Blog: Well, At Least it Has a Certain Minimalist Quality... - 2013-12-05

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F379.png Well, At Least it Has a Certain Minimalist Quality... December 5, 2013, John P. Capitalist, Reasoned.Life

Summary: The cult sends out the shortest-ever e-mail solicitation piece, good for many laughs. With tongue deeply in cheek, we measure this effort against real-world marketing principles. We then measure it against the marketing principles laid out in Hubbard's "management tech" books for additional fun. Unsurprisingly, we discover a major heap of fail.

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