Ian Cleary Social Media Speaker

AgoraPulse Review: How to use AgoraPulse to Manage Facebook and Twitter

Are you looking for a well-priced Facebook and Twitter management tool to support your business? We decided to take AgoraPulse for a spin to see how it fares against other competition in this space.  Let's take a look! What is AgoraPulse? AgoraPulse is a full management platform for Facebook and Twitter that includes a broad range of Facebook applications, analytics and CRM functionality.   What are t...

29 Aug 11:40 AM Read More...

Website Maintenance: 5 SEO Maintenance Tips to Oil Up Your Engine

I generally only go to the garage when my car doesn't switch on or if there's a noise that can't be hidden with the radio. But that's not how I treat my website! I like to oil my website engine well before it breaks down. How often do you do maintenance on your website? At least once a quarter, you should go through a checklist of items because you never know what might have happened to your site, or what you ...

27 Aug 11:55 AM Read More...

Image Optimization: How to Optimize Images for Your Blog

Google hates a slow website, and it loves fast ones. This is going to continue because more and more people now browse their content on mobile devices, where you typically have slower connection speeds. Are you monitoring the performance of your web pages?  Do you do anything to optimize your images?  Because this is going to make up a significant portion of the download time for your website. On our bl...

25 Aug 12:00 PM Read More...

How to Make Simple Animations For Social Media

Have you seen any blog posts recently with animation videos that play automatically? Did you notice that Twitter recently started supporting animated GIFs? These kinds of animations are a great way of capturing attention, and also an effective way of explaining something, simply, in a few seconds. In this article, we are going to outline how you can make simple animations for social media. What is an A...

20 Aug 11:15 AM Read More...

7 Cool Tools for a Blog That Will Rapidly Increase Your Traffic

Christy Moore is a popular Irish ballad singer who is well known for his amazing songs and lyrics.  One of his songs is called, 'Don't forget your shovel if you want to go to work', and it's very apt for this article! When you're blogging, you need tools.  Tools help you to work out what to write about, how to rank on Google, help you promote your content and much more. So, if you're on your way to work, do...

18 Aug 11:40 AM Read More...