Online Marketing Weekly Roundup 04/23/2016

Welcome to another online marketing weekly roundup. This week you are getting a great mix of my hand-picked articles. They cover the following:

  • Snapchat marketing
  • The best AdSense plugins for WordPress
  • Calls to Action (CTA) to use with Twitter
  • Tools that save you time with your content marketing
  • How to sell simple products, make money and build your email list
  • How to use Reddit ads for your business
  • How to use the Google search console to boost your SEO
  • How to you can create content 10x better than your competitors
  • A simple framework used by the best content curators

Lets start!

The ultimate guide to Snapchat marketing

http://wpcurve.com/snapchat-marketing/If you are not already familiar with Snapchat, you should get acquainted soon. Snapchat is the second most used social media network in America. Snapchat provides a unique means of connecting with an audience that is responsive to clever, creative marketing. For businesses, it’s an opportunity to provide content that people pay attention to because of its limited lifespan on a platform that combines the appointment-viewing value of sports along with the engagement of social media. However on this platform, a brand is only as good as its last Snap. Complete story at wpcurve.com

7 Best AdSense Plugins For WordPress to Add AdSense codes

http://www.shoutmeloud.com/best-adsense-plugins-wordpress.htmlDisplaying ads in your website is a great way to earn money online. And among the various ad platforms, Google AdSense is the most popular choice. This excellent, free platform lets you display ads relevant to your website content and earn money when a visitor clicks on any ad. If you haven’t created an AdSense account for your blog, you should read this guide to create one & start earning. Do remember, they have a strict quality guidelines so, ensure your blog follow all of them, before applying. Read more at shoutmeloud.com

5 Types of Calls to Action You Should Be Using on Twitter

http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/5-types-of-calls-to-action-you-should-be-using-on-twitter/638016CTAs are essentially asking your audience to do something. That something could be retweeting and sharing your message with their audience, clicking over to your website or downloading an asset like an ebook. By using a CTA, you can direct your audience to a specific action you want them to take, rather than leaving it vague.

By using a CTA, you can direct your audience to a specific action you want them to take, rather than leaving it vague. This can help if you are trying to boost conversions from Twitter or push a deal or promotion. Via adweek.com

11 Tools That Will Save You Time with Content Marketing

https://www.quicksprout.com/2016/04/18/11-tools-that-will-save-you-time-with-content-marketing/I’d like to see you become one of those efficient content marketers, if you’re not one already.

There are a few ways to become faster, and one of the best is to use tools.

I’ve put together a list of 11 tools that I’ve tried at the very least or use on a regular basis.

Instead of having to test out a ton of tools, I hope you can take my word that these are quality tools that will save you time. This, coincidentally, will save you even more time. Read more at quicksprout.com

How To Sell Simple Products To Make Money And Build A Buyers List

http://www.gainhigherground.com/simpleproducts/(1) Create a simple product that solves ONE problem (30 page report, 5 video series, 60 minute audio interview)

(2) Put it on a sales page

(3) Set up the product in WarriorPlus.Com – free to do

(4) Email potential affiliates in a relaxed laid back way and simple ask if they think your product would be suitable for recommendation to their audience Read more at gainhigherground.com

Start to Finish Guide Using Reddit Ads to Generate Sales for Your Business

http://neilpatel.com/2016/04/14/start-to-finish-guide-using-reddit-ads-to-generate-sales-for-your-business/Reddit is one of the most popular sites on the internet. In February, 2016 alone, the site garnered over 139,323,527 page views. This is especially important when you recognize that the site offers an option for people who want to advertise on Reddit.

In this article, we’re going to take a look at how you can start using the advertising platform provided by Reddit to make use of those huge traffic numbers.

We’ll look at the rules that you need to follow, in order to appeal to the Reddit crowd.  But, we’ll also look at how you can create targeted ads that will generate revenue. Via neilpatel.com

Using the Google Search Console to Boost SEO

http://nopassiveincome.com/google-search-console/If you have yet to hire an SEO expert to help you optimize your site for search engines and you’re faced alone with data from your analytics tools, don’t fret. This guide will teach you how to use Google’s Search Console to get you the data that you need for boosting your SEO which in turn will mean more success for your business. If you find several queries that are unrelated, it’s a good indicator that your site may have been spammed. Complete story at nopassiveincome.com

How to Create 10x Content Better Than Competitors [Infographic]

http://www.siegemedia.com/work/how-to-create-10x-contentAs part of our post on how to increase website traffic, we created this in-depth infographic giving actionable advice about how to make your content stand out from the crowd.

It helped boost the post to being featured at #1 on the Moz Top 10 and GrowthHackers, in addition to coverage in SaaS Weekly, HubSpot, and more. In total, the post generated 10,000+ visits in its first two weeks. Complete story at siegemedia.com

The Best Content Curators Follow This Surprisingly Easy Framework

https://sumome.com/stories/content-curationWe reveal the easy 3-step process to help you curate content and build a massive list like the pros.

41% of marketers that curate content indicate it has increased the number and/or quality of their sales-ready leads.

Or how about how curating content helped Maria Popova of Brain Pickings build a following of 4,300,00 people on Facebook and have her blog inducted into the US Library of Congress?

Or maybe even how Hiten Shah created a curated newsletter of no more than 600 words each week…which he turned into the most popular SaaS newsletter in existence? Read more at sumome.com

What Do You Think?

This has been a great week in online marketing and I hope you enjoyed these articles. To stay updated with my posts, you can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, Google PlusPinterest and LinkedIn.

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