Can you call yourself a content marketing expert? Even if you answer “yes”, there are still lots of ways to enhance your performance. Even if you’re one of the 42% of B2B marketers that claim to be effective at content marketing, you still have a bunch of room for improvement. If you desire to make the most out of your content marketing efforts, you must know what strategies to implement, and most of all, what tools to use. Good keyword research, the perfect social media marketing strategy, and the best search engine optimization skills all can contribute immensely to your success as a content marketing expert. Unfortunately, when it comes to content marketing tools, a lot of the ones often recommended by the experts are very costly, and the average content marketer can’t afford them. Now, here’s the good news: There are a bunch of free tools out there that you can also use to get the same results, and many of them are owned by big G … [Read more...] about 10 Free And Useful Google Tools No Blogger Should Ignore
Unless your blog is a secret diary, chances are you are looking for ways to increase your traffic. There are countless opportunities to increase your traffic, but as always content is king. This particular opportunity I’m about to describe gets 60 millions visitors per month. You don’t want to miss out on it, do you? I decided to write about this platform, because we’re getting great results with it. The good news is that this “Quiet Giant of Content Marketing” is easy to handle. SlideShare is a social media website where you get to show off your slides to the world. What’s also important is that this crowded site with highly targeted audience still has relatively low competition. Slideshare may prove to be even more effective when it comes to getting traffic than Facebook, Twitter or Google + (at least from my experience). But when you combine it with the mentioned social networks you get even better results. I know what you’re thinking- … [Read more...] about How to Untap Slideshare for Blog Traffic & Higher Google Ranking
If you’re using WordPress for sometime then you probably know that WordPress search is not up to the mark. It’s good to find results but the search results’ relevancy sucks big time. Google introduced custom search back in 2006. But I was not impressed with the way results are arranged and presented. So I never cared about using Google’s search as a replacement for WordPress search. But last year Google gave a new look to Custom Search. They changed the way search results are presented with a new style and a new Search box that’s more modern and streamlined. Again, last month they introduced a new look for the Custom Search control panel as well. Introduction To Google Custom Search The last time I tried Google Custom Search Engine was several years back so most of the new features were unknown to me. So if I’m to compare the new look with the old one then I would say the new Custom Search search box style, results page, and control panel is … [Read more...] about Have You Replaced WordPress Search With Google Custom Search Yet?
When I was a brand new freelance writer, I started marketing my services on Twitter because my mom recommended the platform (seriously — she’s super cool). She works in author promotions and got me started with some of her own tips and tricks. Now, I’ve slowly adapted them into my own strategy of getting freelance writing clients on Twitter. Opens in a new tab: How To Start Your Freelance Writing Career – A Real-Life Case Study And to this day: No other social media platform has found me as many clients as Twitter. Here’s how I do it… My complete strategy to get freelance writing clients using Twitter Step 1: I follow my niche. Every day, I spend some time following people and businesses related to my writing niche (digital marketing). I can search for those niche-related keywords on Twitter and then click over to “Accounts”. I started out with ManageFlitter because the basic version was free. Once I connect my Twitter account, I … [Read more...] about [Case Study] How I Get Clients For My Freelance Writing Business Using Twitter
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