Why Marketing Bothers Me

Posted on October 09, 2014. Filed under society

I was thinking about marketing this week while I was on a trip, and two things occurred to me that I find distasteful about the discipline. I’m not claiming all marketing is like this, but I’d call it a majority, certainly.

I absolutely concede that marketing doesn’t have to be this way, and my hats are off to companies that avoid these two traps. But it’s rare, and society is worse for it.

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