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Press Release Fail: Exclamation Point Abuse!!! [VIDEO]

September 6, 2013
Press Release Fail: Exclamation Point Abuse!!! [VIDEO]

David Erickson nitpicks an otherwise excellent marketing campaign by the Humane Society for a chimpanzee art contest because of the exclamation point abuse.

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Informal, First-Person Language Most Memorable [VIDEO]

February 17, 2013

Recent research published in Memory and Cognition demonstrates that the inform language of Facebook posts make them more memorable than books or faces.

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How To Stop Saying Um & Uh

December 27, 2011
How To Stop Saying Um & Uh

Communication training with Chris Westfall, the national elevator pitch champion, who offers tips for eliminating the Ums and Uhs from your presentations.

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How We Taught Computers To Speak Our Language

July 18, 2011

Karen McGrane presents “Machines With Brains: How We Taught Computers To Speak Our Language” reviewing how human/machine interaction has evolved & what it means for marketers.

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Deb Roy Discusses Content Feedback Loops

June 16, 2011
Deb Roy Discusses Content Feedback Loops

Deb Roy wired up his house with video cameras to catch every moment of his son’s life, then parsed 90K hours of video to watch “gaaaa” slowly turn into “water.”

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