Art is Not Subjective.

2021-10-11T13:49:07+00:00By |

If you have the right artist, they make their decisions consciously and objectively for the purpose of drawing attention. And they do it using an invisible ally.

Ad Templates

2021-09-05T15:50:35+00:00By |

According to the published research, 89% of award-winning ads could be classified into 6 basic templates. And the use of these templates boosted subjects' abilities to positively affect audience perception by 55%.

Ira Glass On Advertising, Part 3

2021-09-08T15:45:04+00:00By |

Ira’s third video on storytelling is by far the most popular. He's describing the positive side of the Dunning-Kruger effect. I think this video speaks to: Linear, no-threshold thinking, Minimum Effective Dose, and Cumulative Effect.

Ira Glass on Great Advertising, Part 2

2021-09-08T16:00:45+00:00By |

“The amount of time finding the decent story is more than the amount of time it takes to produce the story… I think that, like, not enough gets said about the importance of abandoning crap.”

What Matters is What’s Remembered

2021-09-08T17:27:03+00:00By |

When you advertise, you typically make bullet points of what you “want customers to know.” Giving a customer an education so he’ll have no choice but to pick you is as fanciful as it is arrogant.

Ira Glass on Great Advertising, Part 1

2021-09-08T17:39:32+00:00By |

The first video covers Ira’s two basic building blocks of storytelling: the Anecdote and the Moment of Reflection. And in advertising terms, these are roughly analogous to Relevance and Credibility.

The Subtle Persuasion of Groundhog Day

2021-09-08T17:53:38+00:00By |

In many businesses, what most customers are really buying is transformation. Groundhog Day plays to three very powerful psychological dynamics you can use to captivate and convert.

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