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Email in real life; it’s funny because it’s true [VIDEO]

Remember the days when you checked your inbox only to find that you had no new messages? Me either. In fact, most people get too much...
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The business plan is ‘VCs will just give us money’ [VIDEO]

This is one of the best parody videos for a long time. It's the marketing pitch for a fictitious startup where privilege is monetised, for...

Watch is so earlier this week; check out Apple Car [VIDEO]

It's been rumoured that Apple will be Tesla. But, then again, more is written about Apple rumours than most companies ever achieve as real news...

A cooking show like you’ve never seen before, but you’ll be glad you watched...

First up, you need to know two things about this cooking show. 1. It's a parody. It's as massive parody of every damn cooking show...

If Facebook was around in 1995, this would have been its ad [VIDEO]

Australia largely escaped internet service provider ads in the mid to late 1990s. But, America was haunted by them. Mainly thanks to my old employer,...

A company that parodies itself is a confident one [VIDEO]

This is an official corporate video for a Microsoft services company in the U.K., Risual. But the thing is, it's mocking every corporate IT company...

Creating an ad like Apple will allow you to sell anything, even carrots [VIDEO]

This is an exceptional parody video of an Apple ad. It follows a distinct formula that anyone who has ever seen an Apple ad will...

Starbucks spelling: this is funny but, it could be true! [VIDEO]

Starbucks employees are notorious for misspelling the names of customers. This interesting spelling occurs when the order taker writes the customer's name on the side...

Ikea mocks Apple. I think Ikea wins [VIDEO]

All the hype around the iPhone 6 has created more content than was ever thought possible. (Yes, I'll be getting one.) But, Ikea found a way...

Why Weird Al Yankovic can do no wrong: Happy parody another awesome hit [VIDEO]

Weird Al Yankovic could have aspired to be a regular musician - writing his own stuff, aiming to hit the big time. But, he didn't....

If you’ve ever posted or viewed a video on YouTube, then this is for...

And, given that about a gadzillion videos of .... This is a parody video from Barely Political about common complaints about the video sharing service. I...

Can you say revenue? Watch this uncomfortable earnings call from comedy team Vooza [VIDEO]

It's yet another cracking comedy video from my favourite startup parody, Vooza. I've just realised that Vooza rhymes with loser. I'm pretty sure I should...

Know your niche! It’s working for the reinvented TigerAir [VIDEO]

One of the most fundamental parts of any marketing campaign is, knowing exactly who you are talking to. The airline industry in Australia is no...

What if real life meetings were life conference calls? They’d be like this [VIDEO]

Conference calls. Every business has them. And, if you're honest, the last one you attended probably went a lot like this. This parody video from...

Is this the world’s best social media expert? You be the judge of that...

Vooza, my favourite parody of a startup, have done it again. This time, the business is recruiting a social media expert. And, by crikey, the...

What does the farmer say? A parody with a point and some mighty fine...

Farmer Derek Klingenberg took to YouTube in 2008, offering up parody videos with a farming theme. His latest video, a parody of 'What does the...

Sometimes we need to be heard. But, sometimes we also need to hear what...

I laughed at this way more than I should have. Hands up if you've ever said "Don't try to fix things. I just need you...

Three little words I hate to hear: design by committee [VIDEO]

We've all been there. You've been working on something and, whether you want it or not, everyone feels compelled to add their two cents. I notice...

How to embrace an internet meme and make it your own [VIDEO]

There may almost be as many bacon memes on the internet as there are cat videos. Almost. Oscar Mayer has embraced the internet's love of...

If you had to redesign the chicken, how would you design it? [VIDEO]

This is the question you should ask every potential software developer wanting to join your team.

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Inbound Marketing Reloaded with James Tuckerman [FREE REPORT]

Leads always must come before sales. Then, it’s your job to build trust, educate, create rapport and demonstrate why your product and service is better than the alternatives. However, the tools at your disposal to achieve these outcomes -- to connect with strangers, to convert them to suspects, then prospects, then customers -- are constantly changing. That’s why we created this cheat sheet. To re-visit traditional inbound marketing strategies, and offer some helpful tactics to help ‘old school’ organisations embrace ‘new world’ tactics and strategies.

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The Gaddie Pitch in three simple sentences with Antony Gaddie and...

The personal elevator pitch is an essential tool in the entrepreneur’s utility belt. Your pitch is also essential for success on the web, for placement on landing pages, in emails and blogs. The medium might change but rarely will the structure of an effective pitch. Antony Gaddie is the creator of “the Gaddie Pitch,” an internationally-renowned set of tactics designed to help business owners deliver an effective elevator pitch, time and time again.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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