About the Big Misconception “Social Media Marketing Does not Work for Me”

In his last article, Jonathan wrote about the misunderstanding in social media marketing: The expectation of marketing success coming with the push of a red button. And you only need someone to show you where that red button is and how to push it. But as always: It is not that easy. I have been thinking if my take on…

The Importance of Content in Social Media Marketing

Often we get asked: How did you grow your Twitter followers to such impressive numbers? Why do my accounts not grow as much as I want them to? Why do I get nothing out of all my marketing efforts? Why do people not talk about my product on social media? And most of the time the answer is: It’s the…

4 Ways to Stay on Top of the Content Stream

One of the most important tasks of any marketer or blogger is to know what is going on in his/her niche and read the most important pieces. Considering how much content usually comes per day, it is crucial to find an efficient method to master the incoming content stream. Keeping up with all the content being published in our niche…

Why You Will Always End Up Doing Your Marketing Yourself

Talking to startups and clients, I sometimes get the impression they believe for their marketing it would be sufficient to get some influencers to give a shout out or to get a handful of bloggers to write some coverage. Dream on: That’s neither enough nor is it likely to happen! The hard truth is: It is part of your job…

10 Free Tools to Boost Your Traffic

There are heaps of tools to boost your traffic for online marketing success. Often you have to pay – and although often it is not much per tool, altogether these tools can sum up to a considerable amount of money. But there are many tools out there, which have a free version which already provides you with great opportunities to…

Content Publishing: Own Blog vs. Guest Posting

Yesterday we talked to someone who just started a new project and who has to think about how to best raise attention for his new project. There is no question that they are going for content publishing. But in answer to my remark “You don’t have a blog yet!” he raised the question what would be better for their content: Publish…