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Mmmm, donuts
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Donut Addict; photo by Tony Webster from San Francisco via Wikimedia Commons… I once found myself confronting a tower of gourmet donuts — and a whole lot of do-nothing. It was in the high-tech conference room of a multinational PR agency. The agency rep was telling our mutual client, a European tech startup, that they (the client) needed to do more research until any PR work could begin. The client looked shocked. They had already worked with this PR agency forRead More
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango LLC + Marketer Who Names Things For A Living… Who ever imagined that naming a company would become a game of speed and chance? As soon as the Eliot Spitzer-prostitute story broke, I looked up the name Client9.com. Then New York Governor Spitzer was busted for hiring prostitutes: he was the mysterious “Client 9” in investigative reports. Given my penchant for anything that sounds like it came from a James Bond film, I immediately looked to reserve “Client 9” as the siteRead More
Coke vs Pepsi
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Competitive Strategist… During the 2008 South Carolina Democratic debate, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton spent the evening attacking each other instead of addressing the issues. I was completely irked by their misbehavior — then realized this was classic marketing strategy in action…Read More