I’ve been doing some research lately, trying to find non-obvious marketing tactics and see how I can apply them to my business. Compiling this post took a lot of work, but I’m happy to finally share it with you today. The ideas themselves are something I’ve stolen from the likes of Neil Patel, Forbes magazine, Jeremy Clarkson, John Jantsch, and a bunch of other people.
A productivity tool does come handy. That’s for sure. But which one to use? This is the question we’ll answer today. Let’s have a look at all 5 tools, their strong and weak sides, their purpose, their level of simplicity, their ease of use, their feature-richness, their GTD-friendliness, and their (assumed) target group of users.
So the other day I got an email. After giving it a thorough 3-second examination, it went straight to my spam folder. Then after a couple of hours, I went back to see it again as it actually was one of the most out of place spam emails I received in a while. It was trying to sound like it was a personally crafted email by a real human who actually visited my site and then wrote the thing. But in the end, it was a lame attempt, mainly because of the topic of the email, which made it clear that the person was just sending mass emails. See for yourself.
So…social media. The holy grail of online business promotion, it seems. In practice, there’s not that much info regarding the actual effectiveness of social media. At least for the average (online) business. This is something Social Media Examiner decided to look into in their “2013 Social Media Marketing Industry Report.”