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Why Do Businesses Market Like Idiots?


Monday, December 12, 2022


Ray Edwards

Turn on the television.

See how long it takes before you see a “branding” commercial.

These are commercials that work to make some kind of “indelible impression” on the mind of viewers. An impression about the business.

Why do they do this? In the hopes that somehow, someday, someone will buy something.

And maybe it works.

But who knows? How do they measure it? Does it really cause anyone to buy anything?

Repeat after me: “If I can't measure the results of a marketing activity, I shall not engage in that activity.”

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Ray Edwards

Ray Edwards is a world-renowned copywriter and communications strategist, writing for some of the most powerful voices in leadership and business including New York Times bestselling authors Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (Chicken Soup for the Soul) and Tony Robbins. Ray is a sought-after speaker and author, hosts a popular weekly podcast, and blogs at


Hi, I'm Ray Edwards

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I teach thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and business owners how to write the words that sell their products, services, and ideas.



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