Ian Cleary Social Media Speaker

7 Landing Page Techniques to Dramatically Improve Website Conversions

Tweaking your landing pages can dramatically improve your conversion rates.  Sometimes, even the smallest changes can make a massive difference. In this post, we are going to look at some tips and tricks to get the best out of your landing pages and skyrocket your conversions. Tim Ashe is an expert in landing page optimization.  I was at Content Marketing World recently and he did a presentation with no slid...

22 Oct 12:10 PM Read More...

Is Your Blog Strategy Effective?

Are you spending a lot of time creating blog content?  We certainly are, and it's very time consuming.  But is it worth it? I recently listened to Mike Stelzner discuss this topic with the super-knowledgeable Andy Crestodina, and this spurred me on to write this post (interview link). Here are some things to consider: 1.  What Type of Posts Are Getting You Links? Sometimes you spend a day working on a 2,00...

20 Oct 11:59 AM Read More...

Essential Considerations for Choosing a Website Hosting Company

Imagine you have built the house of your dreams.  It looks amazing and your neighbours are all admiring how beautiful it is but, inside the property, you start to notice some major cracks in the walls. After investigating, what if you find that you do not have a solid foundation? Your website needs to be built on a solid foundation, and one of the key starting points for this is where your website is hosted...

15 Oct 11:30 AM Read More...

9 Hot Mobile Apps for Instagram

What are the best mobile apps for Instagram? Which apps are used by people who are experts in the platform? Sue Zimmerman is a world-leading expert in Instagram and I recently interviewed her.  She shared some amazing tools and tips for Instagram with me, and I'm going to share them with you! Note:  Sue mainly uses iPhone apps but we have included some Android alternatives, too. What You Will Learn From Thi...

13 Oct 12:20 PM Read More...

Twitter Analytics Provided Free by Twitter

Twitter now provides good analytics for free as part of its platform. But what about all the tool providers that focus on providing Twitter analytics?  What is going to happen to them? Platforms such as Twitter and Facebook continue to build out their platforms, and their audiences want good analytics.  Facebook provides Facebook Insights and, now, Twitter has analytics that are available to everyone for fr...

08 Oct 11:00 AM Read More...