Applied Marketing is a concise product that provides the very latest examples of marketing techniques and campaigns from today’s business world without compromising on traditional theories of marketing. Marketing is about decision making and professors want material that will help students develop their critical thinking skills so they can think like a marketer and see that marketing is everywhere around them. Who better to develop such a product than a practitioner, Andrew Loos of Attack Marketing, and an academic, Daniel Padgett of Auburn University. Together these authors provide insights into what employers need, know the latest tools used by companies today and can help students smoothly move from the classroom to their careers. Applied Marketing connects traditional marketing with customer-perspective marketing, thus teaching students the value of allowing customers to feel more connected to the product, brand and company.