Archive for July, 2013

How is content marketing like ice cream?

In 1984 President Ronald Reagan officially designated the month of July as National Ice Cream Month.  So I’m sharing an example today of using holidays in your content marketing. According to, “Ice cream is nutritious. A little heavy on the sugar and calories, ice cream is otherwise good for you. Its base ingredient is milk, which […]


Thoughtful Thursday: Reinvention of Life

The video below and the series of podcasts, blog posts, and articles available on this webpage from the public radio show “On Being” are great examples to me of how the reinvention of life is beginning to take place. We’re used to hearing about Detroit as a symbol of economic collapse, but Grace Lee Boggs, a 96-year-old Chinese-American Activist, and other community […]


Tuesday Tool Time: Find Images by Color

I just heard about an unusual royalty-free photo site that lets you search for images based on color. is not fancy and doesn’t give much verbal information about how to use their site. But their FAQ page assures viewers that these photos can be used for pretty much any use – other than selling […]