Last night my phone beeped and there was a direct message from my buddy Gary Vaynerchuk linking me to his idea for Good People Day 2008.
If you know anything about me, then you know that I love when an idea brings people together. This idea was simple. Use whatever media form you want, to tell others about those in your life that are “good people.”
As I thought about it, I knew instantly that as soon as I hit publish that I’d remember forgetting someone. I’m fortunite enough to surround myself with good people most of the time. I’ve got a pretty judge of character and usually if you don’t have a good heart and a brain in your head, then I don’t want to spend time with you. We all make mistakes, but for the most part I know lots of good people. So the people below are not the only good people in my life. That is for damn sure. They are just who come to mind as I have my second cup of coffee and the sun lights up the day out the window.
Whitney Hoffman – She is a mom for so many of us in new media. A true friend. A great soul. Someone that I know in my heart if I ever needed any form of help I could call her up and she’d be there for me. She opens her house and her heart to anyone that needs it.
Mitch Alden – Lead singer of Now is Now and a good friend. The guy never stops smiling and always looks at the bright side of life no matter how rough of a patch he might be going through. Between his music and the always present “yahoo” he likes to belt out he certainly fits the mold.
PW Fenton – I’ll never call him by the stupid nickname he was given because to me he will always be P-Dub. We’ve gotten to know each other over the years and finally getting to share a drink and meet him last fall was a highlight. Jovial and full of life experience that he shares at the drop of a hat. I can’t wait to kick back in Florida with him someday. Beer in one hand, something off the grill in the other.
Mitch Joel – While he gives me more credit then I deserve for some things, he has been a great mentor to me. His business and life advice is invaluable. We don’t get to spend nearly enough time face-to-face, but I always know that he is only a phone call away if I needed anything.
There are so many more, but those were the first four that the minute I heard about this popped in my head so those are the ones I put down.
Also, on that list would be my Dad and Laura who both I know have hearts of gold and would never hurt anyone if they could avoid it. Best friends of mine for sure and make the day that much better. Sappy? Sure. True? Definitely!
Who are some “good people” in your life? Leave a link to your list, video, or however you share it. I’d love to find out about more good souls in the world.
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When asked what I do my current answer is, “I create, teach and motivate people to do more good in the world.”
Of course, that doesn’t cover all that I work on professionally and personally, so that is why I created this page.
Official bios and headshots can be found below.
Who is C.C. Chapman? I’m a…
Freelance writing or citizen reporting assignments excite me.
If I had to choose a style, I’d say my photos are a mix of documentary, travel and lifestyle photography. While I may not enjoy taking head shots, I love to shoot faces. I rarely go anywhere without a camera in my hand and I’ve been fortunate to see my photos on the pages of Rolling Stone and The Wall Street Journal.
I’m currently shooting with a Canon 80D, an iPhone 7+ and a Chroma 4k Drone.
With over twenty years of marketing, online media and community building experience I have the skills and experience to help your organization no matter the size. Previous clients have included The Coca-Cola Company, American Eagle Outfitters and HBO.
I focus on social good/impact marketing, content marketing and brand strategy. My favorite clients are NGOs, nonprofits or brands looking to make a difference in the world.
Feel free to double check my credentials on LinkedIn.
I’m happiest when on stage educating and inspiring an audience of any size, anywhere in the world.
I have spoken at everything from large international events, corporate retreats and at special gatherings of unique individuals. If you need someone who will inspire, educate and entertain your audience I’d love to chat.
I believe in using my skills, time and voice to champion causes that are important to me. I’m especially interested in anything military, dogs or children focused.
On top of all that I’m a proud life long New Englander who was born and raised in New Hampshire, but now resides outside of Boston.
I married my high school sweetheart, have two amazing kids and love being a dad.
I’ve been online since 1989, began blogging in 2002 and podcasting in 2004.
Previous endeavors I created include Accident Hash, Passion Hit TV, Digital Dads and The Advance Guard.
Tattoos, travel and the outdoors turn me on. There are fewer things more perfect than a well-done cocktail, a delicious meal or live art of any sort. I love my GORUCK, Field Notes and am a proud Misfit.
To understand me is to understand that I try to live a purposeful life every day that is full of adventure, love and making the world around me a better place for all.
C.C. Chapman describes himself as a New England raised storyteller, explorer, and humanitarian. Others have described him as a thought leader in the online marketing space, a grounded futurist and one the nicest guy on the Internet. Over the years of his career, he has worked with a variety of clients including Nike, HBO, American Eagle Outfitters, ONE, Verizon FiOS and The Coca-Cola Company.
He is the co-author of the International bestseller Content Rules and is also the author of Amazing Things Will Happen. He travels the world speaking in front of audiences to do more in the world and how to understand content marketing better. C.C. has taught classes for Lynda.com, CreativeLive and now as an adjunct professor at Bentley University (where he also graduated from).
C.C. is an advocate who speaks about building passionate communities and the strategic values of content-based marketing. He is a Samsung Imagelogger, the original ONE Dad and a UN Foundation Social Good Fellow. As a storyteller for hire, his work has appeared on the pages of Rolling Stone and The Wall Street Journal.
C.C. serves as the Chairman of the Board at Wediko and serves on the board of The Hockey Foundation. He happily lives in the woods outside of Boston with his loving family. Find out more at CC-Chapman.com
You’d be hard-pressed to find a more multi-faceted or enthusiastic creative/strategic partner in the marketing and content creation fields. This greatly hails from C.C.’s unstoppable combination of marketing experience and savvy (which a great many professionals claim to have), and incalculably valuable “on the ground” knowledge and insight as an influential content creator himself (which a great many professionals do not). The result is a best-of-both-worlds mashup of marketing expertise.
C.C. Chapman sports the pro cred to be a talker (working closely with such clients as American Eagle Outfitters, Coca-Cola, HBO and Warner Bros.), and the passion and gumption to be a doer (creating content for the emerging Online Dad market, marketing professionals, music fans and more). He’s helped create, manage and execute ambitious online and offline marketing campaigns for startups and multinationals — and has the invaluable good sense to know which outreach strategies work with audiences, and which ones fall flat.
He authoritatively speaks your language. He speaks your CMO’s language. Most important, he’s fluent in your market’s language. It’s a killer double-chocolate-and-peanut-butter combination. Contact C.C. to learn how he can help your organization achieve its business goals. There’s, even more, to know about C.C. Chapman if you want to read it — and you should. C.C.’s skills are an embarrassment of riches.
I’m involved with a lot of organizations and clients. I believe in being completely transparent and open about everything I’m working on. I’ll do my best to keep this updated and of course, will clearly disclose relationships in any post that require them.
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