Praising a competitor can lead to greater sales for brands by Steffie Drucker
- Praise that slays: How complimenting a competitor can drive a firm’s revenues. (2021, November 18). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/935291
- Zhou, L., Du, K. M., & Cutright, K. M. (2021). EXPRESS: Befriending the Enemy: The Effects of Observing Brand-to-Brand Praise on Consumer Evaluations and Choices. Journal of Marketing, 002224292110530. https://doi.org/10.1177/00222429211053002
- Allebach, N. (2019, June 24). Brand Twitter Grows Up. Vulture; Vulture. https://www.vulture.com/2019/06/brand-twitter-jokes-history.html
More from Jorge Cham and Daniel Whiteson, hosts of Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe (listener questions from Peter and Lohith):
- Pick up their new book “Frequently Asked Questions about the Universe” https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/625525/frequently-asked-questions-about-the-universe-by-jorge-cham-and-daniel-whiteson/
- Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe podcast: https://sites.uci.edu/danielandjorge/
- Follow physicist @DanielWhiteson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DanielWhiteson
- Follow cartoonist @PHDComics on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PHDComics
The Strange History of Rock Paper Scissors by Cody Gough
- Nunn, E. (2003, December 3). Victory at hand. Chicago Tribune. https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2003-12-03-0312030085-story.html
- World RPS society. (2022). Worldrps.com. http://worldrps.com/
- Cody, rock paper scissors, and more on Giveo: https://giveo.com
- Follow @ProducerCody on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ProducerCody
- Follow @smashleyhamer on Twitter: https://twitter.com/smashleyhamer
- Taboo Science: https://tabooscience.show
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