The 15 Best Special-Purpose SEO Tools
JANUARY 10, 2017
Given the importance of search engine optimization—organic search remains the top source of traffic for most B2B websites—t’s vital to use the right tools to help with various aspects of optimization, for any size website. Showcase reviews: StoreYa Blog, Express Writers.
12 Lessons I’ve Learned from Writing 1,000 Blog Posts
OCTOBER 18, 2016
I’m not sure I craft “perfect” blog posts even after writing 1,000 of them—but I’ve certainly learned a few things. For the record: I wrote 440 posts on the Blogger-based WebMarketCentral blog between 2005 and 2010, and have now published 560 posts here on Webbiquity.
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. Showcase reviews: MarketingLand, Social Media Today, StoreYa Blog. ” — Blogging Wizard. Showcase reviews: Blogging Wizard, MarketingLand, ViralBlog.
Five Tips to Help You Write Outstanding Content For Your Blog
FEBRUARY 15, 2017
Content is king, and blogs often make the best castles. These five tips can help you more dependably write outstanding content for your blog. Blog visitors won’t read a wall of text even if the content is interesting.
3 Tips for Using Social Media for B2B Marketing
DECEMBER 27, 2016
According to Olsy Sorokina, a contributor to Hootsuite.com, using social media as a form of content promotion can get your topic in front of people who wouldn’t otherwise find your website. Guest post by Larry Alton.
The 26 Best All-in-One SEO Tool Suites
JANUARY 19, 2017
finding opportunities for guest posting or product reviews), social media and email contact information, website outbound links, advertising opportunities, competitor backlinks, industry influencers, link building opportunities, and more. Showcase reviews: StoreYa Blog. StoreYa Blog.
Five Strategies for Improving Customer Experience
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
Is your storefront or website inviting? Your store or website should be clean and attractive in both design and function. A cluttered website can confuse a visitor and act as an obstacle to generating sales. Guest post by Brooke Cade.
How Does Content Marketing Help with SEO?
AUGUST 19, 2016
It usually spreads across a variety of websites and is best done when receiving “earned” editorial links from reputable websites. The number one aim of any company’s SEO strategy is to increase the number of natural links back to a website. Guest post by Sam Allcock.
Three Influencer Marketing Secrets to Drive Traffic
OCTOBER 25, 2016
But though the practice of influencer marketing —driving content by leveraging influencers—has been around for awhile, you may not have fully capitalized on this powerfully effective way to increase your website’s social media traffic, links, and search visibility. Blog comments.
Five Ways to Draw Traffic to a Blog Post
MARCH 22, 2016
As buyers spend more time with online articles, blog posts and reviews, and rely less on advertising for product information , companies have quickly caught onto the fact that they need great content to attract new customers and retain their current ones. Her website is KylieOraLobell.com.
What is a Q&A Case Study? And Why is it Great for B2B Marketing?
JANUARY 5, 2017
The right to use logos, pictures, and job titles from their website. Maybe you promote their business on social media, via your blog, or on a guest post. How did they drive traffic to their website in a more cost-effective way? Website. You can find him at his website. .
7 Reasons Why Your Business Blog Is Failing (And How To Fix Them)
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
That’s why a regularly maintained blog is a must-have for every business. Anyone can start a blog for their business. Blogs are hard work. Unfortunately, many people become discouraged and abandon their blogs in frustration. Guest post by Eric Brantner.
The 23 Best Content Ideation Tools
MAY 31, 2016
” — B2B PR Sense Blog. Here you can find all of the top blogs on any given topic. Simply select a category and you’ll be taken to a one-page dashboard with the best blogs in that industry AND their 5 latest blog posts. The ultimate Q&A website.
The 17 Best Keyword Research Tools for SEO and SEM
JULY 19, 2016
A powerful keyword tool that will display for any website (so you can track your own sites as well as competitors’) the top ranking keywords in both organic and paid search, along with organic rank, rank changes, and keyword volume trends. ” — StoreYa Blog. StoreYa Blog.
47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts
JANUARY 19, 2016
80% of marketers use these as primary success metric; 56% base social success on website traffic. V3B Blog ). Audience size (61%) and website traffic (56%) round out the top three. V3B Blog ). Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close.
104 Fascinating Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 (and 2015)
DECEMBER 2, 2014
Nearly half (46%) of people say a website’s design is their number one criterion for determining the credibility of a company. 7 Blogging Stats. 34% of Fortune 500 companies now maintain active blogs – the largest share since 2008.
How Small Businesses Can Use Real-Time Case Studies to Acquire New Clients
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Blogmore is a gifted writer, but his blogs never make it past the spam email folder of his clients. He sends a small, yet powerful, email message along with his blogs to the clients. His blog’s search engine ranking improves by 15%. Guest post by Bill Achola. Ned J.
The 24 Best Visual Content Creation Tools
DECEMBER 6, 2016
” — B2B PR Sense Blog. Showcase reviews: B2B PR Sense Blog, BuzzBlogger, Entrepreneur, Express Writers, HubSpot (Content), Inc., Kathryn Aragon Media, Marketing Insider Group Startup), Moz, Quick Sprout, RazorSocial, SmartBug Media, SnapApp, StoreYa Blog. B2B PR Sense Blog.
34 Compelling Content Marketing Stats and Facts
JUNE 16, 2015
Sales are a top goal of content marketing—but website traffic is the most common metric used to measure success. And trying to use content too blatantly to drive sales often backfires. • Blog. – Blogs (62%). V3B Blog ). 5 Business Blogging Statistics and Facts.
29 Guides to Beautiful and Effective Website Design
MAY 20, 2014
Long gone are the days when websites were essentially static online brochures. How can designers produce websites that offer both stunning visual design and fast page load speed? Website Design Guides. 5 beautifully immersive HTML5 websites by iMedia Connection.
28 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2013
JANUARY 27, 2014
So it’s not surprising that 76% of b2b companies and 72% of b2c enterprises now have corporate blogs. Still—not every company that blogs realizes the medium’s full potential. How can you attract more sales prospects to your blog? Optimize your blog for search?
15 Questions to Ask When Hiring an SEO Professional (Seriously)
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
Organic (non-paid) search is the largest single source of visits for most B2B websites. Search traffic as share of all website traffic. In order to continually improve the quantity and quality of engagement on your website, it’s essential to get guidance from your SEO pro.
The 29 Best Web Analytics Tools
JANUARY 31, 2017
These 29 tools can help marketers understand web traffic and industry trends, sources of traffic, website visitor engagement and behavior, content performance, competitive insights, campaign results, social media metrics, conversion optimization, and more. Blogging Wizard (Analytics).
How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
Company blogs have become virtually essential, and very powerful, component of digital marketing. In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. Which blog post promotion tactics are most effective?
6 Reasons a Blog Should be the Center of Any Social Content Strategy
JUNE 4, 2012
Despite the many business benefits of blogging , it remains an underutilized tactic. 500 fastest-growing companies and just 35% of the Fortune 100 enterprises maintain blogs. And presuming that blog is hosted on your company domain (e.g.
5 Simple Steps To Turn Readers Into Buyers – Content Marketing That Sells
JANUARY 12, 2016
So you have set up a blog and social media profiles…. When your customer reaches your blog/YouTube Channel/website, where are they on their journey to their desired end result? If we take blogging for example…. Building a website. Guest post by Tom Hunt.
The 12 Best Competitive Intelligence and Benchmarking Tools
MAY 3, 2016
increasing social engagement, website traffic over time, etc.) Provides visibility into the sources and quality of traffic to other websites. ” — Kissmetrics Blog. Showcase reviews: Kissmetrics Blog, StoreYa Blog. Showcase review: Kissmetrics Blog.
The 24 Best Online Writing Tools and Apps
JUNE 14, 2016
Sample review: “Originally designed to help novelists manage their manuscripts, Scrivener is an excellent organizational tool, especially if you blog for multiple clients and outlets. Showcase reviews: Katie Lance, Quick Sprout, Blogging Wizard. Showcase reviews: Blogging Wizard.
83 Exceptional Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014
APRIL 14, 2014
So before it gets replaced by the next trendy buzzwordy term, here’s some marketing-related big data for you: 83 valuable facts, stats, and research findings covering strategy, social media, SEO, online advertising, email marketing, content, blogging, social networking, video and more.
20 Brilliant B2B Marketing and Digital Business Stats and Facts
AUGUST 25, 2015
V3B Blog ). B2B PR Sense Blog ). B2B customers now expect the same range of omnichannel buying options they enjoy as consumers – which is why almost half of B2B buyers (49%) prefer to use consumer websites to make work-related purchases. ( Blogs come in at 21% (ugh).
Six SEO Tips for UX Designers
MARCH 16, 2017
Understanding the aspects of design, technology, and content that affect search engine optimization (SEO) is an essential skill for any web team, but they are particularly important when undertaking a major website redesign effort. Guest post by Alex Berg.
20 Expert LinkedIn Guides
JULY 7, 2014
To make the most of the strengths of LinkedIn as a platform for B2B marketing, Ross Wilson recommends optimizing the “About” section (“Most companies simply copy and paste the “About Us” section from their website onto their LinkedIn profile.
23 Outstanding Social PR Guides
JULY 22, 2014
But it’s not merely about using social media platforms and outreach; as one of five pillars in the web presence optimization framework , PR now impacts SEO, content marketing, website design, and other marketing disciplines. Guest Blogging Guides.
35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats
AUGUST 11, 2015
Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr, Paper.li), the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks.
The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools
JANUARY 24, 2017
While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. Twitter’s key strength is in driving traffic to informative online content including news and blogs. (It’s
How to Form a Digital Marketing Strategy
MARCH 31, 2017
Businesses that maintain their websites with a consistent flow of fresh, valuable content have a head start on their competition. Blog posts are ideal for discussing issues important to the reader, personalizing the brand, and for link-building and SEO purposes.