The following is our 10 most popular articles for October 2017, recognizing that the articles we published earlier in the month are more likely to list than the more recent articles.
13 Free Social Media Marketing Classes
Building a successful social media marketing strategy for your business requires careful planning, and lots of trial and error. Get help developing your social media strategy and skills by signing up for free online courses offered by educators and practitioners. Read the article …
26 Chrome extensions for productivity
Looking for an easy way to supercharge your workflow? Keep productivity tools at your fingertips by loading your Chrome browser with useful extensions. Here's a list of productivity extensions for Google's Chrome Web Store. Read the article …
5 Content Marketing Ideas for November 2017
Thanksgiving tutorials and holiday shopping guides at sporting events and strange observances, there are plenty of content topics that your company can use in November 2017. Read the article. ..
SEO: How to improve site-specific ranking factors
A client recently attended a webinar where a presenter provided a list of the major search engine ranking factors. The client wanted me to confirm the list, or provide mine. I replied that I do not waste time preparing such generic lists. Read the article …
Fire Drill SEO: "The Traffic is Down!"
Organic search traffic often generates significant revenue for e-commerce sites. As a result, he is inclined to draw exercises around performance. Here's how to determine when there is a critical problem to solve. The alarm sounds: "The traffic is down!" Read the article …
18 free podcasts for entrepreneurs
Some of the best resources available to entrepreneurs come in the form of podcasts. Through monthly, weekly and even daily shows, listeners can learn from the expertise and experiences of serial entrepreneurs and innovative thinkers. Read the article …
10 ways blockchains can benefit merchants
The Internet is buzzing with how blockchains can solve problems and disrupt multiple industries. But what is a blockchain and how can it benefit the merchants? Read the article …
8 ways to supercharge calls for action, for e-commerce
A key call to action is essential on the product and destination pages. It's easy for the buttons to add to the cart to be overshadowed by other necessary options, such as adding an item to a wish list or sharing it on social media. When this happens, the conversion rates suffer. Read the article …
Mobile-first SEO makes search console more important
In 2018, Google will judge the ranking of your search on the desktop by the signals of your mobile site. Google's mobile-first index, the update of the algorithm that will reverse the importance of desktop sites compared to mobile, has not yet launch date, but should arrive in 2018. Read the article …
28 Online Security Tools for Small Business
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. For small and medium businesses, it's a good time to strengthen a security plan with tools or resources that are free or relatively inexpensive. Here is a list of online security tools for small businesses. Read the article …