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19 Ways Your Marketing Department Is Like "The Real Housewives"

Money can't buy you class. But it can buy increased brand awareness, engagement, and consumer retention.

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1. Everyone has a "love it!" face...

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"How creative!"

2. ...and an "are you kidding me?" face.

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"That's price PER ITEM?"

3. It's nearly impossible to get anything done when everyone's in the room...

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Too many cooks in the... Google Doc.

4. ...but true leaders know how to organize the chaos.

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Delegation is key.

5. Everyone's obsessed with glamorous swag.

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Glamorous free swag, that is.

6. Everyone inspires each other's best creativity.

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Catchy!

7. Some people are hard to motivate...

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AKA that associate who does nothing all day long.

8. ...while others are very hard to please.

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AKA your boss when you suggest "maybe making it black and white(?)"

9. Everyone keeps a close watch on the competitors' strategies.

Know what you're up against.

10. Everyone looks at each other before responding on a conference call.

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[Mute]

11. Everyone tries to hide their distaste for a while...

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Like when the first round of mocks arrives.

12. ...but sometimes a blunt opinion is needed.

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Like when the eighth round of mocks arrives.

13. Everyone lives or dies by social media.

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Retweet > Favorite.

14. Everyone's always trying to align with the younger demo.

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Walk a mile in their TOMS.

15. Research is essential to understanding consumers.

Hit that target demo.

16. Some people really give it their all during presentations...

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[Eye contact]

17. ...because they know presentability can be a valuable asset to the group.

Consumers are drawn to beautiful imagery.

18. When there's a tight deadline, everyone supports each other to get the work done.

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Prioritization.

19. And at the end of the day, everyone is after one common goal.

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Cha-ching.