Favorite Ads

Posted on July 20, 2017

https://youtu.be/h2caT4q4Nbs https://youtu.be/h81oiF7VIOw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2rFTbvwteo Yes, I know the first one is a student project, it still rules.

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Wouldn't it be nice if we didn't have to do any work and our accounts would just grow! Well I am here to tell you that you need to work! ...but you might not need to work as hard as you are right now. I have spent a lot of time balancing work and life as a student while working to grow the Hustle and Grind IG to 70K+ and being able to have it generate a decent profit. Hustle and Grind is a brand for the modern day hustler that I run ...

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Template Notes: New Modification

Posted on February 21, 2016

As I change this blog I want to keep notes on the fact I have modified it. On all posts there is a gallery just under the title that auto populates with any and all images used in the post unless you take the time to turn each image off. As we have established in my latest post on image creation for Instagram good developers are lazy. I made a minor modification to the css file of the site to stop displaying the slider making it so I ...

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We are going to talk about Evergreen content What is ever green content? It is decent, on brand content that doesn't reference current events, new methods, or recent posts you may have created. It is content that can be used any time to fill in the gaps and keep on peoples feeds. Sometimes you need some filler, it's the reason Roseanne put cornflakes in the meat loaf, yes that is a Roseanne references. BOOM! If you are a busy ...

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Took some time to clean my desk. A photo posted by Findlay Turtle Hilchie (@findlayhi) on Feb 10, 2016 at 11:53pm PST (See that third monitor, that is my simulated phone running while I do some light paperwork) Don't you hate the fact that you still have to pick up your phone to talk to your users. I mean sure, you can comment and you can do some limited activity on the browser version of instagram but we all know it ...

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So you want to get on instagram. You want to grow your followers, get engagement and start to put them into your sales funnel. We have been able to grow our account from 0 -60k in a short time line and have learned from some amazing accounts. Keep reading to find out how you can grow your account: Know Your Brand This goes to the core of all marketing but I find it really relevant on Instagram. The content you are pushing will have a ...

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Hello world! Seems fitting.

Posted on December 23, 2015

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing it all again because you broke it all! Default text seems appropriate for my rebuilding this blog, I put this up originally when I was the marketing guy at a tech startup and did it as fast as I could with the limited knowledge I had of the technology. This was why I didn't have a backup, I didn't even think of things like, now it has been drilled into ...

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On Awards, Competitions and Membership

Posted on December 22, 2015

Awards I will start this with a totally obvious brag that I won Fusion Halifax''s Innovation Award for 2013. That got me to thinking why I enjoy taking part in awards, we all like to be recognized for the things we do and even see how we stack up against our peers but that was never my reason. Awards are, to me, a way of gaining social proof in your industry and community. They look great to those who may choose to do business with you. ...

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Superfans

Posted on December 22, 2015

'Whatever you want to call them, be it power users or super fans, they all basically function as brand ambassadors who just don''t work for you. Super Fans make up a very small percentage of your customer or user base, just 1%. Then you have about 9% of users who interact with your brand, but don''t create things, and the remaining 90 are the “lurkers”; The ones that use your stuff but don''t care about it, or they do care, but just not ...

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do cool things also praise interns

Posted on December 22, 2015

I had a student email me recently, concerned that they would not have a job after 4 years of university. He was wondering how one goes about making sure they get hired, so I figured I would talk more about what I actually did during university besides just getting my degree. Networking (DUH) If you hadn't figured out that I was never going to stop telling you to network... well, Jesus, what is wrong with you. This is what I credit with ...

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