Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and in many ways was "the First American". A world-renowned polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the lightning rod, bifocals, and the Franklin stove, among other inventions.
Posts about Benjamin Franklin
  • What Do Ben Franklin and G.I. Joe Have in Common?

    … of content marketing. 1732: Poor Richard’s Almanack Benjamin Franklin, best known for flying kites in rainstorms and being on the hundred dollar bill, was looking for a way to promote his printing business in Philadelphia. Being in possession of his own printing press, the obvious solution would have been to crank out some posters, fliers…

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  • Convincing Old-School Clients that Things Have Changed

    Posted by Kristina Kledzik There's a reason we use the terms "white hat" and "black hat" for SEO: it used to be the Wild West. Black hat tactics were so effective, they were almost necessary to market online. Paying a few thousand dollars to an SEO could get you to rank #1 for almost any term (before you let them go and your competitor paid them the same to outrank you).

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  • 5 Inspirational Quotes I Just Added to My Office

    ….” – Benjamin Franklin “Honesty is a Very Expensive Gift. Do Not Expect if from Cheap People.” – Warren Buffet “If Today Were the Last Day of Your Life, Would You Want to do What you Are About to Do Today? – Steve Jobs “You Can Want Success All You Want, But to Get it You Can’t Falter. You Can’t Slip. You Can’t Sleep. One Eye Open, for Real…

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  • Daily Routine Of The World’s Greatest Achievers

    … What is your daily routine looks like compared to those of history’s greatest achievers? Information that we can trust went viral with this intriguing visual breakdown. It highlights the daily routine of important successful figures like Charles Darwin, Benjamin Franklin, Sigmund Freudand several other legendary pioneers of history. (Click…

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