The 16 Best Sites for Free Stock Photos and Videos

Webbiquity

The sites below keep you safe by providing access to vast image libraries, in most cases free, with clear guidance on acceptable uses and any applicable attribution requirements. Registration on the site (free) is required. The site also offers more than 45,000 free images.

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The 15 Best Special-Purpose SEO Tools

Webbiquity

A basic but essential SEO tool—check for HTML errors (such as duplicate title tags), search keywords driving traffic to your site from Google, crawl errors, manual actions, and security issues. Sample review: “One of the most inexpensive, but powerful tools for SEO.

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Trending Sources

Keep your bet on Facebook’s dominance … for now

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

common question I get asked in classes is if teens are abandoning Facebook. This is usually a function of the “sample of one problem” — “Well my kids are using Facebook much less, so it must be a dying platform.” facebook Social Media Strategy

20 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Your Facebook News Feed

Hubspot

The feature TIME once compared to "a glitzy laundry list" is now the crux of Facebook's success. Facebook's News Feed launched in September 2006, about a year and a half after the launch of the site. Facebook's best estimation for what you actually want to see on your feed.

The 12 Best Special-Purpose Business Software Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review: “If you absolutely must have desktop applications for free, Open Office is a good alternative to the Microsoft suite.” Sample review: “Love it or hate it, Microsoft Office is still basically the standard when it comes to office suites.

What are the Best Social Networks for B2B Marketing? (Research)

Webbiquity

According to recent research , more than 80% of b2b marketers now use the “big 3″ social networks—LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook—to distribute content. The figures here are based on a small, but presumably representative sample of 10 B2B technology websites.

The 26 Best WordPress Plugins

Webbiquity

It runs between 25% and 28% of all websites, and nearly 60% of all sites built using any sort of CMS platform. Connect your WordPress.com site to various social networking services. Sample review: “This convenient feature can save you time when it comes to your social media sharing.

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Heatmaps Reveal Where People Look on Social Media Sites [Research]

Hubspot

Mashable commissioned EyeTrackShop, a startup that performs heatmap studies for marketers, to see where people look on popular social media sites. They covered everything from Facebook and Twitter to Pinterest and Reddit, and though the sample size is pretty small and doesn't always include the business pages, the results are interesting for social media marketers nonetheless. Facebook. Like on Facebook, someone's Circles was also of interest.

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Integrating RSS Feeds, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, a Primer for Managing your Social Media Time Efficiently

NuSpark

Accounts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Search and install the following extensions: Gooce+ that lets you view your LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter feeds from Google+. I just did this for the aforementioned, but many social media sites can be configured. Facebook and Twitter. From your Google Reader, at the bottom of your feeds, click Manage Subscriptions , then click Send To , then check Facebook, Twitter.

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Integrating RSS Feeds, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, a Primer for Managing your Social Media Time Efficiently

NuSpark

Accounts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Search and install the following extensions: Gooce+ that lets you view your LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter feeds from Google+. I just did this for the aforementioned, but many social media sites can be configured. Facebook and Twitter. From your Google Reader, at the bottom of your feeds, click Manage Subscriptions , then click Send To , then check Facebook, Twitter.

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The Ultimate Guide to Marketing With Facebook's Social Plugins

Hubspot

Facebook's social what? In simplest terms, a Facebook Social Plugin is basically a widget you can add to your website to extend the benefits of your Facebook marketing efforts beyond Facebook. Facebook currently boasts 11 of these Social Plugins.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity

Social media monitoring, analytics and stats for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram, with benchmarking to measure your performance against peers, insights to optimize content, and reporting capabilities. Sample review: “Find interesting content on ANY topic.

The 24 Best Visual Content Creation Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review: “You may have heard me rave about Canva before, but it is seriously worth another mention. Sample review: “This tool specializes in allowing real-time collaboration on diagrams and other visuals. Sample review: “Create picture quotes.

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The 26 Best All-in-One SEO Tool Suites

Webbiquity

Provides organic, maps & mobile search rankings; citations, reviews, and backlinks; competitor benchmarking; and integration with Google Analytics, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. Sample review: “Get a complete local SEO report in just 15 minutes.

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The 10 Best Customer Service and Customer Engagement Platforms

Webbiquity

Sample review: “These top customer support tools will help you grow…(check out) HelpScout for nurturing and improving relationships with customers.” Sample review: “Like Zendesk, Groove is another helpdesk that helps you offer awesome support. Sample review: “Intercom.io

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review: “Add and curate content from any public webpage. Sample review: “One of the most important tools in a marketer’s tool belt is knowledge. Sample review: “Recently, Instapaper got a refresh; it looks and feels better-organized.

The 17 Best Keyword Research Tools for SEO and SEM

Webbiquity

A nursery that understands the importance of content marketing and SEO may very well want to optimize content on its site for both types of queries—but they will be different pieces of content. Sample review: “Use Ubersuggest to help with your keyword research.

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity

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. Sample review: “Grow and manage your following using Tweepi. Sample review: “Find the latest content on any topic.

The 23 Best Content Ideation Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review: “It’s a one-stop for gathering all of your thoughts, all of those articles you want to save for later, and so, so much more…The Evernote webclipper plugin allows you to save online articles and info to a notebook of your choice.

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The 29 Best Web Analytics Tools

Webbiquity

it often miscategorizes visits from smaller search engines as referral traffic, and requires use of advanced segments to filter out bot traffic), its extensive capabilities for tracking visit sources and on-site behavior make it appealing. Sample review: “Like dashboards?

Blog your way into a book deal

Biznology

Step three is to start writing for sites that have bigger, stronger, and more influential readerships than your own blog does. Consider every piece you pen to be the equivalent of the writing sample you’d need to write or submit for the job of your dreams.

The 11 Best Content Marketing, SMO, and Marketing Performance Management Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review: “GinzaMetrics aims to help marketers use marketing intelligence that’s designed to get you found with thousands of marketing strategies, search terms, content creations, and daily metrics to improve brand visibility. 3: The Nine Best Facebook Marketing Tools. #4:

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How to Write Engaging B2B Headlines: Analysis of 10 Million Articles Shared on LinkedIn

BuzzSumo

This is why copying a viral headline format that worked on BuzzFeed or Facebook is a bad idea, particularly if you write for a B2B audience. The dominance of ‘how to’ and list posts was no surprise: I see this pattern with many B2B sites.

The 15 Best Audio and Video Editing Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review: “You no longer need to be a video geek to create awesome videos. Sample review: “(Flipagram is a) mobile app (that) creates a video out of your pictures. Sample review: “Video Scribe specializes in whiteboard videos, and it lets you create really nice video animations.

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity

The number of people who are visiting social media sites has increased by 24% over the last year. The average visitor spends 66% more time on these sites than they did a year ago. More than 700,000 local businesses have active Pages on Facebook. Facebook reaches 57% of the U.S.

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The 24 Best Online Writing Tools and Apps

Webbiquity

Sample review: “Create beautiful word clouds in just a few clicks.” — BuzzBlogger. Sample review: “After the Deadline checks spelling, style, and grammar wherever you go on the web.” — BuzzBlogger. Sample review: “The cornerstone skill of great PR is being able to write well.

The 20 Best SEO Rank Tracker Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review: “Utilize accurate tracking with automated and white label SEO reports, SERPBook says it offers. Sample review: “The company promises its offerings will provide you with reliable and accurate SERP tracking with ranking and performance reports.

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The 28 Best Influencer Marketing Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review: “Klout allows you to track the impact of your opinions, links, and recommendations across your social graph. Sample review: “BuzzStream enables you turn a website or blog post into a contact record in their database.

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10 Ways to Boost Your B2B Content Shares

BuzzSumo

Our friends at Uberflip set us the challenge of analyzing 100 of the most popular B2B Marketing and Technology sites and blogs (listed at the end of this post) to identify the content that works. The median shares for the other 95 popular B2B blogs and sites is 106. Facebook.

The Seven Best File Sharing Tools

Webbiquity

FTP sites were the most common alternative, but these were often cumbersome to access and use. Sample review: “Dropbox is first of all a file sharing tool. Sample review: “An easy way to send big files.” 3: The Nine Best Facebook Marketing Tools. #4:

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The 14 Best Content Planning and Research Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review: “Trello is a simple, yet effective project management tool following the agile development model. Sample review: “This is a very easy-to-use tool for brainstorming and creating mindmaps. Sample review: “Super user friendly, works perfect and is very affordable!

The 23 Best Free Google Chrome Extensions for Digital Marketers

Webbiquity

Sample reviews: “Rapportive is a plugin you add to your email that will look up the social profiles of your contacts and let you connect to them directly within your email tool.” Once the allotted time you’ve configured for each site, subdomain, etc.

The 15 Best Content Distribution and Amplification Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review: “LinkedIn Pulse is a mobile app that pushes news feed of your selected topic to your device. Sample review: “You can re-purpose some of your best content for Medium.com. Sample review: “Tumblr is the best social network for finding, telling, or sharing visual stories.”

The Eight Best Online Tools for Sales Professionals

Webbiquity

Sample review: “How do you know whether people who don’t reply are reading your emails or ignoring them?…Use Sample review: “These top sales tools will help you grow…(use) ToutApp for automating and scaling your lead nurturing and sales processes.”

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The Science Behind the Most Popular Infographics of 2016

Hubspot

Using BuzzSumo , we identified every infographic with more than 5,000 shares across some major social media platforms -- Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+ -- and analyzed them for different characteristics. We found that the median of this sample was 800 by 2619 pixels.

Five Digital Media Marketing Lessons in Sandy’s Eye

Biznology

Interestingly, even the folks I know who rarely use social media were relying heavily on Facebook and Twitter for updates. One Facebook friend said it best (full disclosure, she works for a major media organization): Someone actually said “no information is better than misinformation.” It’s also using its Web site to keep residents up-to-date on the status of power in each community. Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife.

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The 28 Best Miscellaneous Online Tools for Marketers

Webbiquity

Sample review: “Implement disqus as a commenting system and you’ll get more comments. Sample review: “(With) whoishostingthis.com, find the web host of any website.” Sample review: “iwantmyname.com helps you search domains across all TLDs.”

The 17 Best Photo Editing Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review: “FotoFlexer (has) a clean, tabbed interface featuring basic edits, effects, and animations, and the ability to beautify, distort, and decorate your images. Sample review: “Pixlr…is a more advanced tool which is like a lightweight version of Photoshop.”

The ultimate list of 20 worthy social media rants

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

” I saw a banner ad on Facebook for a training program: “How to use Twitter hashtags to drive massive sales.” I don’t think we should necessarily take our cues from the most extreme data point in the sample set. Stuck it on Facebook. By Mark Schaefer.

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The 12 Best Landing Page and Form Builders for Conversion Rate Optimization

Webbiquity

Once you’ve attracted the right visitors to your site—by crafting compelling content and optimizing it for search—you need them to take action! Picreel allows you to display customized exit offerings depending upon what they did and how they interacted on your site.” — Express Writers.