5 Social Media Tools and Technology Tips – Week 16
Take one of the tips below and try them out and you’ll be glad you did.
So here goes, here’s 5 tips.
1. Simply Measured Free social media reports
Simply Measured provide social media analytics software. As part of their solution they provide a broad range of free reports that are certainly worth testing out.
You can get detailed reports on twitter, Facebook, Instagram and much more. You can take the reports and export them to excel for further analysis.
2. Check what are the top keywords for traffic for competitors
SEMRush is an SEO tool and it provides lots of useful information and some of it is for free!
The one area that is particularly useful is the competitor research. You can put in a competitors name and see what are the top keywords they are ranking for and the estimated traffic they get as a result. So, research your competitors!
There is also other valuable information within this tool. For example, you can check to see what links a competitor has from other sites. This is useful so you can try and get linked from those sites also.
3. Try out Producteev – Free Task management for teams
Producteev is a full task management system that is completely free!
Normally you will get limited usage for task management apps for free. This is free for you and for all your team members. You can set up tasks for yourself, assign tasks for your team, view tasks for each of your team members and much more.
You can also restrict access to certain parts of your system (e.g. projects). This means you can give people access that may not be members of your team (e.g. contractors).
4. Consider LSI Keywords in your posts
Latent Semantic Indexing is the process on analysing a document to find similar words in order to help indexing. When we talk about LSI keywords we’re talking about using a range of keywords that are similar to your main keywords you want to rank on.
If you wanted to rank on ‘business consultancy’ you are probably going to have business advice, business services and similar words within your post.
When you search Google if you scroll down to the bottom of the page Google will show you related searches.
One way to find these keywords is to start typing in your main keywords in Google and Google will show you related words to this!
5. Get Contextual Links on Guest Posts
If you’re writing a guest post for a site try and get a link within the post. It’s useful to get a link in the author bio but that’s normally way down the page. If you get a contextual link within the content that is better for ranking.
Of course, getting both is no harm