2 Things You Must Obsess Over To Be A Great Growth Hacker

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Growth hackers are unique from other marketers for many reasons; their focus on lean marketing tactics, their love for - and understanding of - the role technology plays in modern marketing, and their ability to influence growth with limited resources and slim budgets. Considered an asset to any startup team, growth hackers are answer seekers and consistently curious. On any … [Read more...]

Stop Being Lazy: Take The Time To REALLY Distribute Your Content

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The success of your content hinges on more than the time and effort put into creating it. Marketers too often focus all of their attention to content development, and not enough time on distribution. The leaked New York Times innovation report spent two entire chapters talking about the importance of opening new distribution channels. Janine Gibson, the former U.S. editor of … [Read more...]

3 Content Marketing Tactics That Drive Growth

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Did you know that there are a few strategies that brands and startups can implement today that will drive real growth? Whether it’s growth in newsletter subscriptions, customer acquisition or inbound leads – Content can play a role in driving conversion. It’s easy to get caught up in the frenzy surrounding content marketing and fall into the trap of pushing out blog post after … [Read more...]

How To Create Remarkable Content: Being Average Will Get You Nowhere

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There is something wrong with the way they teach marketing these days. A lot of students go through their marketing programs learning about the 4 Ps and the importance of conducting a SWOT analysis before coming up with an idea. From there, they are told to conform to the ideas being put in front of them, land a job, stay there forever and never go down the path less … [Read more...]

The Best Way To Get Your Content Marketing Groove Back

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We’ve all seen it happen… You create a handful of great blog posts and see a surge in new visits and newsletter sign ups. The traffic is rolling in and you’re feeling great about the amount of success you’re seeing from your recent content marketing efforts. You sit back, watch the traffic roll in and debate whether you should crack open the Dom Pérignon or settle for the Moët … [Read more...]

8 Things To Remind Yourself When Life Gets Out Of Hand

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Once in a while, you hit a roadblock and wonder what’s next. You might be stuck with a crazy deadline, you might have friends complaining about this-that and the other thing or you might be overwhelmed with everything from finances to relationships. It’s nothing to be ashamed of but it’s also a moment in which reflection can be the best cure. Reminding yourself about some of … [Read more...]

Why Content Really Isn’t King and What Actually Is…

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Ever come across a great blog post or slideshare and be surprised that it only has a handful of retweets or shares? Maybe you’ve created great content before and found similar results. Don’t be discouraged. It’s not because the content sucks. You may have created one of the best resources in your industry and still not make a dent. It’s not that your content wasn’t well … [Read more...]

How SnapChat Stories Can Help Brands Build A Deeper Connection

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Have you noticed a decrease in engagement on Facebook recently? Have you noticed a drop in the number of likes and shares you're getting on your posts? If so, don't stress, you're not alone. The algorithm behind Facebook is resulting in your content not being shared and seen by all those who "like" your Facebook page. I know, you're probably thinking F*** Facebook! I was … [Read more...]

Are You Guilty Of Making These Stupid Content Marketing Mistakes?

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Ok, I'll admit that stupid might have been a bit much. But I'm trying to make a point here in helping you understand how to make your content marketing efforts work and drive results. It's not enough to simply crank out content for the sake of doing it. It's not enough to publish an infographic that makes your brand feel good about itself. It's not enough to scream at the … [Read more...]