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ETX Capital Review (March 2016: Claim Up to £3,750 Bonus!)

ETX Capital Review (March 2016: Claim Up to £3,750 Bonus!) | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
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19 Effortless Ways to Write Amazing Headlines

19 Effortless Ways to Write Amazing Headlines | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
“Five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.” —David Ogilvy Over the years, the function of the headline has evolved. In the days of print it served the purpose of catching the eye. Then a... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/writing-great-headlines/
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How to Start a Blog That Gets 100,000’s of Readers

Over the past six years, I’ve started two blogs that have grown to attract hundreds of thousands of readers – this one, and The Musician’s Guide. I’ve also helped a dozen or so businesses develop their blogs to reach six or seven figure audiences. http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/start-blog-attracts-100000s-readers/
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How to Build a Website using Wordpress, Wix or Shopify

How to Build a Website using Wordpress, Wix or Shopify | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
Having built and marketed hundreds of websites for over ten years now, I’m often asked what is the best, cheapest, or fastest platform to build a website. As many of the other guides that are online have become quite outdated, I thought I’d write this guide to walk through how to build a web... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/how-to-build-website-using-wordpress-wix-shopify/
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The Ultimate Startup Marketing Strategy

Two fundamental truths exist when marketing a startup. One is that a great product alone is not enough to succeed. The other is that no amount of marketing will make a crap product gain a mass audience. http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/ultimate-startup-marketing-strategy/
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Venture Harbour Turns One & Wins an Award at the UK Search Awards!

Venture Harbour Turns One & Wins an Award at the UK Search Awards! | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
Last night was a very special occasion for Venture Harbour. Not only did it mark one year since Venture Harbour was incorporated, but I also won the award for “Young Search Professional of the Year” at The UK Search Awards. Aisha, myself, and Andy (photo-bombing)! Accepting the... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/venture-harbour-turns-one-year-old-wins-award/
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We’re Hiring! Join Venture Harbour as Our Head of Business Development

We’re Hiring! Join Venture Harbour as Our Head of Business Development | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
Since launching Venture Harbour last November, things have certainly been busy around here. We’ve spoken at events in Iceland and the south of France, built up a portfolio of wonderful clients, and even had a bit of time left over to find ourselves a lovely new office right on the seafront near B... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/were-hiring-join-venture-harbour-as-our-head-of-business-development/
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Recovering from the Google Penguin Update

Recovering from the Google Penguin Update | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
As we all know, Google like to spin their algorithmic Wheel of Fortune every once in a while to remind us that nobody is safe from the search engine wrath. In an effort to deliver the best possible search results to their users, Google’s team of experts often shake things up to stop people... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/how-to-recover-from-google-penguin-update/
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Survey: How Important is Content Marketing to Music Companies?

Survey: How Important is Content Marketing to Music Companies? | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
In a few weeks, we’ll be publishing our first white paper, which features insights on what sets apart high performing digital content (that generates many shares, links, and impressions) from mediocre content in the music industry. We’ve looked at over 15,000 pieces of content in our... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/content-marketing-in-the-music-industry-survey/
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Visualising Networks: Who Influences Who in the Music Industry

Visualising Networks: Who Influences Who in the Music Industry | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
Something strange happened in Iceland at RIMC. About half way through his talk on networks, Matt Roberts from Linkdex analysed the ‘network’ of speakers at the conference to identify ‘who he should take for lunch’ i.e. who was the most influential speaker who he... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/who-influences-who-in-the-music-industry/
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11 Essential Tips for Mobile App Marketing

11 Essential Tips for Mobile App Marketing | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
There are over 800,000 apps available in the app store. The bar for standing out is exceptionally high, which is why it’s fundamental for mobile app developers and entrepreneurs to have a strong mobile app marketing strategy. Here are 11 tips for marketing your app online. #1 App Store O... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/11-essential-tips-for-mobile-app-marketing/
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5 Ways to Improve How You Use Data for Social Marketing

5 Ways to Improve How You Use Data for Social Marketing | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
William Edwards-Demming, the renowned American statistician, is famous for saying “You can’t manage what you can’t measure.” What he’s less known for saying is that “the most important things cannot be measured.” When it comes to marketing your brand on social media, data certainly has the poten... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/5-ways-to-improve-how-you-use-data-for-social-marketing/
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How We Increased Signups by 543% for Fandistro Using Facebook Ads

How We Increased Signups by 543% for Fandistro Using Facebook Ads | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
FanDistro is an innovative music promotion platform that rewards fans for sharing an artist’s music by making charitable donations in the fan’s name. The platform was already gaining traction, with many high profile artists using their service, and industry recognition, including... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/case-study-how-we-increased-fandistros-signups-by-543/
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12 Best High-Converting Lead Generation Forms

12 Best High-Converting Lead Generation Forms | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
Looking for design inspiration to increase your form conversion rates? Below are 12 of the best lead capture forms I’ve seen on the web, along with a deconstruction of the psychological / design tactics that make them high-converting. To kick off, let’s start with one of the best converting for... https://www.ventureharbour.com/high-converting-lead-generation-forms/
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Doing vs. planning and reporting: The analysis paralysis of digital marketing

Doing vs. planning and reporting: The analysis paralysis of digital marketing | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
“Ten minutes of planning saves one hour in execution”  Sometimes. Numerous times in my career i’ve reached a sour point at the end of a project where it was clear that I/we spent too much time planning, reporting, or sat in meetings, and not enough time doing. Take this for ... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/doing-vs-planning-reporting/
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109 Beautiful Premium Responsive Wordpress Themes

109 Beautiful Premium Responsive Wordpress Themes | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
There are thousands of great WordPress themes out there, but finding one that’s perfect always seems to be a challenge. When searching for a theme, I expect it to be responsive for mobile and tablet, SEO friendly, fast, and easy to modify. While some free WordPress themes do all of this, most d... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/premium-responsive-wordpress-themes/
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Need a Music Copywriter? Meet VEN

Need a Music Copywriter? Meet VEN | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
In a report that we recently published with Midem, we discovered that the 64 music industry executives we interviewed collectively spent over £1.9m on content marketing per year, and that this number is increasing. This represented a challenge at Venture Harbour. As a digital marketing agency ... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/need-music-copywriter-meet-ven/
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32 Great Quotes From Advertising & Marketing Experts

32 Great Quotes From Advertising & Marketing Experts | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
“Only a fool learns from his own mistakes. The wise man learns from the mistakes of others” – Otto von Bismarck I find it amazing just how much wisdom we can freely absorb from the great minds of the marketing and advertising world. While it would take many lifetimes to learn what the Ogi... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/great-quotes-advertising-marketing-experts/
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17 Tips For Marketing Films & TV Shows Online

17 Tips For Marketing Films & TV Shows Online | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
Over the past few weeks I’ve had a number of conversations with people involved in film & TV marketing about how best to use social media to virally promote movies and TV series online. There are a few things unique about marketing films and TV shows. Timing is incredibly important – ... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/ultimate-guide-marketing-films-tv-shows-online/
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Panda Recovery: A Guide to Recovering Google's Panda Update

Panda Recovery: A Guide to Recovering Google's Panda Update | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
Over the past two years, I’ve worked on about five projects where a company has come to me or Venture Harbour after being hit either by Google’s Panda or Penguin update. I also had one of my own side project websites get hit. Out of these 5-6 cases, three have recovered. One is still in the pro... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/panda-recovery-a-guide-to-recovering-googles-panda-update/
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The Importance of Social Media for SEO

The Importance of Social Media for SEO | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
It’s no secret that to convince Google that your site is worthy of being shown at the top of the search results – backlinks are one of your best friends.  In time gone by, this could be achieved quite easily and in a relatively short turnaround (though Marcus proved that ... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/the-importance-of-social-media/
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21 White Paper Marketing Tips

21 White Paper Marketing Tips | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
When it comes to B2B content marketing, case studies and white papers are usually one of the most effective ways of attracting interest from potential customers online. But how do you market them to drive more downloads? Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working on one of our whitepapers, and i... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/21-white-paper-marketing-tips/
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The Anatomy of Creating a Great Infographic

The Anatomy of Creating a Great Infographic | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
There are speculations that infographics are losing their effectiveness in content marketing. Despite making these speculations myself several years ago, I have to disagree and eat my words – infographics are here to stay. As a means of visual communication, infographics have been around... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/the-anatomy-of-creating-a-great-infographic/
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9 Tips When Choosing an Internet Marketing Company

9 Tips When Choosing an Internet Marketing Company | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
When it comes to choosing an Internet marketing company to work with, there are a few things you should consider to ensure that you don’t end up ‘agency hopping’ every six months. Note: As the owner of Venture Harbour (an Internet marketing company) I clearly have some bias, but these tips are t... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/9-tips-when-choosing-an-internet-marketing-company/
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We've Launched Music Job Board: A Job Board for the Music Industry

We've Launched Music Job Board: A Job Board for the Music Industry | Venture Harbour | Scoop.it
This afternoon we hit the big red launch button on an exciting new side project called MusicJobBoard.com – which as it says on the tin, is a job board for the music industry. “Another job board!?” let me explain this one. There’s certainly no shortage of job boards, nor... http://04f.537.myftpupload.com/weve-launched-musicjobboard-com-a-job-board-for-the-music-industry/
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