Tools Archives

Six questions with the guy behind uberVU

Now that you’ve had a chance to look around our brand-new Social Stream and revamped Social Monitor tools (You have, right? If not, go now. We’ll wait.) we wanted to tell you a little bit more about the technology behind them. Both are powered by … Read More

Ultimate list of social media advertising tools

This week, Jay Baer predicted that agency fees for social media will be $1.5 billion within five years. You might assume that’s solely the cost of managing and monitoring social media conversations—but there’s money to be made in social media advertising management, too. If you’re … Read More

Ultimate list of PPC advertising tools

The Internet is a killer place to advertise. Since 2006, the percentage of online advertising spend has grown from 6% to 13.3% of total media expense. That’s $16.9 billion to $42 billion. There’s good reason for that. Unlike traditional advertising channels, online advertising is less … Read More

Tools we love: Square

I’ve been following Square since it was first announced in late 2009. Square had a simple goal: make it easy and affordable to accept credit cards with a mobile device. This intrigued me, and I was one of the first people to sign up. To … Read More

Ultimate List of Blogging Tools for Pros

You don’t have to look far to find a list of the best tools for beginning bloggers. A benefit for them, no doubt. But those of us who have been around for a number of years often know about most of the conventional tools. So … Read More

Tools We Love: Rdio

At a growing company , finding something that we all agree on is a tall order. And while we don’t all agree on it (I’m pretty sure Greg is still working a turntable.fm room somewhere in the interwebs), Rdio has quickly become a tool we … Read More

Introducing Schema Creator for Google’s new structured data format

Schema.org does its best to explain how schemas work. But do you understand them? I thought I did. The first time I created schemas for my own blog, I got really excited. Knowing me, I probably bounced up and down a little and told everyone … Read More

How to create an easy-to-understand pie chart from backlink data

If you’re an in-house SEO Manager, your big words around the office are hopefully customer-centric ones like conversion and retention. But if you’re an SEO Manager at an agency, your customers are other businesses, and the more common big words are justification and acquisition. We … Read More

Hang out with us Friday on Google Plus

  So, how ’bout that Myspace-Justin Timberlake deal? Just kidding, no one cares about that. Google+ is, of course, all anyone in the Internet marketing community is talking, blogging or pontificating about. While some are still trying to get into the damn thing for the first … Read More