October 20, 2014

Category Archives: Resources

Tips for Getting More Done

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This topic might not be 100% focused on social media or marketing but its important to remember these ideals and incorporate them into your day. These tips will be especially helpful for bloggers, designers, social media managers and people with a lot on their plate each day to get more done. Read More »

9 Ways to Build Your Own Social Networking Site

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Much of the content on this blog involves information on marketing your site through social media and social networking sites. However, maybe you want to create your own networking site to fill an existing void or rather than using some of those that already exist. If you are interested in building a networking site, you could of course have the site built from scratch, or you could use some type of existing platform to handle the back end of the site. In this post we'll look at 9 options for creating your own social network. Some are free options, and others are paid options that may be more appealing depending on your situation. Read More »

Get The Winning Way Internet Marketing E-Book for Free

The Winning WayGyutae Park from Winning the Web has released a free internet marketing e-book, The Winning Way. I've been following Gyutae for a while now and his blog is one of the few internet marketing blogs that I continue to read. Winning the Web always has original and practical content, even in a very saturated niche. The Winning Way is a checklist 500+ proven internet marketing strategies. Gyutae shares his knowledge and expertise by briefly covering each topic (the book is well over 100 pages long). Despite the length of the book, it is very easy to read. Gyutae even offers a guarantee for his free e-book. If you do not find at least 3 new ideas in the book, he is willing to pay you $50 (see the details of the guarantee). Read More »

33 Free Trend Tracking Tools

Part of attracting visitors to your website is knowing what topics are hot and what people are seeking. Whether you're studying trends to find potential topics for content to target social media, or whether you're wondering how you should optimize your pages for search engines, trend-tracking tools can be incredibly helpful. The resources listed in this article are all free, and they go about tracking trends in a variety of different ways. Try to find a few that you think will be able to help in your own work with your website or blog.

Google Trends

Google trends provides data on search phrases that are hot. Read More »

35+ Internet Marketing Blogs that are Worth Your Attention

Currently there are a number of excellent blogs that cover various aspects of internet marketing. I thought it would be worthwhile to put together a list of some that stand out as being among the best sources of content. Personally, I wouldn’t recommend subscribing to all of them because of information overload. I would recommend subscribing to those that cover ... Read More »

35 Must-Read Articles for Social Media Marketers

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As an active social media user and marketer, I'm always interested in learning new things to improve my knowledge and abilities. This is a collection of some of the best articles that I've found on a variety of topics related to social media.

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50 Ways to Use Social Media, Listed by Objective - Web-Strategist 5 Steps to Become a Better Social Media Marketer - Daily Blog Tips How to Set Up a Domino Effect of Traffic - Vandelay Design How to Go from Nothing to 550,000 Social Media Visitors in One Month - ViperChill How to Target the Right Social Media Sites - ProBlogger How to Promote Yourself on Social Sites Without Actually "Promoting Yourself" - SearchRank Relationship Building - 6 Tips for Working in Social Media - SEM Clubhouse Top 10 Reasons Why SEOs Fail On Social Media - SEO 2.0 Top 10 Reasons Why Great Content Fails On Social Media - SEO 2.0 6 Social Media "No-Brainers" You Shouldn't Forget - Cape Cod SEO Social Media Optimization: Submit It, But Don't Forget It - Search Engine Land Read More »

101 Twitter Resources

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It seems like every day I see more and more being written about Twitter. I have to admit that I don’t really get the fascination with micro blogging, but it’s becoming more and more common, and many bloggers find the services to be extremely useful for connecting with their audience. With all of the information that I’ve been seeing on ... Read More »

150+ RSS Resources

Did you know that today is RSS Awareness Day? Due to the occasion, I thought I would post this huge list of RSS-related resources. Feel free to share your favorites in the comments. Articles Introduction to RSS What is RSS? RSS Explained RSS Specifications RSS 2.0 Specification History of RSS 35 Ways You Can Use RSS Today Making Headlines with ... Read More »

Top 10 WordPress Plugins for Social Media

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If you’re a WordPress blogger and you’re looking to use social media to reach more readers, there are plenty plugins to enhance your blog’s optimization for social media. Here are 10 of the best. Share This – Choose which sites you want to target and let your readers vote for you with this plugin. Share This even allws you to ... Read More »