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Is Influencer Marketing the Future of Marketing?


But does this mean that influencer marketing is taking the place of traditional advertising? Not sure how to start with digital marketing?

Content Marketing for Startups

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market. The thought of marketing their software baby is so painful, uncomfortable, and unpleasant that time and time again developers will rationalize that since their software is so much better than everything else in the same space, they can just wait for customers to show up. Content MarketingAnd then they finish.

7 Digital Marketing Trends For Your Brand Success in 2016


Digital marketing has gone under some major makeovers over the last few years. digital marketing predictions in 2015. 1.

Global Access To Your Content Marketing eCourse!


The course would have 10 video modules, free eBooks, and a creativity manifesto that you can use to build your content marketing skills.

Invite: Digital Marketing And Brand Storytelling Trends 2016 Workshop


Theme: Global Digital marketing and Brand Storytelling trends 2016. This will be a good way to start 2016 on a creative and fun note!

11 Unusual Ways To Market Your Startup Brand in 2016


Except the question: what are the new digital trends , how do you market your Startup brand in 2016? The Internet has democratized our world.

5 Common Mistakes Made By Content Marketing Beginners


Look around and you’ll notice that almost every other company – rather, all of them, are trying their hand at content marketing.

The European Startup Market

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Third, European entrepreneurs have, for the most part, abandoned the approach of building domestic businesses in their home markets and are now targeting global customer bases from day one. At USV, we’ve been investing in European startups since 2008. Currently 22% of our active portfolio is in Europe. So what’s happening here?

YouTube Marketing: A Small Business Guide

Up and Running

If you want to use YouTube to market your small business, you’ll be creating videos, plain and simple. Set up your YouTube channel.

Why Small Businesses Can Take Up the Content Marketing Opportunity


The Content marketing opportunity is here. It is going to be an inherently strong marketing trend in the 2016 and beyond. via GIPHY.

Push Marketing Has Been Replaced By Pull Marketing

Startup Professionals Musings

The days are gone when marketing was all “pushing product.” content marketing digital marketing pull marketing push marketing

Why Your Sales Team Should Spend More Time On Content Marketing


In many previous organizations that I’ve worked with Sales was always a team somehow disconnected with marketing or product.

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Does Content Marketing Actually Work?


While Google and Facebook have made content marketing fashionable, we do see a lot of people wondering if it is really worth the time.

Target Marketing 101 [Infographic]

Up and Running

Consider the infographic below your introductory lesson—Target Marketing 101.

LinkedIn Marketing: A Small Business Guide

Up and Running

But, LinkedIn isn’t just a social networking site for job seekers—it’s also a great marketing platform for businesses. Create a company page.

Current Startup Market Emotional Biases

Feld Thoughts

This happens in every market transition, and can create quite a bit of tension between the different constituents in each company. Unlike the endless flurry of short term prognostications that resulted from the public market decline and subsequent rise in Q1, the separation of thinking between a short term view (e.g. But why? Period.

How to Create Marketing Hype For Your New Launch


To create marketing hype for your new launch isn’t something you can do it in a day. How to Create Marketing Hype For Your New Launch. 1.

7 Social Media Marketing Habits That Lead To Failure


Social media marketing (SMM) not working is simply a sign that you need to identify what's going wrong and try again. Sign me up.  .

Instagram Marketing: A Small Business Guide

Up and Running

See Also: Facebook Marketing: A Small Business Guide. 1. See Also: Twitter Marketing: A Small Business Guide. 3. No, they don’t.

8 Powerful Online Tools For Digital Marketers

YFS Magazine

Here's a look at 8 free online apps that can make online marketing much easier for small businesses.

This Is How Email Marketing Contributes To Startup Growth

YFS Magazine

Many people might think email marketing as an out-dated marketing tool, but looking at stats, the benefits of email marketing are clear.

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25 Marketers Share Awesome Social Analytics Tools For 2016


2015 was a great year for Content marketers and brand owners. Keep this list printed out next to your marketing plans! Tool 4: Buffer. 5.

Why Capital Markets Matter

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

If your business consumes capital and needs more of it, then changes in capital markets can affect you. entrepreneurship VC & Technology

3 Simple Reasons To Try Marketing Automation

YFS Magazine

You’ll find that marketing automation is one trend you shouldn't ignore.

Lean Market Research for Startups

VC Cafe

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Nailing go-to-market strategy

The Equity Kicker

This chart, from First Round Capital’s recent post Leslie’s Compass: A Framework for Go-To-Market Strategy  is super interesting.

The Illusion of Product/Market Fit for SaaS Companies

Feld Thoughts

“We have product/market fit.” ” “We are searching for product/market fit.” ” “We are raising this financing to find product/market fit.” ” “Our customer traction demonstrates product/market fit.” ” Product/market fit. But first, some history.

How to Supercharge your Content Marketing with Paid Advertising


Here are eight advertising platforms that can help a Content Marketer extend the reach of a content piece and supercharge their distribution efforts.

Revenue = Product Market Fit

Agile VC

Most consumer web/mobile companies focus on user growth and usage early in the company’s lifecycle before shifting to monetization.

Twitter Marketing: A Small Business Guide

Up and Running

Nowadays, having a presence on social media is a marketing necessity. See Also: Facebook Marketing: A Small Business Guide. 1. Videos.

Digital Marketing Made Human


Buyers have become savvy to marketing. They’re more empowered and they know how to reject or even avoid traditional marketing. Opine.

Every Startup Employee is a Marketer

Instigator Blog

One of the more important hats for everyone to wear, which doesn’t always come naturally to people, is that of marketer. Marketing

How to Calculate Social Media Marketing ROI for Your Small Business

Up and Running

Gone are the days where social media marketing was merely an experimental marketing tactic. Identify your business goals. Engagement.

Smaller Brands Have An Extreme Competitive Advantage in Content Marketing


Ken believes that small businesses and startups can have an extreme competitive advantage in content marketing. Ken Herron : Yes, absolutely.

Why Your Startup Needs An Email Marketing Strategy


However, experts will tell you, why Email marketing is so important and remains the most profitable channel of them all. Use tools.

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7 Content Marketing Goals For 2016 That You Can Set For Your Brand


Content marketing has received a lot of attention in recent times but the fact is that not many were using the term till even five years ago.

I Don’t Hate Marketing

Feld Thoughts

One of the jokes in my little universe is that “every time I hear the word ‘marketing’ I throw up a little in my mouth.” ” I’ve been joking about this long enough that it’s become conventional wisdom that I hate marketing. The topic is marketing. You nailed it.

What’s The Difference Between Content Marketing And PR?


Today’s post talks about two very related but still different fields of work and shares the difference between content marketing and PR.

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5 Business Blogs That Are Kicking Ass in Content Marketing


When it comes to content , it is either the social media or content marketing agencies that fill in the top slots for being awesome. With

5 Reasons Why Content Marketing Is Getting Harder And Why You Need Experts


Tim Berry recently wrote a great post on why content marketing is getting harder from a very personal and a business focused perspective.