Miles Burke

Startups, digital marketing, small business & more.

Building a Side Project on Limited Time

A while back, I did a series of posts on why you didn’t need a lot of money when building a side project. This time, let me take you through why you don’t need a lot of time. If you… Continue Reading →

Find a Domain Name for Your Side Hustle with Existing SEO Benefits

You’ve come up with an idea for a side hustle or startup, and now you’re on the hunt for a domain. Rather than just brainstorming one and registering it, let me show you a little known trick to end up… Continue Reading →

Successful Blogging: How & Why We Grew 6Q Blog to 2.5m Readers / Year

I had the honour of delivering the opening speech at Edge of the Web 2019 on the Gold Coast, Queensland. On the day, I talked about the lessons creating an inbound marketing channel, with the 6Q blog. Below is my… Continue Reading →

Australian 2019 Election: How the Parties Are Performing on Social Media

Social media in politics has been big for some time. This year, the still-yet-to-be-called 2019 Australian Election will be impacted by social media more than ever before. Parties are going in to social media at a rate not seen in… Continue Reading →

How I Re-Promote Blog Posts on Social Media

The secret to getting the most value from your content marketing is to keep re-promoting those articles that aren’t time sensitive. In this article, I explain how I re-promote blog posts on social media to attract new visitors and how… Continue Reading →

Australian Digital, Marketing & Startup Conferences 2019

2019 is shaping up to be a fantastic year for conferences in Australia, with plenty of digital/web, marketing and startup large events to attend. See my curated list, sorted by month below. Conferences such as these can be a great… Continue Reading →

I Sold My Side Project for 1600% in 13 Months

For all of those people who have asked me, with my long gap in blogging, what happened with my $99 side project, yes I sold it at the start of 2018, less than 13 months after starting it, for a… Continue Reading →

A Simple Semi-Automated Sales Process for Small Teams

If you are an established small business or startup, and have a need for some simple sales or outreach process, here’s a semi-automated method for genuine engagement. We get new trial customers signing up to 6Q most days of the… Continue Reading →

15 Lessons from 15 Years of Digital Agency Management

This week marks fifteen years of running my digital marketing agency. Back in the golden era of October 2002, I struck out on my own, setting up a little desk in a cluttered spare room of my home. A few… Continue Reading →

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