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 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

Joshua Flagg is a UK based watch reviewer and owner/editor of 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