How To Choose The Best Images For Your Blog Posts And Static Pages

How To Choose The Best Images For Your Blog Posts And Static Pages

Besides the basic content marketing questions I get each day, many of them are "how to choose the best images for a blog post or static page, and why?" Well, before we get into the selection of a great pic, let's look at the "why" you need them first, because it's obvious. Unless you are Brian Gardner and looking at minimalism in life, you are going to need to catch eyeballs. Even he does through social media links to the blog posts. Images catch our eye. They can make people stop scrolling for that split second, just long enough to get the click through to that blog post, article or whatever page of content it is you are sending them to. Images, they are the gateway to your web presence … [Read more...]

The Weekly Marketing Cache 04/22/2014 | Email Marketing Sucks…Sort Of!

The Weekly Marketing Cache 04/22/2014 | Email Marketing Sucks…Sort Of!

Just kidding, email marketing does not suck, actually it is just the opposite. Welcome to the Weekly Marketing Cache! Well, pull out a beer and a squirrel and let's get down to some of the latest email marketing news and buzz, plus a little personal thoughts on this mighty platform. Oh, and one more thing, email marketing comes after a solid web presence, not a hack guru product you keep paying for...monthly, forever, until you wake up and figure out it does not really work. In The Cache This Week! Let's start with my own personal take on the subject of email marketing and campaigns first.. Last weeks cache we talked a little bit about the new Google promotion tab view, which I … [Read more...]

Gmail Promotion Tab Getting “Pinny?” | Taking Lessons From Pinterest

Gmail Promotion Tab Getting “Pinny?” | Taking Lessons From Pinterest

The new Gmail promotion tab looks like a page out of not only some of the latest themes designs, but literally a page right out of Pinterest. Like you, I love a great image to go with a great piece of content. I even enjoy some of the images I find in my email box from those I am subscribed to. Let's look at the Gmail promotional tab and, gather some ideas of how we could use this to help get our emails open rates higher. Pictures Are Now Worth A 1000...Opens! Images, they play an integral part of generating eyeballs online, much like video and articles do for answers to questions and entertainment. The day Pinterest came online, people were going there by the drove. Why? … [Read more...]

The Basics Of Blogging For Beginners

The Basics Of Blogging For Beginners

No, it's not complicated. No, you do not have to be a Hemingway. And, no, you do not have to spend a ton of money learning this platform. Here are the basics of blogging for beginners. Whether we are here to drive traffic to our business interests online or, just because we have thoughts, opinions and other cool stuff to say, it has to get found, it has to be visible. This is why learning to blog is so much more than just writing a bunch of words, it is so much more, and it takes much more... Pro Bloggers, We Are Worth Every Cent I have been paid a thousand dollars to have others advertise on my posts, per post. And, to tell you the truth, I could not believe it! But, if you can … [Read more...]

Weekly Marketing Cache 04.14.2014 | Conversion Tools And Practices

Weekly Marketing Cache 04.14.2014 | Conversion Tools And Practices

Ah, welcome to this weeks "weekly marketing cache," the second one ever! Oh, and before we get on with conversion tools and some best practices this week, someone asked me how thick the forests were here...hope the image explains it all. So, conversion practices and tools, what a subject matter for this week. This subject of marketing is not only the most sought out online, it has created one monster of an industry around it, the guru industry! Let's look at some of the best practices real quick and, some news from around the web on the subject together! Tools And Practices That Convert... Let's start with some tools I found pretty unique and, rather profitable. Nice … [Read more...]

The Most Profitable Conversion Tool Online | I’ts Crazy Simple!

The Most Profitable Conversion Tool Online | I’ts Crazy Simple!

What is the most profitable conversion tool online today? Well, it's not the software. It's not the platform you are marketing on. Actually, it has nothing to do with these tools! Internet marketing has come a long way with all it's software, platforms and tools to help us with them. But yet, lead conversion is still not only at the heart of it, it is also the most misunderstood. Here is what I have come to know to be the best, most effective and, the most profitable lead conversion tool online today. And, it works every time without fail. Converting You... The hardest thing in my line of work as an internet marketing consultant and SEO specialist is this; Convincing YOU that YOU … [Read more...]