Posts Tagged ‘marketing’

Penguins move swiftly in water, but slow on land. Influence has similar peculiarities. If you show your new smartphone to colleagues they want to buy it right away, but somehow you mother reacts differently. Or try to start a Mexican wave in a shopping mall: at times it easy to influence others, but sometime it […]


Although we do know better, a large body of our knowledge about economics is built on two assumptions which are plainly wrong. The first widespread misaproximation is that people make (economically) rational decisions and the second is that they do so independent of one another. The book “The Connected Costumer” tries to advance marketing theory […]


As February featured both the bankruptcy of sellaband.com and the kick-off of its bookish equivalent tenpages.com, the crowdfunding business model has been in the center of attention again. Is the bankruptcy of SellABand a sign the business model that helped Obama become president is flawed? Is the model still viable once the newness wears off? […]