The 21 Best Content Curation Tools
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Curation can take a variety of forms: Weekly “best of” compilations (example: V3*Broadsuite blog ). The 20+ tools showcased here enable you to automatically find, source, search, store, organize, annotate, and/or share content from a wide range of publishers and social sources. Sample review: “One of the most important tools in a marketer’s tool belt is knowledge.
The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. The analytics tools built into social networks provide a bit more detail, though only within their own platforms. These tools can help you find out. Sample review: “Netvibes is a tool that even the biggest automation skeptics can get behind.
20 Expert LinkedIn Guides
JULY 7, 2014
LinkedIn has made dramatic changes to its platform over the past 18 months, making what was a rather plain but effective business networking tool into a content-rich, visually dynamic, more interactive professionally-focused social network. 7 Guides to Using LinkedIn for Career or Networking. Boost Your Brand’s Visibility With LinkedIn’s New Profile Features by Sprout Social.
Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
LinkedIn is firmly ensconced among the “big 3″ social networks for marketing and business purposes, and though its base of 80 million members is far smaller than the 600 million users of Facebook, its impact in B2B marketing is larger. According to recent research , 32% of B2B marketers use LinkedIn to generate leads, versus just 16% who do so on Facebook. Digg this!
55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
According to a HubSpot study, 71% of marketers viewed Twitter as a useful marketing tool last year, up from just 39% in 2009. ROI remains a contentious issue, but in at least a few areas best practices began to emerge. Discover the answers to these questions and more here in 55 of the best guides to social media strategies, tactics, tools and statistics of the past year.
Big Data is Buzzing, But Small Data Packs a Punch [Q&A]
Sales Intelligence View
MARCH 26, 2014
Rand: Yes, big data has been quite the buzz word out there, but we really need to recognize the value in small data too. As salespeople and marketers struggle with all of the new data tools, we need to better understand how the small data we’re using drives sales effectiveness. It is important to note that most vendors claim their data is the best. But it is now.
What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends
OCTOBER 13, 2010
A simple tool like Google Alerts would pick up most stray citations. The explosion of social media has led to a corresponding need for more sophisticated monitoring tools that can crawl the hundreds of social networking and bookmarking sites and millions of blogs across the globe. A rapidly proliferating collection of tools are being developed to meet the need. You can find a list of more than 150 social media monitoring tools here or close to 200 here , but—that can seem overwhelming. If I overlooked your favorite tool, leave a comment below. No more. UberVU.
Make Your CFO a Social Media Fan
Buzz Marketing for Technology
NOVEMBER 9, 2011
Social media definitely pays off, but you’ve got to focus on the approach not the tools. Social media definitely pays off, but you’ve got to focus on the approach not the tools. I don’t care whether you own a community or your rent one from a provider like LinkedIn Groups – but a community is a great place to create a social experience with your customer. Users.
Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010
JANUARY 12, 2011
Which online tools are most helpful for PR pros? Get the answers to all of these questions and more here in some of the best social PR guides, tips and tools of the past year. Interactive PR Guides, Tips and Tools. Public Relations: The best press release is no press release by MarketingSherpa. 5 successful marketers reveal their favorite public relations tools by Matt About Business. The tools, briefly reviewed, range from the obvious (e.g., Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far). Post on Google Buzz. ‘Loser.
Creating an Influencer B2B Marketing Strategy to Fuel your Local Buzz
Modern B2B Marketing
AUGUST 6, 2012
Influencer b2b marketing (as part of a wider international marketing plan ) is one method that can help you generate a local buzz in your new market. FindPeopleonPlus.com : FindPeopleonPlus is a similar tool to FollowerWonk. Tools like Klout and Kred attempt to assign a score of influence. You can do this pretty easily using a tool like TweetDeck.
28 of the Best Chrome Extensions for SEO, Productivity & More
DECEMBER 8, 2016
The Google Chrome web store offers a variety of different tools that help you be more productive with just one click. Please note: All of these are free tools, but some of the services that they work with have paid features or subscriptions, and those prices are included below. This tool provides an easy way to see how much engagement your content is generating. Social Media.
50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)
OCTOBER 5, 2010
71% of business users now say Twitter is a useful tool, up from 59% a year ago. So what are the best ways to use Twitter for business? Which tools are most helpful? You’ll find the answers to these questions and many more here in 50 of the best Twitter tools, posts, how-to guides and rants of 2010 so far. How-To Guides and Best Practices. Crabs.
The Best Sales Groups on LinkedIn
Sales Intelligence View
OCTOBER 17, 2011
LinkedIn has quickly become one of the most effective and business-savvy social networking sites. To help those in the sales industry, the following groups and channels are among the most influential and valuable on LinkedIn. Sales Best Practices. technology, software, strategy, social media, blogging, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and more. technology, software, strategy, social media, blogging, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Innovative Marketing, PR, Sales, Word-of-Mouth & Buzz Innovators. Description: Have you some Sales or Marketing skills?
What are the most reliable content channels to connect with customers?
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
I recently had a chance to hear entrepreneur and author Joe Pulizzi speak about his wonderful new book Content Inc and my mind was buzzing over some of the interesting new ideas he presented. ” The best content channels for reliable reach. So, when we attain that magical level, what are the very best ways to reliably reach those customers? LinkedIn connections.
Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010
JANUARY 17, 2011
Discover the answers to all of these questions and more here in more than 40 of the best resources for social media and marketing stats, facts and research of the past year. Social Media 3Q Update: Who Uses Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & MySpace? Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn continued to add users in the second half of 2010, albeit at a slower pace than in previous quarters.
8 Ways to Make LinkedIn Endorsements Work for You and Your Network
JANUARY 3, 2013
The question is not whether or not your give LinkedIn Endorsements a thumbs up or not: It’s about how you can best leverage them to benefit you and your network. LinkedIn Endorsements. Nothing in the history of LinkedIn has created so much “buzz” in the online community as this newest feature. LinkedIn Endorsements – The Outbound Approach.
LinkedIn Sales Prospecting Advice: 6 Ways to Touch the Untouchable on LinkedIn
APRIL 9, 2012
One of the biggest challenges in sales prospecting on LinkedIn is in how to find and contact those who are difficult to message through the site: The Untouchables. Luckily, LinkedIn offers several tools to aid in communication with your prospects. Despite the buzz about online social media marketing, B2B business is still often an offline social event.
33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far
AUGUST 28, 2012
What’s the best process for developing a social media marketing plan? Find the answers to those questions and many more here in almost three dozen of the best social media tips, how-to guides, lists and reports of 2012 so far. How much buzz do I have vs. competition/trend? • But the site is not of course, and shouldn’t be, a marketing tool. by MarketingProfs.
78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)
AUGUST 16, 2010
Here’s a modest contribution to help with that effort; more than six dozen of the best, most bookmark-able articles and blog posts about social media tactics, tools and strategies written so far this year, by leading writers like John Jantsch , Lori Dicker , Lee Odden , Lisa Barone , Jay Baer and many more. Todd Heim supplies a helpful guide to best practices for building a following on and generating traffic from social bookmarking sites like Digg, Reddit, Mixx and Propeller. Are you reaching your Best Customers through social media? Social Media Tools.
Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
Read on to learn how social media is changing PR, how pitching bloggers is different from traditional media outreach, how to optimize press releases for search and online distribution, which tools should be in your social PR toolbox and more here in some of the best articles and blog posts on social PR of 2010 so far. Specifically, 89% said they turn to blogs for story research, 65% to social media sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn, and 52% to microblogging services such as Twitter.” 10 Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master by Social Media Today.
39 More (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011
JANUARY 24, 2012
What are the best practices for sharing content on each major social network? Find the answers to these questions and more here in more than three dozen of the best social media guides, insights, rants and reports of the past year. How to Twitter and LinkedIn Boot Camp) in this intriguing collection of infographics. While certain aspects of social media have stabilized (e.g.,
The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today
OCTOBER 31, 2010
Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. I find it to be especially valuable and hassle-free for updating Twitter, Facebook, and LInkedin simultaneously. You've shared a slew of new tools I'm gonna check out.
8 (of the) Best Web Analytics Guides of 2010
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
Which tools and plugins are really useful for extending the capabilities of Google Analytics (GA)? Discover the answers to these questions and others here in eight of the best guides to web analytics of last year. Google Analytics Enhanced with SEO Site Tools by Wisdom IT Solutions. 30+ More Google Analytics Tools, Apps, Hacks, Tweaks and Other Resources by SEOptimise.
Best Website Design Guides and Tips of 2010
MARCH 3, 2011
Discover the answers to these questions along with a heavy dose of artistic inspiration here in 27 of the best website design guides, tips and insights of the past year. 8 Tools for Easily Creating a Mobile Version of Your Website by American Express OPEN Forum. 10 Excellent Tools for Testing Your Site on Mobile Devices by Six Revisions. Post on Google Buzz. Digg this!
Marketing Tools and Technology – How Does A Marketer Decide?
B2B Marketing Insider
JULY 28, 2011
So I asked some of the best marketing minds I know to tell us how they approach all the new technologies in the marketing landscape. It didn’t matter if previous social media ventures (Google Buzz and Wave) resulted in failure. . I think these tools have an analogy with transportation. Technology is becoming critical for marketers to remaining competitive. . Image Source.
Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
Find the answers to these questions and many more here in more than 40 of the best reports, studies, videos and other sources of social media, search, and other marketing facts and statistics of the past year. Twitter, Facebook And LinkedIn: Age, Ethnicity And Gender Of The Major Social Networks [STUDY] by All Twitter. Infographic: Social Media ROI Statistics by Digital Buzz.
27 Time-Saving Tools and Tricks to Be a More Productive Marketer
APRIL 10, 2013
We live in a world where inboxes buzz at 11pm and “busy” is the most common response to “How are you?” To reclaim precious minutes and hours in your schedule, you’re going to need a few good strategies, a collection of tools, and a liberal policy on office coffee consumption. Cheetah-Like Productivity Tools. Software is an overwhelmed marketer’s best friend. Timeboxing.
3 Web Tools to Make Money Online
Writing on the Web
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
I’m curious… what web tools could you absolutely not live without? Roboform stores them all for you, and is right there in your tool bar. Here are my top 3 tools: Roboform. I love the Headway Theme for WordPress, and also highly recommend the Scribe SEO tool. Obviously, of course, I promote KickStartCart , as the best, most comprehensive shopping cart and database management system on the planet. Please share the top 3 tools you couldn’t live without for doing business on the Web… Blog this on Blogger. Post on Google Buzz.
Looking for Surprises in the 2015 B2B Lead Generation Trend Report
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
This year’s B2B Lead Generation Report from Holger Schulze of the B2B Technology Marketing Group on LinkedIn was recently published, detailing key trends, best practices, and challenges for B2B marketing professionals. Meanwhile, just 17% indicated that “generating public relations and awareness buzz” was among their most challenging tasks.
11 LinkedIn Marketing Gems You're Missing Out On
FEBRUARY 15, 2012
We already know that LinkedIn is more effective at generating leads than Facebook or Twitter. The companies that turn these possibilities into realities are those who leverage all the little hidden marketing gems LinkedIn has to offer -- and there are a lot of them. LinkedIn Answers. LinkedIn Answers is a forum for people to ask and answer questions. LinkedIn Apps.
Best Email Marketing Tips, Tactics and Metrics of 2010
FEBRUARY 21, 2011
According to recent research , 92% of marketers consider email to be one of their “most important marketing tools” and 54% plan increased spending on it in the coming year. And as some of the posts below show, when integrated with social media tools, email becomes even more powerful. Use e-mail for what e-mail is best at! Post on Google Buzz. Share this on LinkedIn.
33 (of the) Best Marketing Strategy Guides and Insights of 2010
FEBRUARY 14, 2011
While you won’t find much in the way of “tips and tricks in this post, you will find guidance on answers to these big-picture marketing questions and more here in some the best marketing strategy guides and insights of the past year. 3 must-have marketing tools for small businesses by iMedia Connection. The Best TED Talks To Make Use Of Social Media by MakeUseOf.
36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010
JANUARY 10, 2011
Find out here in three dozen of the best Facebook marketing guides of last year—along with some interesting stats and even counterpoints from a few naysayers and holdouts. The 12 Best Ways To Customize Your Facebook Pages by TechCrunch. Using Facebook as a Strategic Marketing Channel by Green Buzz Agency. Best Facebook Marketing Tips and Guides of 2009. People are busy.
Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010
JANUARY 19, 2011
WPO is about capitalizing on these trends, so learn how to integrate your social media, search, SEM, content marketing and other interactive marketing and PR efforts to optimize your web presence here in some of the best articles and blog posts on (shhh! He also lists several tools to help track and monitor your brand reputation online. The best 159 social websites by Populair.
Best Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Get the answers to these questions and more here in some of the best guides to content marketing of the past year. White papers are a popular b2b marketing tool, but good ones are expensive to produce. A list of the best sites to submit articles to by Internet Marketing for Business Owners. Top 21: The Best Article Directory List by Friday Traffic Report. by Ink Rebels.
Best SEO Guides, Tips and Resources of 2010
JANUARY 26, 2011
Find the answers to those questions and many more here in more than two dozen of the best guides to SEO tips, strategies, techniques and tactics of the past year. The Art and Science of SEO Site Audits [Best of SEW 2010 #10] by Search Engine Watch. ** 5 Stars. Google Webmaster Tools and SEO. Beginner’s Guide to Google Webmaster Tools by KISS Metrics. Post on Google Buzz.
Best Google AdWords Tips and Tactics of 2010
JANUARY 28, 2011
Find the answers to those questions and more here in some of the best Google AdW0rds tips, tactics and techniques of the past year. She details five reasons why this tool is helpful for managing large AdWords campaigns, among them the ability to find and replace, copy and paste, and make bulk changes (such as changing max cpc bids for a group of keywords). Post on Google Buzz.