Tag: John M. Burke

Promoting the Pioneers of Promotion

My second book was published in 2018 – 33 years after I started researching it. Publishers Weekly said “Dobrow is a rollickingly entertaining writer with a gift for making history vivid, and he breathes life into the Gilded Age on every page.” Check out the book website.

My Strangest Project: John M. Burke Gravestone Ceremony

To kick off the marketing of my new book, Pioneers of Promotion, which is about the early visionaries of the marketing industry, I gathered 30 people in a Washington, DC cemetery and live-streamed it to 1,000 people around the world.  It was a promotional stunt to celebrate the man who essentially invented the promotional stunt: …

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