A Tribute To Prince: The Man, The Marketing, The Legend.

A Tribute To Prince: The Man, The Marketing, The Legend.

It’s An Impressive Feat Of Marketing And Skill When Everyone Knows Your Name It was odd, two Prince songs in a row on a random radio station. I didn’t know at the time. It didn’t occur to me. I didn’t think of the possibility. But later, well, I heard the news...
Marketing Socialism Is A Bad Thing!

Marketing Socialism Is A Bad Thing!

You’ve Heard The Positive Marketing For Socialism, Now Here’s The Rebuttal I cannot believe I need to talk about this. I can’t believe I need to say it. Socialism is a bad thing! How long have we Americans spent fighting against communism and socialism and...
Marketing By Not Finishing: Anime Adaptations

Marketing By Not Finishing: Anime Adaptations

Anime Adaptations Use One Media To Market Another I’m about to let you in on an issue plaguing parts of the otaku community: the rampant adaptation of light novels and manga without finishing the storyline. Now, for those of you who are not inside some of the deepest...
PR For Disney: How Beneficial Is The Success Of Zootopia?

PR For Disney: How Beneficial Is The Success Of Zootopia?

Rave Reviews Isn’t The Only Good PR Thing About Zootopia As soon as I saw the trailer in Cobb Theatre at Countryside Mall for Zootopia and learned that the guy’s behind both Frozen and Big Hero 6 worked on it, I knew it would be awesome. And, I was right. This...
Donald Trump Wins–And His Marketing Does Too

Donald Trump Wins–And His Marketing Does Too

Donald’s Marketing On Point: 45.7% Of The Votes And 99 Delegates! Well, Clearwater and the rest of Florida spoke with their votes and the answer was unsurprising. Because, of course, Donald Trump won the Republican primary in our fine Sunshine State. And I’d...
Star Wars: Tie-In Products Are Marketing

Star Wars: Tie-In Products Are Marketing

Another Talk About Marketing…From A Galaxy Far, Far Away It’s time to talk about Star Wars again, more specifically, it’s tie-in products. Which swarm over store shelves like a pack of TIE Fighters. Now, from the little I know of the economic process of...
How Do You Market To A Need?

How Do You Market To A Need?

Do You Need To Market Something? Well, You’ve Come To The Right Place. To quote from the movie Wolf of Wall Street: “Sell me this pen.” How do you sell it? You make someone need it. And when coming up with products to market, it’s best to work with what we...
Youtuber’s P.R. Outreach: “Where’s The Fair Use?”

Youtuber’s P.R. Outreach: “Where’s The Fair Use?”

They Are Silent No Longer. The P.R. Outreach From Some Of Our Favorite Youtubers. Before I properly begin, a quick definition of “Fair Use.” a legal doctrine that portions of copyrighted materials may be used without permission of the copyright owner provided the use...
Deadpool: Advertising Through The Fourth Wall

Deadpool: Advertising Through The Fourth Wall

This is An Article. It Contains Deadpool and Advertising Advice. What More Do You Need? Hey you. Yes, you! The one with the colorful shirt and the beautiful eyes? If you’re reading this then you probably chose to because I mentioned Deadpool in the title, right? Well,...
Donald Trump For President: The Marketing of Anger

Donald Trump For President: The Marketing of Anger

We’re angry. We’re Americans. We’re pissed-off. WE’RE AMERICANS! And we have seen the administration and the banks and others screw us over so many times that is it any wonder Donald Trump is as far as he is? With His Political Marketing? It’s Not At All A...
Top 5 Marketing Reasons To Use A Top 5 List

Top 5 Marketing Reasons To Use A Top 5 List

Want to Market with an Article? Here Are 5 Reasons to Consider Using a Top 5 List. 1.) It’s Super Popular on the Internet: For better, or possibly for worse, the internet loves a list article. From cooking, to movies, to “Top Ten Best Florida Beaches” (spoiler alert:...
Turning Green With Marketing

Turning Green With Marketing

So, somehow I’d managed to completely forget that there’s a Whole Foods at Countryside Mall until recently when I ended up there for some reason or another. And after walking around the, honestly, rather aesthetically pleasing store, it got me thinking: is the reason...
Marketing Resolutions For The New Year

Marketing Resolutions For The New Year

Many People Have New Year’s Resolutions, So Why Not Make Some About Marketing? The year will end. And that’s where this article begins. Open that champagne, and pop those party poppers, because despite everything, every possible hardship and joy and fear of...
Holiday-Themed Marketing, AKA The Gingerbread Latte Article

Holiday-Themed Marketing, AKA The Gingerbread Latte Article

You Can Find Effective Marketing Anywhere, Even In Your Coffee Cup Starbucks, America’s guilty pleasure. No, not because there’s something wrong with the drinks—there’s not, at least to my knowledge. But because of how much we are willing to drink the stuff. In fact,...
Black Friday: A Marketing Holiday

Black Friday: A Marketing Holiday

Holidays Have Marketing, But Black Friday Might Be The First Devoted To It Black Friday: A state holiday characterized by deals, sales, and a dollop of madness. Regardless of whether or not you participate in this sometimes insane tradition, it’s inescapable in the...
Winter Movies: Not Just Marketed To Moviegoers

Winter Movies: Not Just Marketed To Moviegoers

Oscar Bait: Targeted Marketing To Oscar Judges “Oscar bait.” A term perhaps not yet in the popular lexicon, but certainly known by people interested in the film industry. It refers to a type of movie that comes out around Oscar season, a period of time stretching...
Giving Thanks To Businesses, And Their Marketing Practices

Giving Thanks To Businesses, And Their Marketing Practices

Good Marketing And Good Business Practices: Something To Be Thankful For Beneath the food and the parties and it’s somewhat complex historical roots, Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks. And while on that day I will be giving mine to my family and friends, and all...
Advertising Free Youtube Red –Will It Work?

Advertising Free Youtube Red –Will It Work?

Youtube Red: An Ad-Free Alternative Taking the same road as other video streaming sites, YouTube now offers a paid subscription service. But will it work? Will audiences go for this new premium? Will they be willing to spend money on it? Well, that’s what I’m here to...
Marketing to Give You Goosebumps

Marketing to Give You Goosebumps

Goosebumps: Marketed to Children, Loved By Millions Halloween fast approaches, and the nights grow dark and eerie. With this, it seems, it’s the perfect time to talk horror. More specifically, the horror anthology you all know as: Goosebumps. Beginning as a book...
The Millennials, The Arts, And Fame

The Millennials, The Arts, And Fame

What Do The Millennials Do? Oh shock, a millennial writer talking about how the world’s changing. What else is new? Well, a lot actually, because, you know, the world’s changing. All the time, but rapidly now, more than any other period in history. Change begets...
The Weirdness Continues

The Weirdness Continues

Rather than directly give advice this time around, I thought I would ask a question. A one-way discussion if you will. And that is: are weird commercials more effective at selling products? Companies certainly seem to think so, at least when it comes to YouTube and...
Is The Old New Again?

Is The Old New Again?

Nostalgia. It’s big money right now. Somewhere, somehow, someone worked out that the newest generation of consumers would buy anything they sold as long as it was a reference to their childhood. And while that’s a bit of a generalization, it’s kind of the truth...
The Effectiveness Of Video Game Trailers

The Effectiveness Of Video Game Trailers

Despite a few glaring examples to the contrary, I don’t think anyone could argue with the effectiveness of trailers when it comes to marketing. It’s often the only way that the general population becomes aware of new movies coming out. And as the art of cinema...

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