Ad Features Which Annoy Consumers Most

Advertising — in one format or another — is a key to success for many firms. And we know that “Consumer trust is important if companies and industries are to succeed, certainly in the long run.” As a result, ad blocking is an enormous problem for online marketers. In addition, many firms misuse the term […]

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Consumer Trust: Interesting Research Findings

Consumer trust is important if companies and industries are to succeed, certainly in the long run. For example, see “Are You Vigilant in Protecting Your Reputation?”, “Don’ts for Businesses Using Social Media”, and “Americans Don’t Trust Mass Media” . According to eMarketer: “Brand trust seems to matter more than ever, though it may be harder than ever to […]

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The Psychology of Color

As we approach the end of 2016, we are going to present some of the most popular of the nearly 1,500 posts that have appeared on Evans on Marketing. Today, we cover how colors affect consumers’ product perceptions.   _________________________________ From a marketing perspective, we tend to believe “perception is reality” — which means that […]

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Why Aren’t YOU More Successful?

We recently published several posts about your self-branding through your life and your career (1, 2, 3, 4). YouTube clips were included. So, what happens when there is a disconnect between our perceived self-brand (how we see ourselves) and how we want to be perceived by others? John Rampton recently wrote an article for Inc. […]

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Self-Branding Across Roles and Life Stages: Part 3

Recently, Zarb School of Business Distinguished Professor Joel Evans of Hofstra University did an extended radio interview with Suzanne Phillips, Psy.D. on self-branding from different perspectives and across our diverse roles. Self-branding — how we see ourselves and how we want to be perceived by others — is a key to long-term personal and career […]

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Self-Branding Across Roles and Life Stages: Part 2

Recently, Zarb School of Business Distinguished Professor Joel Evans of Hofstra University did an extended radio interview with Suzanne Phillips, Psy.D. on self-branding from different perspectives and across our diverse roles. Self-branding — how we see ourselves and how we want to be perceived by others — is a key to long-term personal and career […]

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Self-Branding Across Roles and Life Stages: Part 1

Recently, Zarb School of Business Distinguished Professor Joel Evans of Hofstra University did an extended radio interview with Suzanne Phillips, Psy.D. on self-branding from different perspectives and across our diverse roles. Self-branding — how we see ourselves and how we want to be perceived by others — is a key to long-term personal and career […]

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Self-Branding Across Roles and Life Stages: Overview

Recently, Zarb School of Business Distinguished Professor Joel Evans of Hofstra University did an extended radio interview with Suzanne Phillips, Psy.D. on self-branding from different perspectives and across our diverse roles. Self-branding — how we see ourselves and how we want to be perceived by others — is a key to long-term personal and career […]

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Self-Branding for Personal and Career Success

Recently, I did a full-length radio interview with Dr. Suzanne Phillips for her CoSozo Psych Up Show  on the topic of self-branding for personal and career success. In this interview, the discussion goes far beyond the concept of self-branding for career success, the subject of earlier posts at this blog. Self-branding is relevant for every […]

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How Colors Affect Consumers’ Product Perceptions

From a marketing perspective, we tend to believe “perception is reality” — which means that what shoppers believe about product features is more important than the reality of those features. With this in mind, Rachel Griffith has written a fascinating article for Fast Company on the impact of color on consumer perceptions. As she notes: […]

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