Monday, February 20, 2023
It’s George Washington’s birthday this week.
“I cannot tell a lie.” If that were true, he’d be the least qualified President ever. Regardless, Washington is known to all for a few things. The chop-a-tree story. Standing up in the boat crossing the Potomac. And, of course, “father of our country.” He never got a car named for him, like Lincoln. And you probably can’t quote a famous speech of his, or even a line from it.
This begs the question: what are YOU known for? I’ll have more to say about that next week. Stay tuned ‘n take notes.
A lot of people know and celebrate a lot of famous peoples’ birthdays. In marketing, you want to exploit the Robert Collier Principle any and every time you can. It is: enter the conversation already occurring in your customers’ or prospects’ minds. Top of consciousness and conversations for the majority of people are celebrities, their birthdays, lives and deaths.
There is a thing in comedy and in advertising: “too soon?” But more often, marketers are too late.
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