Like William Shakespeare’s popular play, A Midsummer Night Dream, social media blurs the line between digital and real-life relationships. For many participants, social media engagement can feel more authentic than our actual lives. In honor of the summer solstice, let’s examine Shakespeare’s valuable social media lessons. Here are seven quotes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream that show us how to interact on social media. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
Star Wars premiered 35 years ago today in the US. It was the beginning of what was to become a six part story of man and machine set in space. As a story it contains elements that are relevant to today’s social media connected world that brings together men and women via machines. Here are seven of this epic’s lessons for social media marketing. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
David Oglivy, one of the real life Mad Men, is the father of content marketing. He understood how information, transparency and speaking your customers’ language come together to persuade prospects to buy while building your brand. These elements are at the heart of content marketing as it’s practiced in today’s social media world. Here are five David Ogilvy quotes that illustrate core principles of content marketing.
Charles Dickens offered seven social media lessons in his holiday tale, A Christmas Carol long before the Internet was invented. Before your inner Scrooge tweets “Humbug!” examine these seven quotes with their related social media tips and see what you think.
Dr. Seuss’ rhyming wisdom provides social media lessons for all of us. During the holidays, who among us hasn’t wondered as the Grinch did, “Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more….”
Across the Seuss oeuvre, here are seven of the most appropriate social media lessons for the holidays, a time when we’re surrounded with family and friends. Of course, in true Dr. Seuss fashion, his quotes are worth listening to all year round, regardless of age.
Seth Godin‘s a prolific writer and blogger but don’t read his work unless you’re prepared to change how you think about and implement your marketing. While Seth’s thinking isn’t always original, he’s a great storyteller who juxtaposes ideas and packages them in unexpected context to give them the attention they deserve. Here are seven Seth Godin quotes at the core of marketing with advice on how to integrate them into your marketing.
Don Draper’s words still resonate today because, while the Mad Men lived in an earlier less complex marketing world, the marketing issues they confronted remain the same. The difference is that our social media infused landscape provides more communications platforms and requires a greater level of transparency and engagement. Here are five Don Draper’s quotes that sound like he was talking about social media.
In honor of the Day of the Dead, here are quotes from seven famous marketers and businessmen that still resonate today. To show respect for the timeless nature of their work, here’s how these sayings still hold true for social media marketing.