Marketing Tips

Superbowl 50 Commercials 2016

The Super Bowl is coming up on February 5, 2017. Here is a review of Super Bowl commercials from last year: Please Comment: What do you think of these ads from a marketing perspective? Which were most effective and why? Which were least effective and why?

Superbowl XLIX Commericals 2015

The Super Bowl is coming up on February 5, 2017. Here is a review of Super Bowl commercials from 2015: Please Comment: Share what you think from these ads from a marketing perspective. Which ones were the most effective and why? Which were the least effective and why?

Why would a marketing blog include non-marketing topics?

Anyone who browses through the various articles on the Mirex Marketing Blog will find articles written about topics other than marketing. Why would a marketing blog include topics such as accounting, legal tips (which does not constitute professional legal advice), business insurance, customer service, business start up, management and other business topics? There are actually a couple good reasons.One reason is that marketing is a vital part of any business and therefore can affect or be related to all [...]

More of Levinson’s Lists of Marketing Media

In his book, Guerrilla Marketing: Easy and Inexpensive Strategies for Making Big Profits from Your Small Business, Jay Conrad Levinson describes multiple different marketing streams. He explains how do-it-yourself business owners, or Guerrilla Marketers, can market their small business on a low budget. Within the book he classifies media into two categories, Minimedia and Maximedia. He also describes emedia, infomedia, human media, and non-media. His lists on minimedia and maximedia have been previously published. The following are his remaining [...]

Levinson’s List of Maximedia Marketing

In his book, Guerrilla Marketing: Easy and Inexpensive Strategies for Making Big Profits from Your Small Business, Jay Conrad Levinson describes multiple different marketing streams. He explains how do-it-yourself business owners, or Guerrilla Marketers, can market their small business on a low budget. Within the book he classifies media into two categories, Minimedia and Maximedia. He also describes emedia, infomedia, human media, and non-media. The following is his list of maximedia marketing streams:Newspapers Magazines Radio Television Outdoor Advertising [...]

Levinson’s List of Minimedia Marketing

In his book, Guerrilla Marketing: Easy and Inexpensive Strategies for Making Big Profits from Your Small Business, Jay Conrad Levinson describes multiple different marketing streams. He explains how do-it-yourself business owners, or Guerrilla Marketers, can market their small business on a low budget. Within the book he classifies media into two categories, Minimedia and Maximedia. He also describes emedia, infomedia, human media, and non-media. The following is his list of minimedia marketing streams:Canvassing Business Cards Personal Letters Telephone [...]

For all the “SEM”s out there, “Marketing” is a BLANKET TERM!

Newbies may read the title of this article and wonder why the statement even needs to be made, but those in the industry probably understand right off the bat. If you're unfamiliar with the acronym SEM, it stands for Search Engine Marketing or Search Engine Marketer. Some correctly interpret this to mean any marketing activities to promote a business, brand or product through search engines OR a marketer who performs any activity to promote a business, brand or product [...]

Concluding Details of Neuromarketing Book

The book Neuromarketing, by Patrick Renvoise & Christophe Morin, combines neuroscience with marketing. Neuroscience is the study of the brain and nerves. While it is based on neuroscience research, it is written for the common person, and you don't have to have a neuroscience background to understand it. The book has clear, actionable information that will help you become a better marketer and sales person for your business, your clients and yourself. By knowing how the old brain (the [...]

Creative Commercials with John Moschitta Jr

One of the many, many golden nuggets of marketing that were included in the recent Part I, Part II, and Part III summaries of the book, Neuromarketing, is that people who speak 20% faster than average have more influence during their presentation. How about this guy? John Moschitta Jr was a commercial icon in the 1980s and nick-named "motormouth" and "the world's fastest talking man" since he talks so fast. Copywriters and advertisers must have loved this guy since [...]

Neuromarketing Book Summary Part III

The book Neuromarketing, Understanding the "Buy Buttons" in Your Customer's Brain, by Patrick Renvoise & Christophe Morin, combines neuroscience with marketing. Neuroscience is the study of the brain and nervous system. A better understanding of how people think and make decisions can facilitate your marketing efforts. If you follow these tips, you'll likely see an increase in conversion rate and sales. While this book is based on neuroscience, it is written for the common person. The chapters are short [...]