As much as paid acquisition is powerful, the cost of acquiring customers WILL become more expensive over time through it. Enter engagement and retention, your saving grace.
We're no longer in the Medieval ages of marketing where we slapped advertisements on the side of buses and prayed to god it drove more sales. The marketing world has gotten sharp with measurement and if there is one metric in particular that is the strongest indicator of a startup's ability to grow, it's DAU/MAU.
Performance marketers and founders often focus so heavily on the "state of acquiring" that they forget to frame growth in terms of the BIG picture. So breath, pause and see the trees for the forest it really is. Here are 4 metrics that are paramount for a startup's livelihood.
Attri-who? Touch-what? The topic of attribution is quickly breaching past the early adopters and crossing into the minds of the early and late majority. What is it? Should you care?
Do you know that 5 million companies advertise on Facebook a MONTH? Good lord. I had the privilege to attend Facebook's Build To Break conference and couldn't help but share my 3 most valuable insights.
It's all around us but we rarely call it out: persuasion. The concept of influence can be distilled to 6 actionable principles that you can immediately start using in a resource-strapped startup.
Although mobile growth has been massive, one of the biggest challenges for marketers has been finding promising, new paid ad channels outside of Facebook and Google. Startup or tech giant, here are 10 channels to consider adding to your paid ad repertoire.
I didn't believe it when I saw it, but the numbers don't lie. Mobile has been on a meteoric rise the past decade. I dug up the most valuable mobile stats to convince any naysayers otherwise. Here here!
Do you know have a 1 in 11 million chance of being attacked by a shark, but 1 in 175 million chance of winning Powerball? Yet plenty of people still play Powerball. There are startling statistics about life that get little fan fare because businesses have been able to shape the narrative in their favor. What's to credit for this? Brand marketing.
If you Google'd your name right now, what comes up? Dozens of other people who share your name? A photographer in NYC slanging his services? A rancher in Omaha promoting single-sourced sirloin steaks? Weird…Where do you fall? Learn 3 low cost hacks to make sure your brand is top of mind for when someone Google's you.