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Voices Episode 4: Jimmy Vee and Travis Miller

Gravitational Marketing: It Ain’t heavy, It’s Just My Podcast. Yesterday, May 20th, 2008, I had the opportunity to spend an hour talking to Jimmy Vee and Travis Miller – authors of the newly released book Gravitational Marketing. Jimmy and Travis found me through the Physics of Marketing posts series, and thought that it tied in […]

Seth Riffs on Proximity

A few weeks back I was discussing Newton’s Law of Gravitation and the importance of proximity in Marketing. This discussion revolved around the idea of getting close to the customer, and how that can yield huge dividends. Seth Godin has furthered the discussion with this great riff on proximity. Seth looks at the implications of […]

The Physics of Marketing – Simple Harmonic Motion

Think of a pendulum steadily swinging from side to side and you are visualizing Simple Harmonic Motion. From children on play gound swings to highly skilled engineers, simple harmonic motion surrounds us. It involves the give and take between potential and kinetic energy. In the example of the pendulum this would be height and speed. […]

The Physics of Marketing – Newton’s Law of Gravitation

Sir Isaac Newton makes his second appearance in this series with his Law of Gravitation. Perhaps one of the most widely known principles of science is gravity. I say this knowing that while most people could probably not explain gravity very well, just about everyone understands the idea. This was Newton’s blockbuster idea. It explained […]