Origin of promotion
Examples from the Web for self-promotion
Self-promotion improves the self for McCarthy, but how effective, and healthy, is this inflation of the ego?It’s Not Just the Vaccines. Jenny McCarthy’s New Book Offers More ‘Lessons’|Tim Teeman|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The self-promotion, Seelie thinks, is somewhat boastful, and he wonders, is it worth it?A Most Illegal Adventure with New York City’s Wildest Underground Event Planners|Nina Strochlic|December 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This engenders a society bent on self-promotion, lacking almost entirely in any community values beyond the immediate family.China’s Schools Teaches Kids to Take Tests, Obey the State, and Not Much More|Junheng Li|November 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Well, there is certainly ego in the Renaissance artists and, further back, in the self-promotion of a salesman such as Columbus.The Invention of the Ego in Martin Luther’s Defiance|Thomas Cahill|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He had a zany sense of humor, and he could laugh at his own personality tics, especially a mania for self-promotion.
He had not included any such thing in his calculations when he had hit upon his brilliant scheme of self-promotion.Skinner's Dress Suit|Henry Irving Dodge
British Dictionary definitions for self-promotion
Word Origin and History for self-promotion
c.1400, "advancement in rank or position," from Old French promocion "election, promotion" (14c., Modern French promotion) and directly from Latin promotionem (nominative promotio) "a moving forward," noun of action from past participle stem of promovere (see promote). Meaning "advertising, publicity" first recorded 1925.