Differentiate your business from your competition
Business

Differentiate your business from your competition

You are often told to find your niche in content marketing — to carve a path through unexplored territory with a narrowly defined audience. As generally told, finding your niche is the only way to succeed in marketing. But instead, find your key differentiator to establish your competitive edge. By zeroing in on what you…

Content Marketing Framework
Business

Content Marketing Framework

Marketing has changed a lot in the past few years. So has the way we consume content. It’s become increasingly difficult to differentiate noise from information. With brands producing more content than ever before, and consumers having more devices and channels to view it, we must discriminate between what is relevant and what is not….

GTM for technical founders
Branding | Grow to Market

GTM for technical founders

When you push that first code commit live on a production server, it feels like you’ve made the leap from “dreamer” to “doer”. Congrats! One problem: 24 hours go by and no one has signed up. Crap. You have to market this new idea. After spending a weekend reading blog posts and watching YouTube videos,…

The no B.S. Guide to cold email copywriting
Business

The no B.S. Guide to cold email copywriting

I previously wrote about how I use simple, straightforward subject lines and pretargeting to achieve open rates of ~35%. Those same principles are largely applicable to writing good, customer-centric copy as well. The short version of that article was: 1. Be clear, not salesy.  Instead of relying on some combination of {{results}} x {{time}} x…

Landing page mistakes that kill your conversion rates
Branding | Content Marketing

Landing page mistakes that kill your conversion rates

Landing pages are serious business. So, in today’s blog, let’s talk about the mistakes killing your conversion rates and how you can avoid them. Mistake 1 – Not having enough landing pages Studies show that the more landing pages businesses have, the better results. Why? Because these businesses are creating landing pages to highly specific buyer…