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A marketing team at the Boston firm CommCreative was powwowing one evening, trying to come up with a strategy to rule the world.
The arrival of their Chinese takeout sparked an idea, says content marketing wild man Andrew Davis. Someone said, “Wouldn’t it be funny if you just took everybody’s fortune cookie and turned it into marketing advice?” according to Davis.
The idea became Today’s Marketing Cookie, in which people send in their fortunes from the cookies and the CommCreative’s CMO use them to inspire blog posts. The simple concept has become wildly popular, bringing CommCreative a following among its target audience.