The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools
MARCH 27, 2017
As a reminder, in all posts in this series, tools are shown with the number of results returned by Google on Boolean searches for each tool name in conjunction with “review,” “tool” and other related words. Google Review Count: 437. Google Review Count: 426.
The 15 Best Special-Purpose SEO Tools
JANUARY 10, 2017
1) Google Search Console. Google Review Count: 600. 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. Google Review Count: 290.
The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools
JUNE 21, 2016
Despite its detractors , Google+ remains one of the “big four” social networks and has its share of prominent fans in the business world. For most websites, Google+ doesn’t drive the volume of social traffic that Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter do.
The Complete Guide to Google+ for B2B Marketing [Infographic]
AUGUST 12, 2014
Google+ seems to be an enigma in the social world, the quiet kid in the corner of the room that most are afraid to interact with. In fact, Google+ can be friendly and a resource with amazing results when a respective marketer learns how to utilize it in the right manner.
The 21 Best Content Curation Tools
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Google Review Count: 350. Google Review Count: 346. Google Review Count: 342. Google Review Count: 323. Google Review Count: 289. Google Review Count: 272. Google Review Count: 271. Google Review Count: 234. Google Review Count: 226.
18 Expert Guides to Using Google+ for Business
FEBRUARY 25, 2014
Despite the reputation Google+ has in some circles for being the social network that everyone has joined but no one uses , marketers are increasing viewing it as a vital platform for branding and engagement. So what are the best practices for posting and sharing content on Google+?
The 26 Best All-in-One SEO Tool Suites
JANUARY 19, 2017
Google Review Count: 330. Provides organic, maps & mobile search rankings; citations, reviews, and backlinks; competitor benchmarking; and integration with Google Analytics, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. Google Review Count: 306. Google Review Count: 302.
The 24 Best Visual Content Creation Tools
DECEMBER 6, 2016
Google Review Count: 366. Google Review Count: 259. 3) Google Charts. Google Review Count: 249. Sample review: “Google Charts offers a gallery of ready-to-use chart types, from simple line graphs to geographical maps and timelines. Google Review Count: 236.
24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012
DECEMBER 12, 2012
Will Google+ be a “Facebook killer” or just Google’s next failed social network? Then again, the average Facebook user spends nearly seven hours per month on the site—compared to just three minutes for the average Google+user. So what makes Google+ special?
The 17 Best Keyword Research Tools for SEO and SEM
JULY 19, 2016
Google Review Count: 46,500. 2) Google Keyword Planner. Google Review Count: 29,800. Pricing: free (but requires an active Google AdWords account). Google Review Count: 19,200. Google Review Count: 11,200. Google Review Count: 7,870.
How Does Content Marketing Help with SEO?
AUGUST 19, 2016
There have been theories surrounding Google’s algorithm that question if content marketing as important as people think it is for a business’ rankings for years, but there’s no doubting that efficiently marketing quality copy is beneficial to any SEO strategy. Guest post by Sam Allcock.
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 23 Best Content Ideation Tools
MAY 31, 2016
Again, as for all posts in this series, tools will be shown with the number of results returned by Google on a search for reviews of that tool (not necessarily the actual number of reviews) and example showcase reviews. <!__more–>Links Google Review Count: 2,930,000.
49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
marketers used the site in 2015, and that figure is expected to approach 70% by 2017) while Google+ is struggling (though it has 300 million active monthly users worldwide, less than 6 million made any public posts in 2015). 3 Google+ Stats and Facts.
33 Thought-Provoking B2B Social Media and Marketing Stats
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
One out of six identified Google+ or SlideShare. As noted in the 2016 B2B Marketing Trends report , B2B marketing strategies and practices are in the midst of significant change, driven by new technologies and evolving buyer expectations for more “consumer-like” experiences.
34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
Google+ (or Google Plus) is many different things, depending on who you ask. It’s the tool Google will use to beat Facebook. It’s Google’s latest attempt at social media, and they finally got it right. Google Plus Tips, Tactics and How-To Guides.
15 Questions to Ask When Hiring an SEO Professional (Seriously)
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
There are dozens of specific tools that could be mentioned, but popular free tools like Google Analytics and Google Search console should be on the list. Google and the other major search engines now place much more emphasis on link quality than link quantity.
47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts
JANUARY 19, 2016
Google Analytics) at 59%. LinkedIn came in second place with 21%, followed by Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus. ( Twitter is the second-most adopted at 98% followed by Facebook (96%), Instagram (a surprise at 85%), Google+ (78%) and Pinterest (67%).
14 Fortuitous SEO and SEM Stats and Facts
MARCH 1, 2016
On the paid side, more than one million businesses use Google AdWords , and Google’s content network reaches 80% of all U.S. According to Google, one in six people on the planet use Google to do more than 1 trillion searches each year.
How To Turn Video Marketing Into a Successful SEO Strategy
MAY 12, 2015
Videos can raise brand awareness and appear in Google’s organic search results, so it’s smart to take advantage of that. They are now ranking in the first overall position on Google for an extremely popular search query in the tennis world. Guest post by Jason Parks.
Five Reasons Why Sales Strategy Doesn’t Work for Many Small Businesses
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
For example, many businesses spend thousands of advertising dollars on Google Adwords. Guest post by Anthony Bergs. Customers are the heart and soul of any business. To survive in the long run, companies need to have a sound customer acquisition and service strategy.
How Small Businesses Can Use Real-Time Case Studies to Acquire New Clients
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
However, make sure that the statistics are not made up (Google is smarter than you think). According to data by Google Analytics, a person spends (on average) 2 minutes and 27 seconds to skim through the testimonial page. Guest post by Bill Achola. Ned J.
104 Fascinating Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 (and 2015)
DECEMBER 2, 2014
The Google+ platform has 67 percent male users. 33% of clicks from organic search results go to the top listing on Google. Google is #3. 3 Google+ Stats. 18% of marketers plan to increase efforts on Google+ this year.
12 Lessons I’ve Learned from Writing 1,000 Blog Posts
OCTOBER 18, 2016
Google Analytics provides a treasure trove of website visitor data, for free. Organic search is the top source of traffic for most blogs; use tools like the Yoast SEO plugin and Google Search Console (formerly Webmaster Tools) to keep SEO efforts on track.
The 29 Best Web Analytics Tools
JANUARY 31, 2017
1) Google Analytics. Google Review Count: 600. By far the most popular free web analytics tool, Google Analytics is used on more than half of the top one million websites. Google Review Count: 353. Google Review Count: 295. Google Review Count: 292.
34 Compelling Content Marketing Stats and Facts
JUNE 16, 2015
Just 55% use Google+. Content marketing is now ubiquitous, with 93% of all marketers saying they do content marketing (it’s not clear what the other 7% are doing).
13 Great Guides to Growing Your Blog Audience
MARCH 25, 2015
Give it time”) and Bing search (with a link to how Bing differs from Google’s webmaster tools ). You’ve put extensive effort into your business blog design, content strategy, research, and execution. Now—how you attract and retain a large audience?
16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats
MARCH 15, 2016
There are approximately 250 million blogs online today, and this number doesn’t even include blogs on Google’s Blogger platform, which does not disclose usage statistics.
This One Thing Has Become The New SEO Reputation Management Secret This Year
AUGUST 4, 2015
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. In order to figure out what Internet sites your brand is being discussed in, you could utilize Google Alerts.
Seven Ways to Humanize B2B Marketing
OCTOBER 27, 2015
It’s nice that a piece of software “streamlines processes,” but 1) everyone says that (an exact phrase search on Google for that brings up more than 40,000 results); 2) no one would buy something that complicates processes(!);
20 Expert LinkedIn Guides
JULY 7, 2014
Victoria Ipri passes along nine helpful tips, like getting your employees involved, sharing your LinkedIn page on other social media sites (“Are you using Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other SM platforms?
The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools
JANUARY 24, 2017
Google Review Count: 436. Google Review Count: 432. Google Review Count: 420. Google Review Count: 410. Google Review Count: 394. Google Review Count: 370. Google Review Count: 370. Google Review Count: 313. Google Review Count: 290.
35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats
AUGUST 11, 2015
And with Google+ being deprecated , social networking now primarily means the “big three” of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, plus Pinterest now at #4.
The 12 Best Competitive Intelligence and Benchmarking Tools
MAY 3, 2016
As will be the case for all posts in this series, tools will be shown with the number of results returned by Google on a search for reviews of that tool (not necessarily the actual number of reviews) and example showcase reviews. Google Review Count: 400,000. Google Review Count: 6,330.
Where Google Moved Your Digital Cheese
MAY 28, 2013
update , Google has been busy moving the cheese for many marketers, webmasters and SEO professionals. Produce great content, it will attract “natural” links, and your site will end up on page one of Google.
The 23 Best Free Google Chrome Extensions for Digital Marketers
MARCH 30, 2017
Google Review Count: 332. Google Review Count: 319. A productivity extension for Google Chrome that helps you stay focused on work by restricting the amount of time you can spend on time-wasting websites. Google Review Count: 245. Google Review Count: 230.