The Free Templates You Need for Visual Content Design
JUNE 19, 2015
Templates, my friends. templates. And what's great about these templates is they're all built for software you probably already have on your computer: PowerPoint. Click here to download our full collection of free content creation templates all at once.
15 Google Doc Features You Didn't Know Existed (But Totally Should)
OCTOBER 20, 2015
Sure, you may have been using Google Docs for years and years, but it's likely that there are useful features that you're yet to uncover. There are a lot of sweet features Google Docs has to offer that aren't on many people's radar. Let's uncover some of those features.
Facebook Cover Photo Do's and Don'ts [+Pre-Sized Templates]
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
Download our pre-sized Facebook cover photo template for free here to help you create and optimize your Facebook cover photo. You''ll also get cover photo templates for Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Google+ with your cover photo template download !).
55 Free Templates to Make Visual Content Creation Quick & Painless
AUGUST 30, 2013
Templates, my friends. templates. And what''s great about these templates is they''re all for software you probably have loaded onto your computer already: PowerPoint. The Marketer''s Crash Course in Visual Content Creation (+ 5 Social Media Cover Photo Templates).
The 26 Best WordPress Plugins
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Google Review Count: 312. Sample review: “This convenient feature can save you time when it comes to your social media sharing. Publicize for WordPress allows you to automatically share blogs to Google+ profiles and other platforms you may use.” — Express Writers.
A Simple Guide for Setting Up Your First Google AdWords Campaign
JUNE 18, 2012
Google is the most used search engine on the web. With over 2 billion searches a day, your customers are probably "Googling" something for which you want to show up. If it's because you're intimidated by Google's AdWords interface, we get it. Creating a Google AdWords Campaign.
Ask a Content Guy: What’s the Difference Between Sponsored Content and Native Advertising?
APRIL 20, 2016
A lot of what people try to pass off as “content marketing” are just long display ads pasted into an article format. Google search ads are the granddaddy of digital native advertising, and in-feed Facebook ads are the most lucrative type of native advertising today.
One Big Reason Your Email Marketing Fails: It’s Not Responsive
B2B Marketing Traction
MAY 5, 2015
Many businesses missed Google’s algorithm change that requires your website be responsive in order to rank well on searches. If you missed it and want to know more, read my previous post, Google Mobilegeddon: Don’t Panic, Here’s What You Need to Know.
Tools I use to amplify social campaigns
JUNE 30, 2015
When people join my Gaggle, they’re signing up to retweet and share some or all of what I share and post to GaggleAMP onto one or all of their social media platforms, either automatically via AutoAMP through Twitter and LinkedIn or moderated in a queue to Facebook and Google+.
The 28 Best Web Design Tools
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Google Review Count: 354. Google Review Count: 344. 3) Google Fonts. Google Review Count: 330. Google offers an extensive collection of open source fonts you can explore, sort, and test for use in more than 135 languages. Google Review Count: 290.
The Eight Best Social CRM Tools
APRIL 6, 2017
According to Google Trends , the average number of monthly web searches for the phrase “social CRM” quadrupled from June 2009 to June 2011. Google Review Count: 242. Google Review Count: 209. Google Review Count: 191. Google Review Count: 149.
The 12 Best Landing Page and Form Builders for Conversion Rate Optimization
MARCH 9, 2017
Google Review Count: 231. Conversion rate optimization software with features including customized/targeted pop-ups, instant surveys, real-time analytics, A/B testing, onsite retargeting, mobile integration and more. Google Review Count: 217. Google Review Count: 281.
How to Use Canva: An 8-Step Guide to Creating Visual Content
APRIL 18, 2017
Even better, it comes equipped with a collection of templates that can be applied to a number of different industries. In this instance, we want to create a post to share on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram, and a visual that would work as a poster to print and display locally.
How to Optimize Your Emails for Gmail's New Image-Heavy Inbox
APRIL 7, 2014
If you missed the initial announcement or you just need to jog your memory, you can check out our initial post about the new feature here.). This may not seem like a huge deal now, since only certain beta users have access to this feature ( you can request your own access here ).
The 15 Best Audio and Video Editing Tools
APRIL 4, 2017
Google Review Count: 341. You can choose a template and a music track to play your images.” Google Review Count: 248. Google Review Count: 243. Google Review Count: 220. Google Review Count: 194. Google Review Count: 193.
17 Data Visualization Tools & Resources You Should Bookmark
JUNE 6, 2016
One of the best features of Statista is its easy to navigate interface and its automatic visualization features. 2) Google Trends. If you haven’t already discovered it, Google Trends will be your new favorite resource. The best part about Google Trends?
An Introductory Guide to Mobile for B2B Marketers
DECEMBER 11, 2015
We’re sure you’re already using email as part of lead generation campaigns, but is your email template optimized for mobile? Today, more emails are opened on mobile than on desktop, and using the desktop template means a bad experience for your recipient. Mobile Display Ads.
Case Study: Getting Results with Social Media Marketing
B2B Marketing Traction
OCTOBER 16, 2015
We added features that displayed new updates and posts on all pages so that visitors could more easily find what they were looking for and be informed about what they didn’t know. The announcement from Google that sites need to be responsive was done in February of 2015.
Feed the beast: 7 practical tips to improve your blog’s search ranking
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
People now discover content in many places and a search on Google is just one of them. billion monthly searches , Google search results are still very important for your business. To be considered for these articles you need to follow the guidelines provided by Google.
The 14 Best Marketing Automation Tools
JULY 12, 2016
Google Review Count: 93,900. Google Review Count: 85,400. Google Review Count: 62,200. There’s a reporting function, and facilities to create email templates.” Google Review Count: 44,200. Google Review Count: 42,900. Google Review Count: 35,800.
6 Undeniable Reasons Why Your Website Should Be Responsive
JANUARY 3, 2014
There are two major methods for creating mobile websites: responsive design and mobile templates. Responsive design requires you only have one website that is coded to adapt to all screen sizes, no matter what the device the website''s being displayed on.
17 of the Best WordPress Plugins for Marketers
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
Jetpack is an all-in-one WordPress plugin that offers advanced features such as analytics, content tools, mobile themes, and more. 3) Google XML Sitemaps. Want to prevent Google from following broken links on your website? 17) Google Analytics by Yoast. 40,296.
Blog Wars: WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr – Which Platform Rules?
OCTOBER 26, 2012
WordPress.com is very basic and can be limited in these aspects: There are hundreds of templates/themes available, but you can’t customize them (without “upgrading” for a cost, and even then, customization is limited). Google Analytics!
You Need to Remove ‘Contact Us’ from Your Page
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
Using ActiveDEMAND’s landing page split testing functionality, we tested web forms vs. appointment scheduling on two different Google AdWords PPC campaigns. One campaign offered Call Tracking Software, the other promoted the Landing Page Builder Features. Are there templates?
The Character Count Guide for Blog Posts, Videos, Tweets & More
APRIL 25, 2017
That aligns with research previously conducted by serpIQ , which indicated that, on average, the top 10 results for most Google searches are between 2,032 and 2,416 words. Still, the "Quote Tweet" feature remains available, providing even greater character-saving measures.
The Ultimate List of The Best WordPress eCommerce Plugins
OCTOBER 10, 2012
” The plugins below provide various levels of functionality, customizability, price, popularity and other features. We’ve found that fixing a bug on one set of templates is then totally overridden and replaced by a set of new bug on update – for a developer that is pretty tiresome.” “This is a fully feature-rich plugin that is free of cost. Unless you need special features that this plugin doesn’t include, it is possibly the best of the bunch.
The 17 Best Photo Editing Tools
MARCH 14, 2017
Google Review Count: 423. An advanced online image editor with features like layers, distortion, retouching, and various effects. Google Review Count: 419. Google Review Count: 371. Google Review Count: 330. Google Review Count: 325.
Going Global: 22 Growth Hacks & Resources for International Expansion
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
Doing some simple research in Google Trends will help you discover the top issues that people are talking about in your target countries. 10) Display the right currency for each contact. 14) Display the right date and time formats for each market.
SEO, Meta Descriptions, Content, and Generating Leads
MAY 5, 2012
It’s no longer used by the top 3 – Google, Bing or Yahoo! Second, the Meta description can be used in Google’s ‘Extended Sitelinks’ – again, not always. Google will pull the best content from your Meta description for the search query – and it may not be a complete sentence.
More New Systems Challenge the Marketing Automation Status Quo
Customer Experience Matrix
JANUARY 31, 2014
They shared a similar approach of offering limited features in exchange for lower cost: messaging was largely limited to emails (except in Salesformics ) and campaign flows were basically linear. There are also some other fees related to advanced features and certain message types.
22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
It converts Google+ into a social media management tool”) and Agorapulse , a social media management tool that integrates with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You can also search for specified hashtags on several social networking systems, including Google+ and Vine.”
7 of the Coolest Experiential Marketing Campaigns We've Ever Seen
AUGUST 19, 2016
That’s why I was not only relieved, but also surprised and delighted, when I attended a holiday party that featured a live, interactive version of an arcade game. 2) Google: “Building a Better Bay Area”. To indirectly learn about Google’s community outreach.
How We Increased Organic Traffic by Over 50% Using Technical SEO Updates
JANUARY 29, 2016
This is usually a good thing because it says to Google, " This page doesn't exist so don't crawl the page." If Google were to crawl all of these incorrect URLs then they would waste a huge amount of time, and ultimately spend less time crawling the pages we want them to.
How to Craft a Standout Online Portfolio: 7 Tips & Tools
FEBRUARY 14, 2016
Rather a quality portfolio should display your best work relevant to what you’re trying to accomplish. Rather than build a website from scratch, Squarespace lets users easily create websites using any number of templates. Tools of the trade: Google Calendar.
How to Generate Leads From the Most Popular Pages on Your Website
OCTOBER 14, 2016
You can also use Google Analytics to find your most popular web pages by looking at your "Top Content" report. To get this report, log in to Google Analytics and go to Content Optimization > Content Performance > Top Content.
38 Essential Website Redesign Terms You Need to Know
MAY 26, 2015
Backend” code handles technical things like redirects for pages that are no longer on your website or your website’s templates. Once a designer turns a mockup into a template using code, the template has to be tested because there are literally hundreds of web browser combinations.
5 Ways You Can Use Visual Content to Increase Conversion Rates
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
Since they’re so sharable , you can use them as social proof, and you can use them to quickly explain your product’s benefits and features. After all, Google didn’t acquire YouTube for fun. From there, you can see templates for infographics, presentations, and other visual content.