5 Takeaways From SXSW 2019
5 Takeaways From SXSW 2019

SXSW Interactive has evolved over the past decade that I have been going. For starters, I’ve watched ridesharing services come, go, and come back again, but it doesn’t seem to help the traffic situation either way. This year there were scooters on top of everything, which come with their own set of issues.

DTC Brands Doing Incredible Numbers on Shopify, Says COO
DTC Brands Doing Incredible Numbers on Shopify, Says COO

Direct to consumer brands are doing incredible numbers on Shopify, says Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein. He says that Kylie Jenner has generated almost a billion dollars in sales on the platform and many other influencers such as Kanye West, Drake, and most recently Tom Brady and also doing very well.

‘Ninja’ Tyler Blevins Could be First $10 Million a Year Fortnite Gamer
‘Ninja’ Tyler Blevins Could be First $10 Million a Year Fortnite Gamer

The best Fortnite player in the world, ‘Ninja’ Tyler Blevins, says he currently makes more than $500,000 a month and may just become the world’s first $10 million a year gamer.

How to Build a Content Marketing Strategy (And Stick to It)
How to Build a Content Marketing Strategy (And Stick to It)

The first step to developing a content marketing strategy is to determine your company’s objective. In other words, you’ll need to have an end goal.

5 Instagram Contest Ideas That Will Skyrocket Your Following
5 Instagram Contest Ideas That Will Skyrocket Your Following

Instagram is one of the most formidable social media platforms today. It now has over…

GaryVee: Everybody's So Over-Leveraged They Don't Have Businesses
GaryVee: Everybody’s So Over-Leveraged They Don’t Have Businesses

Gary Vaynerchuk says that startups are so over-leveraged that they don’t really have businesses, they have VC arbitrage machines for the next fundraising. He suggests to young VC funded entrepreneurs that they should realize this and actually build a business focused on profit, not just appeasing VC’s who have no vested interest in the business.

5 Social Media Tactics You Need to STOP Using (And What You Should Do Instead)
5 Social Media Tactics You Need to STOP Using (And What You Should Do Instead)

These days, it seems like everybody is using social media. You’d be hard-pressed to find…

How to get real followers for Instagram in 2018
How to get real followers for Instagram in 2018

With 25 million business profiles on Instagram, we’re living in a time where it is…

Pinterest Opens Up to Third Party Influencers
Pinterest Opens Up to Third Party Influencers

The move is part of Pinterest’s expanding Marketing Partners program. The company is adding a total of eight marketing platforms – AspirelQ, HYPR, Influence.co, IZEA, Klear, Mavrck, Obvious.ly, and Open Influence.

Should You Trust Influencers to Promote Your Brand? Consider These Problems First
Should You Trust Influencers to Promote Your Brand? Consider These Problems First

The majority of brands find that choosing the right metrics to use and measuring return on investment are the main challenges they face when it comes to influencer marketing.