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Danny Wong is an entrepreneur, marketer, writer, and NYC native. Over the past five years, he's had an on-and-off relationship with Boston, and prefers to think he's in NYC and Boston at the same time. He is a Bentley University alum, the co-founder of Blank Label (a luxury menswear company), and the lead marketer at Shareaholic.

Things Danny loves include cycling around Boston and Manhattan, handball (it's a NYC thing), racquetball, avocado smoothies, frozen yogurt, and running around Shanghai.

Danny has contributed writings to ReadWriteWeb, TheNextWeb and SearchEngineJournal. He loves to hear about anything new and interesting going on with technology, the web, marketing, and publishing, so feel free to reach out!

It's easy to connect when you follow him on Twitter.

Entries by Danny Wong

7 Unconventional Tactics That Sell Products and Win Customers

(0) Comments | Posted April 11, 2014 | 10:43 AM

Your best customers will buy your product any way you sell it. They'll even tolerate your minor flaws and are willing to give you a pass on any major mishaps.

But how can you "sell" new customers, more specifically, the large group of people who visit your business and leave...

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What's One Thing My Content Guidelines Should Cover? (Try 7)

(0) Comments | Posted March 15, 2014 | 10:35 AM

A successful blog begins with strong ground rules.

Although those rules are very much subject to change (and, of course, we all know that most rules are meant to be broken), it's worth creating a framework with which you and your writers can reference instead of giving them free-reign,...

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4 Foolproof Strategies for Convincing Industry Influencers to Share Your Content

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 9:56 PM

Wouldn't it be neat for a thought leader (or ten) to share something you wrote?

When we mentioned Ann Handley's book in a blog post, we tweeted the story and CCed her (@MarketingProfs). As a result, she RTed it to her 221,000+ followers.

Though that tweet didn't...

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11 Critical Content Creation Tips

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2014 | 10:09 AM

This is part three of an irregular series where we source insights from smart marketers to help you be better at content marketing. In case you missed the last two, here they are:
12 Tips for Better Content Distribution and 10 Content Marketers Reveal Their Secrets.

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12 Content Marketing Predictions That Are Bound to Happen

(0) Comments | Posted January 16, 2014 | 4:31 PM

What do you think 2014 has in-store for your business?

If you're a content marketer, this is a must-read.

As you finalize your content marketing strategy, here are 12 predictions we've gathered from smart and successful marketers about what you can expect from content marketing this year.

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Why Site Owners Should Quit Reddit

(2) Comments | Posted January 16, 2014 | 10:44 AM

This week, I published a data report which caused quite a bit of controversy.

Under the title "Reddit's 2013 Performance Was Incredible, But Questionable," the post began by introducing Reddit's 2012 and 2013 user metrics. The numbers revealed the social news...

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Facebook Drives Nearly 17 Percent of Overall Traffic for Publishers

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2013 | 4:31 PM

Last month, Facebook announced its first redesign of the Like and Share buttons believing the new buttons would increase social engagement among readers.

Data released Tuesday by Shareaholic, a discovery and sharing platform that helps sites promote their content, suggests they were right.

The Facebook Referrals Report analyzed 13...

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13 Startup Founders Share Their Secrets for Driving Pageviews from Facebook

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2013 | 11:29 AM

Last month, Twitter had a wildly successful IPO but a recent report from Shareaholic shows Facebook is really where it's at (at least for website owners).

The dominant social network, unsurprisingly, drives the most social traffic to websites. With well over 1 billion...

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12 Ways to Drive More Readers to Your Content

(2) Comments | Posted November 16, 2013 | 12:08 PM

This post originally appeared on the Shareaholic Content Marketing blog. This is part two of an irregular series where we enlist the collective experiences and intelligence of successful marketers to glean insights on how to be better at content marketing. p.s. the last one is

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Shareaholic Report: Organic Facebook Mobile Referrals Up 253 Percent

(0) Comments | Posted November 1, 2013 | 4:24 PM

A report released Thursday by Shareaholic, a maker of digital tools that help sites promote their content, tracked 200,000 publishers reaching 250 million people monthly to understand how it is that Facebook drives the most social referral traffic.

This is the second installment in

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9 Content Marketing Tips from Savvy Biz Owners and Managers

(2) Comments | Posted October 25, 2013 | 5:56 PM

Most of this post originally appeared on the Shareaholic blog. For more posts like this, subscribe here!

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...

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Chrome Used Twice as Often as Firefox, Safari and IE

(1) Comments | Posted October 24, 2013 | 4:03 PM

Thursday, Shareaholic, a maker of digital tools that help get content get distributed, discovered and shared across the web, released its Browser Share report with surprising findings.

Who is this report intended for?

- Site owners

- Publishers

- Programmers

- Digital marketers

Why care? Because it's worth...

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Shareaholic Report: Pinterest Drives 3x More Referrals than Twitter

(0) Comments | Posted October 18, 2013 | 12:13 PM

A report released Tuesday by Shareaholic, a maker of digital tools that help get content get distributed, discovered and shared across the web, tracked 200,000 publishers reaching 250 million people monthly to reveal referral traffic trends from eight of the largest social networks over the past...

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How Yahoo Can Save Itself

(6) Comments | Posted March 24, 2011 | 1:00 PM

After being seen as a repeated failure of a company over the past couple years, Yahoo may just yet redeem itself with its latest search engine update, Search Direct. While this reminds most Google users of one of the latest and biggest Google updates, Google Instant, with its...

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Why Facebook will Conquer E-Commerce

(0) Comments | Posted March 8, 2011 | 11:40 PM

After reading Business Insider's "Facebook E-Commerce Is Real, And We Have The Numbers To Prove It," you can't argue that Facebook's ability to conquer the world is inevitable. Of course, Amazon may try to squash them, but we'll just have to see about that.

With Facebook always being...

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When Tech Goes Wrong -- the Facebook Mistake

(2) Comments | Posted February 25, 2011 | 11:58 AM

It seems Facebook recently made a big boo-boo. It was to small business advertiser Joshua Niamehr's surprise to find an outrageous statement from Facebook about having an outstanding balance of more than $8.8 million for FB ads. First of all, I don't know many small businesses that even...

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The Less-Tangible ROI of Social Media

(0) Comments | Posted February 21, 2011 | 4:40 PM

When business people think about anything worth investing in, whether it be dollars or time, they usually only consider the dollar return-on-investment (ROI) amount that the project will produce. Simple metrics can usually be utilized in considering the potential ROI on campaigns, but for more complicated projects where ROI isn't...

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Diving Into the Technology Behind Content Creation

(0) Comments | Posted February 16, 2011 | 12:25 PM

Trying to understand a bit more about the tech world, its intricacies and its offerings, I decided to connect with Vikram Goyal, the tech genius behind DIY blogs CraftBits and CraftGossip. I was surprised to learn that the heavy burden of tech development lied mostly on...

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The 30 Most Underrated Innovations of 2010

(5) Comments | Posted January 18, 2011 | 12:15 PM

So now that 2010 is behind us and 2011 has a lot of exciting things in store, I wanted to take this time to reflect on the absolute best and most underrated innovations in 2010 that could use a bit more limelight.

Collaborating with influentials in the tech, social media,...

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No School, No Jobs -- Take the Leap With 20 Under 20!

(0) Comments | Posted December 21, 2010 | 6:42 PM

Co-founder of PayPal, Peter Thiel, is encouraging going cold turkey. Instead of fighting the war against drug addiction, the vice here is conservatism, being ordinary and taking the safe route in life.

The Thiel Foundation is now sponsoring the Thiel Fellowship, also known...

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