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Persuasion & Propaganda

Here you’ll find all Doctor Spin’s articles on persuasion theories, persuasion techniques, and propaganda.

The principle of scarcity is well-defined in scientific literature. Scarcity makes us want rare things more — simply because they are fewer.
Brands will start to explore psychological "pre-suasion" campaigns micro-targeting individuals. Welcome to the advent of inception marketing.
Populism is brewing in many Western democracies. Is there a way to fight back? It may be too late — at least this time around.
How do you de-code the word-of-mouth tipping point? This PR guide will help you identify and target the right type of referrers to succeed.
How do you persuade anyone of anything? It requires careful preparations, active listening — and good ethics.
People want to believe — despite being proven wrong. In a world of 'alternative facts,' many fall victims to psychological delusions.
Jerry Silfwer aka Doctor Spin is an awarded senior adviser specialising in digital strategy and public relations. Based in Stockholm, Sweden.

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