10 Brand Monitoring Tools That You Can Get Started With For Free

Marketing is such a vast area of knowledge that sometimes it can be overwhelming. It feels like you need to do a ridiculous amount of things at once: think through your marketing strategy, plan out content, keep an eye on SEO and social media marketing and so much more.  Luckily, there is always martech to help us. Marketing tools can take a load off our shoulders and automate the tedious or less exciting parts of

How to Increase Social Media Engagement

We recently shared an infographic and article that detailed eight steps to launch your social media strategy. Many of you have already launched your social media strategy but may not be seeing as much engagement as you expected. Some of that may be filtering algorithms within the platforms. Facebook, for example, would much rather you pay to promote your content than display it forthright to anyone who follows your brand. It all starts, of course,

Why We Never Do Press Release Distribution Services Anymore

One of our clients surprised us today, they let us know that they signed up for a Press Release Distribution service recommended by one of their partners where they could distribute their press release to over 500 different sites. I immediately groaned… here’s why: Press Release Distribution services don’t rank the content you promote at all, so unless someone’s actively listening for specific press releases, they’re often never found in search results. Press Release Distribution

How to Measure and Improve Your Twitter Marketing Strategy

There’s not too much news on the Twitter front and I have yet to hear back from Jack on my Open Letter to Twitter. That said, I still use Twitter daily, find value amongst the deafening noise, and wish for it to succeed. Can you utilize Twitter to help promote your personal brand, corporate brand, products, or services? Of course! Fifty-seven percent of users have discovered a new small- or medium-sized business on Twitter, and of