22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
Image credit: Buddy Media. In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. 15 Best Social Media Tools by CodeGeekz.
How B2B Marketers Can Leverage Social Media Product Advertising
MARCH 5, 2015
Social media advertising has been making leaps and bounds in the level of sophistication, targeting capabilities and opportunities being presented to marketers. Why Should B2B Marketers Care About Product Advertising in Social Networks?
A Simple Guide to Mastering the Basics of Effective Social Media Advertising
MAY 25, 2016
Don’t let the costs scare you, paid social advertising is incredibly measurable, and can produce real ROI. One of the most daunting things about social media advertising is the fact that you are dropping cold hard cash on your campaigns. Social Media Ecommerce
A new eBook; Content Marketing Templates for Lead Generation
FEBRUARY 25, 2012
Poor choices of keywords and SEO content tactics on websites. Lack of internal process and plan to implement a content marketing strategy. Introducing my brand new eBook on content marketing, called The 38 “Let’s Do It” Content Marketing Templates for Lead Generation-The Workbook.
The Business Blog Editorial Calendar Every Marketer Needs [Free Template]
DECEMBER 20, 2012
It's stuff like brainstorming topics, targeting the right readers, and optimizing posts with the right keywords and calls-to-action. Lucky for you, this is where our new blog editorial calendar template comes in handy! Keywords and Target Personas.
Polish up your best content to drive content marketing value
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
JULY 16, 2015
Picking a call-to-action featuring the top keyword that a blog is ranking for in organic search is one of the ways that HubSpot doubled their blog’s lead generation. Related Stories Facebook content strategy is a time bomb for inbound marketing Do People Trump Content in Marketing?
The Eight Best Social CRM Tools
APRIL 6, 2017
Social customer relationship management (CRM) was being written about as a distinct product category as far back as 2008, but market interest really began to take off the following year. How does social CRM differ from traditional CRM? 26: The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools. #27:
Content Marketing Strategy: A Comprehensive Guide for Modern Marketers
JULY 21, 2015
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. Why Businesses Need a Content Marketing Strategy. Manage social media. Social Media Manager.
How to Create a Successful Blog Strategy: A Step-by-Step Guide
DECEMBER 29, 2014
It isn''t enough to simply have a blog -- businesses need to spend time creating a blogging strategy that allows for high quality content creation so you can, slowly, build a reputation for thought leadership that will pay off big time in the long term. Social media. 4) Keywords.
14 of the Best Content Marketing Tips, Tactics and Techniques of 2013
DECEMBER 17, 2013
Content marketing success starts with developing a strategy and roadmap, but the rubber hits the road with the execution of tactics (and measurement of marketing results to support continual improvement). ” 17 Essential Content Templates and Checklists by Content Marketing Institute.
3 Lessons Spammers Taught Me About Marketing to Strangers
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
JANUARY 29, 2015
The terrible template goes as follows: Hey (blank), I have (blank), can you (blank)? Here’s the problem with this template: Usually, what they’re selling is not relevant to my interests or audience. Please share it on your social media channels.”. (No,
17 Questions On How To Build A Content Marketing Strategy [Q&A]
B2B Marketing Insider
JANUARY 28, 2015
We had nearly 1,600 people sign up for our webinar last week on “ How To Plan And Build An Effective Content Marketing Strategy. Click the link above to our blog post summary of the most important stats, quotes, slides, templates and also to download the presentation and the templates.
How One Company's New Blog Strategy Increased Lead Flow by 700% in One Year
APRIL 4, 2016
Well, when Conversant Bio started a blog with the help of HubSpot Partner SmartBug Media and started creating content around disease research, their blog visits went from about 5,000 visits in December 2014 to 34,000 visits per month ten months later in October 2015. The Strategy Shift.
10 Fantastic Tactics to Fuel Your Content Marketing Strategy: Part 1
Modern B2B Marketing
JUNE 13, 2012
by Jason Miller Content marketing is the new black for B2B marketers and many analysts predict that it’s only going to become more vital as businesses adapt to today’s social savvy buyer. Visualize Your Keywords. B2B Marketing Inbound Marketing Social Media
33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips
APRIL 23, 2013
5 Ways to Clone Great Social Media Content by SteamFeed. ” Content Marketing in 6 Steps by Social Media Today. Research: B2B Buyers Want Content by Social Marketing Forum. Sourcing B2B Content For Marketing Strategy!
7 Tried-and-True Strategies SaaS Businesses Are Using to Grow
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
That's why we've put together a roundup of strategies SaaS businesses can use to ramp up their lead generation efforts. Need inspiration for your own strategy? 7 Strategies SaaS Businesses Are Using to Grow. What lead generation strategies does your SaaS business use?
26 Outstanding LinkedIn Tips and Tactics
MARCH 27, 2013
Indisputably the largest business-oriented social network, LinkedIn has emerged as a crucial site for professional networking, B2B marketing, hiring and job seeking. How to Use LinkedIn Powerfully: 10 Tips to Know by Social Media Today.
How to Create a Content Strategy That Actually Drives Organic Traffic
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
But how do you create that refined content strategy? In this article, I explain the process for creating a content strategy that drives traffic in detail. Check out the simple template below. ( Step 2: Create a keyword list based on your buyer persona''s common search terms.
Interesting Infographics: 25 Tools To Boost Your Content Strategy
MARCH 28, 2014
In the infographic titled “25 Outstanding Content Marketing Tools For Your Brand” by the Social Media Strategies Summit , we can view numerous tools that enhance content marketing strategies. Visual.ly – Provides different templates for drafting infographics.
The 26 Best WordPress Plugins
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
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. On a mobile device, it appears at the bottom of the screen.” — Social Media Examiner.
20 Tools We are Thankful for as B2B Online Marketers
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
Why We Are Thankful: Oftentimes, a number of team members are working together to build out a document (blog posts, keyword lists, page tagging recommendations, etc.). Once the image has been created, users can then easily share across social media platforms.
22 Noteworthy Content Marketing Guides and Tips
DECEMBER 30, 2014
Yet marketers still have many questions about content marketing strategy and tactics. How do you create a content marketing strategy? and while numbers matter, so does quality (content “will fail if it doesn’t align with a larger strategy”).
20 LinkedIn Groups Every Marketer Should Join
JANUARY 7, 2014
To get a glimpse of just what kinds of popular marketing groups -- and even niche communities within marketing, like blogging and social -- there are on the social media site, check out our list below. Want to talk strategy? Social Media. Social Media
In Case of Emergency: How to Create & Launch a Content Marketing Campaign in 5 Hours
JUNE 22, 2015
Our Content Mapping Template can help you get that all figured out.). Pro tip: Do some keyword research to figure out which phrases get the most search volume. Tools like the Google AdWords Keyword Planner and HubSpot's Keyword Tool can help.).
How to Use Canva: An 8-Step Guide to Creating Visual Content
APRIL 18, 2017
After all, articles with an image once every 75-100 words tend to get 2X social shares than articles with fewer images. Even better, it comes equipped with a collection of templates that can be applied to a number of different industries. 1) Begin with a content marketing strategy.
9 Silly Pinterest Mistakes Only Rookies Make
JUNE 16, 2014
So put down the recipe for Nutella brownies and the DIY beer bottle glasses and take a hard look at your company’s Pinterest strategy. The opposite of the one-and-done posting strategy is also problematic. Also, don''t stuff this area with keywords. Social Media
The Anatomy of a 5-Star Twitter Profile
JANUARY 3, 2014
You can also find a picture that coordinates with your other profile pictures or design one of your own using this template. “Social media guru. Digital media evangelist. Social Media
30 Resources to Learn the Art of Writing Google+ Posts
MARCH 26, 2014
Recent studies reveal that the social network has pretty much come out of nowhere to register 1.15 The experts at Wishpond know a thing or two about social engagement, which is brilliantly shared in this blog. Timing is everything when it comes to social media marketing, right?
22 Must Know SEO Writing Tips for Higher Rankings
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
Don’t worry, no keyword spamming or black hat tactics. Find great keywords. Write compelling, keyword-rich titles. Be sure to use important keywords here. Lead with keywords. Always use primary keywords as close to the beginning as possible. Use LSI keywords.
How To Squeeze More SEO Out Of Your B2B Marketing Budget Priorities
APRIL 24, 2014
From one side, we’re fortunate to work with organizations that dedicate budgets for SEO specifically but it’s critical to realize that the most impactful SEO strategies extend throughout a range of B2B marketing initiatives. Visibility to social media profiles and pages.
24 Favorite Inbound Marketing & Digital Media Buying Tools That Don’t Include Google
JUNE 8, 2013
Tools that Cover Search Marketing, SEO, Social Media, Conversion Rate, and Content. As a digital marketing lead generation strategist and online media buyer, you just can’t have enough tools to help manage my clients’ online activities. When I am not involved with business development, speaking, and my own social media marketing, I am usually on the computer with some sort of advertising, SEO, social media, or conversion optimization tool.
5 Types of SEO Audits for B2B Organizations
DECEMBER 1, 2016
First, consider performing a “[keyword] site:domain.com” search to uncover whether duplicate content may exist on the website. Screaming Frog can also be used to audit the inclusion of this tag in web page templates. The Social Media Visibility Audit.
12 Tips to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Social Selling
MAY 20, 2015
According to our research , when prospective clients turn to social media for a professional services firm and specific expertise, 70% tune in on LinkedIn. Amplify your LinkedIn strategy and download our free guide, The LinkedIn Guide for Professional Services Executives.
Make a Blockbuster: 8 Tips to Promote Your Webinar
OCTOBER 23, 2015
This gives you time to build and test your promotional assets so you can send a flight of emails, do an ad campaign, update your website, and promote your event via social media. Make sure your strategy aligns with those business objectives. Share the event via social media.
The Beginner's Guide to Small Business Marketing Online
MARCH 6, 2017
To ensure that your website shows up in search ahead of your competitors, It's important for your company to invest in search engine optimization (SEO) and keyword research. Why do I need social media accounts? Social media accounts. Social Media Accounts.
Content Marketing Plan Methodology
FEBRUARY 4, 2013
By reviewing your company’s marketing strategy you’ll be able to align with it. If there is no developed marketing strategy, set one up before attempting to create your content marketing program. Use target keywords.
How to Create Irresistibly Shareable Content
JULY 2, 2015
What happens from the moment you first see a headline to time you share it across social media platforms? One of my colleagues, Stacy Thompson wrote about this in a recent post where she reminds content marketers to leverage curated content as a method of driving social shares.