why is Jägermeister the most popular brand that nobody likes? Why do women spend more to be fascinating than they spend on food and clothes? What raises the price of gummy worms by 1,000%?
And then there’s the most important question of all: How can your brand become impossible to resist? Master marketer Sally Hogshead reveals the surprising answers, providing readers with a framework for fascinating anyone.
The word “fascinate” comes from the Latin fascinare, meaning “to bewitch or hold captive so that others are powerless to resist.” Fascination is the most powerful force of attraction, drawing customers into a state of intense focus.
This extensively revised and updated edition includes Hogshead’s latest research on the science of fascination. Combining original case studies with award-winning copywriting experience, she gives you the exact words you will need to capture the attention of a distracted world.
This new edition includes a free assessment tool called the Brand Fascination Profile, which will help you earn attention in any environment.
Dive into the science of fascination and learn how to
Whether you realize it or not, your brand is already applying one of the seven Advantages Hogshead describes here: Innovation, Passion, Power, Prestige, Trust, Mystique, and Alert. The question is, how can you apply these core Advantages to stand out in a crowded and distracted world? Hundreds of large corporations, small businesses, and universities—including Twitter, IBM, Porsche, and New York University—use the Fascinate system to captivate their customers. Why? The answers are in this book.
Sally Hogshead believes the greatest value you can add is to become more of yourself. Hogshead rose to the top of the advertising profession in her early twenties, writing ads that fascinated millions of consumers. Her internationally acclaimed book Fascinate: Your 7 Triggers to Persuasion and Captivation has been translated into over a dozen languages. The science of fascination is based on Hogshead's decade of research with 250,000 initial participants, including dozens of Fortune 500 teams, hundreds of small businesses, and over a thousand C-level executives. She frequently appears in national media, including NBC's Today show and the New York Times. Hogshead was recently inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame, the industry's highest award for professional excellence.