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Malcolm Gladwell on Spaghetti Sauce

Seth Godin on standing out

“The Persuaders” PBS Special

Barry Schwartz on the paradox of choice

Benjamin Zander on music and passion

Twitter in plain english

Hans Rosling shows the best stats you've ever seen

Wikis in plain english

Mini Sirloin Burgers commercial

How not to use powerpoint - comedy

marketing sites

American Marketing Association

All things marketing. Some free content, mostly paid

Marketing & Strategy Innovation Blog

Contributions from tons of authors, good overview site

Marketing Sherpa

Good practical marketing tips

Marketing Charts

New charts every day...great source of data

Pew Research Center

Wonder where all those opinion polls come from? Here it is.,

McKinsey Quarterly

Free articles from world’s premier consulting firm

Advertising Age

Ad Age - the ‘bible’ for brand marketers

Micro Persuasion Blog

How technology is transforming marketing, media, and public relations.

Seth Godin’s Blog

Very widely followed marketing ‘guru’

Logic + Emotion

The intersection of Marketing, Brand Engagement and Experience Design

Marketing Profs

Marketing news, opinion and commentary from a roster of marketing professors


technology sites

Slide Rocket

The best online presentation site (right now anyway)

Survey Monkey

Free online surveys – used in class 1

PBWorks – PBWiki

Free site to build your own wiki. Used in class 5 to build research wiki

Open Innovation - Crowdsourcing

Great index of crowdsourcing initiatives

Flowing Data

Visualization & Statistics – great site updated daily

MOMA Design & the Elastic Mind

Incredible meta-visualization of the web

Visible Tweets

Neat little visualization of twitter streams

An hour-long special from PBS, this is a great introduction to many marketing concepts and a place to start class discussions

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