Amanda Keith

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9 Thorough Guides That Will Teach You the Basics of SEO

In this article, we'll go over 9 guides that will help you get up to speed with SEO quickly.<p>If you want to get discovered online, you're going to have to learn SEO basics. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources available that will help you do just that.<p>Some of them are offered by the most …

How to Rank in 2018: The SEO Checklist

It's hard enough as it is to explain to non-SEOs how to rank a webpage. In an increasingly complicated field, to do well you've got to have a good …

5 SEO Strategies to Immediately Focus On in 2018

While Google's algorithm is constantly changing, these tactics aren't going to change anytime soon and will increase your chance of being found online.<p>Today, your website is your storefront. Even if you have a brick and mortar business, many people will find you online or check you out online …

Best Tools for Web Designers to Use in 2018

You're reading Best Tools for Web Designers to Use in 2018, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Typography

This Startup Can Help You Build Your Brand in 35 Minutes (or Less)

Ah, convenience and efficiency. Entrepreneurs rejoice.<p>Building a brand as a micro-business owner, freelancer, or digital nomad can often feel like you're playing a game of connect-the-dots. Trust me, I've been there. You use one tool for emailing clients, another tool to create your brand's social …

Starting a Side-Hustle: How to Earn Your First $1,000 on Instagram as an Influencer

Have you been secretly wondering if you too can start making some money as an Instagram influencer?<p>Have you been secretly wondering if you too can start making some money as an Instagram influencer? You've got a decent number of Instagram followers, and regularly post content that gets a lot of …

The Essential Landing Page Checklist

How to ensure that your landing page delivers the promises in your online ads<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Perry Marshall, Mike Rhodes and Bryan Todd’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | …

Barnes & Noble

This Leadership Book Is One of the Most Critically Acclaimed Ever. Here's Why You Need to Reread It

The lessons learned from this book do not have an expiration date, and can travel with you along your leadership journey.<p>In my job, I spend a lot of time working with emerging leaders. Sometimes, they are leaders making a jump to a VP level role for the first time. Sometimes, I work with companies …

A Developer’s Guide to Managing Email Accounts

As developers, we rely on an email account to register and maintain online repositories, send and receive correspondence for projects we build and …

Cybersecurity

The 25 Top Social Media Management Tools for Businesses of All Sizes

How do you stay on top of all your social media marketing tasks?<p>From creating and publishing content to analytics and reporting, it can be pretty …

Wednesday wisdom: 19 inspirational life quotes to get you through hump day

Each Wednesday we slump into work thinking about trivial things like the weather, traffic, money and how tired we are.<p>The hump day is the worst day …

Use these 4 proofreading tools to improve your content

Blog writing stands out with original topics, but taking the time to edit your articles is an important step in building an audience. You don’t have …

Computations with Fractions

Fractions Cheat Sheet<p>This cheat sheet provides a basic outline of what you need to know about fractions when you are required to perform computations …

Mathematics

Data Visualization: The Best Infographic Tools Available Today

Infographics have become an increasingly popular data visualization tool which enable users to quickly give an overview of pretty much any topic. They rely on using images to accompany bite-sized pieces of information, in keeping with the theory that our brains are better at storing and recalling …

If You Have These Books, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

When members of our parents' generation were out forging their careers, it was difficult to up your skills without following the traditional college …

31 Digital Tools Entrepreneurs Say They Can't Live Without

What tools do CEOs actually use every day?<p>Today there are too many tools to choose from, which got me wondering, what tools do CEOs actually use every day? What tools could they not live without?<p>I've interviewed over 700 CEOs as part of my podcast, <i>The Top Entrepreneurs</i>, and have summarized the top …

Project Management

An Effective Website Planning, Design and Development Process

Building an effective new website, like many things, cannot be done in a bubble and takes time and collaboration to be successful. We recently …

Free Ways to Advertise Your Business Online

When you have any sort of business there is one thing you must do to survive and thrive: advertise. That’s how you get the word out about your …

10 tools for creating compelling content for social media

Social media has changed a lot over the last five years — and truth be told, that’s the understatement of the century.New platforms have come into …

Infographics

SEO Is More Than a Numbers Game. The Real Goal Is Engagement.

Algorithms change, but quality content that engages your audience is always be a winning strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The goals that are typically established for an SEO campaign are often aligned with a numbers-driven strategy and closely tied to the …

Marketing

Keyword Research: The foolproof method

Keyword research is only a small part of SEO, but it’s an important one. No SEO strategy is complete without this vital portion of research, and …

Google Analytics

How to Show Up on the First Page of Google (Even if You’re a Nobody)

There’s a joke that asks, “Where should you bury something that you don’t want people to find?”Answer: On the second page of Google.Sure, it’s corny. …

AdWords

Is marketing-as-a-service the future of marketing?

In the past decade no other department/component in the enterprise has changed more than Marketing. What used to be a function based on creativity and an almost comical lack of measurability is now a complex, multi-discipline, metrics-driven, function with direct bottom-line impact.<p>Not …

Marketing

How to Create the Best Facebook Business Page

Remember back when Facebook pages were simple places where you could Like a business to follow them?This is what Facebook pages used to look …

8 Mistakes Business Owners Make Creating Their 'About Us' Page

Be ready to tell your story to the people curious to hear it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite being probably the most visited page on a business’s website, the "About Us" is often overlooked. It’s an afterthought following more seemingly important content and …

Marketing

9 Things You Should Always Do Before Presenting in Front of a Big Crowd

The most successful public speakers use these tips to make their point and manage their fear<p>"Maybe I should have prepared a bit more."<p>I'll admit it. I've said these words to myself right before stepping in front of a group to make a presentation or pitch. I feel sorry for both the audience and …

These Free Marketing Tools Will Help Grow Your Home Business

Technology has made starting and growing a home business easier and more affordable than ever. One of the biggest impacts is the plethora of free and …

7 Content Marketing Trends Brands Need to Prepare for in 2018

Whether you're a C-suite executive, a marketing leader, or a content creator yourself, here are seven content marketing trends to keep on your radar as you prepare for 2018.<p>We're more than halfway through 2017. I know that sounds almost impossible because the year has flown by so far. (My youngest …

10 Marketing Strategies Every Startup Should Know

Startups can benefit from marketing strategies called “growth hacks.” Sean Ellis coined the term back in 2010. It refers to non-traditional marketing …