23 Mind Hacks You Don't Realize Marketers Use On You Daily

Ever wonder how popular things got, well, popular? And we aren't talking from the company side, we mean when the ball is in our court. Why do we dumb meatbags make things either big hits or forgotten, depressing failures?

Well, it turns out there's a science to it, one that successful companies are experts in. Pretty much, they're playing us like a bunch of soft, fleshy fiddles. For instance ...

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Entry by milito

Our primitive brain is wired to focus on 3 things: FOOD, SEX and DANGER This is why we click on pictures of sexy ladies or videos of accidents, becaus

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Your shampoo, toothpaste, soap, and other cleaning products all contain foaming agents to create extra lathero These products don't need all that foam

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Entry by Federico Cruz

The Matthew Effect: The rich get richer and the poor get poorer In theory, Therefore, what wherever the becomes popular peoplew decide is random an

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Marketers have long realized that scarcity makes a product more valuable but also more desirable because people want to be part of the trendy crowd. F

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Disney has spent decades building up customer association with several generic words: dreams creativity fantasy smiles magic generation This solidifie

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Children and adults alike are attracted to glossy objects because they remind us of our primitive need for water. CRACKED.COM

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The popularity of Beanie Babies was initiated solely due to calculated supply and demand tactics of their creator. STRIPES (Thee Dok TIea) Birthdays I

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Nearly every engagement between couples done in the United States starts with a diamond engagement ring being presented in what is believed to be a ti

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Coke and Pepsi are pushing smaller cans and bottles that contain fewer calories with people drinking less soda because of health concerns. The shift m

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Entry by Scott Laffey

There is a science to beauty. Symmetrical features have been found to be more attractive to the opposite Sex. In nature, symmetry is an indicator of g

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THE IDEAL LENGTH: Article 1,600 words Podcast 22 minutes Video 3 minutes CRACKEDCON

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NETFLIX Netflix knows you'd love its shows before you even realize it. It's all thanks to their data analysis. Take House of Cards, for example. Befor

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FACIAL HAIR TRENDS MAY BE GUIDED BY EVOLUTION In the mating game those in pursuit of a potential mate are often attracted to a rare trait. I For insta

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Humans can generally perceive sounds ranging from 40 to 300 beats-per-minute' (BPM), but our music tastes have always been narrow. From the 1940s unti

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Entry by stahn_lee

STARBUCKS CRACKED is the biggest coffee chain in the world with over 22,500 stores worldwide as of 2014! Their closest competitor lags far behind with

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How many ketchup brands can you name? Heinz is king, and it goes on everything. Why? HEINZ Science says it's the 80 perfect flavor. TOMATO KETCHUP SZR

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CRACKEDCO For maximum exposure. publish/promote your online content on Tuesday You Tuesday e A recent statistical analysis of over 100 million article

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Why are crispy foods libe potato chips and pretzels so popular? It has something to do with our ancestors' diet. Bach in the ancient days, Our ancesto

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Entry by gicusudoru

E in Yo For things to go viral some criteria have to be met: positivity, arousal, making people feeling smart and part of an insider culture, the pres

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An article titled 'Buzzfeed Posts: What's the Magic Number for Best of Lists?' looked into the view counts of Buzzfeed's numbered lists, based on th

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

MOTOR MARTIN HARLEY-DAVIDSON ASTON MARTIN CQMPANY IF A BRAND IS PERCEIVED TO BE 'COOL', THEN MOST CERTAINLY IT WILL BECOME POPULAR. HOW DO MARKETERS M

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