11 Tools to Create Impressive Visual Content to Share on Social Media

So you understand visual content gets shared more than text, you know it can massively improve your marketing strategy, but you’re not a designer so don’t know where to start?

Don’t let that hold you back! Awesome visual content isn’t just for those with design skills or those with the budget to pay for them. Visual content tools are readily available and enable business owners with no design knowledge to get their visual strategy off the ground.

The guys at DCI have shared 11 tools you can use in the infographic below.

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5 Common Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Mobile SEO

So you heard about Google’s mobile friendly update, you rushed to get a mobile version of your website created, but have you followed Google’s guidelines when it comes to SEO?

If you’re signed up to Google Search Console (previously Webmaster Tools) you may have received an email recently telling you that Googlebot cannot access CSS and JS files on your site. If not, you’re one of very few who didn’t, so you’re either not signed up (and should be) or your site is ok.

The guys at Clixlogix have featured that and the other most common mobile SEO mistakes in the infographic below.

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16 Trends That Could Shape Your Business in 2016

Do you have plans in place for 2016 and beyond? Want to know the trends that are likely to affect the way you do business?

Keeping one eye on the future is an important part of running a business. Capitalising on trends before they become mainstream can catapult your business to stardom and make you really stand out from the competition.

Take a look at what the future holds with this infographic from Frank Delsaert.

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How Modern is Your Website? 8 Outdated Trends to Ditch Immediately

How modern is your business website? Have you been keeping up to date with the latest design trends?

If your site is loaded with text, you’ve got a visible hit counter or a load of animated, flashing images there’s no denying your site is stuck in the stone ages. Consider the damage an outdated website could be doing to your business.

To stay up to date with the latest design trends take a look at this infographic from Udemy.

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Snapchat Marketing for Business: What You Need to Know

Did you know Snapchat has more than 100 million active users? Or that 70% of its user base are female and 13-24 years old?

If that is your target market then you need to add Snapchat to your marketing strategy ASAP. Some 400 million snaps are sent every day so it presents a huge opportunity for small businesses to build their brand and create a loyal social following.

To help we’ve curated some of the best Snapchat marketing ideas from across the web in the infographic below.

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How to Create the Perfect Lead Generating Form for Your Website

Do you collect visitor information via a form on your website? Would you like to increase the percentage of visitors that submit their details?

One of the most important things to do when creating a form is to keep the number of fields down to a minimum, visitors may not have the time to provide all the information you are asking for. A good tip is to hide certain fields and only present them once certain info has been provided.

For some further guidance on creating high converting forms take a look at this infographic from Formstack.

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Google’s Ranking Algorithm: The Top 9 Factors Influencing Your Position

Do you want to improve the SEO of your website? Want to know how Google decides your position in their search results?

Moz recently carried out a survey of over 150 SEO experts who believe the most important ranking factor remains backlinks (other websites linking to you) both on a domain level and more specifically at page level – so start creating content worth linking to!

Take a look at their infographic below for the other top ranking factors.

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