Should Your Business Have a Sense of Humor? [SLIDESHOW]

by . January 27th, 2015

How Nicolas Cage pics helped a small hotel kill it on social media.

Nic Cage

Imgur user¬†FreePsychicReadings¬†recently posted a photo album on the popular image-sharing site titled “I had the funniest hotel concierge EVER during a boring business trip. Thank you so much, Ramon!” If true, the hotel staff truly did go well beyond the call of duty.

We’re really hoping this wasn’t some PR stunt by that hotel. If true, FreePsychicReadings really should have given Ramon a big, fat tip.

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While a sense of humor as silly as shown might not be appreciated in all contexts, letting loose in a way that would likely be appreciated by a customer can go a long way not just for raising your business’s profile, but for ensuring an enjoyable experience for everyone as well.

Truth? Fiction? Does it matter? Are there lessons to be learned anyway? What do you think? Comment below!


Arthur Piccio manages YouTheEntrepreneur and has managed content for major players in the online printing industry. He was previously BizSugar's contributor of the week. His work has appeared multiple times on The New York Times' You're the Boss Small Business Blog. He enjoys guitar maintenance and reading up on history and psychology in his spare time.