EVIL Marketing by Chris "The Brain" - Featured at Sparks Talk
Is marketing EVIL? Can you effectively market without being EVIL? Can marketing really manipulate the public and make us want things? Chris "The Brain" talks about all these questions, and gives some practical advice for some very effective no-so-evil marketing strategy. WARNING: Adult content.
Why Be a Super Villain?
Why do I call myself a super-villain? What if I told you super-heroes were designed to support the status quo? There is a reason we are learning to root for the villain.
Episode 8: What I Wish I Was Told Starting Life as a Creative Professional
Greetings followers! In this episode we discuss the things I wish someone told me when I started life as a creative professional! Learn how to survive the harsh crazy world of business and corporate culture. Learn how to cover your ass when doing work for people. Most of all, learn how to keep all the stupid from getting you down.
Episode 7: How to Run Meetings That Actually Make You Smarter
Greetings followers! In this episode we talk about how opinions and compromise are terrible habits which lead to dumb meetings. Leave opinions off the table for the pooper-scooper to cleanup, and start having creative jam-sessions which super-charge your business or organization. I use this method for developing my evil plans. Mwuhahahaha!
Episode 6: Understanding the Strange World of "Content Marketing"
Greeting Followers! This episode is about the new marketing buzzword "Content Marketing" and what it means for business. We are going to talk about pirates, Coca-Cola's one-word-story, and I get tested to prove that even "boring" businesses can be exciting. We also have a sponsor for this episode: Fuel VM (fuelvm.com) an Indianapolis-based brand development firm and incendiary device. They get to the bottom of who your audience is, why you matter and how to activate them.
Episode 5: Live Performance at Techmakers! - "Location, Location, Location" in the Online World
Greetings followers! This is a special episode where I am speaking LIVE at Techmakers at Launch Fishers. The topic is "How 'Location, Location, Location' is Key to Online Success." Learn how the rules of the physical location apply to the formless world of the Internet, and how you can leverage it to grow your business.
Episode 4: The Most Important Commodity (No One Knows About)
Greetings followers! In today's episode we take a look at the most traded, most valuable, and most important commodity in the whole world, and know one talks about it! After you understand this, you will be able to supercharge your business strategy and messaging. At the end of the podcast, we take a fun look at companies with bad brands by updating their tag-lines. You're Welcome.
Episode 03: How to Diffuse Manipulation in a Meeting
Greetings followers! In today's episode we talk about how to remove drama and manipulation from a meeting. You will learn how to catch a manipulator in the act, confront control freaks, and actually get some work done. After this episode people will think you are mind-reading Jedi master! Lastly, stick around to the end and get a sneak peak at the next breakthrough Google product: Google Thought.
Episode #2 - Part 2: The REAL Secret Backstory to Pokemon (it will blow your mind!)
Greetings Followers! This is a special episode where I reveal the true hidden backstory to Pokemon. Things aren't so happy-go-lucky in those games after all. I realize this is WAY off the beaten path for this podcast, but I figure I have a few secret Pokemon fans in my audience. I broke the episode into two parts so my more solemn followers could pass it by. Also, I am hoping this is good YouTube bait.
Episode #2 - Part 1: NSA Data Mining Issues Explained
Greetings Followers! This episode looks at the issues and ethics behind NSA data mining. This is especially for those of you struggling with tin-foil hat paranoia or big brother syndrome. Perhaps you just want to sound really smart in debates with friends and coworkers! Now you will be able to explain NSA data mining issues and sound like a genius. You're welcome.
Episode #1: How to Run Your Business with Questions
Greetings followers! Today's episode looks at 15Five.com and teaches you how to run your business (team, ministry, empire, etc) with questions. You will learn how to ask great questions to make your minions employees better at being independent minded and self-managing go-getters! (but not TOO independent) You're welcome.
Chris -The Brain-
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