Have you ever tried to buy from a company… and couldn’t? We’ll look at that in our Thought of the Day. And in our interview segment, Roger Dooley will take that issue to a much, much deeper level and share wisdom based on his fantastic new book! That and more on today’s show.
Bob’s Thought of the Day
- A time when difficulty in the buying process… led to an unnecessary non-sale.
- Why companies should be more concerned about serving their customers than serving their bureaucracy.
Interview with Roger Dooley
- Roger’s approach of applying brain and behavioral science to real-world problems.
- The definition of friction: “the unnecessary expenditure of effort to perform a task.”
- Why friction has a much higher price than people realize.
- That $4.6 trillion of merchandise was left in abandoned e-commerce shopping carts.
- Two examples of Amazon’s efforts to reduce friction.
- The strategy of finding a part of your market that has difficulty doing business with your competitors, and attacking there first.
- What inhibits innovation and why it almost always comes from outside an industry.
- How CarMax made the process of buying a used car easier for the customer and why they can charge higher prices than their competitors.
- When friction can be positive.
- The relationship between trust and friction.
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- Brainy Marketing (Roger’s Forbes Column)
- FRICTION: The Untapped Force That Can Be Your Most Powerful Advantage by Roger Dooley
- Brainfluence: 100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Consumers with Neuromarketing by Roger Dooley
- Roger’s Podcast
- Roger’s Blog
- Hire Roger to Speak
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- Roger’s YouTube channel