Posts in category Content Creation Tips

Charles Dickens: The Accidental Content Marketer for Christmas

Charles Dickens is at it again. What do I mean? I’ve previously written about a literary technique that Charles Dickens used to become famous that is still used to create hit TV shows and blockbuster movies today. And I’ve revealed how we can use this same technique that he used to increase the magnetic appeal of […]

TV Show “A Different World” Was UNINTENTIONAL Content Marketing for Historically Black Colleges?

A Different World TV Show Was Content Marketing?

I love watching a show on TVOne called Unsung. It’s fun watching it and learning the backstory of a lot of music artists I used to love listening to! Because I like that show so much, I started watching an offshoot of the show called Unsung Hollywood. I recently watched their episode featuring the TV show and […]

“Influencer + Content Marketing” Series: How the Potato Was Made Popular

“Would you like fries with that?” “I am a meat and potatoes type of guy!” “Every single diet I ever fell off of was because of potatoes and gravy of some sort.” – Dolly Parton It might be hard for you to believe, but these sayings about potatoes would have been scandalous and even frightening […]

The Declaration of Independence: An Example of the Power of Words (aka Content)

picture of the Declaration of Independence

Words Have Changed the World Words are powerful. The power of words has saved lives and taken lives. The power of words has created opportunities and shut doors forever on people’s hopes and dreams. The power of words has attracted huge crowds and given leaders unbelievable influence and also stripped leaders of their once powerful […]

2 New Blog Posts: Secrets from Marketing Legend & the One Solution Businesses Need

I am away on vacation, so I don’t have a new post for this site, but I have two new posts this week on two sites I did guest posts for. You can check them out below… In 1958 A Marketing Legend Revealed These Secrets For Creating Powerful Headlines – The Marketing Legend Who […]

Obama Reveals Important Content Marketing Lesson from Presidential Elections

Former President Barrack Obama

“The person who can capture and hold attention is the person who can effectively influence human behavior. “Who is a failure in life? Obviously, it is the person without influence; one to whom no one attends: the inventor who can persuade no one of the value of his device; the merchant who cannot attract enough […]

Our Top 10 Content Marketing Posts for 2016

Sorry that things have gone a little quiet around here over the last month or so. I’ve been writing some posts for my other website (, as well juggling a few other things. (I have some exciting things to announce in the new year.) But I’ve shared some really important content marketing lessons that you […]

Content Marketers: This is Your Brain on Stories

brain image when hearing stories

“The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning, and does not stop until you get into the office.” – Robert Frost This Is Your Brain on Stories I’ve talked before about the reason why stories are so needed and so powerful when they are used in […]

How Content Marketing Saved the $10 Bill

How Content Marketing Saved the $10 Bill

Do You Realize How Unique the $10 Bill Is? You’ve probably handled many $10 bills in your life. But I bet that you never realized just how unique the $10 bill actually is. Let me show you why it’s so unique: It is one of only two bills in circulation that features a non-president. (The other person is […]

Jesse James: The Legend That Content Marketing Created

If you’ve followed my writing for even a short period, you probably know that I am always on the search to find old and little-known content marketing examples. As I mentioned in a post I wrote for, called Did William Penn Use the Oldest Known Content Marketing to Establish Pennsylvania? I point out content marketing examples […]

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