Roger Dooley is the author of Brainfluence: 100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Consumers with Neuromarketing, and has been studying the effects of psychology, behavior research, and neuroscience on persuasion and marketing in business, leadership and everyday life. In every episode, Roger shares brain-oriented tactics, along with the expertise of his guests, to increase persuasion with concrete, research-based neuromarketing advice. Guests include best-selling authors and thought leaders like Robert Cialdini, Dan Pink, Guy Kawasaki, Jonah Berger, Chris Brogan, Maria Konnikova, and many more. Learn more and join the conversation at RogerDooley.com
Badvertising – Why So Many Ads Suck, with Jim Morris
Very few of our guests have a nickname or a tagline, but Jim Morris does: Tagline Jim. He’s worked as a copywriter and creative director at ad agencies like FCB and DDB Worldwide and as a freelance copywriter for 25 years. Jim is responsible for dozens of successful taglines, including We are Flintstones Kids, Ten Million Strong and Growing, the cornerstone of one of the longest-running ad campaigns of the last half century.
Listen in as we discuss whether taglines have become obsolete with the rise of social media, why they have fallen out of grace with marketers in recent years, and why so many taglines don’t really mean anything. Jim also shares his views on why there is so much bad advertising in the market and the reasons behind it, including the impact of groupthink, lawyers, and neuromarketing in the advertising space.
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How You Can Reverse Engineer Success with Ron Friedman
Ron Friedman, Ph.D., is an award-winning psychologist who has served on the faculty of several prestigious colleges in the United States, and has consulted for political leaders, nonprofits, and many of the world’s most recognized brands. Popular accounts of his research have appeared in major newspapers and magazines, such as The New York Times and Psychology Today. Ron is also the founder of ignite80, a learning and development company that translates research in neuroscience, human physiology, and behavioral economics into practical strategies that help working professionals become healthier, happier, and more productive.
Listen in as we discuss the powerful third path on the way to success: reverse engineering. You'll learn what it means to reverse engineer greatness, how to structure conversations to elicit the most useful information, and why modeling after someone else’s success is generally not a good idea. Ron also shares the one insight that will give you the freedom to forge your own path on your way to greatness.
You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3iLXVYJ
How Customer Experience Can Drive R&D with Ray Iveson
Ray Iveson has 30 years of experience developing measurement systems related to product efficacy. The inventor or co-inventor of more than 70 novel and proprietary measurement systems, technical methods, software systems, and consumer perception models, Ray currently serves as Vice President of the Methods and Measurements and Global Quality Assurance Department at The Duracell Company.
In this episode, he shares why the way in which consumers respond to products is just as important as the qualitative measurements that make up new product development. Listen in to learn how he correlates those measurements to the overall consumer experience and perception, as well as the importance of measuring the things you’re not being told by consumers in order to get the complete picture of how your product really stacks up.
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Find Out What Your Customers Can’t Tell You with Melina Palmer
Melina Palmer is the founder and CEO of The Brainy Business, which provides behavioral economics consulting to businesses of all sizes from around the world. Melina obtained her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration: Marketing and worked in corporate marketing and brand strategy for over a decade before earning her master’s in Behavioral Economics. She has contributed research to the Association for Consumer Research, Filene Research Institute, and runs the Behavioral Economics & Business column for Inc. magazine.
Listen in as Melina shares her extensive insights into all the things that customers want but cannot tell us they want, including whether you should lead with the most expensive option when it comes to selling and how to use partitioning to our advantage. We also dive into some of the neuroscience behind behavioral economics and discuss why people buy and how to use that “why” to build better sales, relationships, and messaging.
You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3yQo8uD
Smartwatch Neuromarketing with Paul Zak
Paul Zak is the founding Director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies and Professor of Economics, Psychology and Management at Claremont Graduate University, as well as founder and Chief Immersion Officer of Immersion Neuroscience. Paul’s two decades of research have taken him from the Pentagon to Fortune 50 boardrooms to the rainforest of Papua New Guinea, all in a quest to understand the neuroscience of human connection, human happiness, and effective teamwork.
Listen in as we dive into how to create trust using science-backed insights, how immersive experiences factor into trust, and what companies can do to cultivate immersion and use it to their advantage. Paul also shares the precursors to creating a great experience and explains why Maslow’s hierarchy of needs always wins—and what that means for creating stellar experiences.
You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3hZVfGa
Listen to Win with Ximena Vengoechea
Ximena Vengoechea is a user researcher, writer, and illustrator whose work on personal and professional development has been published in Inc., The Washington Post, Newsweek, and Huffington Post. She is a contributor at Fast Company and The Muse, and is best known for her project The Life Audit. An experienced manager, mentor, and researcher in the tech industry, she previously worked at Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
Ximena joins us today to discuss the long lost art of listening as a means of connecting with others, including how to differentiate between what people say and what they actually do, how to get away from surface listening, and how to know when to follow-up or let the conversation flow. Ximena also shares how silence is often used as a tool in user research, and how we can all use silence to our advantage when it comes to connection.
You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2S279Vo
Roger, host of the Brainfluence podcast, highlights all aspects of marketing and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!
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So insightful and entertaining!
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