Be Daring Enough to Spark a Little Controversy

By Sandy Lawrence on July 28, 2016 in Social Media

DaringIn this election year, with all the controversy and negativity toward both parties……I found this to be most interesting.

You know what they say – three things you shouldn’t talk about in polite company: religion, politics, and money. Conversation topics like these are often a recipe for drama, argumentation, and even chaos.

However, what if someone told you that initiating controversial conversation was a sure way to generate more publicity? It seems a little scandalous, but read this post before you knock it:

12 Angles for Sparking Controversy that Generates Publicity

No, Marcia Yudkin isn’t asking you to insult or undermine others’ beliefs. Instead, she’s encouraging you to consider things like

  • What myth or myths can you debunk?
  • Can you state what few dare to say?
  • What one piece of advice runs contrary to what most people do?

Whichever way you choose to spark controversy, she urges you to “make sure your tone does not conflict with your overall business image.”

Find out more by reading her post, and dare to have a little fun with your writing!

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