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A month with Twitter promote mode. Never again.

In 2017 Twitter launched their new $99 a month “promote mode” paid advertising feature which automated the promotion of your Tweets. Is it worth the money? Probably not… I was excited when Twitter launched promote mode. I hate messing around with ads, I just want the content I produce to be seen by relevant people. […] Continue Reading

How crowdfunding makes it easy to hit the jackpot

A crowdfunding campaign is a great way to test the market and launch a product on a small budget without risking your financial stability. In 2016 I launched my first crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter and raised around £170,000 for the H1 dive watch without spending a penny on advertising. Ignoring product prototyping costs (which are completely […] Continue Reading

Everyday Excellent: The razor that will change how you shave

Everyday excellent is series of posts in which I find the best affordable everyday products. Hamtun is my attempt to bring affordable high quality watches to you, and in this series I will explore the best sensibly priced products in a whole range of other industries. I’m not the hairiest guy as you can probably […] Continue Reading

Using MissingLettr to increase blog readership

Keeping blog posts fresh on social media is a great way of building extra traffic from older content. MissingLettr can automate a lot of that work for you. You know the feeling. You’ve written a great blog post and shared it on social media and it’s done OK. But then, as you write more and […] Continue Reading

How can I help you?

I’ve got so much I want to talk about, but I don’t want to make it all about me! Tell me what you’re waiting for… There are 100 draft posts in the backend of rssdvs.com at the moment. Each of them is just a title and rough outline, so it’s going to take me at […] Continue Reading

Interview with Joshua Flagg of WatchItAllAbout.com

Joshua Flagg is a UK based watch reviewer and owner/editor of WatchItAllAbout.com. Watches are a big deal on Kickstarter, so he’s seen more than his fair share of campaigns over the years. He’s reviewed a couple of my products, so when I started putting this site together I asked if he’d mind answering a few questions […] Continue Reading