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Images, Ethics and Marketing – Is Seeing REALLY Believing?

Sue Ellam explores the impact of images in business, marketing and social media and how some images manipulate emotions rather than reflect the truth. ”A picture paints a thousand words.” – Frederick R. Barnard, 1921 These days, I get bombarded … Continue reading

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Beyond Appearances – What REALLY Makes a Company ‘Ethical’?

Sue Ellam explores the meaning behind the word ‘ethical’ in this day and age, and how some companies invalidly earn the label via superficial marketing tactics. Recently I received an email article praising companies who are considered the most ethical. … Continue reading

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Why Fearless Intuition is Vital to the New Business Paradigm

How have we become cut off from our inner knowing? How can using intuition create a better world in business, marketing and beyond? Lynn Serafinn explains. Remember the story of The Emperor’s New Clothes by Hans Christian Anderson? That’s the … Continue reading

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Marketing Through Contests – Are We Conning Our Kids?

Lynn Serafinn tells how a marketing contest to win a cookbook led to an awakening for her 7-year-old grandson, and asks ‘Are we teaching our children to lose?’ Last month, I spent a couple of weeks babysitting my 7-year-old grandson, … Continue reading

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The Marketing Funnel – Are We Falling Down the Rabbit Hole?

Marketer Lynn Serafinn challenges the ‘hunter’ approach to the marketing funnel, and explains how adopting a ‘farmer’ approach is more ethical and sustainable. Nearly everyone who has studied marketing—especially Internet marketing—is familiar with the idea of the ‘marketing funnel’. The … Continue reading

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Why New Paradigm Marketing Has Nothing To Do With Selling

Lynn Serafinn talks about our dysfunctional relationship with marketing, and how a change in our definition of marketing can restore its vital social function. This week, many people in the western world are on spring break. As I write this, … Continue reading

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