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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th October 2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
RE: Best SEO practice for large service area local businesses

- Try and get other credible websites to link to your page
- Register on all directories (this one is key)
- Be active on social media
- Encourage people to leave reviews (especially on Google)
...
Forum: Social Media 13th October 2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
RE: How to legally post a person's picture and rating on my website?

Ask the performer for their permission to use of one their photographs.
Forum: Social Media 6th October 2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 73
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
RE: Social Media

Your videos need to be fairly short (so viewers don't lose interest) but also informative (so the viewer takes something away from it).

YouTube videos still appears on SERPs so they will help your...
Forum: Email Marketing 6th October 2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
RE: Suggest an Appealing Subject Line

Try and keep in 5 words and under.

Short, catchy and interesting.

Try asking a question.

Hope this helps :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th October 2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
RE: Why the obsession with guest posting?

It's an easy way to get links and also puts your content in front of other people's audiences, potentially gaining customers for you.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 814
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
RE: How to promote a service business when you dont have much money?

Being active on social media is a must - use every platform.
Not a free option but you could post some flyers.

Hope this helps :)
Forum: Social Media 2nd October 2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
RE: Pinterest scheduling tools?

Yes, I don't want to spend anything on it, it's just nice to be able to schedule pins whilst I'm away! :)
Forum: Social Media 2nd October 2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
RE: Pinterest scheduling tools?

Yes, I just used the free 100 pins plan on Tailwind as well because I don't feel as though it's worth investing in as we haven't had any business from Pinterest yet...

But thanks, I'll have a look...
Forum: Social Media 12th September 2017, 02:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Pinterest scheduling tools?

See I'm only looking for it to post to Pinterest...

Thanks though, I'll check it out to see if it's any use :)
Forum: Social Media 11th September 2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Pinterest scheduling tools?

Hi all,

I'm looking for a free Pinterest scheduling tool - any recommendations?

I've tried Tail Wind (used up my free trial on that) and also Board Booster (just didn't like that one) so I was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2017, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 183
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Re. Buying Factors

I think the gender of the service provider is irrelevant - that is unless you're sexist...
Forum: Social Media 11th September 2017, 02:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Facebook question, how can I target an audience that likes buying very cheap products?

If you already have databases for these target audiences you can upload those. Alternatively, you could just take an educated guess on the key characteristics of your target audiences (so basically...
Forum: Social Media 8th September 2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Where can I find an affordable course to learn to become Social Media Strategist

Google Digital Garage covers some aspects of social media marketing as far as I can remember :) It's free and has videos and quizzes.
Forum: Social Media 8th September 2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Case Study : lot of likes/share/reactions on my Facebook ad but no sales!

Are you targeting your ads to any specific characteristics?

Try including more CTAs in the advert, make the copy more engaging and interesting (e.g. "The best selling adult colouring book in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th September 2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Auto Suggest Profitable Keywords

I would suggest just using Google Keyword Planner to see the average number of site visits per month. It depends on what keywords you want, what your product/service is, who your target audience is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th September 2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 358
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Even with good content why only 1500 visitors per month

Make a list of all your main keywords and try incorporate these into the blogs (no keyword stuffing though!) so Google picks it up more and ranks you higher on the SERP, thus potentially getting you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Thoughts on Sample/Trial Programs?

I think sample programs are great - even if the consumer doesn't make a full purchase, you can gain their contact information.

The only problem is loyalty - people may become dependable on the...
Forum: Email Marketing 7th September 2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 523
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: 30k + visitors p/m, email conversion is 0%, any advice please?!

You could try offering some sort of free download in exchange for their email address... It all depends on what you're selling/promoting/sharing etc. and who your audience is. My best advice would be...
Forum: Email Marketing 7th September 2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: I have a list of 370 subs but my open rate sucks

If you want more clicks then you'll need:
- engaging subject lines
- CTAs
- Links
- interesting content

All of the above should help increase your CTR, but if they don't then you need to look...
Forum: Social Media 25th August 2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 512
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Best way to promote a YouTube video on Facebook?

It would probably be best to have around 15-20 seconds of video that then stops and displays a "read more" button :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th August 2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Direct Mail contact management

Have you tried using a CRM to log them?
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th August 2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: How to run a great campaign

What exactly is the campaign about?
Forum: Social Media 24th August 2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Facebook and Instagram Verification Badge

On some social media sites you can submit yourself for verification which might work. But depending on your page, # of followers etc it may get rejected.

Hope this helps :)
Forum: Social Media 24th August 2017, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Cant tag instagram location

Have you tried just using the search function and putting in the location? This usually works if you're tagging a location that you aren't actually in.

Hope this helps :)
Forum: Social Media 24th August 2017, 02:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Social Media Marketing Success Factors

As in where the social media account/page places on a SERP? Or how social media marketing affects the the ranking of a website on a SERP?

If it's the latter, you can use analytical tools such as...
Forum: Email Marketing 24th August 2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Generating Leads for Free

There probably is a way but the leads are likely to be low quality and not real, qualified opportunities...

Hundreds a day is a bit ambitious if you're not spending anything (say on PPC...
Forum: Social Media 23rd August 2017, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Facebook Ads

You can create specific ad variations, one of which is a video advert. Just look on the very first options :)
Forum: Social Media 23rd August 2017, 03:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 301
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Social Media Marketing

Social media ads aren't a necessity - you can still advertise without spending tonnes.

I'd set up pages/accounts on all relevant social media sites to begin with and see how much engagement you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2017, 03:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Newbie marketer selling chocolate gifts

You could try putting flyers up in the windows of convenience stores with all your social handles on.

If you do any email marketing the include your social links at the bottom.

Hope this helps...
Forum: Social Media 22nd August 2017, 01:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 547
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Top tips for LinkedIn?

1.) None of our employees really use social media (except for the occasional use of LinkedIn)
2.) As in sharing it on other social media sites?
3.) We're just having a new website built so...
Forum: Email Marketing 11th August 2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: What is your biggest struggle in email marketing?

Many people struggle with CTR and conversions (which isn't helped by the fact that people forget to follow up!)
Forum: Website Design 11th August 2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 566
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th August 2017, 04:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 622
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: What are the new SEO strategies to get keywords ranking within a week?

Very hard to get ranked highly in a short amount of time...

Try getting more links to your website, share content on social media, use long-tail keywords where you can as this is more accurate to...
Forum: Social Media 10th August 2017, 02:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Problems on growing IG followers

1.) A lot of brands use sites like that to gain followers, but on a few of them the followers aren't guaranteed (they give you a list of people who might like your content so you follow them and hope...
Forum: Social Media 10th August 2017, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: What is the best social media platform to promote a gaming site?

It depends on the type of games and your target audience, but Twitter would be a good platform to promote it on.

Try Pinterest as well.

Hope this helps :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 193
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: What times are best to show Webinars?

It depends on your target audience, but I would say some time after lunch or near the end of the working day as people are less likely to have meetings then.

Hope this helps :)
Forum: Social Media 9th August 2017, 02:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 547
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Top tips for LinkedIn?

Brill, thanks! :)

I'll try sending out invitations to it from my personal account...
Forum: Social Media 9th August 2017, 02:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 547
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Top tips for LinkedIn?

Like a "We're hiring" kind of thing?

Thanks :)
Forum: Social Media 8th August 2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,711
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Facebook vs Twitter, which one is best for sharing content?

As it's been said, it depends on where your target audience are most active. Twitter is great though as you can use hashtags and I think that re tweeted content gets seen more than shared content...
Forum: Social Media 8th August 2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 547
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Top tips for LinkedIn?

Brill, thanks :) i'll have to try 5 & 6 (I already do the rest :) )
Forum: Social Media 8th August 2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 547
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Top tips for LinkedIn?

Thanks but is that not more for a personal account? It's a business account I need advice for :)
Forum: Social Media 8th August 2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 547
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Top tips for LinkedIn?

Thanks for your input! I already do most of that but I'll try the rest :)
Forum: Social Media 8th August 2017, 02:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 547
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Top tips for LinkedIn?

Posting quality content, promoting it on other social media accounts, encouraging people to follow us etc., all that kind of stuff really
Forum: Social Media 7th August 2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 547
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Top tips for LinkedIn?

Hi all,

I want to grow the following for my business page on LinkedIn but everything I've tried so far hasn't worked very well.....

Any suggestions for ways to increase your following...
Forum: Social Media 7th August 2017, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Could I get some advice for my teespring Facebook ad? Pretty please?

You can upload your own database to Facebook if you have one so you're targeting people that you know are interested.
Forum: Social Media 7th August 2017, 04:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: YouTube idea - is this a good business plan start?

It depends on the age of the kids that you're targeting, but you could try targeting parents to encourage them to get their kids to watch the videos...
Forum: Email Marketing 7th August 2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 629
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: 2500 mails sent out, 659 clicks and no sale!

Did you follow any of the clicks up? It's alright to have a high number of clicks but you won't get very far if you don't follow them up. This way you can see their reasons for not buying and keep...
Forum: Social Media 31st July 2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Why does one of my FB posts have huge reach number compared to the rest?

Could simply be because the content on that one page is more engaging than the others or interests your target market more. Have any of your posts been boosted?

Hope this helps :)
Forum: Social Media 31st July 2017, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Promoting offers on facebook

Yes, you'll need a page for each otherwise the two will get mixed up and could be misleading to your audience. It's just easier to keep them separate.
Hope this helps :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st July 2017, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: What shouldn't we do in SEO anymore?

Keyword stuffing is something that should definitely be avoided. Although you need to get the keyword(s) in the be noticed/ranked, you cant over-use them.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th July 2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: does the imporantant keyword have tp be the first word in the title?

The keyword doesn't have to be the very first word in the title, but I'd say don't put it any further down than 3 words. People normally just skim read titles on a SERP to look for their keyword so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 789
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: How to promote my website?

Post links on social media :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: Questions regarding traditional media marketing

There's always the option of taking out an ad in a local newspaper (or a regional newspaper if the budget allows).

As for flyers, it depends on the business/products/services but you could...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 26th July 2017, 02:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 795
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: FB Ads and clickbank

It may be that the landing page isn't what the viewer expected to see.... Sometimes ads can be a little misleading and give off a different message than intended, just a thought :)
Forum: Beginners Area 24th July 2017, 02:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 601
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: How do I increase my Instagram following?

Great advice, thanks! I've been promoting our page over Twitter :)
Forum: Beginners Area 24th July 2017, 02:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 601
Posted By Mol@Shortlist
Re: How do I increase my Instagram following?

Thank you. Yes, I have been adding captions to our posts but I will try to be more active on other people's posts :)
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