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The Instagram strategy for your SaaS company didn’t quite perform the way you wanted it to, did it? Many of us marketing managers produced the same results, implementing the same Instagram (IG) protocol. Post 3-4x per day S4S (or Share 4 Share) The follow/unfollow method Curate content from other profiles Run contests, etc, etc. Yet the overall result is the same. Yes, we can build our number of …

We could all use a little extra cash right? Supplements are not cheap and new workout gear can be damn ‘spensive! And you deserve it because you put in the time to look and feel good. But if you add in a family and other responsibilities… ...you can definitely feel the pinch. Matt Toman is a father of 2, a practitioner in the art of building bulk, and was looking for a way to monetize his massive…

How to Create a Landing Page to find the Next Dollar for Your Charity “Yes, technology is an exciting tool. But to move someone to action still requires a messenger, a message and a purpose”. -Derrick Feldman The world feels like it’s on fire (especially on Twitter). Hurricane destruction, refugees, water crisis, education crisis, abused animals, and the list goes on. You’re ready to get off the…

Originally published on Mashable Avoid the Pitfalls: Build a Business with Your Friend without Ripping Each Others’ Throats Out (The Extended Version) (Co-founders of Strikingly, in order of appearance: Teng Bao, Dafeng Guo, David Chen) “It is a bad idea to start a business with your best friend. It is also a terrible idea to start a business with your wife or your girlfriend. You will end up fr…

All Star Customer Success: The One Part of Your Business You’ve Been Neglecting We need to growth hack. We need to focus on our SEO to rank higher. Traffic. We need more traffic! Most brands spend THOUSANDS of hours, and dollars, looking to get more customers to use their product or service. Thinking that’s the end goal. But they’re forgetting something. It’s one thing to get new customers, but i…

Hail Mary Marketing MVP: How One Entrepeneur Threw Together A Last Minute Kickstarter Campaign, Raised 2X Their Goal, And Came To Market There are currently 229,921 Kickstarter Projects that have been unsuccessfully funded. Usually this is due to a lack of planning, promotions, or both. Brian Tam, and his creativity consulting firm, Let’s Make Great, were able to get their Kickstarter project, P…

How Tweaking Your Landing Page Can Result in Up To 300% More Sales (With Just 4 Simple Ideas) You have 6-8 seconds. Most people think just getting people to their store will result in an immediate sale, but it's usually not that easy. In reality, you have between 6-8 seconds for your new visitor to know: What you do Persuade them why your product or service matters And convince them you are the s…

Side Hustle Case Study: How A Mom Of Five Made $2,653 (In Recurring Revenue) With A New Side Project Today we're going to show you how a mom of five managed to create a thriving side business that generates $2,653 of recurring monthly income in less than 5 months. And she manage this despite: Having been let go from her job of 3 years Being a mom to 5 kids And with only a 300 Euro investment In t…

How We Build A Landing Page That Converts in Under an Hour Some of us can remember what it was like when we built our first landing page. We were terrible at it. Really…it was laughable. We were overthinking everything and googling questions like: What information should you have in your landing page? How the hell do you write copy? How to design a landing page? What exactly is a landing page fo…

22 Killer Outreach Emails That Worked “Outreach” is not “Broadcasting” - Tim Soulo from Ahrefs All online marketing campaigns are going to include email outreach to influencers, bloggers, or editors within publications. A well written outreach email can produce backlinks, new clients, exposure to a new audience, turn a dissatisfied customer into a super fan, and more! Unfortunately, most people …

Here are some data that might make you rethink/start to think about your mobile strategy. 1. Forbes: 10% of all internet traffic is mobile in June of 2012 (from only 1% in the end of 2009, 10 times in 2.5 years). Mobile traffic has already surpassed desktop in India. 2. Mashable: 21% of small business already have mobile optimized web presence by early 2011. Growing rapidly. 3. TechCrunch: Androi…

“To Steve Jobs, Simplicity was a religion. It was also a weapon.” – Ken Segall, co-writer of Apple’s Think Different Campaign (Steve Job’s Narrated Version) This quote of Leonardo da Vinci was never as precise as describing the ongoing design revolution in the Mobile Age. Although mobile brings more people online, you have much less time to do your sales. All data shows that the number of website…

We’ve just rolled out the ability to add “mobile actions” for Pro users. You can now let your viewers take action directly from their phone! Here’s what it looks like on a mobile view of ViralGains.com: The main navigation slides out on mobile as well: And here’s the same site on desktop and tablet. Or, just see it for yourself at viralgains.com!

Check out the new Minimal template we just released! We’re also announcing an upgrade of your online branding on Strikingly. Starting from April 16th 00:00 PST, the public links of your websites will be upgraded to use subdomains of Strikingly. For example, if your website’s URL is http://www.strikingly.com/mybrand… After the upgrade, it will become http://mybrand.strikingly.com. Do I have to d…

This is a first in a series of blog posts about Strikingly users. We’re having a chat with Sam Mazumdar, founder and CEO of Y Athletics. Learn about his background and how he got started with his activewear company, and of course, check out his Strikingly website here! 1. Can you tell us a bit about yourself? My name is Arbab Sam Mazumdar and I’m the founder and CEO of Y Athletics, a premium acti…

We think a lot about web trends here at Strikingly. When we try to predict the future, there are often more questions than answers. What will be the next big thing? Who will rule the world? What is the concept of time, even? Indeed, the answer to all these questions is not in the future, but in the past. Today we are announcing an ambitious new undertaking. A brand new product that will change th…