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“She says I am the one…”

Not to contribute to the hype, but instead to give a little nod to Michael Jackson and his music on this Friday afternoon (he passed a year ago).

The man’s impact on the music industry and pop culture is immeasurable. Entertaining, insanely talented, always in demand: he was the ultimate ‘product.’

You could even say that Michael Jackson, “The Artist,” upped the ante for all-things marketing, advertising, entertaining, and creative.

What impact do you think Jackson had on the advertising and marketing industry?

And, did you ever try the Moonwalk in your living room?

Offer up your insights in the comment field.

And now, a little shout-out.