Monthly Marketing Roundup Gold is our new monthly series highlighting blog posts covering a wealth of gold nuggets, valuable tips, how-tos, and more.
Please pour yourself a cup of coffee or tea if you prefer, and let’s dive into this month’s marketing gold. We will be covering posts featuring social media, blogging, and SEO that you won’t want to miss.
3 Easy Ways to Increase Your Social Media Reach
By Mandy Edwards
How would you like to extend your social media reach and get the most for the time you invest? Mandy Edwards gives us 3 actionable ways to do just that. She writes, “Each of these will extend your reach on social media and expose you to brand new fans.”
5 Simple Tips For A Daily Social Media Promotion Plan
By Sherman Smith
Are you frustrated with your social media promotion plan? Do you feel you could and should do something different? Sherman Smith shares 5 simple actions for you to promote your posts – or use them as a foundation for creating your own social media marketing promotion strategy.
10 Ways Trello Will Make You a Social Media Management Pro
By Peg Fitzpatrick
Managing social media accounts is a challenge and can seem like an overwhelming task. Peg Fitzpatrick introduces us to Trello to help “juggle all the balls you need to with social media.” She also refers to Trello as a “whiteboard with super powers.” You will love the visuals in this well crafted introduction to the power of Trello.
How To Be Engaging Online
By Sara Nickleberry
Are you looking for some solid and practical tips to help you stand out in the vast sea of the Internet? We all want out content to be seen. How do we help our content stand out? Sara Nickleberry writes, “But your content isn’t always seen unfortunately due to busy newsfeeds, tricky algorithms and timing, right? So. What else works?” Sara provides us 7 great engagement tips to help.
Have you ever felt like your tweets have been pushed down the Twitter stream never to be seen again? Ilene Smith shows us how to find out top tweets using Buffer’s analytics, and how to “recycle” them. She includes a fantastic video complete with a transcript.
How to Immediately Gain Traction on Twitter (and Grow Your Business)
By Rebekah Radice
Is Twitter on the top of your social media marketing list for your business? Did you know that Twitter has over “300 million active monthly users and 500 million tweets sent per day?” If you would like to find out how to harness the power of Twitter, you won’t want to miss this. Rebekah Radice shows us 11 powerful ways “to immediately gain traction on Twitter and grow a thriving community.”
15 Blog Images: Best Practices for Adding Great Pictures To Every Post
By Andy Crestodina
Did you know that blog images directly affect shares and traffic? Andy Crestondina shares how tweets with images“ see a 35% increase in retweets. That is not all. This comprehensive guide is a bookmarkable resource for best practices about images from sizes and shapes to copyrights, attribution, and more.
Favorite quote: “A blog post without an image is like a postcard without a stamp.”
A Step-By-Step Guide To Increasing Your Blog’s Traffic
By Adam Connell
We all want to get more traffic to our blog, but where do we begin? Adam Connell took one of his earlier posts, broke it down into bite size tips and created an infographic with 32 ways to catapult your blog’s traffic. He also includes key takeaways that you will want to be sure to read.
Start Blogging Faster with Mike Allton
By Brent Jones
Blogging does take time, doesn’t it? How would you like to learn golden tips to blog faster? In this Better Blogging video interview series interview with Mike Allton, Brent Jones digs deep to discover how Mike writes at lightning speeds. This is one interview that will open your eyes to how to blog faster. Be sure to check out the takeaways.
Your Blog Is Your Business Card
By Donna Merrill
Have you ever thought of your blog as a business card? Donna Merrill shows us how it is and the important information that we need to include. After reading this, you will have a whole new perspective about your blog as your business card. Donna writes, “Your branding is probably the key to your entire blog (ie., business card), so you definitely want it to stand out, bold, center, large print.”
19 Search Engine Optimization Tips for Entrepreneurs
By Mike Allton
Are you interested in fundamental tips to help with your organic search engine optimization is a complex and ever-changing topic. Mike Allton writes, “There are a number of tips and tricks that entrepreneurs and bloggers can implement to make sure that they’re being consistent with their blog posts and content.” From writing for people and not the search engines to not forcing keywords and more, Mike’s tips are golden.
Here’s How Social Media Affects Your SEO
By Dennis Seymour
Are you confused about how social media affects your SEO, or if it actually does? Dennis Seymour tackles this often misunderstood subject that will clear up the confusion you might have. Be sure to check out his actionable steps at the end.
News You Can Use!
The Weekly Marketing Skinny
By Ana Hoffman
If you haven’t had the chance to read one of Ana Hoffman’s Weekly Marketing Skinny posts, you are in for a treat. Ana combs through hundreds of online publications to help us “stay on top of marketing news that might affect your online business” and packages them “neatly in bite-sized chunks.” In this issue, she covers Yahoo! announcing a search deal with Google, and news about YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and so much more.
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