Talk to any blogger and they will tell you that the hardest part about getting started is finding new clients. Especially when you first start out, finding clients who are willing to pay a decent amount for your work can seem almost impossible. This is why so many writers end up using services like Elance and
Do you struggle to make the most out of your day? Some days I tear through my to-do list, but other days I get nothing done due to poor time management or procrastination. Over the years I’ve discovered some great online tools that help me increase my productivity. This list of 11 tools is by no
Quora is, to put it simply, a great source of information. “The best answer to any question” would lead you to believe it’s just a question/answer site. However, Quora users can setup blogs as well, providing more meaningful content for readers on the website. Think of question/answer sites in the past. You’re probably thinking of
Yet another tool that promises to help increase Twitter engagement, SocialBro might just be the most feature-filled one yet. They call themselves the “#1 Marketing Platform for Twitter”. They might be right. However, looking as how I thought I’d need professional help to figure SocialBro out, I think their target market is skewed towards agencies
Watching your Twitter follower count grow is a bit of an ego boost. But if you’re selling a product or a service, it’s useless to have 100, 1000, or 10,000 followers unless you’re leveraging that audience. Followerwonk is one of the more powerful tools that can help you get the most out of Twitter. A product
While there is no shortage of tools that can help you plan and queue your social media updates, PostPlanner is definitely at the top of the list for Facebook. The PostPlanner app provides you access to thousands of curated images, articles and status ideas that with a few clicks can be posted to your page.
Last month, Google launched Inbox which it hopes will replace Gmail in the coming years. I’m not sure how I feel about this announcement. While I was initially excited, thinking that the companion iOS app for Inbox would replace the one I currently use (Mailbox). I’ve quickly realized that’s not going to be the case.
When Twitter first became popular, I’d find myself going through my timeline and re-tweeting multiple tweets at the same time. It never seemed very efficient – the social media equivalent of talking without taking a break, or spamming someone. As a result, I found myself searching for a way to spread all these updates over a
On a scale of 1 to 10, how annoying are pop-ups? For me, it’s about a 9, especially when the pop-up obstructs my view of what I was reading. Even worse is when I have to click on a “no thanks” to make it go away. There are many different pop-up plug-ins available that avoid
LeadIn is a marketing automation plug-in for WordPress. The team behind LeadIn wanted to answer two questions website owners have: who is visiting my website, and what pages and content do they go through? It also allows for easy organisation of contacts with tags, and syncs with your favourite mail service so you can contact