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19 Headline Writing Tips for More Clickable, Shareable Blog Posts

It’s easy to let headlines take the back seat in your writing process. Headlines can wind up as a quick afterthought, but really should be treated with much more consideration. In fact, your headline is arguably more important than the article itself. After all, who cares how great your blog post is if no one even reads it? Headline writing rules have changed quite a bit since the great online...
July 17, 2014
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Social Media Images Guide: Optimizing Images For Facebook, Twitter, & More!

Good visual content is a key component of online marketing. Posting pictures and illustrations on social media networks helps brands boost engagement and get noticed by fans. > Our social media images guide seeks to provide you with everything you need to know about using images on social networks. We’ll be covering: Where to get free social media images Optimizing images for dimensions and...
July 09, 2014
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5 Ways to Wield More Word of Mouth Marketing Power

Word of mouth marketing (lovingly nicknamed WOMM) can make or break your biz. It can build you up and tear you down faster than an OC socialite. Do word of mouth marketing right and you’ll have (almost) no need of an ad budget; customers will share stories of your sublime service at dinner parties across the country, and that’s better than any billboard. The popularity of sites like Yelp and...
June 26, 2014
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Social Sharing Secrets: 15 Ways to Get More Shares ASAP!

Social media sharing is a big aim for many businesses looking to build their brand, extend their reach, and generally make the most of their online marketing efforts. So how do you rack in the likes, tweets, pins, and +1s? Here are 15 super social sharing secrets to keep you basking in the lime light of adoring online fans. Image courtesy of kanate of FreeDigitalPhotos.net 1. Ask people to...
June 19, 2014
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64 Creative Marketing Ideas to Boost Your Business

We’ve all hit it – that wall that seems to sap away all your magical creative marketing juices. Suddenly you feel like Peter Pan without his pixie dust. If you’ve never seen Run Fatboy Run, it’s a great movie! All you need is a bit of help to kick your marketing strategy back on track. And guess what? We’re dishin’ out 64 creative marketing ideas and inspirational tips to help you bust through...
June 12, 2014
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Think You Can Throw Up Any Old Thank You Page? Think Again.

Hurrah! A visitor has come to your site and completed a conversion – whether it be a white paper download, a webinar signup, or a purchase order, you should be feeling pretty good. Don’t pat yourself on the back yet though – you need a thank you page, and it can’t just be any hodgepodge mess that’s thrown up by the nearest website lackey. In order to get the most out of your coveted converted...
June 03, 2014
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Why You NEED Social Media Landing Pages (Not Just a Homepage!)

With so much traffic being driven these days via social media, it’s important to implement designated social media landing pages as part of your marketing strategy. Remember, folks who click your ads and links from social media sites are valuable visitors – they’ve actively engaged with your brand on a social network. In fact, J. Crew found that: “customers who engage with us via our social...
May 27, 2014
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The Mega Collection of SEO Expert Advice: Best of the Reddit SEO AMAs

If you're at all familiar with Reddit, you know about their AMA series, AKA, Ask Me Anything. Superstars from Obama to Rob Delaney have done AMA's, committing to answer questions from anyone and everyone who shows up to submit a question. And in recent months, a number of top SEO's have been doing Ask Me Anything sessions in the SEO subreddit (r/bigSEO). Today, we’re bringing you the best of...
May 07, 2014
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UGC 101: Guide to User-Generated Content Marketing

What is the fabulous and extraordinary thing that is UGC? No, it’s not the latest clog variation of UGG boots - it’s none other than user-generated content! Today we’re looking at different kinds of user generated content, examples of user-generated content, where to find it, how to use it, and more! What is User Generated Content? A user generated content definition: UGC is anything on the web...
April 28, 2014
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Gmail Shortcuts, Tips, and Tricks: Latest Secrets for Hacking Your Email

If you’re like me, you’re checking Gmail constantly. Despite how much time you spend on Gmail, I bet that good old Google Mail is still holding out a few secrets on you! Well we’re blowing its cover and showing you some of the most valuable Gmail tips and tricks to make your email checking a bit easier. Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts Did you know you can use a number of Gmail keyboard shortcuts from...
April 23, 2014
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