Horrible marketing rears its ugly head constantly: a homeless man begs for a buck, street vendors harass tourists to buy Crocs, and my favorite, flight attendants sell credit cards during flights, repeating the same, canned opener. Dare I say, the digital world is no different?
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.
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.
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.
Lore: a story or fact passed between generations yet rarely questioned of its truth anymore. What lores do you believe? Whether you're just starting your a company or a serial founder, you'll find value in these 5 deceptively simple "startup lores" most fall for.
"Marketing is a tax you pay for not building a phenomenal product." I'm not going to tell you what you want to hear, but rather what you should hear: marketing accelerates growth, it doesn't cause it.
"How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy to be remarkable?" All founders need to learn to be marketers. No need to hire one at your lean startup with these 6 best-in-class marketing tools (that happen to be free).
It's 10AM & Leah Busque, TaskRabbit Former Founder, is being bombarded by aspiring entrepreneurs at a conference. Like a gazelle preyed on by lions, this happens too often & leaves both sides disappointed. Well, here is your solution.
And you're OFF! Your "purple cow" product is in dev and you feel ON FIRE (damn it feels good to start a company). But you're missing one piece: traction. Click to learn a proven roadmap to drive users to your mic-dropping product.