Why Tide Super Bowl Ad Was So Funny

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The undisputed winner of the Super Bowl Ad Game was Tide. Their ad(s) created conversation, sparked memes, and has been relentlessly referenced in the days since (including people commenting that, given the clean nature of the spacesuit, SpaceX’s launch of a Tesla was actually a Tide Ad).  But this newsletter isn’t to talk about how good… Continue Reading >

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Bob Ross, Content Marketer

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Have you ever learned a new fact and thought, “No way is that true?” I was reading the book Unbranding by Scott and Alison Stratten and in it they share a completely mind-blowing fact: “Bob Ross, beloved, afro-rockin’, godfather of painting instructions and happy accidents, was never paid a nickel for his legendary show. He did each… Continue Reading >

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A Literal Book Launch

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As you may know, my book, The United States of Laughter, is now available in Print, Kindle, and Audiobook. To celebrate its release, I decided to launch the book out of a catapult. Why? Because why not?  Choosing to Have Fun The process of launching a book is stressful: there are lots of logistics to… Continue Reading >

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10 Insights from Influence 2015

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I spent the past week in Washington, DC at Influence 2015, the annual convention for the National Speakers Association. It was a great opportunity to connect with other speakers, share my thoughts on the value of what we do, and, of course, learn a ton of great things. Here are 10 Insights I gained from… Continue Reading >

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Humor at Work: Business News Daily

I was featured in a post about Creative Ways to Market Your Business That Work over at the Business News Daily. The post covers a number of great tips on how to creatively market your business. My contribution: Probably the most creative (or unusual for most people) way I market my business is through my… Continue Reading >

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