Sometimes reality can be far more funny than scripted comedy, and the world of business offers plenty of it!
Not long ago, I received an invitation to come to an “open group meeting” to get more information about vaginoplasty. Keep in mind, I was on this doc’s list, but had never ever indicated interest in this procedure. =)
So, let’s break this down. You’re holding an OPEN GROUP MEETING to discuss cosmetic surgery for, um… down there? You mean I get to walk into the room, not sure who I’ll see, and ask questions like what?! Will there be pictures? Personal examinations? SERIOUSLY… this is just a poorly thought out marketing campaign.
People seriously considering this procedure will likely NOT want to discuss it in a group setting. I mean, what’s next? Marketing erectile dysfunction drugs by asking any men having “problems” to show up for a Men with ED cookout? Maybe it’s just me… but this approach struck me (very, very) funny. Certainly a tale from the marketing crypt.
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The NSA having speakers train other speakers to make money speaking…but the trainer is speaking for free.
The fools on twitter saying they can get me 20,000 followers in a day… and they have 173.
Doctors — of any specialty — who are overweight smokers… overseeing WHAT? My health? Thanks anyway.
Kirstie Alley marketing weight loss products…. again.
Oh…. I digress… Seriously, KNOW who you’re talking to. KNOW what people see when they look at you. KNOW how your market needs to receive information from you (privately, or in a group setting). Don’t KNOW? Well ASK. Your target market is much easier to figure out than you think! =) =)