Hype is sometimes a good thing. Marketers should know this because they are, after all, in the business of promotion. In that context, hype is something marketers will work hard to create, foster, and spread. But not all hype is good.
Every once in a while, the marketing industry gets taken over by an overblown piece of information that often turns out to be completely false. The marketers who manage to see through the hype might have a chance to avoid it. The ones who don’t might becomes its victim. Let’s see if we can save you from a few of these popular misconceptions.