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How To Get MORE! Results FASTER! and Why Ethical Marketing is a Long Game

We tend to see scaling as the ultimate goal of a successful business. Are “more!” results “faster!” compatible with ethical marketing?

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How Did We Get Here? The History of Marketing, Propaganda, and Politics From WWI to The Post-Trump Era

After the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago, Trump supporters are saying to “lock and load” for civil war. How did we get here? We need to go further back. Marketing history intertwines with how politics and culture took shape over the last century. To understand marketing history is to understand ourselves.

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Brands, Self-Help, and the Art of Caring What Other People Think

I get this question a lot: “How do you stop caring about what other people think?” Maybe it’s the wrong question.

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Scaling Up Business Model Scaling Down Results - Rachael Kay Albers

When Does “Scaling Up” Your Business Model Mean Scaling DOWN Results?

“Scaling up” your business model often means scaling the understanding of your audience and the results you deliver DOWN. When profit trumps innovation, who wins?

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America - The Land of the Free? Do you buy that? Woman holding beauty product with AMerican flag

America, The Land of the Free? Do You Really Buy That?

The rhetoric of “freedom” in the USA has long meant one thing – freedom to consume. “Freedom” has been a selling point to keep us invested in this system, but the reality of our “free” country is that its laws have historically been applied to ensure that the powerful and wealthy are the free ones.

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2020-2021 Years in Review: The Color Palettes of My Life

This has become my favorite annual tradition. My yearly review, as told through the color palettes of my life. Inspired by my love for Design…

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The 4 People Who Will Change The World (Which One Are You?)

There are 4 types of change makers and we need them all. Are you the reformer, the fire starter, the innovator, or the bridge builder?

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The ethical problem with "scaling" your business model - Rachael Kay Albers

7-Figure Launch Secrets and The Ethical Problem with “Scaling” Your Business Model

Some businesses have no business being “scaled.” Learn the 7 secrets to a 7-figure launch and why the “dream” of passive income might be a nightmare.

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How To Be An Overnight Success (No, Really!)

Behind every business coach coaching coaches, there is one secret they’re not telling you about how to be an overnight success.

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The Marketing Muckraker newspaper Rachael Kay ALbers

What’s a Muckraker? And Why Does Marketing Need More?

You don’t need to be a journalist to be a muckraker anymore. You simply must have an eye for social and economic injustices and a willingness to rake the muck to find the truth, which is a fancy way of saying “shit stirring.” Marketing needs activists now more than ever. Marketing needs muckrakers.

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