Marketing Questions

Marketing is the process of communicating the value of a product or service to customers, for the purpose of influencing buyer behavior and/or precipitate behavioral change.

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In Google's post-penguin update, which is most important for startups to focus on: SEO, content marketing, branding or social media?

Which one of these should startups focus on for the most impact: SEO Content marketing Branding Social media marketing The biggest downside of focusing on SEO first is that almost every month...

asked Mar 29 '14 at 18:57
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Angelina Hall
2 points

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How do you measure effectiveness of content like white papers, e-books and case studies?

They take a lot of time and effort to create, but how do you know if customers actually look at them? And which parts?

asked Mar 28 '14 at 06:03
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Michael Feng
51 points

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Which lesser-used social media channels could trend this year for marketing?

In your opinion, which social media channel (except FB, Twitter, LinkedIn) could likely trend this year? For both B2B and B2C marketing.

asked Mar 24 '14 at 14:13
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Lawrence Farwell
47 points

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Factors that determine a quality link in link building?

What are things to look out for when considering the value of a link? What factors make a back link good or bad?The factors seem to change drastically every year. Here are some things that were...

asked Mar 25 '14 at 16:13
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Michael Trent
20 points

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I'm publishing a game on both App store and Google Play. How do I attract users after launch?

What are some of the most important things I should be doing after pushing games live to attract users?How did Flappy Bird get it's traction? All I've read in articles is that the game was live for...

asked Mar 20 '14 at 19:57
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Elizabeth Wilburn
25 points

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Jab Jab Jab Right Hook: your takeaways from the book?

If you've read the book Jab Jab Jab Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk, what are the key things you have learnt?I'm looking for actionable things that you would use in the real world.

asked Mar 17 '14 at 18:18
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John Bolden
15 points

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Using Instagram as a marketing channel?

What are some strategies to use Instagram as a marketing channel for your website?

asked Mar 10 '14 at 17:57
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Randy Juan
40 points

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Where can I find a commission only sales person?

I want to offer a particular video creation service -- one minute kinetic text videos with voiceover and music -- and have capacity to take 10 to 20 clients each month. The trouble is, as far as...

asked Mar 15 '14 at 23:38
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There Will Be Anything
6 points

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1.39K Views
Biggest mistake you made early on in your startup?

What was the biggest mistake you made during the first few months of your startup?

asked Mar 14 '14 at 22:01
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John Aquino
55 points

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Benchmarking religion: how to create a marketing strategy as good as people who invented religions?

At the risk of getting down-voted into oblivion by people who are religious...What can we learn about marketing from the way all religions were created?If you really think about, there is no...

asked Mar 13 '14 at 08:49
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Lisa Lawson
150 points

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Changing your startup's name?

How should I go about changing my startup's name? What are some things to keep in mind in terms of marketing and branding?

asked Mar 12 '14 at 08:13
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Robert Thompson
47 points

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3.19K Views
Marketing a start-up with zero marketing budget?

It's been 3 months since we launched our startup and it's has very little traction. What are some ways we can market it without using any money, just our time. Some things we have on the...

asked Feb 4 '14 at 21:50
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Bethany Myers
21 points

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Open source social media monitoring tools for agencies?

Are there any free or open source social media monitoring tools for a small agency? We just started the business so want to go with any free alternatives out there to bootstrap.

asked Mar 6 '14 at 05:29
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Gene Mc Gowan
45 points

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Facebook hashtags: Does it generate extra exposure?

Does using hashtags in your Facebook posts generate extra exposure? Does Facebook make use of the hashtag data in their search?Hashtags are more apparent in Twitter but their use on Facebook is...

asked Mar 3 '14 at 12:38
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Eli Medley
130 points

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Biggest issue for performance marketers on mobile?

What would you say is the biggest problem on mobile platforms for performance marketers? I'm looking to create a software solution for that market and would love to hear if you have any issues that...

asked Feb 21 '14 at 20:22
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Janet Crawford
30 points

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Why is social media marketing important and what does it really involve doing?

With all the constant buzz about social media marketing, what does someone working as a social media marketer do? Is the core to get likes / tweets on content or does it entail more than that?

asked Feb 13 '14 at 18:47
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User30119
6 points

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What part of your marketing efforts failed in 2013?

Would love to hear what things people tried last year that failed. And what are you planning on doing different in 2014? For me, it was Facebook ads. Their performance was abysmal.

asked Feb 11 '14 at 16:44
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Edward Marra
16 points

9 Votes
4 Answers
3.86K Views
How do you solve the "chicken and egg" problem?

There are two variants of the chicken-and-egg problem: When there are two distinct classes of participants in your business, e.g. buyers and sellers, but it is hard to attract one class without...

asked Mar 18 '10 at 14:51
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Joseph Turian
895 points

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Optimizing Facebook ad targeting: what are your strategies?

We have a limited budget to begin advertising on Facebook and from all the stuff I've read it looks like the key is filtering down the target audience to find profitable segments. What are some...

asked Feb 4 '14 at 16:39
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Clara
11 points

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Where do you go for naming resources help?

We are working on a site which will basically be an event directory/ aggregator for tech and business events, conferences, workshops, etc. Focused on tech events. We don't have the money to...

asked May 16 '10 at 12:08
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Jessica
11 points