12 Tools To Improve Blogging, Branding and Social Media Networking
The following is made up of 3 “Monday Tips” articles, each of which talks about 4 helpful tools and resources around a specific area of your business. Today, the subjects are:
- Blogging Tools
- Brand Growth Tools
- Top Tools for Social Media Networking
4 Fresh Blogging Tools to Help Boost Your Content
1) Improve blog performance – StackPath
When a visitor arrives at your blog loading speed is very important. Now you can help this along with a content delivery service, StackPath, which is online software that protects your important data while improving the speed loading times. Get access to real-time results with instant page cache, configuration updates, and SSL certificate management.
2) Maximize your revenue – OIO Publisher
Are you looking to monetize your blog and save time? Then you might try a simple and affordable WordPress plugin called, OIO Publisher, which enables you to advertise right from your dashboard. You can even run third-party ads and take advantage of the automated options.
3) Grab professional images fast – Compfight
You’ve finished another great blog post and need an image that’s not subject to copyright fast. That’s where Compfight can come in handy. This website offers a quick search inside Flickr’s search engine with access to thousands of photos. The attribution code is generated for your for easy sharing with professional images also available.
4) Test new ideas and improve your website – Crazy Egg
Find out what’s working and what’s not on your website with Crazy Egg. Simply enter your website URL to get started and take a look at their precise heatmap through a 30-day free trial. Their visual reports will explain who your visitors are, where they come from, which pages they are navigating, and any places that they are getting stuck. Their in-house A/B testing allows you to dive deeper into your design and content for a better experience for your visitors.
4 Mobile Marketing Tools for Brand Growth
1) Text marketing and reputation management – Avochato
Reach more prospects and increase revenue through SMS. Avochato allows your business to create unique phone numbers for people to contact you from their mobile phones. Manage conversations from their simple dashboard and text your customers anytime and anywhere. You can try the software for free along with a demo of their product.
2) Make an app without coding – Appy Pie
Create better app experiences and drive up your engagement in just three steps. Appy Pie helps you to build your own company’s app without the need for technical experience. Hundreds of features are included such as IAP, push messaging, GPS and more. Use monetization to increase sales with built-in analytics and tracking.
3) Turn your website into a progressive design – Widely
Quickly upgrade your website into a progressive web app. Widely does not require coding, but does allow you to reach a mobile audience and drive up your visitor rates significantly. Ensure your websites looks great on computers and smart devices with plug & play setup and multiple platform integration included.
4) Become an app re-seller – Bizness Apps
Create your own branded app or become an app developer for other companies. Bizness Apps is an online drag and drop software that is easy to use without the need to hire a developer. Improve your sales, attract new customers, build a loyalty program, and much more. Promote your app with their built-in marketing tools that include sharing on social media.
4 Top Tools For Social Media Networking
1) Unique consumer insights – Audiense
Want to know what your online audience likes the most? Find out with Audiense, which provides analytics and even ways to monetize your marketing. Use this software to identify relevant audiences, gain actionable insights, and improve your impact on Twitter. Take advantage of a 15 day free trial for Twitter or download a demo to find out how their dashboard works.
2) Social signals tracking – Rank Ranger
Easily locate potential leads and follow up with them with this great tool. With Rank Ranger, users can expertly track keywords for their niche. Use this website to hone in on your target audience and pull from all of the major social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, and more. Social signals can be measured from each of your website’s pages with the exact source and data on activity such as ‘likes’ and retweets.
3) Social media insights – Zuum
Find out what’s working and not working on social media. Zuum connects with all of the major social networks, and provides both analytics and reporting with email alerts. This insightful tool also allows you to learn who your customers are seeking to work with online.
4) Content discovery search tool – ContentGems
Would you like a team working for you to discover the best content to share on social media? Well, you don’t have to hire anyone with this powerful app called, ContentGems. Just choose your topics with daily alerts, and watch your content marketing soar!
Do you have any experiences with the above tools that you’d like to share? Are there any tools in the above categories which you think our readers should know about? Have you made any new tool discoveries that you feel are about to take off and would like to share with others? Please leave your comment, below.
This is a curation of 3 Monday Tips posts which originally appeared on susangilbert.com. They are republished here with permission.
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