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Have you ever used MS Word to write your blog posts and wondered if there was something more blogger-friendly out there? As a blogger, you have unique needs. More than fancy features and formatting, you want: A place to capture all of your ideas A writing tool that cuts out distractions A way to find and remove embarrassing grammatical errors.
Do you ever wish that certain parts of the blogging process could be easier? Maybe it’s writing, crafting headlines, managing social media, lead generation or something else. The good news is that all of this can be easier – with the right tools. And in this post, I’ll show you the blogging tools that every marketer should know about.
As a marketer, you know that the first step in your marketing strategy is to attract business with your content. But, while up to 94% of small businesses are using a content marketing strategy, the majority of marketers are failing. Just because you have a plan, it doesn’t mean it’s working. To understand content marketing, you need to look at the definition.
Do you want to gain more visibility for your business? That’s a silly question, of course you want to gain more visibility for your business. Everybody does. You’ve tried all the typical marketing tips and tricks, and they’re working, but you’re looking for something with a little extra power. That next “growth hack” that skyrockets your sales.
Mention the term Keyword Research Tools to any blogger, and they’ll most likely think of the Google Keyword Planner. It has Google on the label, so it must be good, right? Well, it’s worth checking and using for initial keyword research, but remember that the tool is, and always was, intended for Google Adwords campaigns. So, while some of the data is useful, most is irrelevant.
Visuals are the emotional foundation of your landing pages. They have the power to make your visitors walk away feeling happy, informed, motivated or reassured. And most importantly – they have the power to boost your conversions. But how exactly can you incorporate visuals into your landing pages? Unsurprisingly, there are lots of ways to use visuals – as images, videos and even GIFs.
Are you struggling to create decent looking pages on your website? Or feeling so frustrated that you’re considering hiring a web designer? Stop. Thrive Architect, the new WordPress plugin from Thrive Themes could be the answer to your problems. In this review, we’ll take a look at how easy it is to create visually impressive pages (and posts), without wasting a load of time and money.
There’s no better way to increase engagement, followers, and brand loyalty than with social contests. And for business owners and marketers, it can help with sales and the growth of your business. A social contest is a promotion aimed at your social media audience. These promotions can rapidly grow your email list in a short time and build brand awareness by allowing you to r ...
You know as a blogger, if you want to maximize the visibility of your blog and brand, you need to get your blog post out there for people to read. But, whether you’re blogging as a side hustle or this is your full-time gig, churning out original content on a consistent basis is a challenge. There’s just no time to produce epic-proportion-type posts that will grab your audienc ...
As a blogger, what’s your end goal? Is it to share your story and hope to make a change in people? Is it to earn a side income from your blog? Or is it to build a tribe of loyal followers and form a community of similar minds? No matter if you’re blogging to help others or to build a business by offering a service or digital product, one thing is clear – you need an email list.
You knew it. Sooner or later it will come. Now it’s here. The day of imminent surrender. So much hard work you’ve put into this. Dozens of strategies and tools you have twisted and tweaked to stimulate your blog’s traffic. And what’s your analytics response to all that sweat and tears? Day in day out, it shows you nothing beyond the low pulse of a patient in a critical condition.
The alarm on your phone goes off. Time to get up, shower, grab a bagel and coffee for the road, and drive to work. It seems every day you’re on autopilot. There’s no need to think – just do. For many people, having a traditional 9-5 job, while being somewhat secure, is not what they envisioned it would be when they signed up for it.
Raise your hand if you’re a blogger with the chops to design and code beautiful pages from scratch… That silence is the sound of both my arms remaining tightly pressed against my sides. And you know what? I know I’m not the only one sitting here looking like a penguin. I think most of us don’t have the necessary code skills to create truly attractive pages without help.
Here’s a scenario you’ll likely be familiar with. You land on a site, and as you scroll through the page, you see a section called “As seen in,” which contains logos of the big name websites or publications that website or company has been featured in. Immediately, your opinion of the website changes. You suddenly think it’s more credible and you’re more interested in what it has to offer.
Let me ask you this: When you first started blogging, did making money from your blog ever cross your mind? Maybe not. Many new bloggers view blogging as only a hobby. It’s not until they generate a decent amount of traffic and develop a loyal following do they even consider monetizing their blog.
Picture this: you own several businesses or several blogs. You do well in the beginning to consistently post, but as your businesses boom and marketing takes more of your time, you realize you can’t do this alone. You need someone to help you create consistent content that’s quality-driven and appeals to your readers. Maybe you’re interested in running a multi-author blog.
As a blogger, you know the importance of goals. It’s a basic requirement for any business and a necessity for anyone who wants to move forward in life. Without goals, we are just wandering around with dreams and good intentions. While having goals is good, making them great is what leads you to extraordinary results.
You feel the itch. For months you’ve been churning out post after post, promoting it all over social media and slowly building your email list. Now it’s time to take your blog to the next level and turn it into a business by launching your first product or course. If you’re thinking about launching a course based on your experience, this is a great time to create one.
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