brand-as-business bit:  How do you create desire?  Diamond brand De Beers and Frances Gerety, the copywriter behind the company’s tagline, “A Diamond Is Forever” showed us how.  A recent terrific piece in the NYT outlined their approach: appeal to emotions: “Sentiment is essential to your advertising, as it is to your product,” Gerety’s agency N.W. Ayer […]

“Emotion is the bridge to take to cross the chasm from the early market to the mainstream market.” That was one of the points from my address at a Women in Technology International luncheon last week.  The topic of my talk was “Crossing the Digital Health & Fitness Chasm.” I outlined practices that enable technology […]