Product Placement

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10 Ways to Get a Celebrity to Use Your Product
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10 Ways to Get a Celebrity to Use Your Product

A celebrity endorsement can increase brand awareness and influence sales.
Kristin Marquet
8 Reasons Why It's Tough to Get Your Small-Brand Product Into Big-Box Stores
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8 Reasons Why It's Tough to Get Your Small-Brand Product Into Big-Box Stores

Chain stores favor big-brand products over new no-name inventions. Here are some things to keep in mind when pitching to Walmart or Home Depot.
Stephen Key
Don't Waste Money on These 4 Types of Marketing
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Don't Waste Money on These 4 Types of Marketing

You would think that scoring a cameo or placing your product on the news would move the needle. You'd be wrong.
Adam Callinan
5 Tips to Help Your Small Business Get Into Big-Box Stores
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5 Tips to Help Your Small Business Get Into Big-Box Stores

When it comes to participating in supplier programs, especially with Fortune 500 companies, understanding as much as possible about the businesses you are approaching can help separate your company from your competitors.
Amber Colley
Want James Bond to Use Your Product? Hand Over $5 Million and Be 'the Best.'
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Want James Bond to Use Your Product? Hand Over $5 Million and Be 'the Best.'

Hacked emails show that product placement in a Bond film isn't easy.
Carly Okyle
3 Ways to Discover Your Unique Selling Proposition
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3 Ways to Discover Your Unique Selling Proposition

You can't target your sales efforts successfully if you don't know what sets your business apart from the rest.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Inventors Have a New Opportunity to Showcase Their Product on National TV
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Inventors Have a New Opportunity to Showcase Their Product on National TV

The immensely popular Today show has segment for new products but getting selected is about as challenging as creating that gadget you're selling.
Kedma Ough
How Grassroots Marketing Put This Craft Brewery On Tap for Success
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How Grassroots Marketing Put This Craft Brewery On Tap for Success

In a little over two years, Golden Road Brewing has become a $15 million-plus business with 155 employees.
Grant Davis
Advertising's Next Frontier: Retroactive Product Placement
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Advertising's Next Frontier: Retroactive Product Placement

Universal Music Group will place ads in music videos that have already been filmed. By year's end, the ads are expected to adjust depending on a viewer's demographic and location.
Laura Entis
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How to Succeed at Product Placement Without Celebrities

Get your product into the scene of a blockbuster movie, if you can, but until then leverage your social media marketing and boost sales with placements in local and regional outlets.
Pattie Simone
The Sweet and Simple Marketing Lesson From 'House of Cards'
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The Sweet and Simple Marketing Lesson From 'House of Cards'

You don't need data to prove that product demonstrating works. All you need is an audience and BBQ ribs.
Peter Gasca
Behind a Brand Extension: How a Sweatshirt Raised Over $1 Million on Kickstarter
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Behind a Brand Extension: How a Sweatshirt Raised Over $1 Million on Kickstarter

Flint and Tinder's founder shares tips on how he successfully branched out with a new product -- and you can, too.
Catherine Clifford
Product Placement's Future: The 'Gossip Girl,' Birchbox Mashup?
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Product Placement's Future: The 'Gossip Girl,' Birchbox Mashup?

The cosmetics darling will offer customers a 'Gossip Girl'-inspired selection of goodies in May. If this branding hookup is the harbinger of what's to come, consider these tips for amping up your own offerings.
Diana Ransom
Startup Aims to Leverage Crowdsourcing in Product Development
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Startup Aims to Leverage Crowdsourcing in Product Development

C.J. Kettler's online crowdsourcing venture, Genius Crowds, aims to move product ideas from the "light bulb" stage onto store shelves.
Kara Ohngren Prior