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Content Marketing Lessons from Sheherezade

Sheherezade was a Persian Queen and the main character and storyteller in One Thousand and One Nights. In the story, the King marries a new virgin each day. The following morning, he marries a new girl and has the old wife beheaded, allegedly for being unfaithful. Sheherezade, the daughter of a vizier, wants to marry the King and become Queen, but of course she doesn't want to get killed the next day, so she devises a clever strategy.

Creating a Rich Email Signature

Several friends and clients have noticed that I have an email signature that includes graphics and links, and have asked how they can use a similar signature themselves. It's a little complicated as you will need to create an HTML webpage as part of the process, but I'll outline the basics for you here.