For example, Google just released a Chrome extension that can replace all those annoying baby photos in your Facebook newsfeed with pictures of bacon.
Necessary? No. Useful and entertaining? Absolutely.
This cultural phenomenon didn’t take shape overnight, and there are hidden secrets to bacon’s success that we can apply to a content marketing strategy.
What’s the appeal of bacon, why do so many people love it, and what can we learn about its mystical allure?
Here are five things bacon can teach us about content marketing:
1. Bacon is nostalgic. Bacon can evoke emotions of a fuzzy, golden heyday of our past. The aroma might bring back memories of newspapers crinkling and bacon frying on the stove.
Your content can take your audience on a trip down memory lane, too. Remind them of a piece of pop culture and relate it to something current. A marriage of interesting and useful content is a winning combination. Nostalgia is a fantastic way to connect with your audience on an emotional level.