How emotional connection ignites Word of Mouth Marketing

By Ted Wright

By Ted Wright I have true admiration for Gwyneth Paltrow. I am deeply in love with how she is using her advocate personality to create an authentic and trusted business. Gwyneth is building her company goop based on her ability to share things she loves. And we pay attention to her because we have this […]


Marketing Is Always About Conversation

By Ted Wright

Marketing in today’s America is all about generating conversations between two consumers. Did you see the woman at the Golden Globes with the tray of Fiji water? If not, check out this link first:https://theblast.com/fiji-water-girl-golden-globes-sues-fiji/ All Fiji had to do was pay the girl an outrageous (so it’s talkable), think $1,000,000, sum for the global rights […]


Creating value in the marketing pits. Really.

By Ted Wright

I was recently interviewed by AdWeek magazine and commented on a new advertising medium that takes advantage of an under-utilized space. Armpits. The reporter, Doug Zanger, tells us that Wakino Ad Company (“Waki” is Japanese for “armpit”) is relatively new and it’s unclear how well stickers placed on armpits will be received or even revealed in […]