How to Turn Your Mailing List into Twitter Followers

How to Turn Your Mailing List into Twitter Followers

Earlier on this week I was working with a client who had gathered a load of email addresses from potential customers via an online competition. The client wanted to know the Twitter accounts of the people that had entered to see if there were any influential users in amongst the list – the only catch was that they only had their email addresses. I spent about 20 minutes … Continue reading How to Turn Your Mailing List into Twitter Followers

RankCracker Tutorial and Review

RankCracker Tutorial and Review

Over the past week, I’ve had the pleasure of testing out Matthew Woodward’s new SEO tool, RankCracker. RankCracker is a completely free tool and you can download and run it directly from your desktop. The tool allows you to import a list of your competitors backlinks and RankCracker will, in the space of a couple of minutes, tell you which tools that you can use to … Continue reading RankCracker Tutorial and Review

Why Google Plus is a Great Traffic Generation Source

Why Google Plus is a Great Traffic Generation Source

Google+ takes a lot of stick, and has done so since its launch. The fact is that it isn’t the thriving social arena to talk with all of your friends (at least not in the same way as Facebook), but instead it has a much more professional audience. The way is see Google+ is as a happy medium between LinkedIn and Facebook, but instead of … Continue reading Why Google Plus is a Great Traffic Generation Source

An Awesome Collection of Blog Resources from 2013

An Awesome Collection of Blog Resources from 2013

2013 has come to an end so I thought I’d share some of my favourite resources from the year. This includes traffic generation tips, SEO tutorials, case studies, conversion techniques and content marketing advice – all of which give enormous value to website owners. I’ve broken the posts down into different categories to make for an easier read. So, without further ado, here they are: … Continue reading An Awesome Collection of Blog Resources from 2013

BuzzSumo Tutorial and Review

BuzzSumo Tutorial and Review

BuzzSumo is a little known and relatively new tool that I’ve had the pleasure of using over the past couple of months. Henley Wing, James Blackwell and the rest of the BuzzSumo team have done a fantastic job of providing detailed intelligence around industry influencers and successful content. Just a quick disclaimer – I have no affiliationwith BuzzSumo or any of the team and all of the opinions I have … Continue reading BuzzSumo Tutorial and Review

Scraping Online Communities for your Outreach Campaigns

Scraping Online Communities for your Outreach Campaigns

Online communities offer a wealth of intelligence for blog owners and business owners alike. Exploring the data within popular communities will help you to understand who the major influencers are, what content is popular and who are the key content aggregators within your niche. This is all fair and well to talk about, but is it feasible to be manually sorting through online communities to … Continue reading Scraping Online Communities for your Outreach Campaigns

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Strategic Content Creation for Link Building

Everyone talks about how creating great content will get you links. This sounds obvious in principle, but in reality, this just isn’t how it works. I’ve stumbled upon loads of fantastic pieces of content online that have come from sites that have next to no links or social signals pointing to them. Not only that, but I’ve begun working with countless webmasters that tell me the … Continue reading Strategic Content Creation for Link Building

How to Find All of Your Targets’ Email Addresses

How to Find All of Your Targets’ Email Addresses

Most of you probably understand that a key part of SEO revolves around building good quality links to your website. Now, the majority of link building methods involve outreach at one point or another. One of the stumbling blocks that many people find is actually gathering contact information to be able to speak with the right people. There are loads of automated tools that can … Continue reading How to Find All of Your Targets’ Email Addresses

11 Productivity Hacks for Your Content Creation

11 Productivity Hacks for Your Content Creation

I’ve been hearing a lot of questions surrounding content creation recently. We all know the importance of good content so I’m not going to begin a preaching session around it, but what a lot of people will soon start to realise is that good content takes time. Rome wasn’t built overnight, but at the same time you don’t always have that kind of time on … Continue reading 11 Productivity Hacks for Your Content Creation