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BMX Nostalgia

Posted in entrepreneurship by Steve Sammartino on April 29, 2012

Might just be the most powerful emotion when it comes to Marketing. What’s also interesting is that we’ll often pay a significant premium to exercise this emotion. Here’s a conversation I just had on-line with a friend.

The question for startups is what other products, services and ideas can you bring back for wealthy adults to relive their childhood?


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  1. seancallanan said, on April 29, 2012 at 10:06 pm

    Here you go Samma… a stroll down memory lane..

    • Steve Sammartino said, on April 30, 2012 at 10:51 am

      I remember watching this movie and both loving it and hating it. Loving it because it WAS a BMX movie and had ‘some’ good bits, but hating it because most of it was naff, and I even knew this as a 12 year old.

      I guess I better start a new Pinterest board on Retro Stuff.

  2. Nathan Smale said, on April 30, 2012 at 9:59 am

    Awesome Post. PS Nicole Kidman was hot on a BMX. She started going down hill after Days of Thunder IMO.

  3. Ryan Seville said, on April 30, 2012 at 9:05 pm

    Good point – we’ve started a website that aimed to cover that nostalgic desire, we also noticed people are way more likely to buy when drunk!

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