12 Tools For Lead Generation, Infographic Creation, and Images
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:
- Lead Generation Tools
- Resources to Create Infographics
- Image Tools
4 Tools That Will Power Up Your Lead Generation
1) Understand your target audience – Audiense
Want to know what your potential customers like the most? Audiense helps you discover relevant leads, gain actionable insights and grow your business through precise marketing strategies. Use this smart tool to improve your communication and engage your audience both online and offline.
2) Find out who is talking to the competition – LeadSift
Easily locate potential leads and follow up with them at just the right time. LeadSift eliminates the need for hours of research while providing quality leads for your target market on a daily basis. Find out who is interested specifically in your products or services, which allows your business to close sales deal faster.
3) Take a deep dive into data – 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) Find content that is relevant and timely – ContentGems
Would you like a team working for you to discover the best content to share on social media? You don’t have to hire anyone with this powerful app called, ContentGems. Choose your topics with daily alerts, and watch your content marketing grow like never before. Every day your business can find thousands of articles to share with your community and build authority through their discovery engine. Share to social media, your website, inside emails, and with your internal team.
Impress Your Readers With These 4 Infographic Tools
1) Create interactive diagrams – Cacoo
Generate statistics that are colorful, appealing, and easy to interact with. Cacoo is cloud based and includes a large collection and templates for flowcharts, mockups, maps and diagrams. There is no need to download software and you can access your projects from any device. Collaborate with a team in real-time such as editing, tracking, and comments.
2) Grow your audience with professional infographics – Adioma
Quickly put together highly attractive visuals with the use of graphics, icons, and templates. Adioma allows you to create an infographic in minutes with error-proof designs. The tool will convert your text into a visual equivalent as well as a simple method of adding graphics without drag and drop. Export your final projects in either a vector or raster format that you can share on your blog and through social media.
3) Create a visual offline – Edraw
Download this powerful software to your computer and start creating professional quality images. Edraw is available for pc, Mac, and Linux users and includes a simple interface with built-in shapes and a large selection of templates. This software is fast and allows you to work even if you don’t have Internet access. Use this tool to put together a chart, map, infographics, and more. A free trial is available along with a professional version.
4) High-quality graphics – Medialoot
Would you like to access high-quality images for free? Medialoot includes hundreds of fonts, icons, interfaces and more that are frequently updated by professional graphic designers. Premium options are also available — both versions allow you to create infographics, book covers, Instagram stories, logos, and more. Choose from their collections or use their intuitive search tool to get exactly what you need for your business.
4 Image Tools That Will Help Your Brand Stand Out Online
1) Quality royalty free stock images – Depositphotos
Download professional quality video, photos and images from this affordable resource. Depositphotos has an enormous collection to choose from and is available on computers and smart devices. Choose from different categories or search for specific images through their low-cost monthly plan or a single payment — a continuous selection is suitable for all of your content needs.
2) Free high-resolution photos – Gratisography
Top quality, free digital images are at the click of a button with this great resource. Gratisography provides photos for both commercial and personal use with stunning quality and no copyright restrictions. Fresh photos are added each week from a large variety of categories like urban, animals, people, objects, and more.
3) High-end studio quality images – Superfamous Studios
Download from a high-end photography studio based in Los Angeles, CA. Superfamous Studios makes the work of Dutch designer, Folkert Gorter, available for free download and use with his Creative Commons license and attribution. Outside of photos they also offer a free website builder, famous quotes, and a creative forum to share ideas.
4) Website design resources – IM Free
Tap into a collection of free image resources online for use on your website. IM Free offers a curation of resources for commercial use including templates, icons, and categorized images. Content is updated on a regular basis with both a free and pro version available.
Over To You
Do you have any experiences with the above apps, 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: How to Turn Your Blog Into a Lead Generation Machine
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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