Kristi’s Favorite Little Known Social Media Tool: If (or when) you come to this point with your social media accounts, you’ll be stuck handling Facebook and LinkedIn the old fashioned, manual way. With Twitter, however, you can use Refollow. It is a premium application with pricing from $5 per month for 40 follows and unfollows per day to $20 per month for unlimited following and unfollowing for one account. If you have multiple accounts, then you are looking at $50 per month to manage up to 5 or $150 per month to manage up to 20 with unlimited usage.
Close the feedback loop by connecting your marketing channels together. When you send an email to distribute a blog post—don’t show the full text. Show a snippet, and link back to the original website.
Unlimited Sitemap Generator is a PHP script which runs on the server that hosts your website. Features: XML, HTML, images, video, news, text and mobile sitemap, works with dynamic sites, sitemap splitting, broken links detection, and automatic pings.
Jump up ^ Stonehouse, G. and Snowdon, B., “Competitive Advantage Revisited: Michael Porter on Strategy and Competitiveness,” Journal of Management Inquiry, Vol. 16 No. 3, 2007, p. 257, DOI: 10.1177/1056492607306333
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Of US businesses with 20 or more employees only about 4% are users of marketing automation software. – VentureBeat “Buyers and Users Marketing Automation Survey: Results, Analysis and Key Findings” (2014)
Where would your work day be without accessibility and communication between you and your colleagues? Probably pretty frustrating. Marketers can’t shy away from communication when it comes to aligning with team members and across the company, so having the right team communication tools is necessary every single day.
Next, you need to brainstorm and come up with copy for your site that will convert users to purchasers! This is no easy task, and most people will have to make a number of attempts until they come up with transcript that converts well .
Trello is a great project management tool for small teams and individuals. With it’s Kanban-style setup and fun user interface, Trello lets you set up to-do lists and tag individual cards with due dates, members, labels, and more. You can attach files, links, images, and more to your cards and easily get a full-view of any project that you’re working on. At HubSpot, we use Trello daily to manage our team campaigns and individual to-do lists. Want an example of how we do this? Check out our guide to managing marketing campaigns in Trello.
Jump up ^ Aaker, D. A. and Mills, M. K. Strategic Market Management, Pacific Rim ed., Wiley, pp. 142–43; Porter, M.,Competitive advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance, cited in Kotler. P., Marketing Management, 2000, p. 44
Sitemap Creator 4 offers a Windows desktop sitemap generator thats creates sitemaps for Google, Yahoo, and Bing. Features: unlimited sitemap size, built-in FTP/FTPS/SFTP client, automatically ping search engines, split sitemap files, scheduled sitemap generation, Gzip output, exclude pages, and 404 detection.
IceRocket is the best blog search engine on the Web, and it also lets you search across Twitter, Facebook, images and video. I use it to follow links to the blog, or see realtime responses across multiple properties. Here’s an example query to show the broad reach of IceRocket – a vanity search: http://www.icerocket.com/search?tab=buzz&q=%22Louis+Gray%22+OR+louisgray
Especially with home based Internet marketing businesses, you may have a tendency to underestimate the residual value of professional and proficient Internet marketing strategy. You simply must increase web site traffic!
This is a fantastic list of tools. There are several here that I’m already a big fan of but I definitely discovered some new ones that I look forward to trying out. Mass Planner and Post Planner are both new to me so I’ll be interested in exploring those a bit.