We all know that social media is a black hole for time… Sucking us in… forever lost in the continuous newsfeed messages and Pinterest pins. So when I say “time commitment,” I can almost see your eyeballs roll as you nod in agreement. Mornings are started late after we take a quick scroll through our newsfeed and check our personal accounts. And yes, personal accounts usually come before business ones. Then afternoons disappear after we follow one hashtag on Instagram, and end up looking at some interesting photos on Tumblr. Source: Placeit.net Professional social media managers, however, knows how to…
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Having product photos that stand out is more important than any other piece of content on your product page. One study found that 67% of people rate the quality of product images to be “very important,” more than product information, detailed descriptions or even reviews! Source Knowing this, what can you do to make sure your product photos stand out and are the best they can be? The tips in this post will help you ensure the quality of your images and make sure your product photos stand out amongst your competition. 1. Start by using a Tripod and Lightbox…
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8 Ways to Make Brilliant, Captivating Product Photos
We’re pleased to announce our new glossary section at The Daily Egg. You can find it in our top navigation under “Resources” if you’re on a desktop computer: ..or in the “hamburger menu” if you’re on a mobile device: We’ve been working on this slowly for a while now. As we publish articles, often our writers will refer to terms, industry jargon and acronyms that not everyone is familiar with. We figured an online glossary would be a good resource to keep our readers informed on all this terminology. We try to go beyond simply defining terms. If you click-through…
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Here’s the situation. You run a startup. You have a website. And your website has basically no traffic. Except your mom. (Thanks, mom.) Like any savvy founder, you’re clear on one thing — you need traffic to your website. Somehow, someway, a viable online business requires humans seeing, using, or buying the widget or service you’re selling. So, how do you get that online traffic, especially if you’re starting in at ground zero? You have a few options. Facebook ads. Google Adwords. A big PR stunt. Oh, and content marketing. Most of the time, content marketing takes a lot of…
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Any Startup Can Blow Up Their Website Traffic for Free With a Single Blog Post. Here’s Exactly How To Do It
Wouldn’t it be nice to publish something on your website that will bring in visitors for years to come? Just one blog post or video (or infographic)? It certainly would be. That’s why you need to always ask yourself: What content can I create that people will link to from their website? Is the answer to getting tons of organic traffic really that simple? Basically, yes. However, it’s easy to jump into a content project without asking this question and spending a week on it, only to find out it’s a dud in terms of SEO. A lot of us…
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Infographic: How to Create Content That Drives a Lot of Organic Traffic
Ah, the keyword game. One of the greatest achievements for a search engine optimizer is to get their web pages to appear on the first page of Google search results for their desired keywords. As Google ages, more and more of the optimal slots for these prized keywords are taken. And the more a web page ages, the more links from around the web will point to it and the harder it becomes to unseat. For instance, when someone wants to reference or link to a certain topic, it’s a typical habit for someone to do a quick Google search…
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I find this infographic very fitting for 2017. I’m starting to get a lot of emails from companies that haven’t asked permission to email me. I suspect that a few of the new sales-prospect scraping technologies out there are supplying email addresses to aggressive sales and marketing teams. It’s not the worst thing in the world to get a few unsolicited emails every once in a while. But, I should warn these companies that they’re entering dangerous waters. Read this infographic below to make sure you’re not spamming your global propsects. It’s also a good idea for U.S. companies to…
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Ahhh, the irrefragable, irreplaceable #hashtag — the trending topic tracker, the great group aggregator — it seems to have been around forever but it no doubt has its origins. In use since ca. 1988 in the early Internet’s IRC chatrooms to define network-wide channels [ah yes, I remember such long-standing pillars as #warez, #kcah, and #n0n00bz … or wait, were those early AOL chatrooms?]. The hashtag supposedly came into its modern “web” format in 2007 when Chris Messina, who claims to have invented them (for which he actually surpasses Al Gore, who didn’t go quite so far as to claim…
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I definitely don’t envy anyone that has to compete on Google Shopping. To be successful, it requires quite a bit of spreadsheet chops, constant adjusting and a deep understanding of your customer lifetime value. It’s possible that lowering your prices to just the right point will significantly build your customer base in the long run. Although it may seem like you’re losing money on first-time customers that come from Google Shopping, you’re ultimately profiting on their future business. In a sense, you’re turning that first-time monetary loss into marketing spend. It’s definitely tricky. And yes, it is a science project….
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If you want your visitors to buy, instead of bouncing off your site like a basketball… Ask yourself: What’s missing from my funnel? What’s missing might be a deep understanding of how copywriting should be used to convert readers. And there are few better people to learn from than the “Admen”: the original rockstar creators of the classic twentieth century magazine and newspaper ads. We have weeks, websites, and embedded video to make a sale. They had only moments and one printed page. For this article, I’ve sifted through the reams of great copywriting and distilled things down to just…
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