Tips Tuesday May 10 and Great Tools

Tips TuesdayHappy Tips Tuesday all! This week’s tips includes a set of free tools you simply must see, an SEO checkup for your site, author blogs to follow, and bunches of helpful Facebook tips. Enjoy! ~ MaAnna

News

A little shameless self promotion here – if you missed my interview on Entrepreneurial Women Radio with host Sharon Michaels, you can catch the replay on the Woman In Business – MaAnna Stephenson of BlogAid listing. Just click the play link below the show description.

Tech Tips

I love good tools. Check out this must-see list from Office To Go on Free Small Business Tools. I already use several of them myself, and putting more in my collection as I check them out.

This one is from the Tips Tuesday archives, but bears repeating because word-of-mouth advertising is so powerful. See this list on WChingya for 7 Easy Ways to Add Client Testimonials to Your Blog.

Everybody wants good SEO from their site. Search Engine Land has an easy 9 Step SEO Checkup Using Google Webmaster Tools that you can quickly use to see how your site is doing.

Blog Tips

If you’re an author, you’ve got to check out this list of the top ten author blogs to follow from Self Publishing Coach site.

And speaking of top author blogs, you’ll find The Savvy Book Marketer on that list, check out this article and a tutorial Dana wrote about how to sell subscriptions to your blog in the Amazon Kindle store.

And congrats to Dana for making the cover of Career Magazine this month! Her marketing strategies and tips are so solid that they work for every product or service, not just books.

Social Media Tips

Could Your Blog Survive Without Facebook and Twitter? That’s what Alli is asking on BlogWorld. This post will give you bunches of ways to promote your site beyond social media. It’s a must-read for everyone.

Bump up your SEO through social media. Read Write Web has a nice post on how to Optimize Your Brand’s Facebook Page for Search Engines.

Here’s a tip from Mari Smith on how to allow your fans to tag your fan page photos.

There is a setting that is turned off by default!! To change it, click Edit Page > Apps > Photos > Go to App > check Allow all fans to tag photos > click Save. You can do the same thing for your fan page Video settings too!

Thanks, Mari! Follow Mari on Facebook where she posts more tips like these with screenshots.

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