Is Content Curation still a viable option?

One can easily be overwhelmed when trying to come up with new content ideas. It is very important that your content offers value to your readers and also engages and builds trust with them. But, how can you consistently generate quality content on a regular basis that your audience would love to read? The answer is Content Curation. Research indicates that 68% of content marketers rely directly on curated content as part of their overall content…

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Can Visual Content Generate More Business?

Are your visuals driving social media traffic? Are the images that you are sharing across your social networks irresistible? Want to create posts that give you higher user engagement? Want more engagement and traffic from your efforts? Today, marketers are using visual content to capture their readers’ interest and attention. Visual content like simple blog graphics and videos help us to communicate and engage with our audiences. Bloggers who publish valuable blog posts for their…

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28 Powerful Content Creation Tools, Tips, and Resources

“Content creation is one of the most important marketing tools to get found online.” – Hubspot Publishing killer content that delivers exceptional value not only keeps your visitors happy and their minds hungry for more, if done right, it can help you generate social signals and send you more traffic when your readers find your content worthy of sharing on their social networks. We’ve put together a collection of some powerful content creation tools, tips and resources to help you succeed with your content…

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Great Way to Get Your Brand in Front of People Consistently…

I’ve been doing online marketing now for some years but it’s been only recently that I’ve really figured out some of the best ways to stay in front of my target market. Today I’m going to share one of those with you – it’s called Buffer and I think you’re really going to find this a useful tool. BufferApp is a free tool for managing content across multiple blogs and social accounts — you can…

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RepWarn: Is Its Reputation Worth Warning You About?

Hello there! Today I want to talk about a new tool that’s being launched by my friend Walt Bayliss called RepWarn. It’s a pretty amazing, versatile new fully programmable alerts service that allows re-branding and reputation management for multiple clients as well as new content ideas. I’ve had a chance to try it, and I think it’s simply phenomenal. Here’s what I have to say about it: What I didn’t mention in the video is…

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How to Create Hi-Def Motion Video Backgrounds with Adobe After Effects

If you do anything with creating videos then you might want to know how to create cool, animated motion video backgrounds, and Adobe After Effects is the perfect software to do just that. In essence, all you have to do is create a new project, then a new composition, add a solid color layer, then add the animation via two plugins called Fractal Noise and CC Toner. I have demonstrated in the following video: I’d…

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On-Page SEO Optimization How-To

It surprises me how many people don’t realise how important on-page SEO optimization is. There are a lot of marketers who are ready, willing and able to sell you their latest, greatest, handy-dandy on-page SEO optimization tool for some amount of money. But the fact is, you don’t really need to buy anything – just use the totally free, Yoast SEO plugin. Yoast SEO can not only make sure you are optimizing correctly – it…

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How to Create a Screen Shot (several options)

If you already know how to make a screen shot, then you might not need this post. Although many of our subscribers already know how to do this, we find that some still aren’t sure how to make a screenshot, so I thought it might be appreciated if I provided this primer. A screenshot is very important in cases where it’s difficult to adequately describe something visually, and it’s easy to express the wrong ideas.…

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Slight Tweak to Piwik can Provide More Accuracy

In recent days I’ve been watching my traffic stats closely on several different measurement platforms, and it really seems like Piwik has been off lately. I’ve been able to determine that indeed there is some inaccuracy and I believe it stems from the javascript element of the tracking code. Piwik provides a different tracking mechanism in the form of an image embed, a simple line of code just like any other image that you can…

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