Disclaimer: This post was written by Jeff Deutsch and originally published on inbound.org. The original post can be read here: Confessions of a Google spammer.
The message of this post aligns with our philosophy of creating content and messages in order to reach out to customers. Beyond spamming and dark tactics, Google and other search engines keep adapting and evolving, moving towards making actual content – original, well-built – the number one currency for outreach and inbound marketing.
Have a read and remember, content is king!
Before I became an inbound marketer, I once made $50,000 a month spamming Google. I worked a maximum of 10 hours a week. And I am telling you from the bottom of my heart: never, never ever follow in my footsteps.
This blog post will tell you exactly why…
My Mindset in 2009
I never wanted to spam the Internet. Google made me…
The world is mild. Earth has been mapped, internet allowed us to discover every single part of it – and more.
Where is the unknown nowadays? Mars? The universe or the deep sea?
Maybe, simply on our doorstep. Startups are thriving, not only because of fashion, not only because of a new way to work but also because they now represent an adventure, at least in the world of business.
Let’s embark on an adventure! Let’s rock the startup world!
This post comes as a short take on an old – but still so valid – article from Katharine Viner on “[…] journalism in the age of the open web” (on theguardian.com). As Pettitt says, we are now living in a world that is more medieval, old-fashioned, than anything. Another quote – not from this text – said “the smarter the phone, the dumber the people”. Digital has made information a lot more available, communications have expanded so much. But at the same time the foundations remain word of mouth 2.0. Which is where digital’s failure lies: telling the truth out of the massive amount of information, rumours, etc … pushed online every second.
That is where digital journalism’s challenge – and opportunity – is. Keep up with the flow but bring certainty to it.
Since Kickstarter launched just over five years ago, investors have pledged more than $1 billion dollars to help fund the thousands of creative projects featured on the crowdfunding platform. While these projects range in scale and success, entrepreneurs and small businesses are turning to Kickstarter to grow their brand and tap into the fast-paced, modern approach to fundraising.
To run a successful Kickstarter campaign, there are a number of tried and true tips and guidelines to follow. Planning and funding before launching a campaign as well as following Kickstarters’ rules are just a few smart ways to accomplish your fundraising goal. Read for more details about Kickstarter as well as pro tips for your startup campaign.