C.C. Chapman’s Blog

Another Trip Around the Sun

End of the year + Christmas + My Birthday = C.C. in a reflective mood. This latest journey around the sun was better than the last one and yet I feel as if I have not accomplished much. I spoke on stages from Seattle to The Netherlands, had my life outlook changed by attending my first...

Another Trip Around the SunC.C. Chapman

My First Time Flying a Drone With the Chroma 4k

My grandfather designed, built and flew model airplanes. These were not from kits or out of a box. I remember the first time he handed me the controls and asked if I wanted to land one for him. What little kid would say no? Of course, I ended up crashing it. Fast forward to this morning...

My First Time Flying a Drone With the Chroma 4kC.C. Chapman

Days of Giving – Wediko

Tonight I have the last Board meeting of the year for Wediko. I've served on the Board for a number of years and am now the President of the Board. Wediko Children’s Services is a non-profit organization committed to improving children’s lives.  Using a strength-based approach, Wediko responds to the needs of children who face repeated...

Days of Giving – WedikoC.C. Chapman

Days of Giving – Fisher House Foundation

Sadly, our country doesn't treat those who fight wars for us very well. All it takes is one look at the number of veteran focused charities to know that they exist to fill the gap left by our own government. I'm blessed to have friends and family who have donned the uniform to protect our country...

Days of Giving – Fisher House FoundationC.C. Chapman

Days of Giving – No Kid Hungry

With #GivingTuesday landing on the first day of December this year, I thought I would focus my writing for the next little while on charitable organizations that I love and that I hope you'll take the time to find out more about and donate to if you have the means. I'm starting today with No...

Days of Giving – No Kid HungryC.C. Chapman

Giving Back Using Your Phone

As we Americans prepare to gather with our friends and family around Thanksgiving tables, I wanted to share several ways that you can give back during the holidays (and beyond) on your phone. Contact those you care about Our phones can do amazing things, but none more powerful than connecting your voice with those you care about....

Giving Back Using Your PhoneC.C. Chapman

Facebook Walls Are Not An Open Invitation For You to Attack

  Love it or hate it, Facebook is part of our lives. Even with all the other technology we have in our lives, most of us learn news from our family and friends on Facebook. As it becomes more integrated into our daily lives, it is apparent that it has also warped our basic human interactions. The...

Facebook Walls Are Not An Open Invitation For You to AttackC.C. Chapman

An Autumn Weekend at Vermont’s Hermitage Club

Autumn is my favorite time of year in New England. The crispness in the air and exploding colors of the woods always makes me smile as I soak up every moment of it before Old Man Winter decides to roll into town. So when the invite came from The Hermitage Club to bring my family up and...

An Autumn Weekend at Vermont’s Hermitage ClubC.C. Chapman

ITS Tactical Muster IV in My Words

Growing up in the Boy Scouts, I've kept their motto as my own long beyond the last time I wore the uniform. "Be Prepared" means a lot of things. To me, being prepared means having the mental state to cope, knowledge to solve or skills to deal with whatever the world throws at you on any...

ITS Tactical Muster IV in My WordsC.C. Chapman

Teenager Technology Gifts

I hate to think about it, but the holidays are right around the corner and the other night my wife turned to me and asked, "Any ideas on what we are going to get the kids for Christmas?" Since my kids don't read my blog, I figured a quick post to give you ideas of great...

Teenager Technology GiftsC.C. Chapman

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C.C. Chapman

Bio

Sketch of C.C. Chapman by Hey Instigator!There are many aspects OF who I am and what I do. Putting together THIS PAGE is one of my least favorite things to write, because talking about myself is not my idea of a fun time.

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 head shots can be found below.

Who is C.C. Chapman? I’m a…

Marketing Consultant

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.

Writer

I’m constantly writing and always working on my next book. You may have read some of my published works including Amazing Things Will HappenContent Rules or 101 Steps to Making Video Like a Pro.

Freelance writing or citizen reporting assignments excite me.

Photographer

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 Samsung NX1 and a Chroma 4k Drone.

My photos can be found on InstagramFlickr and 500px.

Keynote Speaker

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.

Advocate & Volunteer

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.

I’m currently the President of the Board at Wediko, a member of the ONE Girls & Women Advisory Board, serve on the board of The Hockey Foundation and recently joined the No Kid Hungry Social Council.

Teacher

I’ve developed and taught courses for Lynda.com, CreativeLive and Treehouse. I’m also an Adjunct Professor of Marketing at Bentley University and hoping to do more teaching in the future.

 

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.


Official Bio

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

 

Fun Bio

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.

 

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DISCLOSURES

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.

I am open to being pitched and invited on press trips.

Companies do send me items in the hopes that I will review it or share with my community. If you send me something it does not guarantee a review.

With that in mind, my mailing address is:

9 C Medway Road #117
Milford, MA
01757

Current relationships include:

  • Verizon FiOS provides me with service in exchange for a monthly post on technology of my choosing
  • Member of the Verizon Wireless VZWBuzz Influencer Team which means I receive electronics to review and experiences to take part in.

 

Affiliate links are used whenever they are available when linking to products of any sort.

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THE Shot

Shooting My Son’s Senior Portraits

A Simple Weekend

Remaining Positive in a Less Than Happy World

Family Fun at Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival

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