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Top 5 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Search Traffic (What To Do About It)

by Theodore Nwangene<p>Most bloggers and website owners dream of ranking in Google’s top 10 for their chosen keywords.<p>But only a few makes that dream a …

SEO

Report: Investigators Told Manafort They Planned to Indict

The Mueller investigation is heating up, and it doesn’t look good for Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort. CNN reported Monday that …

Paul Manafort

How Much Should I Spend On Facebook Ads?

This column is authored by Digital Marketing Consultant, Logan Mayville<p><i>“How much should I spend on Facebook ads?”</i><p>As a freelance digital marketing …

Digital Marketing

Blog Party: Blogger Meet and Greet

Welcome to Our Blog Party!<p>It’s time for our bi-monthly blog party.<p>In the comments section, you are encouraged to self-promote.<p>Introduce your blog to …

Networking

Inbound Marketing in 2018: A 13-Point Checklist for a Powerful Content Strategy

If there is one thing you should do to grow your business in 2018, it is to develop a content strategy focused on building brand awareness. Companies …

Digital Marketing

10 Tools that will Improve the Quality of Your Blog Content

<i>Do you have a strategy in place for creating industry leading blog content?</i><p>Regardless of your niche, from an internet marketing strategy to health, …

Digital Marketing

5 essential tools to make you crazy productive

We’re always hearing how tech distracts us from being in the moment, whether we’re at work or hanging out with friends. But we can also harness the power of technology to help make us more productive and able to keep up with our never-ending to-do lists. We asked five people in TQ, a tech hub in …

Time Management

4 Ways Your Social Media Strategy is Hurting Your SEO

Social media and SEO.<p>Are they two peas in a pod? Are they a mutually-beneficial relationship?<p>The short answer is yes.<p>But most people don’t think SEO …

SEO

How to Make Meaningful Connections With People Who Are More Successful Than You

If you're always the most successful person in the room, you're hanging out in the wrong rooms.<p>We’ve all heard the advice “you become the people you hang out with.” This means that you not only need to surround yourself with successful people (however you define success), but that you also need to …

Networking

If You Want Your Website To Succeed, Here Are 5 Embarrassing Social Media Mistakes You Have to Avoid

<b>If You Want Your Business to Succeed, Here are 5 Embarrassing Social Media Mistakes You Have to Avoid</b><p>by Daniel Bailey<p>Across all countries and …

Social Media Marketing

How Flipboard Can Super-Charge Your Blog

It’s safe to say that blogging is almost commonplace. It is the new business card. In today’s market, you need a blog to get not only seen but …

Digital Marketing

Flipboard: A New Way to Flip that Marketing Switch for Visual Impact

This article was written in 2013 after I created my first Flipboard magazine. Here is an updated version of this article to include some of the new …

Flipboard

Beyond Bots: Artificial Intelligence in Marketing

<b>Chatbots Aren’t the Only AI Making A Debut in Online Marketing</b><b>An Overview of AI Marketing Trends</b>Artificial intelligence has already begun influencing …

Artificial Intelligence

How I (And You Can) Effectively Combine SEO and SEM for Marketing Success

In your overall digital marketing mix, you need a combination of SEO and SEM to be successful.<p>Some people wrongly believe that because organic search …

Digital Marketing

6 Twitter Super Power User Hacks You've Never Used Before

Because knowing how to access the hard data can set you free.<p>Twitter is a powerful tool in any company's or professional's arsenal. The platform can help you rocket to success and stand out like the majestic unicorn you know yourself to be. But, you'll only get out of this world results if you …

Digital Marketing

This Study Will Convince You To Engage With Online Influencers To Attract New Customers

Online personalities have tremendous influence on the purchasing decisions of buyers, especially younger ones. Here is what you need to know to get started.<p>When was the last time you made a purchasing decision based on a recommendation of a friend -- or even comments online by complete …

Social Media Marketing

Why Intelligent People Don't Say 'I Feel Like' in Conversations

It's one of the most commonly used "I" statements. That doesn't mean it helps you.<p>Every generation has words and phrases they spew faster than they can twitch. For millennials, "I feel like" is certainly on the list, if not at the absolute top. If you haven't trimmed the sequence from your …

Emotional Intelligence

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 …

Success

Great Ideas for Boosting Sales Through Social Media

Social platforms can boost sales. You just have to know what to do.<p>If you want to have an online presence that actually helps you make sales, you need to be on social media. Today we have a big menu of options when it comes to how we can use these channels to attract new prospects, activate our …

Inc. Magazine

Practical solutions and established strategies to improve your blog. Suggestions that will make a difference.

Are you familiar with visual blogging?<p>You should be.<p>Visual blogging is all the rage.<p>First, there are many ways to engage busy readers. Visual …

17 Essential Time Management Tips for Entrepreneurs

Whether you’re a blogger, literary writer, or marketer, my guess is you’re pretty busy.<p>Although guest author Rintu Biswas directs his tips to …

Time Management

10 Marketing Strategies to Fuel Your Business Growth

You need more than one strategy. You need a strategy for every opportunity.<p>Growing a business isn't easy. First, you need a viable idea. From there, you need to discover a profitable niche, define a target demographic and have something of value to sell them. Whether you're peddling products, …

Marketing

7 Creative Content Distribution Tactics You Aren't Using

There's nothing more disappointing than creating a great piece of content, posting it, and then letting it shrivel up at the bottom of someone's feed.<p>Few revolutions have transformed marketing like social media. At the press of a button, marketers can broadcast their content to thousands, even …

Digital Marketing

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 …

Startups

12 Common Reasons Why You’re Not Attracting Customers to Your Website

<b>Your business has a new, fresh website that you love. And that’s great.</b><p>(If you’re not in agreement with that last sentence, click here.)<p>But your …

SEO

How to Make A 'Slackbot' for Free Without Coding

Chatbots have revolutionized customer service. They have equally huge potential for your internal slack group.<p>The chatbot revolution has taken the world by storm. Many businesses are incorporating them into a multitude of their processes to increase sales, cut costs, gather data, create …

Chatbots

Sorry Snapchat, it’s time to say goodbye

I’ve been a Snapchat power user for the past four years. But, because Instagram has won my heart, I’m saying goodbye to the little ghost taking up 460 MB on my phone.<p>I first heard of Snapchat’s controversial disappearing messages back in December 2013. I was skeptical of the concept, but at the …

Marketing

Using Flipboard to Supercharge Your Blog - From Planning to Publishing

Here are a few questions to consider if you want your blog to be known:<p>How do you organize your blog?<br>• How do you plan your blog?<br>• ​How do you stand out …

Digital Marketing

The Google Drive app for PC and Mac is being shut down in March

Google will end support on December 11th<p>The aging Google Drive app for desktop is officially deprecated as of today, Google announced in a blog post. Support will be cut off on December 11th and the app will shut down completely on March 12th, 2018. Users who are still running the Drive app will …

Google