Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

Martin Luther King Jr. was, and still is, a very influential individual. Not only did he help change the United States, people all around the world admired his passion and will. Here is how his birthday, January 15, became a holiday.

There are 8 lessons marketers can learn from MLK Jr., according to Anne Pelctzar on this post.

1. Have a dream (aka a goal).

2. Spend the most time on crafting your message.

3. Craft your message so well that it’ll become world-famous.

4. Keep repeating your message.

5. Associate your message with a commonly used phrase to create an instant positive image.

6. Formulate clear, concise and simple sentences for a powerful impact.

7. Finish strong, with the most effective part of your message in the end.

8. Reach your goals.

May seem easy, but MLK Jr. can be a powerful inspiration to us all.

Many people have heard the famous saying, “I have a dream.” MLK Jr.’s  “I have a dream” speech was delivered on August 28, 1963 in Washington D.C.

Learn how “I have a dream” gets translated in different languages!

Swedish: Jag har en dröm

Korean: 나에게는 꿈이 있어요

Russian: У меня есть мечта

Spanish: Tengo un sueño

German: Ich habe einen Traum

Japanese: 私には夢がある

French: J’ai un rêve

Finnish: Minulla on unelma

Mandarin: 我有一个梦想