Did you ever wonder where the phrase, “pass the gravy,” comes from? It’s a cliché used to express he greatness of the situation. I’d like to think it’s related to Thanksgiving, the holiday where we gather with our dear family and friends. Just like the holidays bring our loved ones together, the gravy unites the traditional Thanksgiving meal. So “pass the gravy” is like sharing the wealth with others you care about.
Today, we’re passing the gravy to you, spotlighting some digital marketing tools we are grateful for and think are pretty great.
Have collaborative teams working remotely? Asana is an awesome visual tool that makes it easy to share information. Assign tasks to team members, quickly get a project update and prioritize tasks.
Stop the scheduling phone tag with Calendly. Simply let the program know your availability and it does the scheduling work for you. It integrates with all kinds of calendars and supports all kinds of meetings.
This is the simplest way to get people to share your content on their social media platform. It does all the work for them, making them more like to share. Add Click to Tweet to blog posts or webpages.
If you haven’t tried Crazyegg, you are missing out. This useful tool shows how website visitors engage with your web page using a heat map. It highlights audience eye movement and points of interest.
Imagine a world without Dropbox. There’s different subscription options, from free to paid, but they all do the same goal: store and share files, make collaboration easy and create smarter workspaces.
Keep current with the day’s news with this RSS reader. Feedly is a great way to source content for social media promotion and stay up-to-date with important industry publications. Create boards to organize content themes.
Another tool hard to imagine life without. Google Drive makes it easy to work from anywhere with its cloud-hosted program. Create docs and spreadsheets, store videos and images, and collaborate like crazy.
This Headline Analyzer is free tool and an awesome way to optimize your headlines, especially for written content. Get ideas on how to get more readers to click-through based on those crucial 90 characters.
Not every team can hire a graphic artist. Hello Piktochart! This is a free tool that makes it easy to design infographics, social media art, and presentations pretty quickly.
Communication, sorted and streamlined. Slack helps teams organize their communications by “channels,” allowing us to track conversations and documents without creating ridiculous email chains. The program stores everything and is easily searchable. Plus it’s accessible from any computer or mobile device and comes with a slew of integrations.
Create easy presentations from your content and share them across the web. While it’s associated with LinkedIn content, you can create SlideShare content to embed on other webpages.
Need some facts to back up your blog ideas? Statista is a go-to source of hard data. It collects facts from all kinds of industries and makes it easy to ground blog posts and other content with numbers.
Understanding what people want and like is key to doing marketing well. SurveyMonkey has made it so easier to create and share surveys that capture the data we need to better serve our clients.
Another graphics tool, Visual.ly helps marketers create attractive visual content in a way that is simple and affordable. Make infographics,videos, and ebooks that support your marketing efforts, even if graphic design isn’t your thing.