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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 […]

What Content Marketers and Marketers Can Learn from 8 Year Old Boy Who Really Wanted a Cheeseburger

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I came across an amazing story the other day that made me smile. And as I’ve thought about it, I’ve realized it reveals an important and overlooked factor that many content marketers, or marketers in general, overlook. The content marketers and marketers who do overlook this experience frustration and a lack of results. The content marketers and marketers […]

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 […]

The Underlying, Neglected Reason Why Some Content Marketing is So Powerful

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NOTE: I begin this post below by talking about government, but this post really isn’t about government at all. It’s about a content marketing lesson. And it’s not just about any old content marketing lesson. It’s a content marketing lesson that reveals the underlying, neglected reason behind why some content marketing is so powerful. (And it […]

A Content Marketing Lesson from CIA’s Playful Mention of the X-Files


I admit it. I was a big fan of the original X-Files TV show. I loved the mysterious story lines and how they had a lot of that old school “Twilight Zone” feel and subject matter. I also loved the way they had Agent Mulder and Agent Scully both represent opposite sides of the argument of […]

When the Power of Content Marketing Has DEADLY Results – Literally!

If you are a regular to this site, then you know that I usually show you the power of content marketing to promote great products or services. Well, today is going to be different, very different. I am going to show you that the power of content marketing is so effective that it can successfully […]

From Never Boiling an Egg to Chef of Michelin Starred Restaurant: The Power of Content Marketing

I’ll continue my series about the power of serialization and suspense as a content marketing strategy next week. If you haven’t read any of the previous lessons yet, then check out the first two installments of the series: PART 1: How Content Marketers Can Use a Literary Technique That Made Charles Dickens Famous  PART 2: How to Create Content […]

How Authors Can See Consistent, Increased Sales Growth from One Book to the Next

How Authors Can See Consistent, Increased Sales Growth from One Book to the Next

Back in March of this year, I went to a writer’s conference. My FIRST writer’s conference.  I met a lot of great people and heard a lot of great information. But my biggest revelation came when I heard two unrelated things: 1. I heard a panel of authors sharing their ups and downs of being […]

The Ignored Content Marketing Hack: Using Your “Genesis Story” to Create Raving Fans

content marketing hack: use genesis story to create raving fans

A Secret You Probably Don’t Know About Me Today I am going to finally reveal a part of my backstory that some of you have never heard before. In past posts, I have started to reveal my own “genesis story” here on my blog.   If you haven’t read them before, then you can read some of my “behind-the-scenes” personal […]

Game Apps For Cats And The Reason You Should Use Content Marketing

Game Apps For Cats And The Reason You Should Use Content Marketing

  I HAVEN’T FORGOTTEN YOU Sorry you haven’t heard from me recently. I have been juggling multiple projects and some paid content creation work, which didn’t leave me with very much time to create content for you. You can see some posts I wrote during this time over at Preview of Facebook’s Graph Search […]

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