Gerard Chan

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5 Challenges of Being the First to Market

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re building a product or service people are familiar with, your biggest challenge is competing for market share against established giants. However, if you have a brand new idea, you have taller obstacles to overcome: You …

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25 Ways to Make Your First Online Sale

23 min read<p>This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>As an online merchant, making your first sale is as symbolic as it is necessary.<p>Completing the first sale sounds straightforward enough, yet the optimism and reassurance it brings can make it the biggest turning point in the life of your …

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29 Free Internet Tools To Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Aren’t shortcuts just the best?<p>While everyone else takes the long way, you and your shortcut get to breeze right through, skipping a few steps and feeling pretty smart doing it.<p>Finding a good marketing shortcut feels especially great, considering all …

How To Turn Your Online Visitors Into Customers Without Them Even Knowing

Have you heard about Perfect Audience’s email remarketing tool?<p>Have you seen an AdRoll remarketing campaign implemented?<p><b>Is there a light bulb turning</b> …

The internet is fucked (but we can fix it)

(but we can fix it)<p>Here’s a simple truth: the internet has radically changed the world. Over the course of the past 20 years, the idea of networking all the world’s computers has gone from a research science pipe dream to a necessary condition of economic and social development, from government and …

Why every digital marketing agency should try running their own sex shop

"You did what!?"<p>In mid 2012, me and the team at Wolfgang Digital decided it would be a great idea to become our own customer. The plan was to open our own online store and "hire" ourselves to market it, giving us a chance to view our work from a fresh perspective.<p>The objectives of the "be our own …