My old post on calls-to-action attracted a number of comments asking for advice on my readers’ current website design. I am not a professional web designer, so the only way I can find the best solution is by experimenting and testing. So I decided to review two simple methods that can help you identify who […]
Marketing Tools Reviewed by Ann Smarty
Ann's tool reviews, comparison and recommendations. Only unbiased opinions. I may know the people behind the tools but I have no affiliation with them!
Half of proper digital marketing comes down to having the right tools at your disposal. marketing tools are a dime a dozen, so you would think finding the right one would be easy. Unfortunately many of those tools aren’t comparable in features, and individual needs mean one person’s perfect tool is utterly useless to another.
Since finding the right digital marketing tools is one of the most important things you can do to spearhead your campaign, it isn’t a decision to go into lightly. It is no surprise that we get so many questions about the process. What do you need? How much is your budget? Is it worth trying free tools, or do you have to fork over a lot of cash to get the perfect dashboard? What kind of tools are there to begin with?
In this section you will find the answers to all of those questions and more. The posts here will go through the different kinds of marketing tools and applications. It will show you the best in digital marketing dashboards and keyword research generators. It will also give you tips on how to best use those tools. What good is the perfect app if you don’t know how to use it?
We will also cover related topics to marketing tools, like how to conduct proper analytics, how to read your results, and tweaking your marketing campaign so you get the best possible outcome. From time to time we may review specific tools to see how they match up, and talk about our own favorites and experiences using them.
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I love tools and I have a pretty solid collection of tolls I am using daily. In this article I share my most recent SEO software that I really love. [Disclaimer: I may be paid a commission if you buy the premium subscription after clicking some links below. Or I may be not] All-in-One Marketing […]
I don’t do tool reviews often, so you know if I am taking the time to share one, it must be worth it! In this article I am going introduce you to a pretty awesome SEO dashboard called SE Ranking. The platform has a gazillion of features, so I am not going to describe all […]
I’ve been reviewing SEO tools for at least a decade now (stopped counting about 5 years ago) and it’s not easy to impress me these days (that’s why you don’t see tool reviews that often from me these days). But a few weeks ago this tweet drew my attention: While it did look too good […]
I love our industry for the variety of tools we create for ourselves. I think we are one of the most self-innovating industries out there, and I am always happy to come across new tools to play with. This time I am reviewing a cool new SEO crawler: JetOctopus Disclaimer: I was given free credits […]
I love marketing tools. Anytime I am playing with a new tool, I discover a new way to access and analyze data, build connections or put together new content assets. New tools give me new inspiration and hence thank you for sharing your marketing tools with me in your emails… Keep them coming! Thanks to […]
There’s no denying a fact that most of marketing tasks we get to perform cannot (or should not) be automated. You cannot automate content creation and link acquisition. You’d better stay away from automating most of relationship building tasks. You cannot fully automate customer service, loyalty building and community nurturing. However automation can reinforce your […]