5 terrific TED Talks for today’s marketer

From the spoofing of spammers to Seth Godin’s intriguing notions about the merit of horrible ideas, these online videos can help you find hidden value in unlikely sources.

Have 20 minutes for inspiration? How about 10?

TED—an acronym for its primary areas of focus: technology, entertainment, design—posts talks online for free distribution under the slogan “Ideas worth spreading.”

Best known for their short and thought-provoking format, TED Talks are influential videos from expert speakers on education, business, science, technology and creativity in more than 100 languages.

Here is a handful of outstanding TED Talks for marketers, covering topics such as how to get your ideas to spread, how to improve the experience of choosing, the influential world of brand marketing, and the fundamental theories of branding.

1. This is what happens when you reply to spam email.

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