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Attended King Alfred's Community and Sports College
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Deconstructing How +Mashable  +ProBlogger  & +KISSmetrics  Reached Millions of Readers in Under 2 Years:

http://www.ventureharbour.com/6-popular-blogs-grew-millions-visitors-less-2-years/ 
Mashable, ProBlogger, and KISSmetrics didn’t reach millions by accident. Their founders had smart strategies. Here`s a deconstruction of how they did it.
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101 Conversion Rate Optimisation Tips, Tactics, and Techniques:

http://www.ventureharbour.com/101-conversion-rate-optimization-tips/
Struggling with conversion optimizion? We`ve got you covered. Here`s 101 conversion rate optimization tips that can explode your conversions today!
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Over the past few years i've migrated between quite a few email marketing tools (currently using a combination of Sendy.co & InfusionSoft). Here's an overview of some of the different options out there and what to consider.

http://www.ventureharbour.com/email-marketing-software-tools-one-best/
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The Definitive Web Hosting Guide:

http://www.ventureharbour.com/web-hosting-guide/
Choosing a web host? Read our guide on what to consider when choosing a web hosting company and use our survey to find the web host that's right for you.
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19 Effortless Ways to Improve Your Headlines Today:
http://www.ventureharbour.com/writing-great-headlines/
“Five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.” —
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So good to be back in Melbourne  I'd almost forgotten how much I love this place. Also arrived to find that an interview I did with The Guardian has just gone live. Not a bad day at all... 

www.theguardian.com/media-network-outbrain-partner-zone/outbrain-marcus-taylor-ventureharbour 
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Who knew a pigeon could cost $300,000?
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It is (scroll based) - the pigeons and expensive mushrooms are down there somewhere!
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Founder of Venture Harbour
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Online marketing, content marketing, social media, search marketing, seo, UX, conversion rate optimisation
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  • Venture Harbour
    Founder, 2012 - present
  • SEOptimise
    Head of Social Media, 2009 - 2012
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Founder of Venture Harbour
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Marcus Taylor is an award-winning entrepreneur from Oxford with a passion for online business, the music industry, and getting out of his comfort zone. In 2012 Marcus created the World’s first scientifically valid ‘comfort zone calculator’, which he later presented about at a TED event in Australia. 

Day-to-day Marcus runs Venture Harbour, a company that converges Marcus' passions to help brands within the music and entertainment industry grow their businesses online. Venture Harbour also manages a collection of Marcus' own projects including TheMusiciansGuide.co.uk, a website that helps over 300,000 musicians a year learn new ways to grow their fan base. 
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Skydived from 14,000ft over a lake-filled super volcano!
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  • King Alfred's Community and Sports College
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101 Most Luxurious Hotels & Retreats in the World
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QOSY - Discover Luxury & Designer Homeware
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QOSY is the new way to discover and buy luxury and designer homeware, furniture, and gifts.

7 of the Best Membership Plugins for WordPress - Venture Harbour
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Looking for the best WordPress membership plugin solution? We have you covered, with a detailed comparison of the top 7 WordPress membership

21 Wordpress Portfolio Themes for Designers, Writers, Artists, Photograp...
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Looking for a Wordpress portfolio theme to showcase your work? We`ve compiled 21 stunning portfolio themes for designers, writers, photograp

19 Simple Tips to Reduce Your Website’s Bounce Rate Today
www.ventureharbour.com

Bounce rate is a commonly misunderstood metric with negative connotations. When you understand what truly constitutes a ‘bounce’, it’s clear

Which Transactional Email Service is the Best? Mandrill vs. Sendgrid &am...
www.ventureharbour.com

A few weeks ago I was helping a client choose a transactional email system to enable them to send invoices, receipts, reminders, and notific

How Six Popular Blogs Grew to Millions of Visitors in Under 2 Years
www.ventureharbour.com

Mashable, ProBlogger, and KISSmetrics didn’t reach millions by accident. Their founders had smart strategies. Here`s a deconstruction of how

The Definitive Web Hosting Guide - Which Web Host is The Best?
www.ventureharbour.com

Choosing a web host? Read our guide on what to consider when choosing a web hosting company and use our survey to find the web host that's r

101 Conversion Rate Optimization Tips, Tactics, and Techniques
www.ventureharbour.com

Struggling with conversion optimizion? We`ve got you covered. Here`s 101 conversion rate optimization tips that can explode your conversions

Site Speed: 22 Tips, Tools, and Case Studies for Making Your Site Fast
www.ventureharbour.com

Amazon reported that for every 100 milliseconds they speed up their site, they see a 1% increase in revenue. Here are 22 tips for improving

How to Start a Blog That Gets 100,000s of Readers - Venture Harbour
www.ventureharbour.com

Over the past six years, I’ve started two blogs that have attracted 100,000's of readers. In this guide i'll show you how to start blog that

Outbrain rising stars Q&A – Marcus Taylor, VentureHarbour
www.theguardian.com

Marcus Taylor, founder of VentureHarbour, a digitial marketing agency for the entertainment industries, @MarcusATaylor on Twitter, shares hi

109 Beautiful Premium Responsive Wordpress Themes
www.ventureharbour.com

Here's our list of the best premium responsive Wordpress themes to download. All of these theme templates are fully responsive and mobile fr

FanDistro Music Platform to Accept Bitcoins
www.billboard.com

FanDistro, a marketing and sales platform for artists, announced it is accepting bitcoin as payment, becoming one of the first music platfor

How to Measure Content Effectiveness | Analytics Strategy | Social Media...
socialmediatoday.com

Without the right question to begin with, the analytics tool is irrelevant to a large degree.

Email Marketing Software / Services - Which One is the Best?
www.ventureharbour.com

Over the past five years, I’ve trialed close to a dozen email marketing tools for my various projects and clients. While there is no overall

The Ultimate Startup Marketing Strategy by Venture Harbour
www.ventureharbour.com

28 marketing lessons for rapid startup growth from multi award-winning entrepreneur and marketer, Marcus Taylor.

Why Most Band Marketing Fails
blog.fandistro.com

Why Most Band Marketing Fails This short article was written by Marcus Taylor, a musician & multi-award winning marketer. In 2013, Marcus wo

Great cafe. Hugo & Cameron are lovely and both make amazing coffee! -Marcus
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