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5 Marketing Lessons From An Old Little Leaguer

January 8, 2019

I had occasion to clean out an attic last summer, and I came across my 7-year-old self in an old photo.blank vertical space, 32 pixels highOld Little League baseball group photo Cooperstown NY with illustrator Mark Armstrong in front row

blank vertical space, 32 pixels highJust look at that cheerful, confident face– it’s easy to see I was going places…blank vertical space, 32 pixels highCloseup: old Little League baseball group photo Cooperstown NY with illustrator Mark Armstrong in front row

blank vertical space, 32 pixels highI studied the photo. I could see some important lessons for brands (below).blank vertical space, 16 pixels high

I had some fun with it, but the first three lessons are no joke: to succeed, brands need to be present, visible, and– most importantly– different.blank vertical space, 24 pixels highAdvice for brands from my former Little League self old baseball group photo Cooperstown NY with illustrator Mark Armstrong in front rowblank vertical space, 16 pixels high

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About Mark: I’m an illustrator specializing in humor, branding, social media, and content marketing. My images are different, like your brand needs to be.blank vertical space, 16 pixels high

You can view my portfolio, and connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.blank vertical space, 16 pixels high

Questions? Send me an email.blank vertical space, 40 pixels highRecommendation testimonial for Mark Armstrong Illustration from Collin Klamper art director alt-weekly sales writer IBM

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. Mia Moravis permalink
    January 9, 2019 9:20 AM

    Adorable ~ and informative! And we love the part about showing up ready to play (in uniform!).

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    • January 9, 2019 3:43 PM

      Ha! I even slept in that uniform– I mean, there mighta been a sudden night game!! Thanks, Mia!! ⚾️🏆😊

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  2. January 9, 2019 4:53 PM

    AWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!!! Yes, adorable! And your lessons are terrific!

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    • January 10, 2019 11:27 AM

      Thanks, RK!! Gee, I hope my cuteness didn’t somehow dilute my sage marketing advice. I mean, I’m much more than a pretty face… 👺🏆<= beauty contest, first prize

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