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While there are a lot of great infographics that are being produced these days, there are also a lot of bad ones. This post looks at some common mistakes people make when designing infographics.
No doubt there is a lot of nonsense that occurs everyday on Twitter but isn’t this the case for any social media site? Selfies, foodie pics, location statuses, what your cat did for the day and the list goes on. But is Twitter good for business? Thousands upon thousands of businesses would say an absolute “Yes!”
Twitter is great! In fact, I don’t know what I’d do without it or what I did before it existed. It is such a great tool to not only push content and communicate with people in our fast-paced world, it is a wonderful platform for engagement. But with all the noise occurring every second on twitter, how does one get the most bang for time spent?
While Google have never fully disclosed all of the ranking factors that are part of their search algorithm, they have said on many a occasion that there are around 200 or so of them. Single Grain and Backlinko decided to put together the following infographic which is the best “guesstimate” of what those ranking factors might be.
Here are links to the slide decks for the two presentations I gave at PubCon Las Vegas 2013. I presented in two sessions, one entitled “Convergence of Social Media & Search” and the other entitled “Proactive Link Campaign Tactics.”
Pinterest has a great potential for brand promotion where companies can present their products to a large number of eager customers. The following infographic makes a case as to why Pinterest is good for business.
Every savvy Internet marketer worth their salt wants to know – what do web pages that are well positioned in Google have in common and what distinguishes them from lower ranking pages? To answer this question, SearchMetrics examined 300,000 URLs appearing in the top search result positions for the presence and extent of certain properties.
I love Wordpress for its ease of use, clean code (if you have the right theme), friendliness with SEO and availability of free plug-ins. However, if you fail to properly secure your Wordpress application, it can quickly fall prey to hackers and malicious spammers. The following infographic highlights some of the most popular security plugins among Wordpress users
LinkedIn is the proverbial dark horse of social media: we all know it’s there, but few of us use it to its full potential. That is why I was excited to come across this infographic from the folks at Mindflash which provides all the essentials for effectively marketing on this very popular social networking portal.
Content marketing is an effective way to move people through a conversion funnel by building awareness, supporting consideration and converting people into leads and customers, as well as product and brand advocates. Check out the following infographic to learn more about how to measure content marketing and how it is a great way to expose consumers to your brand.