Cards Against Marketing Madness!

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Posted: April 23, 2014 | Modern Marketing

If you’re a seasoned marketer, you might not remember a time when “tactical deliverables” or “demand generation” were meaningless terms. But if you’ve ever tried to explain your job to a kindergartener, you know that “marketing-speak” is a very special language, full of mysterious acronyms, random abbreviations, and misunderstood buzzwords. And in our opinion, marketing-speak can also be a lot of fun.

That’s why we put together “Cards Against Marketing Madness” – a card game for and by marketers. Full of our favorite (and least favorite) marketing terms and techniques. The card game is easy to learn, can be played by small or large groups, and is the perfect way to revive a dull meeting – or a workplace happy hour that isn’t really “happening”.

Intrigued? Download the cards (using the link to our free PDF!), watch our video explaining the rules, and get playing!

Win a Boxed Deck

Does a marketer in your life have a birthday coming up? (Or a wedding anniversary – very romantic.) Want your very own boxed set of the Cards Against Marketing Madness deck? Enter our contest between April 23rd (that’s today) and May 2nd to win. Get the details here. The card deck is really professional looking.

How to Play

You’ll find a full explanation of the rules in our free, printable PDF. But for all of you visual learners out there, here’s a short video (starring our very own Dayna Rothman, DJ Waldow, and Carra Manahan) playing the game.

Viewing this blog post in an email? Watch the video on YouTube here.

Ready to play? Download our print-ready PDF of the cards here!

Maggie Jones is a Content Marketing Specialist at Marketo, a casual reader of the Chicago Manual of Style, and a lover of Oxford commas. The recipient of an MFA in nonfiction writing, Maggie loves information that tells stories, from long-form journalism to the tiniest tweets.

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Do you speak #marketing? Download our Cards Against Marketing Madness game, and get ready to play!

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