Christopher Lee Grouge

28 Flips | 4 Magazines | 1 Follower | @cgweb20 | Interest: Personal Growth, Entrepreneur, Startup, Marketing & Design.

5 Steps to Get Massive Engagement With Your Visual Content

There’s no denying the power of visual content.From Facebook to Twitter, Pinterest and Google Plus – visual marketing has taken the online world by …

The Power of Research: How We Grew The Canva Blog’s Traffic By 226.47%

What do you do when you start a blog?<p>Most people jump right in. They choose a theme, browse around for awesome plugins, set up Mailchimp and do all …

What your word-of-mouth marketing is missing

Prev.<p>[Title for Previous Page]<p>Next<p>[Title for Next Page]<p>May 13, 2015<p>VIEW SINGLE PAGE<p>Today, businesses and consumers alike are big believers in the …

Seven Ways To Own Your Online Reputation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>It’s a well-known fact that people are more likely to tell their social circles about a negative experience than a positive one- bad news travels …

The Secret to Winning Customers and Growing Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Peter Drucker, the father of modern management, said, “Because the purpose of business is to create a customer, the business enterprise has two – and only two – basic functions: marketing and innovation. Marketing and innovation produce …

Social Advertising: Are You Adding Value or Just Begging For Attention?

Poor advertising practices and malicious ads have existed on the internet for well over a decade. Years ago sites were plagued by flashing, vibrating …

How To Successfully Start Your Own Online Business

Jess Levin of Carats & Cake shares how to make it as a female entrepreneur in the digital age.<p>In the digital age of blogging, online services and budding e-commerce sites, there's an endless sea of opportunity waiting to be discovered on the internet for the next generation of entrepreneurs. When …

Business Strategy

Slash Social Network Marketing Spend With Facebooks New Multi Product Ad

One company used Facebook Multi Product ads to help boost in store purchases of its famous cookies by reaching their targeted audience with their …

Using PPC Marketing to Make Content Go Viral

Last year around this time, I wrote a column showing marketers how you can move beyond newsjacking and actually <i>make</i> the news, instead.<p>Well, another …

Is Facebook Winning the Video Marketing War?

The war among social media juggernauts is no news; <i>Facebook</i>, <i>Twitter</i> and <i>Google+</i> have been battling for years to get the crown. We know who has won that.<p>…

The Young Professional's Guide to Sales

Scott Britton is a #1 best selling Amazon author, entrepreneur, and host of top 10 iTunes business podcast The Competitive Edge. He's spent the last …

Location, Location, Location – Using Mobile to Market to Today’s ‘Heads Down’ Consumer

The business of retail is as competitive as ever – whether you’re selling shoes, coffee, or cars, you’re fighting with a large group of competitors …

The Power of Storytelling in Social Media Marketing

What keeps you coming back to your favorite books, TV series or movies? A good story. Publishers and producers know this and have become masters at …

How To Hack Your Email For Growth

Often overlooked in favour of its younger, sexier cousins, email is still a powerhouse in its own right.<p>More than 90 percent of the world’s 2.4 billion email users checked their email at least once a day last year and received over 180 billion emails, according to vero. How are you going to make …

The Hottest Currency On The Internet (That You Probably Aren't Investing In)

With the simplicity of PayPal transaction buttons and simple-scripts installs to set up an entire eCommerce platform on your site, making money online is certainly one of the top entrepreneurial trends of the new century.<p>You don’t even have to be Mark Zuckerberg to make it happen.<p>As with any trend, …

The True Meaning of 'Entrepreneur'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You don’t need me to tell you that leadership and entrepreneurship are all the rage these days. It sort of makes sense since they go hand in hand: Entrepreneurs start businesses and leaders run them, right?<p>That’s what I used to think.<p>The …

The Budget-Friendly Content Marketing Plan for All Startups

<i>How small startup teams can knock content marketing out of the park.</i><p>By Sarah Landrum (Founder, Punched Clocks)<p>Trying to get ahead in a competitive …

The Single Worst Marketing Decision You Can Make

<i>This post has been excerpted from the best-seller</i> <i>Growth Hacker Marketing</i><i>. Starting immediately, author Ryan Holiday will be hosting an</i> <i>Ask Me Anything live on TNW Academy</i><i>.</i><p><i>Click the link to ask Ryan anything you want, and he’ll answer your questions in the afternoon EST on Thursday, April 2nd.</i><p><b>“Make</b> …

A Quick-Start Guide to Measuring Your Content Marketing Efforts - Copyblogger

Simply put, if you’re not measuring, you’re not marketing.<p>In fact, if you’re whipping up blog posts and infographics without business objectives, …

These Major Trends Are Changing Business as You Know It | Inc.com

The world has changed a lot in five years.<p>Who could have predicted the disruptive repercussions of the sharing economy? Or the domino effects LinkedIn and Twitter have had on B2B communication?<p>The world is moving fast, and the next five years promise to be an exciting ride.<p>Here are four trends that …

Defining Strategy, Implementation, and Execution

It is striking how much confusion there is between strategy, implementation, and execution. Is “strategy” a matter of making choices about where we want to go, where we play and how we win, of setting goals and actions, about how we create and capture economic value over time? Does it include …

5 Takeaways from Social Media Marketing World to Help Your Brand

With so many amazing social media experts under one roof at Social Media Marketing World, it's almost impossible NOT to come home with a pages full …

How to Improve Your Email Marketing With Social Media

Shares 12K<p>Want to know how to grow your email list?<p>Are you using social media to support your email list growth?<p>If you’re thinking of marketing …

David Fin Ties: Should Your Passion Become Your Business?

This week I spoke to millennial entrepreneur David Herzka, of Brooklyn, NY. About seven months ago Herzka was inspired by a friend returning home from Afghanistan when he realized the difficulty veterans face as they return from service and seek civilian jobs. He decided to turn his avid interest …