Knowing history and latest trends about your industry history is important to grow and stay alive in the market. If you're in content writing or content marketing industry, then you must know how content marketing has been changed year by year.
If you don't know, need not worry, Here I have something for you.
In 1732, Benjamin Franklin was the first person to kick started publishing and printing business.
And it didn't stop there...
In 1801, Paris bookstore Librairie Galignani officially used some creative strategies to promote his business by creating books, publishing an own newspaper.
And then big change came when Blendtec updated his first video series on YouTube in 2006. It got huge success and received 235 million views and 910,000 subscribers.
And then 2010 was again great year when Joe Pulizzi started Content Marketing Institute with an aim to provide and teach free knowledge on content marketing. And he got huge success in too...
Earlier 2012, CMI shared an infographic on the history of the content marketing and it was continued in 2016 as well.