Blogging 101: Traffic Generation for Blogs on a Budget

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Keyword Eye Tool Review and Tutorial

I've taken a deeper look at the Keyword Eye SEO tool and given my thoughts on what it has to offer, as well as talking you through how to use it. Keyword Eye offers a few different options related to various aspects of keyword research and competitive analysis, including: - A keyword suggestion tool to find new keyword opportunities. - The ability to create tag clouds full of keyword opportunities and other data visualisations that help you easily identify targets. - Awesome competitive 'domain ranking' searches that show you the keyword rankings of your competitors, along with search volumes and more. - Anchor text reports (using Ahrefs data) that highlight anchor text used for external links to any given domain. - 'Question Finder' that gathers keyword phrases related to specific questions that are searched for frequently - great for blogs and forums. - Links up to your Google Analytics to find existing keyword opportunities that were right on your door-step. For more information you can check out the Keyword Tool website ( We're also giving away a free year's license for the software on the blog so make sure you enter at

How To Use IFTTT To Save Time & Automate - A Behind The Scenes Look If This Then That (IFTTT) is a great free service that allows you to connect other services in a simple way. For example you can tell it to automatically save every Facebook photo your tagged in to Dropbox or save a copy of someones latest blog post in Evernote. There are literally thousands of ways you can use it and this video will show you how I use it behind the scenes on the blog. What You Will Learn * Why IFTTT is amazing! * How to use it * How to save time and get more done * How I use it behind the scenes on the blog * And much more! Partial Transcript (full transcript on the blog) Hi guys Matthew Woodward here and today I'm going to show you the free If This Then That service and why it is absolutely amazing. I'll take you through it all including how to set it up and use it so you can get more done in less time. I'll also let you get a sneak peak of how I use it behind the scenes to manage the blog and create content. And I'm even going to step outside of the box and show you some other juicy If This Then That hints and tips! Are you ready? Then let's go! If This Then That is a really simple but powerful service that allows you to connect all sorts of different channels. So to give you a real example of how it works I'm going to show you some of the more popular recipes. For example when a Facebook profile picture changes update the Twitter profile picture. Every time you're tagged in something on Facebook, save it to Dropbox. And we can have a look at some more, every time you star something in Google reader create a note in Evernote. Every time an RSS update happens, tweet about it. And you can see there are lots of different recipes here that people have already created and you can combine any of the services to make your own. If This Then That is actually compatible with a huge range of services here. You've got everything like Facebook, Evernote, Gmail, RSS feed, readability - all you have to do is create an account then you can start creating your own recipes. So to create an account just come up to join here and fill out your details and I'm going to login and pause the video. So this is the main dashboard when you login and you can see here I've got 24 recipes for various tasks and I'm going to show you those a little bit later on. But first of all let's take a look at creating our own recipe. So if you click create a recipe we can say if this happen and pick from any one of these services. So let's go with something simple let's say that every week you have a certain task that you like to perform. Here you can say every weekday, so every Monday at 9am I want you to create a note in Evernote and I might say the title - reply to social media messages. Then in the body I can say Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Google+.

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