What determines the usefulness of some of your content (as compared to the rest of your articles you write)? The number of people who found it valuable enough to link to it? The number of people who found it great enough to Tweet it or vote on social media? The number of people who re-blogged […]
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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There is one cool joke that the worst nightmare of a web hacker is that he suddenly forgets all his passwords. Password fatigue (or password chaos or identity chaos) is the feeling experienced by many people who are required to remember and manage a lot of passwords. And how many passwords do you need to […]
Ok, just stumbled across this site allowing to create your own brain games and got a bit obsessed creating SEO-related crosswords, word search games, and puzzles. Here are a few of my quick creations in case you have a minute or two and are wondering how to spend them: SEO Crossword: SEO Crossword puzzle game […]
I recently shared on SEJ my latest favorite FireFox addon Search Cloudlet that generated a tag cloud of Google and Yahoo SERPs. I have also suggested its possible implication for keyword context research. The interesting part of this whole thing is that the tool developers appeared to be based in my home country – Ukraine. […]
WinningTheWeb shook the Internet Marketing world by announcing the launch of the ultimate list of Internet marketing blogs. Now you will know where to refer to once you want to refine your RSS subscription list! Site categories include affiliate marketing, blogging, copywriting, Internet marketing, link building, make money online, SEO / SEM, and social media.
A few days ago I tested this blog homepage with one handy tool I recommend trying: Five Second Test. That was both fun and useful. Now what I did: got a screenshot of the blog home page; filled in the form; uploaded the screenshot there; posted the generated link at Twitter and asked my dear […]
While at SEJ I posted a list of my favorite SEO plugins, here I decided to follow-up with the list of extensions that save time and let you work more effectively: Tools Most useful feature How useful I consider the tool Foxmarks Bookmarks synchronizer Wizz RSS RSS and Atom news reader for FF Co.mments Track […]