BIZNOLOGY | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
[Google, Tools] 3 project management tools for your distributed business
Today, I will share the project management tools that I have used. It Basecamp was the first tool I chose back when I started Abraham Harrison, until my team mutinied and made me us Central Desktop , which I never cottoned to (note to self: look up “ assertiveness training dc ” on Google ). Basecamp. It works.
MARKETING ACTION | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
[Google, Tools] 5 Myths of Social Media Marketing
In fact, a recent study by Eccolo Media reported that B2B technology buyers found vendors through the same channels as B2C companies, with LinkedIn, Google+ and Facebook proving the most important and Twitter, Vimeo, Tumblr, and SlideShare of slightly less interest. Have you tied your social media efforts to a positive ROI? adult.
MADISONLOGIC B2B WHITE PAPERS | THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
[Google, Tools] Closing the Loop on Social Leads
With more than 750 million global users on Facebook and 460,000 new Twitter accounts added each day, your current and potential customers are very likely using social media. What’s more: Tweets and Facebook posts are indexed by search engines like Google. You can use a free tool like. Indeed, building and. So, as social. Answer.
B2B MARKETING INSIDER | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015
[Google, Tools] If You Blog And No One Reads It Does It Really Matter?
Use Google Ad Words tool or Hashtagify.me to find keyword and variations. Make sure not to over-stuff your blog post with keywords, since Google does not like that and it makes for an amateurish blog. Include keywords in your graphics’ descriptions and alt-tags to set up a picture-perfect search for Google. 5. Blog Copy.
MARKETING ACTION | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015
[Google, Tools] 15 Ways to Synchronize Social Media and Email Marketing
Announce your new emails in your Twitter feed, a Facebook update, and anywhere else you’ve got a social presence. Test Twitter’s lead generation cards. This image comes from a blog post on Twitter’s ad site, click the image to view the full article. The Equity Directory shared a link to a site in their Twitter feed.
HINGE MARKETING | TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015
[Google, Tools] AEC Firms: Your Website is One of the Most Important Things You’ll Build
Now, buyers turn to your website, Google, and social media for answers. How do you stack up in Google searches for relevant industry terms and keyword phrases relative to your competitors? Start where you’re strong and maximize the tools that you have. Don’t believe it? You’d better take a look at the research.
B2B MARKETING INSIDER | TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015
[Google, Tools] Blog More To Sell More
And, blogging is one key tool to help your personal strategy. TIP: Create a Twitter list of thought leaders or trade publications to quickly follow real-time trends. 5. Or, reach out to me on LinkedIn , Twitter or Google+. Blogging is an excellent selling strategy and platform to provide these insights. Content Marketin
HUBSPOT | TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015
[Google, Tools] 10 Signs Your CEO Has an Outdated View of Marketing
The vanity release serves no purpose whatsoever except to generate a Google Alert for a very small group of people who happen to have gone to the trouble to set up an alert for your company -- usually, the CEO and a few of your employees, investors, and competitors. However, it isn’t necessarily the CEO’s fault. Then track your stats. Uh-oh.
HINGE MARKETING | MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
[Google, Tools] Closing the Sale: Why the Best Firm Doesn’t Always Win
Most will look at your website, and any other information they find about your firm in a Google search. Join us on LinkedIn and Twitter for more marketing tips and strategies. This customized program will identify the most practical offline and online marketing tools your firm will need to gain new clients and reach new heights.
MODERN B2B MARKETING | MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
[Google, Tools] Data Talks! 2 Proven Lead Generation Tactics to Jump on Now
Content marketing has become a proven tool for consumer brands, but many marketers still hesitate, unsure if it will be effective for their business. Having a presence on social media can be another critical tool to establish your credibility and create a dialogue. Author: Sesame Mish Customers are the lifeblood of any business.
MARKETING ACTION | MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
[Google, Tools] Digital Marketing: The 7 Essential Channels
The tools in the digital marketing toolbox include websites; search engine marketing (SEM) – which is an umbrella term that includes search engine optimization (SEO) and paid search – as well as online display advertising; social media marketing; mobile marketing; and email marketing. Wouldn’t it be great if business were like that today?
HUBSPOT | SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 2015
[Google, Tools] 8 Must-Try Tools for Simplifying the Way You Schedule Meetings
lets you work directly from Gmail and Google Calendar to select available meeting times and share those open slots with the person you are trying to schedule a meeting with. This tool works well if you receive a lot of meeting requests from people outside of your organization. What are you favorite tools for scheduling meetings?
MARKETING ACTION | FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015
[Google, Tools] 8 Steps to a Creating, Producing, and Promoting a Successful Webinar
Over the past decade, webinars have gone from a productivity tool enabling small collaborative events to an essential content channel for most B2B marketers. You can also use other promotional channels such as social media (blog posts, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, etc.) The slides can be shared on SlideShare. Need help?
HUBSPOT | FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015
[Google, Tools] Don't Make Them Wait: How to Reduce Page Weight on Your Website
Not to mention, Google had admitted to using site speed in web search ranking , as faster sites tend to create happier users. If you're looking for a compression tool, these are some of our favorites: Compressor.io. For example, Twitter includes Gotham in three different weights -- light, book, and medium. Makes sense, right?
BIZNOLOGY | TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015
[Google, Tools] The best automagical Twitter following tools for your business
Over the last few weeks, I have been sharing my tools and processes with you. If you haven’t read them yet, be sure to check out Social media content discovery and curation for the win , Your social media marketing automation solution , My online influencer research and engagement process , and Tools I use to amplify social campaigns.
HINGE MARKETING | TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015
[Google, Tools] Rethinking Referral Marketing: Build Out Your Visibility
Share blog posts, eBooks, webinars, and more on platforms like LinkedIn and Twitter to educate your audiences and generate discussion. What are the most powerful tools and techniques your firm can use to distribute your educational content and spread the word about your expertise ? Congratulations! Making Your Expertise Accessible.
WEBBIQUITY | MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015
[Google, Tools] How to Use Social Media for Event Marketing [Infographic]
Using social media to maximize the impact of live events (like trade shows, forums and conferences) is where shiny new tools meet old school marketing. Keep the buzz going after events by posting photos of the conference or trade show to Facebook and Instagram. Check out the complete infographic for more ideas.
LEADERSHIP | FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015
[Google, Tools] Interesting Infographics: Visual Content Drives Social Media Growth
Visualization tools such as infographics make complicated ideas easier to understand, and they are extremely shareable – 39% of B2B buyers in 2014 frequently shared infographics on social media, and publishers that use them grow in traffic by an average of 12%. Memes are another popular online tool for spreading messages. Twitter.
B2B MARKETING INSIDER | THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015
[Google, Tools] 21 Ways To Market Your Business Online On A Shoestring Budget
Set up a Google My Business page : This listing will get your business on Google Search, Maps and Google+ and enable customers to review your business. Monitor brand mentions: Use a social listening tool like Social Mention to monitor and contribute to conversations happening in your niche. Online Review Sites.
WINDMILL NETWORKING | THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015
[Google, Tools] What are the 10 Types of Must-Have Social Media Tools for Business?
Have you adopted all of the necessary social media tools your business needs to scale your social media program? As the co-founder of the Social Tools Summit, the first social media conference devoted entirely to social media tools, how they can benefit your social media program, and best practices in utilizing them, it is my job […].
B2B MARKETING INSIDER | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2015
[Google, Tools] 10 Online Marketing Shortcuts To Increase Productivity
You have just 20-35 characters for the subject line, depending upon the device, and even less for the content preview (and you thought Twitter marketing was hard). Extra tip: schedule tweets with images directly in your Twitter Ads account. Limit yourself to 120 characters on Twitter. Photo Map Labeling. Editorial Calendar.
BIZNOLOGY | TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015
[Google, Tools] Social media content discovery and curation for the win
SOCi does an amazing job automagically service up content into predefined categories that you can sort through and then collect into a library to be used later or by someone else in your group, share it immediately across the social media platforms you’ve linked up to all your respective Google +, Facebook , LinkedIn , and Twitter profiles.
WINDMILL NETWORKING | FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2015
[Google, Tools] Recommended Pinterest Tools for Business: Tailwind
Are you looking for Pinterest tools to help you maximize your Pinterest marketing? As the Co-Founder of the Social Tools Summit, I realized that while I work with a lot of social media tools companies, I have written very reviews of which social media tools I use for both my personal blog Maximize Your Social as […].
HUBSPOT | FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2015
[Google, Tools] Decentralized Content Marketing: The Latest Trend We Need to Face
In 2012, Twitter Cofounder Ev Williams launched Medium. Google’s search algorithm is not a fan of duplicate content and you could inadvertently dilute your search traffic. You can learn more about creating a robots.txt file here in Google’s step-by-step guide. In the beginning, there were blogs. Ok, that’s not entirely accurate.
HINGE MARKETING | FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2015
[Google, Tools] An Introduction to Retargeting: What Is It and How Does It Work?
Using your Google Analytics, you can determine which may be the best option for your firm. Upload your list to a platform (such as Facebook or Twitter ) and ads will appear to those people on your list. 5. Join us on LinkedIn and Twitter for more marketing tips and strategies. Retargeting. But what is it? And how does it work?
B2B MARKETING INSIDER | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2015
[Google, Tools] 7 Must-Read Tips To Simplify Content Marketing Planning
Daily, big brands and small businesses navigate the gauntlet of tools, content creation, resourcing, and budget management silos. Create content at an earlier stage, to be consumed and shared in multiple channels – email, Twitter, blogs, videos, SlideShare, social selling posts – to simplify the marketing process. Content Marketing
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2015
[Google, Tools] Why a Blog Can Help in Generating New Business
Here are 5 simple steps and suggestions to improve your company’s blog as a major tool for fueling new business leads: 1. You want to be able to dominate these words in Google search. Be sure your site is indexed with Google. If your pages are not indexed, then Google is not crawling them. Creating. Optimizing. Promoting.
BIZNOLOGY | TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2015
[Google, Tools] Your social media marketing automation solution
In Tweet like Guy Kawasaki for Twitter success I quoted the sage himself: “My tweets are repeated 4 times to reach all timezones. I So, as long as Google+ isn’t smothered in its sleep with a pillow by mommy and daddy, Google and YouTube, then it’s an essential part of the puzzle. and 4:00 a.m., and 1:00 p.m.
WEBBIQUITY | TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2015
[Google, Tools] This One Thing Has Become The New SEO Reputation Management Secret This Year
Google and other search engines have different criteria that they look for when they are trying to figure out the rankings for different keywords and phrases. And, by linking your websites (pages) to established and populated social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Slideshare, YouTube, Pinterest, and more.
VIDYARD | FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2015
[Google, Tools] 10 Boxes to Tick when Evaluating a Video Marketing Platform
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn? What a lost opportunity, especially given how much Google loves videos for SEO and search ranking! Integrated Tools for Lead Generation and Interactivity. Some modern video platforms help you turn passive videos into active tools for lead generation, qualification and conversion. Big data.
HUBSPOT | FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2015
[Google, Tools] The 20 Best Sites for Wasting Time on the Internet
You could check Facebook or Twitter or Instagram, but there's something so mundane about haphazardly scrolling through your peripheral friends' photos. 11) Google Maps Street View. In the same vein as Zillow, it's wildly entertaining to go to Google Maps and zoom in on the street view in random places around the world. Puppies.
GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS | THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2015
[Google, Tools] How to use Product Hunt to boost your business
You might think that Product Hunt is just for small startups, but some of the best-performing products of all-time were produced by Google, Amazon, and Lexus. If you register on the site and devote a little time to mentioning it and interacting with invited members through Twitter, you will eventually be invited. It depends. Now what?
BIZNOLOGY | TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015
[Google, Tools] My online influencer research and engagement process
Bringing SDL SM2, Inkybee, and Google Search into GroupHigh. To me, SM2 has the best bulk research tool because it’s a social media metric and analytics tool. When I want to be more blog and blogger specific, Inkybee definitely has the best blog research tool — and by best, I mean least tedious. Got it?
B2B MARKETING INSIDER | TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015
[Google, Tools] 15 Resources To Help Improve Your Personal Branding
You need to do a little soul searching, self-assessment and checking out what’s underneath your ‘hood’ to get the most out of your personal brand on LinkedIn, Twitter and blogging. Your LinkedIn and Twitter profiles are your new calling cards. Your tweets and LinkedIn posts are your new networking and brand-building tools.
WINDMILL NETWORKING | MONDAY, JULY 27, 2015
[Google, Tools] Use Google Analytics to Discover the Quality of Your Social Media Traffic
Google Analytics is a valuable tool for website owners that can give you so much useful insight into your visitors and how they are using your site. Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | Pinterest |. Use Google Analytics to Discover the Quality of Your Social Media Traffic by Leah Mazur - Maximize Social Business. Leah Mazur.
FATHOM | FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2015
[Google, Tools] Healthcare Digital Marketing Industry Update – July
What you should know: Periscope is a “live video streaming platform” for Twitter, which basically means you can transmit a live recording of yourself to your Periscope and Twitter followers. Periscope is owned by Twitter and has been running for three months, gaining two million users. Update 5: Recent Twitter Updates.
HINGE MARKETING | FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2015
[Google, Tools] Paid Advertising in Professional Services: Which Platform is Worthwhile?
You have a range of marketing tools and tactics at your disposal. There are online and offline tools, and it seems like new ones are popping up daily. Google AdWords is the most popular PPC service. And while PPC campaigns can often be a powerful tool, it can also backfire if it’s not managed well. Twitter Ads.
WINDMILL NETWORKING | THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2015
[Google, Tools] How to Speak at the Social Tools Summit
My first Social Tools Summit, the first social media conference to bring together the companies that develop the social media tools that run our social media organizations as well as the executives and practitioners in companies that are utilizing them or want to learn more about them, was held in Boston on May 12 and […].
HINGE MARKETING | WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2015
[Google, Tools] 12 Marketing Techniques to Increase Your Firm’s Visibility
Write for Google second. 3. It’s another essential tool to drive engagement and promote your content. For professional services firms, we’ve found that LinkedIn and Twitter are the most effective platforms to utilize. Using pertinent hashtags on Twitter, Google+, and Facebook will help your content get found. 4.
HUBSPOT | WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2015
[Google, Tools] Quality vs. Quantity: A 6-Month Analysis of the Age-Old Blogging Debate
Our dev team rolled out new tools like the Attribution Report that helped us better measure what our team is doing. And then, late one night in January, my colleagues Kieran and Joe had a Twitter conversation with Rand Fishkin about the HubSpot blog's editorial strategy. Example: 15 of Google's Coolest Doodles ). Our Metrics.
HUBSPOT | TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2015
[Google, Tools] Content Marketing Strategy: A Comprehensive Guide for Modern Marketers
The most common components of a content marketing program are social media networks, blogs, visual content, and premium content assets -- like tools, ebooks, or webinars. You write a few posts a week, and eventually those blog posts start to rank in Google and other search engines. Proficient in web analytics and keyword tools.
B2B MARKETING INSIDER | TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2015
[Google, Tools] Banners Have 99 Problems And A Click Ain’t One
This is the first banner ad from way back in 1994: It scored a 44% click through rate [ tweet this ] and sent that traffic to a series of AT&T ads narrated by Tom Selleck, that promised a future where you could read books, get directions, send faxes, pay tools, buy stuff, watch movies, and attended meetings – all online? Whoa!!!
VIDYARD | FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2015
[Google, Tools] Use Video Marketing Analytics to Learn about Your Videos and Viewers
With the right marketing and sales technology and tools, you can use this information to market similar content to a viewer, and conduct sales conversations based on the content they favor. Well, you can do a similar kind of thing based on the analytics that a good video marketing tool can provide on the location of your viewers.
KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES | THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2015
[Google, Tools] How to Develop an Authoritative Voice in Any Content Niche
No, I don’t mean that you need to stalk healthcare leaders on Twitter or obsess over your Fitbit. . Instead, simply set up a few Google alerts, check out well-known industry publications regularly for news and updates, and keep your ear to the ground. La de da! Fast forward in time (no, I’m not going to tell you how old I am!)
BIZNOLOGY | THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2015
[Google, Tools] How you can grow your traffic and business–without Google
In my last Biznology post, I’d talked about what Google really doesn’t want you to know about search. In short, how can you grow your traffic and business without Google? In many ways, Google’s loss I described last time is social media’s gain. What other options exist to help you grow in the marketplace?
BIZNOLOGY | FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2015
[Google, Tools] Tools that help monitor and measure social traffic
All too often social media marketing departments rely on interactions and likes rather than utilizing tools that measure more than just engagement (such as statistics, demographic metrics, and conversion goals along with other online and offline media mentions). Channel Specific Monitoring and Traffic Tools. Extract valuable insight.
VIDYARD | TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2015
[Google, Tools] 6 Lessons Video Marketing Can Take From Regular Ol’ Content
To identify these soft spots, dive into Google Analytics and analyze your User Flow and Bounced Sessions. When social networks like Facebook and Twitter became too big to ignore, many made the mistake of building their brands on properties that were not their own. Remember when infographics were the new and hyped thing? The result?
HUBSPOT | MONDAY, JULY 6, 2015
[Google, Tools] 10 Things to Double-Check Before You Begin Your Next Campaign Analysis
For example, let's say that you are running a promotion on Facebook and Twitter to drive traffic to your website. Some tools may automatically bucket that as social media, leaving you with no indication of which social platform generated more traffic. For example, Google Analytics will report on the time someone spends on your website.
KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES | THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2015
[Google, Tools] How to Create Irresistibly Shareable Content
With this tool, you can determine content with the most shares on your website or your competitors to help inspire new ideas, headlines and approaches. The tool also recently added a reporting feature that lets you dive even deeper into the data by looking at average shares by content type. Enjoy! Chose the Right Topic. The Place.
HINGE MARKETING | THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2015
[Google, Tools] A Mindset Shift for AEC Professionals
Even if you can’t swing buy-in with relation to your firm’s Facebook or Twitter presence, urge employees to have complete profiles and then share your firm’s content on LinkedIn. Online marketing works. wide world of lead generation and business growth extends well beyond RFPs and networking events. Your Website. Video.
BIZNOLOGY | TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2015
[Google, Tools] Tools I use to amplify social campaigns
SOCi is really a very interesting and powerful tool that things differently and thinks better about what social needs to be for businesses in order to show a return on investment while minimizing the overhead of a huge social media team. The post Tools I use to amplify social campaigns appeared first on Biznology. Engagement! Buffer.
HUBSPOT | SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2015
[Google, Tools] The Most Common Keywords Found in the Top-Shared Articles [New Data]
Uprise.io , a content marketing tool that allows you to research and analyze top performing content in different industries, gathered data on nearly 500,000 articles published from January 1 to April 30, 2015. How-to articles and those about Google analytics and data lead the top-shared articles in the category. Analytics. Baking.
HINGE MARKETING | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2015
[Google, Tools] The Importance of Social Listening to Connecting With Prospects
You might find your audiences are spending more time networking on LinkedIn than on Google+. There are a number of tools out there that can identify these individuals and help you monitor and engage with them. These tools include SimplyMeasured , Topsy , Social Mention , and Google Alerts. 5. Attract New Business.
BIZNOLOGY | TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2015
[Google, Tools] Google has carnal knowledge of social
Twitter and Google have made amends. Before then, Google built its real-time-web on the immediacy of Twitter, drinking deeply from the nowness of its river of news. It indexed at the speed of light, real time, and delivered news at it happened thanks to its direct access to Twitter’s source. Like this post?
HUBSPOT | MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2015
[Google, Tools] In Case of Emergency: How to Create & Launch a Content Marketing Campaign in 5 Hours
Tools like the Google AdWords Keyword Planner and HubSpot's Keyword Tool can help.). Since the content focused on the resources and tools a CMO needs for inbound marketing, the visual metaphor I decided on was a toolbox. Twitter post image: 1024 x 512 pixels*. Twitter cover image: 1500 x 500 pixels. Right?
HUBSPOT | SUNDAY, JUNE 21, 2015
[Google, Tools] Want to Be More Creative? Try These 8 Tools
To avoid getting stuck in a creative rut, I've collected a series of apps and tools I call upon whenever I need a little help getting the wheels turning. Tools to Get the Creative Juices Flowing. 1) Doodle. To help unlock your creative spirit, check out Doodle.ly -- a social drawing tool available for desktop, iPhone, and iPad.
JUNTA 42 | SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 2015
[Google, Tools] This Week in Content Marketing: Why Medium Is Betting on Email (and So Should You)
In this week’s episode, Robert and I discuss the implications of Twitter’s CEO resigning from the company, the social media channel’s strengths as a broadcast medium, and the possibility that it may be acquired by Google. This article is paired with the next one, which chronicles the history of Twitter with an infographic.
HUBSPOT | FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2015
[Google, Tools] The Free Templates You Need for Visual Content Design
This first download includes five pre-sized PowerPoint templates to help you create customized social media cover photos for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and YouTube using the right cover photo dimensions. Here's an example on Twitter. Visual content is in high demand. But honestly. who's got time for all that? HubSpot.
KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES | THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2015
[Google, Tools] How To Get Publishers to Open Your Link Building Requests
“ Somewhat off the cuff, I replied “ I ask for them “ While this may seem either obvious, possibly too direct, or even flippant, the reality is that in today’s SEO environment, shortcuts and short-sighted tactics designed to “game” Google’s search results in particular simply don’t work.
BIZNOLOGY | TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2015
[Google, Tools] Enterprise gamification is a spoon full of sugar
Social media sharing: while getting your employees to share all the cool stuff going on at your company may seem like a no-brainer, why is it so hard to get folks to post from their private Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter when you go out of your way to make it super-easy, sending around an email every week with requests and suggestions.
WRITING ON THE WEB | TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2015
[Google, Tools] 4 Ideas to Generate Blog Topics
Part of your writing process should include keyword research , and nothing can help you accomplish this like Google SERP (search engine results page) analytical tools. Narrow down blog post ideas with Google AdWords Keyword Planner. You can also find him on Twitter , Google+ and his personal blog.
WEBBIQUITY | TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2015
[Google, Tools] 34 Compelling Content Marketing Stats and Facts
Blogs are one of the most effective tools for increasing organic search traffic, and are highly influential with buyers. More than 70% of B2B marketers use the “big four” social media sites (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube) to distribute content. Just 55% use Google+. Want to know more? TopRank ). 2.
HUBSPOT | MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2015
[Google, Tools] 12 Things You Learned in College That Prepared You for the Real World
12 Things You Learned in College That Actually Prepared You for Work. 1) Google EVERYTHING. Google it. Google it," says Brittany Leaning , Content Strategist at HubSpot. See #1, "Google Everything."). Twitter wasn't around when many of us were in college. mean, what's the big deal with saying "Hey"? Admit it.
WINDMILL NETWORKING | THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015
[Google, Tools] How to Use Slideshare for Personal Branding
Of all the underrated tools on the web, Slideshare is one of the biggest examples. Ann Smarty | Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | LinkedIn | Pinterest | How to Use Slideshare for Personal Branding by Ann Smarty - Maximize Social Business. For many who are hoping to promote, it is last on the list of helpful social dashboards.
HUBSPOT | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015
[Google, Tools] Which Social Network Should You Advertise On?
Social media has become a cornerstone of marketing strategy ; it doesn’t matter what industry you’re in, social media is a tool you should be using everyday to interact with consumers. You can view the MarketShare case study here. 2) Twitter. The Good: Twitter allows you to target people based on their current interests.
EMAGINE B2B BLOG | TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2015
[Google, Tools] You’re Doing It Wrong – Stop Making These B2B Social Media Mistakes
Did you hear that Instagram now has edged out Twitter in active users or that Facebook and Pinterest can send more referral traffic to your website than any other network? What works on Twitter doesn’t work on Linkedin or Facebook. Please stop using more than three hashtags per tweet or one per Facebook/Google+ post.
WINDMILL NETWORKING | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2015
[Google, Tools] 4 Ways in Which AgoraPulse Helps You Maximize Your Social
Most people don’t know that AgoraPulse is a full-fledged social media dashboard which now includes support for Twitter and Instagram in addition to Facebook. While there’s no shortage of great social media tools to […]. Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | LinkedIn | YouTube | Pinterest |. Social Media Tools
HUBSPOT | MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015
[Google, Tools] 10 Tips for Getting Long-Term Traffic to Your Content
The first is to use tools like Google Trends. This tool will show you the trend in searches for that keyword or phrase. Next, you can take that keyword or phrase and enter it in Google AdWords Keyword Planner to see related ideas that can be turned into content based on search volume. We then hit publish. It’s simple.
LEADERSHIP | FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015
[Google, Tools] Interesting Infographics: A Social Media Etiquette Guide for Business
Twitter is a more nimble social platform beloved of journalists and musicians. Twitter streams are like drinking from a firehose; make your content valuable or people will ignore it. Google Plus is a network that offers a longer-form posting format for its users, 63% of whom are male and tend to be involved in the tech sector.
HINGE MARKETING | FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015
[Google, Tools] Tweeting for Business? Keep the Focus on Clients
You know that Twitter is ideal for sharing stuff with friends and keeping up with celebrities, but it's equally as valuable for your business. What isn’t always understood is that Twitter is useful for both B2C (business to consumer) and B2B (business to business) companies. Intuit advises Twitter users to be authentic.
VERTICAL RESPONSE | FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015
[Google, Tools] 15 Hygiene Tips to Keep Your Email List Clean as a Whistle
Tip No. 5: There are some great tools to help you maintain a healthy email list. Dasheroo allows you to instantly view key stats from your VerticalResponse emails alongside your other apps like Facebook, Twitter, Google Analytics and many more, all in one easy-to-understand business dashboard! Too many emails? Grow your list.
MODERN B2B MARKETING | THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2015
[Google, Tools] The 5-Step Graduate’s Guide to Shaping Your Personal Brand
Twitter makes it easy to keep your posts private, but tweets can also be a great tool for networking and commenting on trends in the industry, which will market you as someone with smarts. Bonus tip: Before you ask, see if Google knows the answer. Google often does. Author: Marissa Lyman It’s college graduation season!
SOCIAL MEDIA B2B | THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2015
[Google, Tools] 10 Ideas to Refresh Your B2B LinkedIn Presence Before Summer Vacation
You should be using a URL link shortener that lets you track clicks, as well as a web analytics tool that lets you track where traffic came from. Google Analytics tracks Social traffic by platform, and you can even look at it by individual post. Review Company Page Description. That product launch is no longer new. Tweet this idea ).
WINDMILL NETWORKING | TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015
[Google, Tools] 5 Successful Marketing Automation Best Practices
I had the privilege of moderating the Marketing Automation panel at Social Tools Summit 2015 in Boston. Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | LinkedIn |. The panel consisted of vendors and experienced professionals in the marketing automation space. Here is a complete list of the speakers. Initially we identified some […].
BIZNOLOGY | TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015
[Google, Tools] Don’t make it so difficult to get directly in touch with you
As a direct result of both pastimes, I visit a lot of corporate and personal websites, explore an infinity of LinedIn profiles, and pick through thousands of Twitter, Facebook , and even Google + profiles. It’s a pretty great tool but only if you’re an activist user. What I’m On About. The other half is sales.
GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS | THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015
[Google, Tools] 33 Inspiring B2B digital marketing case studies
Here we go: CONTENT MARKETING ADP : Developed a content marketing campaign to connect and engage with their target audience on a ADP solution using white papers and a diagnostic assessment tool. has four Facebook pages, four Twitter feeds and two LinkedIn accounts. Follow Rob on Twitter: @RobPetersen Illustration courtesy BigStock.
HINGE MARKETING | TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015
[Google, Tools] 5 Technology Services Blogging Blunders to Avoid
On Twitter or LinkedIn? Related Stories Six Essential Online Marketing Tools for AEC Firms Google’s Mobile-Friendly Algorithm Update is a Wake-Up Call for Professional Services Firms New Rules of Marketing: What High-Visibility Firms Do to Market Themselves Differently. Not sure where to start?
BIZNOLOGY | TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015
[Google, Tools] Search isn’t about search anymore, it’s about social
Google is severely penalizing sites that are buying links or are invested in private blog networks. Social Media Strategy for Social Signals : A site needs to be organic (never static), as Google tends to spend most of its attention on site that are constantly changing and updating. What does Google want? Influencer Outreach.
WINDMILL NETWORKING | TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015
[Google, Tools] 5 Ways to Incorporate Social Media Into Your Next Hotel Event
Last week, a couple hundred marketers converged at The Omni Parker House in Boston, Massachusetts for the inaugural Social Media Tools Summit. Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | LinkedIn | Pinterest |. Author information. Debbie Miller. Debbie Miller contributes a monthly column on Social Media for the. Hospitality Industry. events.
WINDMILL NETWORKING | FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015
[Google, Tools] Using Pinterest for Collaboration
We’ve talked before about the importance of being on Pinterest and listed important steps to set up a business account on Pinterest. In this article, I’ll show you how to use Pinterest as a tool for collaboration in your business. Visit www.manlypinteresttips.com where Jeff explores Pinterest with character as big as his beard.
HUBSPOT | THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2015
[Google, Tools] How to Launch a Product: Secrets From Silicon Valley's "Most Sought-After Image Consultant"
She also teamed with Sean Garrett (Twitter) and Brian O’Shaugnessy (Skype, Google) to create The Pramana Collective, one of the Valley’s most influential yet mysterious (two years without a website) agencies. Then last year The New York Times dubbed her , " the most sought-after image consultant in the start-up world.".
HINGE MARKETING | WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2015
[Google, Tools] Six Essential Online Marketing Tools for AEC Firms
However, with many professional services buyers shifting to the digital space, it’s important to consider what online tools are best suited to help implement and support online marketing efforts. Here are six must-have tools for your firm to launch a successful online marketing strategy: 1. On Google+ or LinkedIn?
WINDMILL NETWORKING | TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2015
[Google, Tools] The Speakers at the Social Tools Summit #SocialTools15
The first Social Tools Summit is already under way as we speak in Boston, and in the first hour of our event our hashtag #SocialTools15 is already trending on Twitter. Our community manager, Debbie Miller, has been monitoring the stream (while she is on stage as a panelist!)
GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS | TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2015
[Google, Tools] Is there a place for social media in a boring business?
Internal process improvement – Tapping into the free tools and information on the web can help unleash employee productivity, collaboration, and problem-solving. Lead generation — Even setting up a simple Twitter search can help you find customers looking for your products and services … even if you’re boring. People.
HINGE MARKETING | MONDAY, MAY 11, 2015
[Google, Tools] New Rules of Marketing: What High-Visibility Firms Do to Market Themselves Differently
What are the right tools for you? You’ll need to develop company profiles for LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook, and Twitter. We live in a world overflowing with information vying for our attention. Even through the barrage of endless marketing messages, there are some firms that stand out in our minds. High performance website.
BIZNOLOGY | TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015
[Google, Tools] You can only win search by winning social
Google now judges your worthiness as an eCommerce site based on whether or not anyone cares about you and your product rather than whether your site is the most search-optimized. Google is Fighting a Robot Army and a Zombie Horde. Google’s an angry God, a vengeful God. Social Media Engagement is Not Just Dropping Links.
HINGE MARKETING | MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015
[Google, Tools] SEO and Professional Services Marketing: What Every CEO Should Know
It’s a set of tools and strategies for helping your audience find your online presence via search engines, particularly Google. In April 2015, Google updated their search algorithm to include mobile-friendliness as a factor in search rankings. On Google+ or LinkedIn? Does that seem counterintuitive? The top reason?
KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES | THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015
[Google, Tools] 6 Questions to Answer When Launching a B2B Content Marketing Program
We do this by presenting information gathered from social networks’ own reporting tools ( Twitter Analytics , Facebook Insights) as well as third-party platforms like RavenTools. Lead generation metrics – When a visitor goes from a piece of content we generated to filling out an online form (typically tracked within Google Analytics).
HINGE MARKETING | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2015
[Google, Tools] 5 B2B Social Media Tips to Drive Prospect Engagement
With B2B social media, professional services firms have the tools to reach out, respond and resolve any issues or questions. Respond to Your Followers’ Comments on Twitter While many use Twitter to broadcast their thoughts and links , truly engaged professional services firms reach out and engage followers. Social Media
BIZNOLOGY | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2015
[Google, Tools] Task management is time management: 3 tools that work
Fortunately, there are some great tools out there that help us better manage our time and make it more fun to run a business. You’ve got your Twitter profile. Your Google+ account. Sure, digital calendars like Google Calendar are great, but they’re not as intuitive as we’d like. All-in-One Social Media Management.
HUBSPOT | TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2015
[Google, Tools] 12 Pinnable Pinterest Pins That Teach You How to Use Pinterest
After some early failures, Pinterest caught on and quickly attracted a niche audience, and it didn’t take long for it to join other social networks like Facebook and Twitter at the top. You create marketing plans for your Facebook, Twitter, and other social media accounts, right? So, where do you begin? Well, Pinterest is no different.
HUBSPOT | TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2015
[Google, Tools] Which Social Networks Should You Focus On? Here Are 6 Ways to Find Out
There are a number of great tools you can use to survey a targeted audience and pay per response. Google Forms. 3) Use share data. Instead, they should focus more of their time engaging an audience on Twitter. 4) See where your competitor's content is getting shared. Snapchat! Meerkat! Periscope! SurveyGizmo. Social Media Dail
HINGE MARKETING | MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015
[Google, Tools] How Marketing Visible Expert? Brad Geddes Transformed Visibility into Success
specialist in SEO , PPC, social , display, and affiliate marketing campaigns, Brad runs two companies of his own founding, travels to up to ten countries per year, has a book on Google Adwords that has gone through three editions, blogs weekly, records podcasts twice monthly, and still has time to squeeze in once-a-month training webinars.
HUBSPOT | MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015
[Google, Tools] Not Getting What You Want From Blogging? Ask These 11 Questions
The script sorted the posts from most shared to least shared and used social APIs (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+) to determine the number of shares for each post. BuzzSumo is a helpful tool for marketers looking to uncover what type of content performs best for any given topic. You did it. So we decided to help.
B2B MARKETING INSIDER | MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015
[Google, Tools] 22 Free Content Marketing Tools To Drive Your Content Marketing Plans
And lucky for all of us, there are plenty of free content marketing tools to help drive your content marketing plans, no matter what size business you are in. Here I have listed my favorite free content marketing tools to help you assess your current ranking on the important keywords your potential buyers are using. SEO Assessment.
IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE | THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015
[Google, Tools] How To Win At Social Media Marketing From 8am-8pm: Your Timetable
Catch up on social media newsletters and trawl through your Google alerts for interesting content to post about, or as inspiration for your next campaign. When you have your images ready, input your social copy into your distribution tool and schedule the messages to go out at optimum times over the next week. 8am: The morning commute.
WINDMILL NETWORKING | THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015
[Google, Tools] Marketing Automation ~ What are You Automating?
Neal Schaffer and Brian Mahony have created Social Tools Summit 2015, a different type of conference where panels of vendors and power users discuss important topics and issues. You can find out more here. I am moderating the marketing automation session, designed to address the efficacy of marketing automation tools.
HUBSPOT | THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015
[Google, Tools] SEO for Images: Why We’re Trying to Rank for the Term 'CEO'
Now, this problem isn't really about Google and its algorithm. According to Google's Keyword Planner Tool, there is an average of 550,000 monthly searches for the term 'CEO.'. Here are the six things you should consider when trying to optimize an image for Google search results. Competition for the Term 'CEO'. Keywords.
WINDMILL NETWORKING | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015
[Google, Tools] The Tool That Will Replace Your Social Media Agency: Likeable Hub
Most smaller businesses have been late to the game vis a vis social media marketing for the fact that it requires a certain investment in resources as well as an aptitude for leveraging social media as a business tool. Social Media Tools
SYNECORE | SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 2015
[Google, Tools] The Importance of Brand Integrity in the Digital Age
As the hub of your organization’s online presence, your brand website is a powerful tool to effectively communicate your brand message, attract prospects, generate leads and sales, and build long-term advocacy. A few weeks back, I was involved in a minor dust up at a local bar. First, a little background…. We don’t do that here.”.