Local Online Marketing Resources

Local Online Marketing Resources

Email Marketing

  • Mail Chimp
  • Infusionsoft

Skype

Go To Meeting

Lead Pages

Animoto

Keyword Research
– Google Keyword Tool

Google Rich Snippet Validator

Google Analytics

Google Webmaster Tools

Call Tracking

Dropbox

Puush

Jing

Screenflow

Camtasia

 

Project Management

– Asana

– Activecollab
Trello
Basecamp

Whitespark – Review Handout Generator

Review Handout Generator

Freshbooks

Outsourcing

Fiverr
Odesk

 

6 Things Online Marketers Are Doing Right!

6 Things Online Marketers Are Doing Right!

There are six things that are going well for online marketers, and Carrie Hill digs deeper into what is working when it comes to online marketing.

Some strategies that are discussed include choosing the right social media, making sure you have the correct analytics, and using the tools provided by both Google and Bing for online marketing.

Tired of hearing what you are doing wrong all the time?  You’ll want to check out this article and see what you are doing right!

Read the full article here:
6 Things Online Marketers Are Doing Right! – Search Engine Watch (#SEW)

Working Remotely: Do You Trust Your Employees To Do So?

Working Remotely: Do You Trust Your Employees To Do So?

Working remotely… it’s all a matter of trust. Allowing employees to work at home is becoming a more popular workplace option these days. There are many ways to make a remote workplace office work.

Managers must first maintain to employees working remotely is a privilege. Managers can (and should) test the efficiency of their remote office workers.

They can monitor employees by seeing how available they are during office hours. They can test to see if their employees are actually working remotely by monitoring email response time, participation in Instant Messaging and attendance at virtual meetings.

Read the full article here:
Working Remotely: Do You Trust Your Employees To Do So?

Dennis Crowley of Foursquare On Social Search, Platforms And Rivals

Dennis Crowley of Foursquare On Social Search, Platforms And Rivals

What exactly is Foursquare?  Are you using it for your business?

Ingrid Lunden interviewed Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where he met with 33 different companies.

A few of her questions include:

1.  How much are you using check-ins as a business service, for lead generation? How is that working out?

2.  Are you looking for native device integration anywhere, along the lines of what, say, Twitter has on iOS?

3.  I’ve been thinking about how Facebook has pulled back from providing so much data to third parties that it sees as competing with it, and wonder if we might be approaching a time when developers may look elsewhere for their social graph data. Do you think you could be an alternative? Do you see yourselves as an anti-Facebook?

Read the answers to these questions plus 13 more here:
Dennis Crowley Of Foursquare On Social Search, Platforms And Rivals | TechCrunch

YouTube Is the Ultimate Social Media Time Suck

YouTube Is the Ultimate Social Media Time Suck

How much time do YOU spend on YouTube each day?

This comic strip pokes fun at the power of YouTube and how addicted users can be when it comes to uploading content to YouTube.

Just over seventy hours worth of content are uploaded to YouTube every minute according to research, and the author of the comic begs the question of what others can be doing with their lives?

Read the full article here:
YouTube Is the Ultimate Social Media Time Suck [SUNDAY COMICS]

Google+: A Quick Start Guide

Google+: A Quick Start Guide

Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt makes the following statement in his upcoming book:

“Within search results, information tied to verified online profiles will be ranked higher than content without such verification, which will result in most users naturally clicking on the top (verified) results. The true cost of remaining anonymous, then, might be irrelevance.”

What “verified online profile” is he referring to?  Google+!

Have you set up your Google+ profile yet?  This Quick Start Guide will get you started… or help you make your current profile more effective.

Read the full article here:
Google+: A Quick Start Guide – Search Engine Watch (#SEW)