Brands as religions
by Tony Fannin, President, BE Branded Great brands are much like religion. A great brand is like religion | Be Branded
Later today, BBC 3 will be airing Secrets of the Superbrands , a documentary about the relationship between consumers and the brands that shape our behavior , our desires and our lives. BBC: Loving Apple looks like a religion to an MRI scan
Best in Blogs: Tech Brands Are Religions, Twitter Is No Revolution, and Obama Gets the Cover Treatment : Media : Technology Top Stories for the Week of Sept. 27 - Oct. 1, 2010 A Duke University study indicates that brand loyalty is like religion, and a product logo can serve the same function as a crucifix or Star of David for nonbelievers. Prevalance of brand loyalty and religiosity were found to be inversely related.
Are Brands Becoming Religions?
From brands to religions « StillLive.NET Citing Dan Brown’s latest The Lost Symbol : “…what are the three prerequisites for an ideology to be considered a religion?” “ABC,” one woman offered.
My Experience with Jobs and Apple
At product launches, Apple store employees cheer for the first customers to buy the company's latest gadgets. Apple triggers 'religious' reaction in fans' brains, report says
Religion is a touchy subject. Scientists: Apple makes your brain go all religious | Technically Incorrect
<img src="http://www.wired.com/images_blogs/wiredscience/2011/08/appletat.jpg" alt="" title="appletat" width="660" height="452" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-70759" /> By Jacqui Cheng, Ars Technica Consumer Fanboys Confuse Brand Identity With Their Own | Wired Science
The cult of Apple is real, according to neuroscientists. They compared MRIs of Apple fans' brains to those of people who call themselves "very religious" and found that Apple and religion light up the same part of the brain. This means that Apple triggers the same feelings and reactions in people as religion. The BBC highlights the finding in an upcoming documentary, "Secrets of Superbrands." The documentary also likens Apple Stores to cathedrals. Some brains see Apple, religion as the same - Business - Retail
iPad Keynote in less than 180 Seconds: Incredible, Beautiful, Amazing!
Apple CEO Tim Cook likely will introduce an iPhone 5 at Wednesday's event. But nobody knows for sure. The stagecraft of Apple events is predictable yet effective Observers say the company makes its message clear, hammering a few points In tech, many companies fail to follow Marketing 101 and get bogged down Orchestrated events help the company sell its message (CNN) -- When Apple CEO Tim Cook takes the stage Wednesday in San Francisco, presumably to introduce the world to the iPhone 5, everyone knows what's going to happen. The choreography of an Apple event
The cult of Apple is real, according to neuroscientists. Apple Fanboyism Is A Religion: Neuroscientists Find Both Trigger Same Reaction In Brain