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Stop Marketing. Start Engaging.

By Scott Stratten; Alison Kramer

John Wiley & Sons, Paperback, 9781118176283, 251pp.

Publication Date: February 21, 2012

Stop marketing. Start UnMarketing.

No one likes cold calls at dinnertime, junk mail overflowing your mailbox, and advertisements that interrupt your favorite shows. If this is "marketing," then the world would probably prefer whatever is the opposite of that.

If you're ready to stop marketing and start engaging, then welcome to UnMarketing. The landscape of business-customer relationships is changing, and UnMarketing gives you innovative ways out of the old "Push and Pray" rut. Instead, draw the right customers to you through listening and engagement, enabling you to build trust and position yourself as their logical choice when they need you.

This updated and revised edition includes new information on building relationships through Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+. UnMarketing supplies you with a winning approach to stop ineffective marketing and put relationships first--then reap the long-term, high-quality growth that follows

" INSERT NAME HERE] has written a game changer for INSERT INDUSTRY HERE]. Drop everything and read this book "
--Famous author who hasn't read this book

"This book has a great amount of words."
--Fortune 500 CEO who was at an open-bar event with the author and agreed to give testimonial

"This book is the greatest business book in the world, besides mine."
--Author who only gives testimonials to people who give him one in return

About the Author
SCOTT STRATTEN is the President of and is an expert in the types of viral, social, and authentic marketing that he calls "Un-Marketing." His clients' viral marketing videos have been viewed over 60 million times and have generated major returns. Stratten has recently appeared on sites like and, as well as in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Fast Company. He speaks and consults globally on how businesses can engage better (or at all!) with their current and potential customer base using social media, viral marketing--and just plain old good conversation. Visit