How to post on Instagram from your desktop (no 3rd party app needed)

To be able to post to Instagram from your desktop is probably one of the most requested features by marketers and influencers alike. Why? For so many reasons. For example: If you’re creating graphics especially for Instagram (the way we do) – having to transfer your images to your phone is annoying and time-consuming. If […]

Why some people think growth hacking is BS (and why it’s not)

In the last couple of years, growth hacking went from being the startup’s world golden boy to one of the most hated buzzwords around. It started with Intercom’s article from 2014 () and went on with articles such as “2016 is almost over, and growth hacking is still bullshit” from 3 years ago. But why […]

5 Tactics to find journalists and influencer’s email using Twitter

On the other hand, we denounce with righteous indignation and dislike men who are so beguiled and demoralized by the charms of pleasure of the moment, so blinded by desire, that they cannot foresee the pain and trouble that are bound to ensue; and equal blame belongs to those who fail in their duty through weakness

Growth Hacking Books: 12 books to start with

“What are the best books for startup growth hackers? ” Is one of the most common questions asked by aspiring growth hackers. Truth be told, is that there is no “one” book that you read and become a good growth hacker. To be more precise – there’s also no one skill that will qualify you […]

Monitor your competitor’s emails strategy with these 5 tools

It doesn’t matter what blog you’ll read it on or course you take – “Do a competitor analysis” is usually the number 3# checklist of any Marketing Strategy guide out there. Most of your competitor’s marketing effort is relatively easy to track because most it is public. Also, most marketing competitor analysis related content focuses […]

How To Find Real Twitter Engagement Opportunities Using This Simple Hack

Twitter Engagement

This post was origianly published on Roy Povarchik’s blog. This is going to be a short post, but you’re going to love it, bookmark it and show it to your friends, promise. Every marketer knows that getting tons of followers on Twitter in a nice challenge, but the real Everest, the real holy grail is […]

The one Instagram Stories Tactic that got us X5 organic leads.

Instagram can be great for lead gen if you use it right. Most marketers, for some reason, still live under the notion that Instagram is only for lifestyle loving millennials, while the truth is that it’s evolved much further than that. In the past few months we’ve started experimenting with a new method to get […]

Our marketing strategy for Q1 (Breakdown and logics)

Stardom Marketing Strategy Q1

Building your marketing strategy as a growth/content marketing agency can be frustrating. Why? Because you are familiar with all the options, strategies and funnels, you can create and take advantage of – but you also know you have to limit yourself to budget/team capacity, etc. There’s another aspect – being an agency and working with […]

How To Find Real Twitter Engagement Opportunities Using This Simple Hack

This is going to be a short post, but you’re going to love it, bookmark it and show it to your friends, promise. Every marketer knows that getting tons of followers on Twitter in a nice challenge, but the real Everest, the real holy grail is in your genuine engagement rates. Not the bots, not […]

I’m teaming up with Summurai to Launch Marketing Bits


Are you all sitting down? Well, you can now actually stand up. Walk around. Drive your car. Go to the gym – and still enjoy awesome content by top marketing and growth experts. Today, I’m happy to announce that we’re launching our new Soundcloud channel, debuting our first playlist: ‘Marketing bits.’

6 Basic Facebook Ads Tactics I hope you’ve applied by now

6 Basic Facebook ads

Before you dive into the post, I want to Introduce its writer. This is a guest post written by Victoria Greene. Victoria Greene is a brand consultant and writer for Victoria Ecommerce blog. If you’re a Facebook Ads manager, visit her blog to get some solid on how to make the most of your social […]

Growth Hacking Tools The ultimate list of (By Category and Price)

Growth Tools - Ultimate list

About 2 years ago, I’ve released an open spreadsheet called “The ultimate list of tools for growth hackers”. The post announcing the spreadsheet was shared over 1.2K times on social media and was referred to by some of the top growth and marketing blogs around the world. Even though so much time has passed since […]

Here’s the new Facebook Groups Cover Size (2017)

Just a month ago, Mark Zuckerburg took the stage to announce Facebook’s focus on communities, and Facebook groups as a part of it. As proof, only recently, Facebook groups have received tons of updates to its admin panel. You can read about these features later in the post if you want to stay up to […]

What I’ve learnt about community management from CMX Summit 2017

If you’re a community manager and have yet to hear about CMX Summit, you’re in a for a treat. For already avid fans – get ready to upgrade your community management skills. Just so we can all be on the same page, CMX is an organization with a mission to: Organize and equip a global movement of community […]

Double your PR results with this simple backlinks hack

What would you say if I told you, there’s a simple hack you can use to double your PR results, and your PR agency doesn’t even know it exists? This hack will 100% increase your chances of getting coverage for your startup’s next feature update or funding story. So, what do you say? Do you […]

How to grow your business using Instagram [Live Interview & insights]

Instagram is a social network not many businesses were able to figure out. Sure, it’s great for branding, but how do you get leads out of it? The two first rules of building your social strategy are : Be where your audience is at. Focus on your strengths. That’s what ‘Joy’s World’ founder, the guest […]

How to run your first successful Facebook Ads campaign (Resources included)

I’ve been avoiding managing paid Facebook campaigns for a long while now. Why? Because I feel that in the long run, content marketing & SEO are the best way to build brand reputation and traction. But with Facebook’s Organic reach declining on almost a monthly basis,  it’s time to admit that paid media is here […]

Why I’m starting a new blog (and leaving my old content behind)

Starting a new blog is intimidating, right? Grabbing attention, building readership, having to produce a lot of content to build trust on your new domain. It’s quite a challenge. My old blog brought me to where I am today, and I’m scared as hell to leave it behind. But that’s what I’m doing right now. […]

With Instagram Stories out, should I still use Snapchat for marketing?

Instagram stories have been with us now for almost a month, and everybody is dying to know – Is the new Instagram Stories the Snapchat killer or not? Should I stop marketing on Snapchat? Above all, I will start making my case to why Instagram’s “Snapchat-Copycat” is far from killing anything and why you should […]

How to Use Content Marketing Tactics to Increase Blog Traffic

Imagine you were at the dinner table talking about a topic you’re very passionate about. You shared everything you know, and you poured your heart and soul into your spiel. But no one was listening. They carried on having their own conversations, and you got no response. That sucks, doesn’t it? Same thing happens when […]

The 8 Essential Resources You Need for an Epic Launch on Product Hunt

If you run a startup and still haven’t heard of Product Hunt, it might be a good time to refresh your news sources. A successful product launch on Product Hunt can get you anything between 5,000 to 250,000 users and help you get the attention of the press, sometimes even better than your PR outreach.

9 Webinars To Help Sharpen Your Growth Hacking Skills

I love webinars. Webinars combine the appeal of a masterclass — private and personalized — with the learning style of a lecture. If, as a company, you’re not sure how webinars fit into your content strategy, you can see what 77 webinars have done for Kissmetrics. Basically, webinars are a great learning tool for marketers […]

The Ultimate List Of Tools For Growth Hackers [public Spreadsheet]

Ever since growth hacking became a ‘thing,’ the Internet has been overloaded with endless lists of growth hacking tools. After “How can I learn to be a growth hacker?” or “What are the best resources for growth hackers? ;”, “What tools growth hackers use” is the most commonly-searched query. On a day-to-day basis, beside having the right […]

Instagram Layout: 4 Ways To Use Instagram’s New App For Your Marketing

Just a couple of days ago, Instagram announced their latest iPhone app called ‘Layout’. On their blog, Instagram describe ‘Layout’ as an app that: “lets you easily combine multiple photos into a single image. It’s fun, it’s simple and it gives you a new way to flex your creativity.’ While Instagram are definitely not the […]

How To Get The First 1,000 Users For Your Startup

“How can I get my first 1,000 users?” Is one of the most popular questions I get asked whenever I do consultations or meet a new client. Last week, specially for Ledel’s FlyBudapest conference, I teamed up with (the amazing!) Ben Lang to answer that question.

These 4 Tips Will Help You Increase Your Referral Program Share Rate By 3.6% Instantly

Referral programs, when done right, can be a powerful user acquisition channel. According to Friendbuy’s CEO, using referral programs can lower your Cost Per Acquisition to under $2 and sometimes even less than one dollar, which makes it a very desirable tactic to master. While in theory most referral programs sound like they should work brilliantly […]

Growth Hacking Resources: 56 Blogs You Should Follow To Stay On Top

How can I become a growth hacker? Is there a ‘growth hacking’ book or a growth hacking blog I should read? What are the best resources on Growth Hacking? These are some of the most heard of questions about growth hacking today. While I find it hard to give a definitive answer on how to start doing growth hacking, […]

11 Google Analytics Metrics Bloggers Should Track

Hi there. Let me ask you a question and, be totally honest with me, or even better, with yourself. Are you running a successful blog? If so, kudos! I’d love to know what you categorize as successful and learn as much from you as I can.   Most bloggers I encounter don’t know how to […]

How to compete with over a 1,000 blogs and win (including scripts and tools)

A week ago, I took part in AtomicReach’s Tweetchat.  AtomicReach has been hosting tweet chats regarding content and blogging for a while, and this time they invited me to be a guest on their chat and talk a little bit about my blog post,  ‘How To Make Your Content Marketing Stand Out In The Crowd’. One […]

3 little known hacks to get more leads using Reddit

Marketing on Reddit has been a big challenge for me to comprehend. Everyone kept telling me: if you’re doing content marketing and still haven’t tapped into the power of Reddit, then you are truly missing out. So I kept going. I would like to share with you 3 tricks that are currently working for me […]

How To Make Your Content Marketing Stand Out In The Crowd

Throughout the last 3 years, content marketing has gone from a methodology only advanced marketers know and use to one of the trendiest and overused buzzwords. Suddenly every marketer has a blog talking about marketing. Every brand that wants to get more visitor to their website and create awareness is creating link bait posts. So […]

3 Secret Content Distribution Techniques Only The Pros Know (part 1)

Creating engaging content is a two part job. First, you have to make sure you’re creating the right kind of content for your target audience, second, you have to make sure it reaches your target audience so they can engage with it.   The distribution part of content marketing is just as important as the […]

The 3 hacks that got SpringSled 138,790 users in less than 40 days

About two weeks ago I saw a friend’s post on Facebook promoting a new management tool called “SpringSled”. He posted a link saying – “Honestly I don’t know what this product is, but if you sign up using this link, I will get it for free for 12 months”. He even wrote a blog post […]

Are You Missing Out On These 3 Powerful Offline Referral Opportunities ?

The “word to mouth” method is probably one of the oldest and most desirable marketing forms that startups are aspiring to achieve. Having someone refer your product to a friend or colleague is the most valid test to know that your product is good and people love it. For new users, the “word to mouth” […]

The 7 steps of planning high converting landing pages

Landing pages and conversion optimization are some of the trendiest topics regarding growth hacking and customer acquisition / activation. There are tons of really great posts talking about the ‘anatomy of a converting landing page’, and articles breaking down the optimization process, but I haven’t read many posts that actually prepare you for the full process, […]

5 Ways to generate blockbuster blog post ideas using Twitter

To execute a great content marketing strategy, you have to produce a large amount of content that will resonate with your target audience, get their attention and their appreciation. While quality of content is always important, quantity plays a role too. So, the main question is – how can you come up with an endless […]

5 UX Resources That Will Help Growth Hackers Design Better Processes

This post might seem like eye candy for startup designers (and it is!), but it was actually written with non-designers startup founders, marketers, and growth hackers in mind – really for anyone that may be in charge of designing and creating the UX/UI experience for their own startup. At the early stages, founders and growth […]

Master Google Analytics For Growth Hackers From A-Z In Less Than 6 Hours

Google Analytics is a mandatory tool for any online marketer who takes himself (or herself) seriously. In order to be a good marketer, you have to know where your traffic is coming from, what content works best, take control over it, and fully understand your sales funnel and what people are doing on your website. A […]

The one tactic that will get you 1 million followers on Twitter

Hey you, come closer for a second. I have something really personal to tell you. It’s about your efforts to get more followers on Twitter and some of the misleading tips you’ve been hearing about how to get more of them. Lets keep this between us, OK? It’s a harsh truth, so if you have […]

The practical step-by-step guide to build the perfect elevator pitch in 5 days

Crafting an elevator pitch is critical for your startup and not only for the obvious reasons that might instinctively come to mind. If you read one or two ‘how to’ business articles in your lifetime, you know that a good elevator pitch is important to make a great quick impression on a random potential customer […]

11 must have WordPress Plugins that will supercharge your company’s blog

If you haven’t figured it out yet, blogging is a big deal when it comes to building a community around your startup, or even just improving SEO and getting more traffic to your site. Blogging is the best way to get traffic, market and establish thought leadership. As I see it, every new post you […]

How to choose the right social media platform for your startup

If you’re working on a startup then you probably don’t need anyone selling you social media. I mean, it’s 2013 and you probably already have Facebook or Twitter connect on your product by now. What most startups need help with is figuring out when to start using the different social platforms and how to choose […]