumers think, feel and, and most importantly, make purchase…
“Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts; the other breaks into pieces.” – Henry David Thoreau Persuasion is an old and powerful strategy. Aristotle thought about persuasion.
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This is a great article explaining how retailers encourage us to part with our pennies!!
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