The digital age is only one era of content marketing’s rich history. Did you know Ben Franklin is credited as being the first content marketer? I bet you’d also be surprised to learn that soap operas played a role in shaping content marketing into what it is today. Take a look at some of the milestones that have influenced modern day content over than past 200+ years.

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