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3 Free Tools I Use To Spy On Online Competitors | Inc.com

I'm from Tel Aviv.<p>Being named the official runner-up for Silicon Valley's "Startup Capital of The World" title, just last year Tel Aviv contained over 5,000 different startups--and if I'd have to guess, we have doubled that amount since.<p>Meaning almost 10,000 startups squashed together in one …

Marketing

6 WordPress Plugins That Ensure Your Posts Look Good When Shared on Social Media

Shares 4K<p>Do you blog?<p>Are you looking for WordPress plugins to help control how your content looks when it’s shared across social media?<p>In this …

How to Write an Effective Meta Description (Yes, They Still Matter)

3 Ways to Use Google+ to Increase Search Rankings

Do you want to increase your search rankings? Did you know your Google+ page and profile could help? Google+ can help you increase search rankings …

Social Media

Increase Email Click-Through Rate | 4 Emotional Triggers

Stop guessing.<p>These triggers are guaranteed to increase your email click through rate. You’ll see four emails we sent to over 350,000 people that had …

Marketing

Are Your Tweets Effective? Twitter's New Tool Will Tell You | Inc.com

Twitter has introduced a new analytics tool that will help businesses understand how well they are engaging with customers on the social media platform, according to a post on the company's blog. The tool also will provide insight into how publishers, developers, and brands can improve their social …

Customers

Don't Know What to Write About? Get Ideas From the Blog Topic Generator [Free Tool]

Writer's Block

Six Ways B-to-B Marketers Can Use Twitter to Generate Leads

Twitter is stepping up its offerings to b-to-b marketers in a big way.<p>In a blog post Tuesday, the company announced it would finally allow …

Analyzing Business Blogs Using Google Analytics

Writing a blog is a great way to promote a business through quality and fresh content, which will (hopefully!) capture the attention of users. If the …

The Top Six Vitamins You Should Not Take

The evidence against supplements continues to pile up.<p>Recently I created a list of The Top 5 Vitamins You Shouldn’t Take. Now I’m expanding that list to include vitamin D, which is taken by almost half of older adults. Now, two new studies in latest issue of <i>The Lancet</i> show that most of these people …

7 Simple Steps to Writing Product Descriptions that Sell

How seductive are your product descriptions?Does your product copy entice readers to click <i>buy</i> or <i>try</i>? Or do you simply describe your product and tell …

Customer Service

Social Media Communities of Interest for Targeting Teens/Millennials

Research indicates that Facebook is getting more popular with adults, which could have something to do with its dwindling popularity among teens. …

6 Ways to Use Instagram Direct for eCommerce Marketing

In the coming year, eCommerce marketing will be evolving from simple product promotion to creating personalized relationships between consumers and …

How to Recover Missed Opportunities in Abandoned Shopping Carts

According to independent Web research, abandoned shopping carts are as high as 67.75%. Think about that for a second. All your effort spent after …

Clementine Curd Recipe - Food Gifts

Glazed, Filled, Sugared & Dipped: Easy Doughnut Recipes to Fry or Bake at Home

When you’re in the mood for a donut, whether it is for breakfast or a snack, you’re probably going to head out to the nearest donut – or doughnut – …

How to Use Alt Tags and Other Tips to Drive Blog Traffic

I loved this post by We Call it Junkin about what she has learned about blogging now that she's hit the six month mark. It's the first time I've seen …

Blogging

How to Win Online Business Through Google Places

Ranking and reviews can make or break your business. According to Google, 97% of consumers search for products and services online. So why not take …

Email Marketing: How to Write Subject Lines That Get Clicks | Inc.com

Think you know email marketing backwards and forwards? Able to dash off a contact email or sales pitch without a second thought? Check that impulse, because you may get only a fraction of the responses you could receive with some thought and experimentation.<p>That may not seem surprising if your …

Marketing

When It Comes to Online Marketing, Don't Forget About Reddit | Inc.com

You're used to hearing from marketing professionals that your company should be engaged on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest. But what about Reddit?<p>Reddit had more than 90,900,000 unique visitors last month, according to the company's webpage. Sure the site, which is centered around online …

Marketing

31 LinkedIn Tools for Business, Plus a Few Extras - Small Business Trends

You most likely know that LinkedIn is a great way to network with other business owners. However, are you truly using it to its full potential?<p>Over …

How Often Should You Update Your Blog?

Running a small business blog makes a lot of sense, marketing-wise. It’s great for SEO (search engine optimization), because search engines love …

LinkedIn Showcase Pages Introduced for Business

You probably already have a LinkedIn business page. The problem is when you have more than one product, service or brand to highlight.<p>Never fear! …

If Your WordPress Site Runs Slow, Fix These 5 Things

A slow loading website can hurt your small business by turning away visitors who expect fast load times and smooth online experiences, and harming …