Danny Wong

Danny Wong

New York, NY
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I write abt marketing, media + tech

Danny Wong is the co-founder of Blank Label (@blanklabel), a luxury menswear company. He also does marketing at Shareaholic (@shareaholic), and is an infrequent writer.

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11 Lessons I Learned at Startups That Keep Me Up at Night ...

Being an entrepreneur is a frightening experience. You’re constantly faced with challenges that frequently put you on edge.
Here is a (relatively) short list of things that easily kept me up at night...

YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn Drive The Most Engaged Referrals

We spend a ton of time using social media. But what is our behavior post-click, when we actually interact with a link one of our friends shared socially?

How to Fix These 3 Bad Marketing Habits

We marketers sometimes don't always get it right.

We buy ad space on sites that look pretty. We giggle with glee when someone tweets about our product. We let out a victory cry when we are mentioned in the news. But often, marketers forget to ask the question: What will this do for our business?

Best Advice: Sell Today Before There Is No Tomorrow

The man pictured above, is one of many vendors in Istanbul's overwhelming Grand Bazaar.

It was an early summer morning, and the crowds were only starting to pour into the market. My friends and I were his among his first customers of the day....

10 Bold Strategies for Increasing the Click Factor

As a writer who, on a daily basis, competes with premium and traditional news outlets for readers’ time (oh, and Buzzfeed too), I’m keen to learn how I can get you to read and share my story.

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Content Marketing in 2013

Before we ring in the new year, we wanted to reflect on key trends in content marketing in 2013. Here are 25 of the best and the worst trends in content.

4 Tactics That Will Motivate Influencers To Share Your Content

Wouldn’t it be neat for a thought leader (or ten) to share something you wrote? Here are 4 clever tips to develop strong rapport and get them to share.

12 HUGE Content Marketing Predictions from Smart Business Owners and Managers

As you prepare for the new year (and finalize marketing strategy), here are 12 predictions from smart and successful marketers about content marketing in 2014.

Learn from My Mistakes: How to Choose the Right Business Partner

My career in startups started in high school, when I partnered with a handful of peers to build a user-submitted college admission statistics portal. A mouthful, I know.
We folded the business before sophomore year began....

8 Simple Strategies for Directing Content Creation

In order for a content team to be successful, managers need to learn how to effectively work with writers. Here are 8 tips for managing those relationships.

12 Ways to Drive More Readers to Your Content

So, you've built a blog, invested a grand amount of time (and money) in creating some of the best content in your niche -- these are, naturally, the best pieces you've ever written -- yet your analytics tools tell you yesterday your post received less than 100 unique visits.

That sucks. What am I doing wrong? What SHOULD I be doing?

11 Rules to Remember Before You Hit Publish

To help you craft content readers will care about, here is a list of 11 things you absolutely need to do before you hit 'publish'.

9 Content Marketing Tips from Savvy Biz Owners and Managers

At Shareaholic, we're constantly asking ourselves the question:

How can we get this content in front of the right readers?

The fact is, we don't have all the answers, but we strive to learn as much as we can, so we can help our audience be better at content distribution and marketing.

Why Your Startup's Competitors Help More Than Hurt

“A new company just launched and they’re encroaching in on our space.”

Sound familiar?

That’s the weary pang of insecurity and self-doubt. As an entrepreneur, oftentimes, the biggest obstacle in your life is you, not your competitors. To fret about every new company encroaching in on your space is entirely self-defeating. In fact, many times, having competitors is a good thing. Here are three reasons why...

How we used to do it: Remembering traditional media in a digital world - The Next Web

The world is evolving far too quickly for us to keep up with it. Formerly our main forms of entertainment were spending time with family and playing with the dog ...