Check this out: “You’re sitting in the creaky, mesh-backed, black ergonomic desk chair you bought at a discount off Amazon — hunched over, eyes reluctantly wide open, staring intently at a dimly lit laptop screen bearing a blank document. It’s 4:45 PM. For most of the day, you’ve heard hardly anything except for the occasional click-clack of keys to commit some fruitless inspiration to your blog post and the intermittent spells of grating silence that came after deleting everything you jotted down. The lasting taste of the coffee you drank about two hours earlier has gone sour but still coats…

How to Improve Your Personal SEO: 5 Tips for Personal Branding within Search Results

Googled yourself lately? Take a minute. Open a new tab. Search for yourself.  This is your personal SEO.  Do you like what you see? If you’d like that search results page to look a bit better, this post is for you. This detailed breakdown shows how to improve your personal SEO. This is all about managing the search results page for your own name. You’ll learn the following: How to create the biggest possible digital footprint for yourself How to manage your online reputation and push negative press off the first page of search results How to better control your…

Social media is an instrumental component of any business’s marketing strategy. But for users, scrolling through the mass amount of branded content across every social media platform can be exhausting. However, there’s one social media site where users actually embrace branded content — Pinterest. Pinterest can be an incredibly useful tool for attracting consumers to your products. In fact, 66% of Pinterest users make a purchase after seeing a brand’s Pins. Because of Pinterest’s power to influence purchases, it makes sense to develop and maintain a strong Pinterest presence. And, whether your business’s social media goals align with improving brand…

The Evolution of SEO [Video Presentation]

Posted by RobOusbeyLast November, Moz VP Product, Rob Ousbey, gave a presentation at Web Con 2020 on the evolution of SEO, and we’re sharing it with you today! Rob draws on his years of research experience in the industry to discuss how SEO has changed, and what that means for your strategies.  Editor’s Note: Rob mentions a promo in the video that has since expired, but you can still get a free month of Moz Pro + free walkthrough here!  Video Transcription Hello, everyone. Thank you for that introduction. I very much appreciate it, and it’s wonderful to be with all of you here…

When it comes to event marketing, there are many tasks that need to be completed prior to (as well as during and after) your event. This can become overwhelming, especially if you’re on a small team.  The good news is that there are a variety of event marketing tools available to help with all aspects of your event, including event registration. In this blog post, we’ll cover seven of the best event registration tools on the market today. For the sake of simplicity, the free event registration section includes one option that is always free for event registration. The second section…

13 Tips on How To Nail a Presentation To the Board of Directors

In college, I always made it a point to listen intently to presentations. I knew how stressful and nerve-wracking it was to present in a room of peers and authority figures. I would nod feverishly to let presenters know I was invested in their presentation. And they knew it too. They often zeroed in on me as I became their focus point and silent motivator. The fixation felt awkward at times, but that felt like one of my small contributions to society. That, and an endless supply of cat videos. Back then, the stakes were relatively low. But when you’re…

How to Create a Successful Blog Strategy: A Step-by-Step Guide

Did you know that 55% of marketers say blogging is their top inbound marketing priority? Did you also know that these marketers are 13x more likely to see positive ROI than marketers who don’t invest in blogging? Over the last decade or so, businesses have increased revenue, improved brand awareness, and boosted conversions with valuable written content published for their target audience and customers. The key here is that their blog content is valuable — it isn’t enough to simply have a blog; there has to be a purpose or reason for its existence. So, how can you create and maintain…

Social media marketing is always changing and offering businesses new ways to connect with and engage their audience. We’ve compiled a list of 5 top social media marketing trends you need to consider to kick-start 2021! Some of them withstand the test of time and others have emerged in the last few years and continue growing: