12 Tools For Business Efficiency, Twitter Marketing & Website Traffic
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:
- Business Efficiency Tools
- Tools to Improve Your Twitter Marketing
- Website Traffic Tools
Four Project Management Tools to Help Your Business Become More Efficient
1) Time tracking for you and your team – Kimai
Get your team to stay on schedule and on time. Kimai is free open-source software which allows you to track time spent on projects with customization of templates to fit your business. Organize by date, customer, project and action all from one simple dashboard. Since it is web-based you can install it as a single-user program or as a local workstation.
2) Manage projects in the cloud – ProjectLibre
If you are looking for a good replacement for your other online word processing platforms then you will love this great tool that will help keep everyone organized and on task. ProjectLibre is a planning, tracking, and collaboration platform for multi projects and multi users. Manage projects both in the cloud and from their open source software on your desktop.
3) Communication across organizations – Fleep
Get in touch with anyone in the world through online chat. Fleep is easy to use online tool, which can be used to discuss projects and get instant feedback. Since this is an open network you an communicate with any user on the system, which makes for better collaboration. Even though it is a messenger tool it can also be integrated into your email client.
4) Project management for designer and developers – Taiga
Enjoy a beautiful design while organizing your work flows. Taiga is free open-source platform geared specifically toward designers and developers who want to work with an aesthetically pleasing software that is robust and easy to use. The tool is fully customizable, and simple to execute with built-in agile technology.
Give Your Twitter Marketing A Boost with These 4 Tools
1) Encourage tweets of your coupons or discounts – TwtQpon
Create a coupon campaign with better results. TwtQpon is a tool that helps to quickly and easily create a new offer that includes a call-to-action for readers to tweet in order to receive a discount. These can be used for online and in-store purchases with either a QR Code or your store’s barcode. Pay for each campaign or subscribe for a low monthly fee to get started.
2) Improve your reach – Tweriod
Find out when the best time to tweet is for your target market. Tweriod is a free service that will analyze your follower’s activity in order to show you the average posting times during each day. Increase your online exposure as you learn when your community is the most active. Generate reports with a full list of who your followers are what they are tweeting about.
3) Find out who unfollowed you – T.U.N.S.
Learn more about why users are unfollowing your profile. T.U.N.S. allows you to connect your Twitter account and generate a list of unfollowers. Many times this could be due to fake accounts, but it’s always good to have a tool like this in place in order to discover whether your business is losing valuable followers in order to improve your presence.
4) Get to know your audience better – TwtPoll
Gain insights on your followers with targeted polls. TwtPoll helps you to create an online survey for Twitter, Facebook and your email campaigns. Ask multiple questions with photos and graphs to make the user experience both informative and fun. People love to answer questions — use this tool to learn more about what your niche wants.
Bring in More Website Traffic with 4 Tools
1) Go beyond traditional email marketing – Drip
Find out exactly where your website visitors are interacting and why. Drip allows you to reach your potential buyers before you have lost them for good with automated messages and customized emails. Create beautiful designs that will help you reach more people and increase your bottom line. Gain valuable information such as activity on your website, purchase behavior, email behavior, and more.
2) Increase subscribers through social media – Social Warfare
Encourage social sharing of your blog posts while driving more traffic. Social Warfare is a WordPress plugin that allows you to add eye-catching buttons to your website that make it easy to promote your content. Not only will this give your social media profiles a boost, but can help improve your subscriber rates as well. Download for free or try their pro versions for more options and networks.
3) Get hundreds of keyword suggestions – Keyword Tool
Gain more insights on your niche’s topics with Google keyword suggestions. Keyword Tool is a free resource that provides keywords for not only Google, but also for YouTube, Bing, Amazon, eBay, and the App Store. Learn exactly what your audience is looking for in order to produce the best content for your audience.
4) Recover and improve your website ranking – SEO Tools
Do you need to dramatically increase your website’s traffic? SEO Tools allows you to monitor your visitors, and create a digital marketing strategy used by the pros. Get backlink analysis, audit your content, and gain insights on the competition. This smart tool will help you better understand why your website is not ranking where it should be, and helps you to avoid the latest Google penalties.
Over To You
Do you have any experiences with the above aps, strategies and plugins 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.
You may also like to read: 10 Content Curation Tools to Boost Your Productivity
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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