Sourav Ghosh

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7 Free Stock Video Loop Backgrounds (and How to Use & Implement Them)

Website need a facelift to drive engagement? How about using a looping video background? Here's six free resources, and why and how to chose a video.

Can SEOs Stop Worrying About Keywords and Just Focus on Topics? - Whiteboard Friday

Should you ditch keyword targeting entirely? There's been a lot of discussion around the idea of focusing on broad topics and concepts to satisfy …

Search Engines

10 Free eBooks Every Content Marketer Has to Read

How often do you hear that content marketing is the sure fire way to success?<p>That it will bring you followers, traffic, leads and sales?<p>Quite a lot I …

Content Marketing

9 Tools for More Organized Influencer Research

My eyes widen like crazy thinking about how long old school PR outreach must have taken. Hunkering down with a notebook, a landline phone (it …

Social Media Marketing

Instagram Ads: The Incredible How-To Guide with FAQ and Tips

Instagram offers incredible opportunities for businesses of all sizes to reach their target audiences.<p>But as more and more brands join Instagram and …

Internet Marketing

The Art of Storytelling on Facebook Live

Does live video even work? That’s the question I frequently hear from individual creators to major media companies. In 2016 live video made a huge …

Storytelling

Where Should You Spend Your Time on Social Media? 5 Tips to Maximize Your Reach

By now, you may have discovered there are tons of articles about how often you should post your social media updates, or even the ideal times to post.<p>…

Zebra companies offer an alternative to the unicorn fantasy

A year ago we wrote “Sex & Startups.” The premise was this: The current technology and venture capital structure is broken. It rewards quantity over quality, consumption over creation, quick exits over sustainable growth, and shareholder profit over shared prosperity. It chases after “unicorn” …

Zebra

How to Get 52,129 Followers in 8 months (case study)

It was 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8th.<p>I was eating dinner and thinking of what topics I’ll be covering on my blog. (I know, nobody should be …

Internet Marketing

Live Mar 14! AMA with Jill Balis, CMO at The Grommet

Leave a comment<p>AMAs<p>JB<p>Jill Balis<p>Live Mar 14! AMA with Jill Balis, CMO at The Grommet<p>STARTS IN<p>Jill is the CMO at The Grommet, an online shop that …

25 Legit Ways to Make Money Online Blogging with WordPress

Are you looking for the top ways to make money online that are NOT scams? WordPress is the largest publishing platform on the planet, and it powers …

WordPress

9 Types of Negative SEO & How to Stay Safe

<b>Negative SEO:</b> How competitors can ruin your rankings, and how to make sure they don't<p>By: <b>Masha Maksimava</b><p>March 7th, 2017<p>Negative SEO is a controversial …

SEO

10 Things I Learned About Writing and Publishing From Managing a Porn Store

I used to manage a porn store in northeast D.C. I worked there for two years and it was the best writer job I ever had. There were whole blocks of …

Publishing

5 Steps To Prepare For Mobile Email Marketing

<b>Mobile First</b>. Stats say 55% of email is now opened on a mobile device – Litmus “Email Analytics” (Nov 2016)<p><b>You have 3 seconds on mobile to capture</b> …

Digital Marketing

35 Important Things to Know about Freelancing

Don’t get too comfortable.<p>It’s important to leave the house.<p>Also to move daily.<p>It’s wonderful to use your biz as a creative outlet.<p>But also you need …

Productivity

How to Write an About Page That People Will Actually Read

The about page is an essential part of every small business and personal brand – after all, your clients want to know who you are before they do …

Small Business

How We Use Blogger Outreach To Promote Content And Build Links

Tim is the guy responsible for marketing and product development at Ahrefs. But most importantly he’s the chief evangelist of the company.<p>Quick …

Site Architecture: How to Beat High Authority Sites With the Silo Structure

While the domain isn’t <i>super</i> powerful, there are 90 referring domains that we can, and the backlink report <i>does</i> reveal what looks like <i>some</i> (albeit …

SEO

Testing The “Impossible”: 17 Questions That Changed My Life

<b>My life has been a series of questions and odd experiments. Here, horseback archery in Japan.</b> (Photo: David West)<p>The following is a sample chapter …

20+ Badass Blogging Tools to Avoid Writing Embarrassment

Bloggers write a lot.<p>The problem is, Oscar-worthy content doesn’t always equal Oscar-worthy literacy.<p>As my favorite writing joke says, <i>“I do my best</i> …

Writing

20 Creative Ways to Use Social Media for Storytelling

Storytelling has always played a part in successful marketing.<p>Stories enable us to build personality and create a connection with consumers. But can …

Storytelling

Here's How Much Celebrities Make in the Instagram Product Placement Machine

It probably will not surprise you to learn that your favorite beauty blogger or reality television star is almost certainly getting paid to post that …

Instagram

Stop. Look. Listen. It's time for an influencer marketing campaign

Stop. Look. Listen. It’s time for an influencer marketing campaign<p><b>By Brooke B. Sellas, {grow} Contributing Columnist</b><p>When I was a teenager, I was …

How to live like Luna Lovegood

Living life on the ordinary side? Embrace your inner noncomformist, dude. And who better than resident wizarding world kook Luna Lovegood to give you …

How to Curate the Perfect Twitter Feed

A few months ago I was huffing and puffing my way through a free, public bootcamp fitness class when it was time to do push-ups. Push-ups are not my …

Social Media Marketing

Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son

With wisdom and lessons seeping off every page, Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son is a must read. The letters, from John Graham, Head of …

Your How-To Manual for Stories from Instagram and Snapchat (infographic)

Posted by Web Desk info-graphics , Social-Media , socialmediamarketing No comments :<p>The recent launch of Instagram stories gives users a space where …

10 Powerful Web Design Tactics for 2017 (infographic)

Posted by Web Desk designtrends , graphic-design , webdesign , websiteoptimization No comments :<p>This infographic from The Deep End Design profiles …