Making Your Own Marketing Videos

Professional marketing videos promoting your business aren’t cheap. You get what you pay for when it comes to marketing your products and engaging your audience. However, there are tools you can use to accomplish these tasks without breaking the bank. You don’t need Hollywood; you just need fast and free. Incorporating marketing videos into your strategy accomplishes several things: Their versatility allows them to live in several places like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, your website, and your blog. They are eye-catching,Read more

Reach Your Goals Faster with High-Power Work Sessions

A lot of people hoping to make money online are limited to working at it just a few hours per day or less. If you’re working a day job and are frustrated that you can’t spend more time becoming financially free, I have some good news for you. Do you know what’s even more effective than having more time to work? Getting as much as you possibly can out of the time you do have available. That means focused, driven work. TheRead more

How to Grow Your Blog Into a Business

Most of the time, businesses start blogging as a way to build an audience. However, the reverse seems to be happening. More and more people with blogs are starting to monetize their traffic. It makes sense because one of the hardest things to do as a business owner is grow your traffic. If you grow your blog first, you already have a solid following to support your business idea. For me, I started a blog because I love to shareRead more

How to Use Bing to Advertise

Bing Ads is an advertising platform used to display ads on the Bing network including bing.com, yahoo.com, and aol.com. Smaller affiliates like duckduckgo.com and slickdeals.net also fall under this umbrella. Ads show up on Bing when a visitor searches just as they would on any other search engine. The top and sides of the page are premium real estate, and you want to be sure people notice you first by making your ads relevant. How Bing Advertising Works Bing showsRead more

How Link Building Affects Your Marketing Strategy

I get it. You want to be discovered. And search engine optimization is part of that. But it’s easy to stuff keywords into your articles or blog posts anywhere to get visibility. There’s more to online marketing than that. There are specific techniques you can employ to get the best out of your marketing strategy without affecting the readability of your content. You have to use keywords the right way, or you won’t get noticed like you thought you would.Read more

Five Best Opera Extensions for Marketing

Browsers are a highly personal choice. Everyone has a reason for using the browser they use, and often it’s not based on performance or features, but on habit. Switching browsers just feels weird. Let’s face it, we humans don’t like to change just for the sake of change. With Chrome gaining sixty percent of the market share as of October 2017, the majority of extensions are available for Chrome only. Some are available for Safari, but Opera has been leftRead more

Slack for Marketing

Slack enables your ideas all the way to market by keeping everyone on the same page in real time. Slack is a communication super tool allowing your team to send notifications, get approvals, and sign off on the biggest marketing campaigns. From collaboration to integration, Slack has the capabilities your team needs to prepare the best marketing campaigns yet. Slack helps you to stay organized with rooms for purposes designated by your team and inviting members on a need-to-know basisRead more

Firefox Extensions for Small Business Marketing

While the browser wars are far from over, there remain only a few significant players in today’s business world. Everyone knows that Internet Explorer comes with Windows, and the running joke is that it’s “a tool used to download Google Chrome.” Speaking of Google’s powerhouse browser, the Mountain View web client has a chokehold on the browser market, owning nearly sixty percent of the market. Still, there are other alternative browsers which provide unique and innovative options for small businessRead more

How Often Should You Post a Blog Post

I recently had the privilege to meet several bloggers at a conference and their thoughts varied as to how often one should post a blog from daily, weekly, or monthly. It basically was personal preference.  However, the one thing they did agree on is good content for the readers. So let’s focus on good content … how do you write good content? It doesn’t matter how long you have been blogging, you probably know the term that ‘Content is King’.Read more

Best Mobile Apps for Marketing

It’s easy to hunker down and turn off distractions to get things done on your computer. But in an increasingly mobile society, sometimes you need to work on the run. With the wealth of apps available today, you can leave your bulky computer behind and work efficiently with your phone on the go. Tweetbot Sometimes a never-ending list of tweets is hard to sift through for relevant content topics or sort out what you care about most. Tweetbot organizes yourRead more