Mar 12, 2011 | 26:10Age of Persuasion "Burn The Boats: The Brands That Risked And Won" Audio
Age of Persuasion "Burn The Boats: The Brands That Risked And Won" Mar 12, 2011 | 26:10This week, The Age of Persuasion looks at the concept of "Risk." We tell the stories of the marketers who took the biggest risks, and reaped the greatest rewards - including how one of the best loved movies of all time only survived because the producer risked his career on it, a board game that dared break the conventions of the category, a watch company that risked all and saved the Swiss watch making industry in the process, a CEO who made a decision that was so unpopular even his board of directors bet against him, and the remarkable story of a entrepreneur who risked everything to start a company, then risked a gamble in Vegas to save it.
Mar 5, 2011 | 26:06Age of Persuasion "The Commercials You Grew Up With" Audio
Age of Persuasion "The Commercials You Grew Up With" Mar 5, 2011 | 26:06This week on the Age of Persuasion, we talk to baby boomers and take a look at the commercials they grew up with. From the toy and game commercials that inspired your lists to Santa, to the soft drink ads you can still sing along to 40 years later, to the ad for your first underarm deodorant, to the commercial for your first perfume, to the ads aimed at Mom but were still got burned into your memory bank. So put on your pajamas and gather round the radio.
Feb 26, 2011 | 26:02Age of Persuasion "AOP Goes to the Movies" Audio
Age of Persuasion "AOP Goes to the Movies" Feb 26, 2011 | 26:02This week, Age of Persuasion Goes To The Movies. Just in time for the Oscars, we look at great movie marketing, and talk about the landmark movies that completely altered the way Hollywood sells its films (Yes, one of them involves a shark, but the movie that made the shark possible has a little karate in it). We'll also feature some of the most inventive movie ads ever done, and trace the history of movie trailers - which, by the way, were originally created to drive people OUT of theatres, not into them. It's true. Hope you'll join us.
Feb 12, 2011 | 26:32Age of Persuasion "Still More Remarkable Brands" Audio
Age of Persuasion "Still More Remarkable Brands" Feb 12, 2011 | 26:32This week on the Age of Persuasion, we feature our annual look at Five Remarkable Brands. They may not be category leaders or even things you can buy, but they are fascinating. They include; A certain scientist who is such a powerful brand that he has displaced other great thinkers, a company that makes our world a little more colourful, a comic book that has enthralled teenagers for over 70 years, a honey of a product that was born in the back of a pick-up truck, and the most Emmy-nominated TV show in broadcast history. Best of all, they're not only remarkable brands, they're remarkable stories as well.
Apr 10, 2010 | 27:29Age of Persuasion "Privacy" - Season 4 Audio
Age of Persuasion "Privacy" - Season 4 Apr 10, 2010 | 27:29Originally aired 10-04-2010
This week Terry explains why your personal information is so important to marketers, and how the new generation of consumers is more willing to surrender personal information than their parents.