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  • Say Goodbye to FeedBurner and Hello to FeedPress

    Say Goodbye to FeedBurner and Hello to FeedPress

    Poor FeedBurner. It appears to have been neglected for years, and the RSS service doesn’t seem to fit anywhere into the Google+ ecosystem. That can only mean one thing. It will go the way of the Dodo bird Google Reader. There is hope for publishers …

  • 10+ web tools for making quote photos

    10+ web tools for making quote photos

    I’m a word person. Although I’m married to a brilliant designer and surrounded by many visually-oriented friends, I can’t design my way out of a paper bag. But even I can see the writing on the wall: photos are the new headlines. We can’t stop …

  • Google Alerts for link building and social monitoring

    Google Alerts for link building and social monitoring

    Imagine an advanced web monitoring software solution that pulls data straight from Google, monitors your brand and competitors, mines information about your industry and helps locate guest post opportunities – all without costing you a dime. That tool is Google Alerts. I first started tapping into the potential of …

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Little blog scores big rankings: A Schema Creator case study

I’ve been pretty vocal over the years of my love of WordPress. There’s a huge benefit to building your entire site with WordPress and making it easy to edit, structure, and maintain. I have a variety of hobby blogs that my husband and I maintain, … Read More

How to manage your day job and your community

Are you a community manager? Before you say no, know this: If you’re the one running any of your business’ social media outlets then you, my friend, are indeed a community manager. Yep. You’re welcome. A community manager is the person monitoring and engaging on … Read More

Ultimate List of conversion optimization tools

The goal of any website is to get a user to take action. Whether you’re trying to get them to subscribe to your blog, buy a product, fill out a contact form or anything else, it’s all about improving your conversion rate. With that in … Read More

10 tools to help you blog better

Sometimes a blog post flows out of you with ease. You’re typing at 100 words per minute, just trying to keep up with how fast the words are coming to you. You feel like you were born to write the most glorious blog post ever. … Read More

12 shortcut tools for lazy community management

It’s summer. I don’t know about where you are, but at Raven’s Nashville HQ, it’s about a billion degrees. It’s time to be lazy. Honestly, I like to think of all the tools below as actually making me more productive – they all work so … Read More

5 ways to Storify your social media marketing

I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to get Storify into Raven’s Tools We Love series. Maybe I just didn’t want to give up the awesome secret of this tool. Storify is an easy and fun (yes, really! I promise!) way to pull together … Read More

10 tools for exceptional SEO customer service

“If you are in advertising, you know that the only thing that really matters is the work. …It’s no surprise that most agency people figure that if they do great work, everything else will take care of itself, including the relationships they build with clients. … Read More

Three must-have ‘marketer’s little helpers’

I’m a believer in every Mommy (including this one) having her “little helpers” (aka an evening glass of wine or 4). But the little helpers of the marketing variety are almost even better. They give me my time back – and give me an advantage … Read More

Introducing Raven’s free Google Analytics Configuration Tool

I love data. I’m particularly fascinated by what you can learn in your website’s analytics to help improve both your marketing and your user’s experience. For both Raven Tools and my personal websites, I’ve always turned to Google Analytics. What I don’t love is how … Read More

Raven Tools’ top 10 blog posts of 2011

At the end of the year, most of us spend at least a few minutes reflecting on the highs and lows of the past 12 months. But here at Raven Tools, we’re best at reflection when it takes the form of metrics and reports. So … Read More