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What People Think I Do / What I Really Do Meme: Marketing, Design, Technology & Sales.

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It is now official: The “What People Think I Do / What I Really Do” meme has overtaken the “Sh*t People Say” meme to become the latest sharing fad. It has to be, I read it from Mashable.

There’s a one to share about journalists, directors, tech geeks, girl gamers, art students, chemistry professors, teachers, sales men, vegetarians, doctors, graphic designers, social media managers, PR people, entrepreneurs, librarians, cartoonists, etc. Myriad really, like a true meme should have. You can find a few examples in the Mashable article and many more here on a related Tumblr feed. Like a true meme, this one also has room for some more funny and insightful pieces and we’re eager to see how the meme evolves.

To celebrate this glorious moment of a meme officially becoming a meme, here’s a take on the most important ones from our perspective: marketing, design, technology and sales.

What People Think I Do / What I Really Do: Marketing.

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(originally from DanoftheDay.com).

What People Think I Do / What I Really Do: Design (or Graphic Design).

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(from Pausespace)

What People Think I Do / What I Really Do: Sales.

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(From 1fortyplus)

What People Think I Do / What I Really Do: Technology.

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(From Design Taxi)

What do you think are the best ‘People Think I Do / What I Really Do Memes’ around?

The Question: When Should You Advertise? Answered.

There’s one easy rule when to advertise and when to not. One description of advertising that just nails it.

“Advertising is what you do when you cannot be there in person”.

– A Wise Man

Simple. To the point. And True. A perfect way to outline the role of advertising in the marketing mix. Even the General knew it.

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*Who’s the wise man behind the smart words; is it us or is it you? If it is not us or I, and the source is someone else, please let us know. Maybe it is us, it very well could me, yeah I think it’s I.

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