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Microsoft's Surface strategy: As long as it takes

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    Honestly, I find advertising these days to be more along the lines of, "If you buy this, your life will dramatically change for the better!" It's not so much towards the younger crowd, it's more for anyone that has money.

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  2. #22


    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Quote Originally Posted by Coke Robot View Post
    Honestly, I find advertising these days to be more along the lines of, "If you buy this, your life will dramatically change for the better!" It's not so much towards the younger crowd, it's more for anyone that has money.
    Hi there.

    I think again you've not got the WHOLE point.
    Modern advertising is in some ways much more subtle.

    A better methodology is along the lines of "Not reading / having /buying this could be SERIOUSLY injurious to your WEALTH".

    Much harder to avoid and in general much more appealing.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  3. #23


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    Fantastic commercial

    Surface Pro 3 Review - David Pogue's Apple-style Ad - YouTube

    Best line "But the iPad is so,,,," ...."Limited? Awkward? Claustrophobic?" ... "iPaddy"
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  4. #24


    And Beats headphones don't sound very good, but yet I see them everywhere. People who acknowledge they know 0 about audio have plunked down $200 to $400 for them. They didn't even audition anything else like audio technica, akg, grado, beyer dynamic, sennheiser, etc.

    I don't foresee the surface pro 3 replacing hardly any out these ipads at all, just like I don't see people switching to better headphones that cost less.
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