Dan Brotzel

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Six ways brand marketers can bring the funny without being cringeworthy

People like stuff that makes them laugh, according to a new study of one person (me).

Laughing was found to be conducive to feelings of wellbeing, and the providers of that laughter were likely to be viewed with feelings of positivity and even warmth. Fact. 

We don’t need to cite a load of research to know that, in marketing as in life, humour works. It makes us feel good, it makes people more attractive, it lightens our day; hell, sometimes it even gets people to share content by brands.

Five more examples of interesting content from ‘boring’ businesses

The response to my previous six examples of interesting content from ‘boring’ businesses suggested that we’d touched on a real challenge for many businesses, especially those in niche markets and in B2B.

So here are some more examples of apparently unsexy businesses that have come up with interesting ideas and executions to turn the story of what they do into content that users can get engaged by…

What’s your unfair content advantage?

Every business, if you look hard enough, has an unfair advantage. The trick is to find yours and work it for all its worth.

Here are six ways that businesses can make the most of what they’ve got…