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Susan Gilbert
July 26, 2017

12 Tools To Improve Visual Marketing, SEO and Branding

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:

  • Visual Marketing Tools
  • Tools to help you improve your SEO
  • Brand Management Tools

Use These 4 Tools to Improve Your Visual Marketing

1) Create eye-catching designs – picjumbo

Make your website and social media graphics more visually appealing with images your followers will love. picjumbo is free resource that offers hundreds of stock photos in a variety of categories. Use this resource to create a stunning app, design your website, add strong visuals to your blog posts, and more. The dashboard is easy to view with a browse by tags feature on the front page.

2) Vintage photos from archives – New Old Stock

Find the best old photos without a copyright for free. New Old Stock includes a large selection of vintage images from all over the world. Download images for free or purchase a collection of photos for a low fee. Each photo is labeled with the date of the upload and location that it was taken — this is a great compliment to a website or article that includes history or statistics.

3) Professional photos for your blog – Kaboompics

Find images each day that are high-quality and copyright free. Kaboompics includes photos that are professional, and quick to download. Choose from a variety of categories like technology, business, travel, lifestyle, and much more. You don’t need to own a high-end camera or hire an expensive photographer — just log into this free resource and download what you need.

4) Beautiful and free stock photos – StockSnap.io

Find just the right photo for your website and content with this professional quality tool. StockSnap.io is a free image website that has hundreds of high quality photos added each week. Choose from the most recently uploaded images or check out what’s trending in your industry.

 

Improve Your Marketing Strategy with These 4 SEO Tools

1) Find keywords for your niche – WordZe

Get the keyword ideas your brand is looking for that your target market will pay attention to. WordZe delivers data on metrics such as search volumes, CPC, the competition and more. Discover the hidden long tail keywords that are hard to find with results that are saved for future use.

2) Find long tail keywords – SeoStack

Boost your SEO and content with the right keywords for your niche. SeoStack is a Google Chrome extension that is both fast and easy to use for free. Generate thousands of low competition long tail keywords for multiple search engines like Google, YouTube, Bing, Yahoo, and Amazon.

3) On target keyword planning – SEO Book

If you are looking for an alternative to the Google Adwords Keyword Planner tool then you will love this resource. SEO Book offer a free, and detailed alternative, which provides search results, related phrases, multiple search engine references, and more. Export your results to a .csv file and generate the best keywords for your content.

4) Search volume and CPC data – Keywords Everywhere

Get useful insights on Google keyword search volume, cost per click, and competition data. Keywords Everywhere helps eliminate the back and forth steps in SEO marketing with a simple add-on extension for both Firefox and Google Chrome. Easily find long tail phrases with accurate data results.

 

Improve Your Brand Marketing with These 4 Resources

1) Discover the right topics – Right Relevance

Build more content authority and strengthen your community with the right topic discovery. Right Relevance is a great tool that allows you to find the best articles your audience will respond to. The simple search allows you to find the best keywords right through their website or through your Twitter account. Gather the latest tweets from influencers in your industry that you can share as well.

2) Share relevant content – Crate

If you would like to find out what brands are tweeting and posting on social media, but don’t have the time to search then this tool will help you get content quickly. Crate provides customization features to help you organize influencer blogs, top keywords in your industry, and more. Your list is compared with a social graph to help you best reach your online audience.

3) Monitor brands and competitors – Scraawl

After doing your research you can compare your brand with the competition. With Scraawlyou can find top leaders in your industry as well as gather data on social conversations and opinions. This intuitive tool will enable you to better reach your community and connect with high level influencers.

4) Easily connect with influencers and brands – Izea

Would you like to find top brand leaders quickly? Izea helps you to forge better relationships with leaders in your industry who will help you create better, original content. Improve your guest blogging opportunities and increase your rate of sponsored content. This is a fully managed influencer marketing platform that includes content amplification and automation.

 

Over To You

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.

The original articles can be found here:

http://susangilbert.com/visual-marketing-resources/

http://susangilbert.com/4-best-seo-tools/

http://susangilbert.com/brand-marketing-4-tools/

 

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