Grammarly: A Must-Have Tool for Blog Content Creators

This post includes affiliate links. There are two tools I use when creating blog content: Grammarly HemmingwayApp Grammarly fixes my writing mistakes. HemmingwayApp makes content easier-to-read. Use both and you’ve got all you need to create better blog content. Typos and grammar mistakes aren’t the end of the world, but they don’t look good when you’re attempting to appear professional. […]

Google’s Webmaster Tools (Search Console): The Best Parts

This isn’t a complete guide to Google Webmaster Tools (aka Search Console). It’s an overview sharing its best bits. Plus, how you can use it to improve website and marketing efforts. Submitting Your Site to Google for Faster Indexing Launched a site? Get it submitted to Google. Google will find your site as you’re building links. Or, sharing content and […]

How to Use a Social Media Name Checker to Lockdown Your Profiles

You’ve got a business idea and you’ve got a name for the brand. You register the domain and business aaaaand…. Oh phooey! Someone already has your name on social media sites. Looks like that Facebook page is no good. Gah! Someone also has it on Twitter, too! Surely Instagram? Nope, not there either. If someone tried searching they’d get mixed […]

SEO Toolbox: The Ahrefs SEO Toolbar is Back in Action

The Ahrefs SEO toolbar is available again after shuttering from a prior Google update. The toolbar provides competitive analysis and SEO metrics in Google SERPs and on-page. What is this thing and why should you care? Well… What is Ahrefs? Ahrefs is one of several industry-renowned SEO tools professionals include in their toolbox. The premium service provides detailed SEO and […]

How to Track Your Brand’s Mentions with Google Alerts

Google Alerts is a handy tool to watch your name online, so you don’t miss opportunities to build or manage your brand’s reputation. It’s also handy for spying on the competition. The tool provides mentions as they come through or a daily/weekly roundup. The use case we’re talking about is how you can set this keyword to your name, brand, […]