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Key SEO Activities You Should Automate (with Recommended Tools)

Key SEO Activities You Should Automate (with Recommended Tools)

Tips and Tools
Who doesn’t want to show up on the first page of Google? After all, when the average person is looking for a solution to their problem, they will typically perform a search and click on the top results that appear on the first page. Therefore, many businesses invest an extraordinary amount of time and money into reaching one of the top coveted positions on the Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs) for their desired keywords. Earning yourself a prominent place in the SERPs requires lots of hard work. You need to plan your every step strategically, as well as constantly keep pace with the industry changes and monitor your site’s performance. And, no matter how knowledgeable and experienced you are, doing SEO manually may be overwhelming for you. Fortunately, there are…
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Why You Should Create A Separate Business Instagram Profile

Why You Should Create A Separate Business Instagram Profile

Social Media
Instagram has made it really, really easy to create separate business and individual profiles on the platform.  And you – as the smart and savvy business owner, entrepreneur, and marketer that you are – would have to be absolutely CRAZY not to take advantage of this opportunity. There are plenty of benefits to setting up a separate business Instagram profile, and in this quick guide we are going to hit the really important ones. By the time you’re done with this information you’ll know beyond a shadow of a doubt that you must create separate accounts, today.   Why You Should Create A Separate Business Instagram Profile     Reason 1: Keep work and play separate The number one reason to create a separate business Instagram profile is to effortlessly…
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What To Post On Social Media [Infographic]

What To Post On Social Media [Infographic]

Social Media
One of the most confusing aspects of social media revolves around content. People can figure out how to set up and complete a profile, but when it's time to actually post content, many business owners are like a deer in headlights. Completely stumped and scared to screw up. So they either neglect posting at all, or they'll post about their own products and services in a constant pitch fest. That is of course, unless they hire a Social Media Manager to figure it all out. The Challenge: What To Post On Social Media When prompted, the question is a seemingly simple one: What am I supposed to post on social media? This is a simple question that many entrepreneurs have. There are plenty of folks who will not admit that…
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Your Guide to Instagram Influencer Marketing

Your Guide to Instagram Influencer Marketing

Social Media
You know the power of Instagram. Over 500,000,000 people use Instagram, and over 200,000,000 users upload photos and videos on a daily basis.  Social media has introduced the world to a new approach to advertising.  Enter: Instagram influencer marketing. Instagram followers have the opportunity to interact with their favorite influencers in a revolutionary way.  Imagine being able to harness the power of those millions of connections around the world to promote your product or service! Why include Instagram influencers in your advertising campaign? Instagram influencer marketing is a simple, affordable and powerful way to reach your customer base on social media.  The fans can follow the influencers through their daily lives.  Trips to the beautiful beach, martinis at the bar with friends, or a gorgeous new Prada bag – all sorts…
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5 Ways Amazing Content Boosts Visitor Retention

5 Ways Amazing Content Boosts Visitor Retention

Marketing Strategy
Every 21st-century business should have a website and a comprehensive digital marketing strategy to set it apart from the rest of the competition. We live in a digital world, with the bulk of the world’s population browsing the web every day, in search of relevant brands, stories, products, and services. Failing to communicate with your online audience would be a terrible waste of your brand’s potential. However, the key to long-term success in any industry is not just about being online. It’s really about building an amazing online presence that will propel your brand towards digital superstardom. This may not be an easy task, but with a solid content strategy in hand, you just might have a fighting chance. 5 Ways Amazing Content Boosts Visitor Retention Content is the lifeblood of your…
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How to Use Social Media to Boost SEO

How to Use Social Media to Boost SEO

Social Media
The story about SEO and social networks is being constantly altered. In 2010, Danny Sullivan talked to Bing and Google that confirmed that they were using social signals as a ranking factor. Back then, Google’s former head of web spam, Matt Cutts, agreed with Sullivan in one of his videos. However, in 2014, Cutts claimed the opposite, emphasizing that social activity is not a ranking factor. This statement has been recently confirmed by a Google Webmaster Trends Analyst, Garry. Simply put, social signals are definitely not a ranking factor. At least not for now. Still, social media marketing has remained an immensely important piece of the puzzle called SEO. Even though these channels cannot directly impact your rankings, there is a clear, indirect correlation between these two vital elements of…
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The Art of Storytelling with Social Media Stories

The Art of Storytelling with Social Media Stories

Social Media
Storytelling has always been popular, particularly when it comes to marketing. However, stories have emerged as an amazing strategy to use as a part of your social media marketing. If you want to attract more business with social media stories, incorporate more visuals, interact with your target market, and meet your business goals you’re about to learn how. The Attraction of Social Media Stories Are you having trouble figuring out why your audience is so intrigued with the more visual “social media story” sites and apps? Does it just seem like a bunch of images without much info, to you? You are not alone! Here is a brief rundown of what many audiences like about social media stories, in addition to valuable information. Whole stories can be consumed in seconds. Stories with…
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Failure to Launch: What’s Holding You Back?

Failure to Launch: What’s Holding You Back?

Marketing Strategy
Amanda had several e-books, smart reports, and e-courses sitting on her hard drive. Each project was “almost” ready to launch. She would go to networking conferences and attend webinars. She would tell the other attendees about her projects and she even had several people interested in them. But a year later, she was still in the EXACT same place. She never launched anything. Maybe you can relate to Amanda. You have a hard drive filled with projects you haven’t launched. You’re an awesome dreamer, creator, and doer. But you’re still not putting yourself out there. You’re hiding your best work from the world and it’s time for a change. To start launching your products, you first have to understand what’s been holding you back. Here are the most common reasons why…
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