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Morning Smile for a Narcissist

Marketing to narcissists

The self-absorbed are always in the market for a louder microphone and a shinier mirror.

They also have trouble distinguishing between interested and interesting. It turns out that the best way to appear interesting to someone who cares a lot about himself is to be interested.

And if you don't see that, if you're not so interested in what others are thinking about, it might be because the best way to market to you is to offer you a shinier mirror and a louder microphone...

SOURCE
http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2011/10/marketing-to-narcissists.html

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calizen
Oct. 8th, 2011 02:56 pm (UTC)
Television if not much of media nowadays is the realm of the narcissist.
liveonearth
Oct. 8th, 2011 03:00 pm (UTC)
I agree. It's pretty fascinating how self-congratulatory Americans like to be. Not sure about the rest of the world.
calizen
Oct. 8th, 2011 04:33 pm (UTC)
Oh don't even get me started on how the rest of the world sees us.
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