» Top Tools to Help You Work Less #1: Websites

 

This post was written by Sonny Ganguly, CMO of WeddingWire, you can follow him on Twitter @sonnyg. Sonny leads WeddingWire’s marketing strategy, customer acquisition, and business development.

 

In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, it is often difficult for wedding professionals to find enough hours in the day to catch their breath, let alone stay on top of all the latest trends. The good news is that there are many online tools available to make your work life a little easier!

We’ve gathered some of the top WeddingWire tested tools that we use at our offices.  These services will help you effectively market, run and grow various elements of your business, including your website, social media, emails, analytics and organization. It’s time to work smarter, not harder!

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With tech-savvy brides, it is crucial to have a strong online presence. The following tools will help you find new sources of traffic, while making sure there are no issues!

  • Domize
    • Looking for new url’s for your business?  Domize is the quickest way to see if the domains you want are available.  Instead of doing one search at a time, you will see all available url’s.
  • Google Keyword Tool 
    • Google provides a free Keyword Tool to help you research the best keywords for your business and improve your SEO. Simply enter some keywords and Google will tell you how competitive it is and how many people search for the keyword.
  • SEO for Firefox
    • Want to be an SEO expert, but find it too complicating?  Install the free SEO for Firefox extension to your Firefox browser.  As you browse the web this tool will give you all the SEO details a professional would, from page rank to the number of links a site has.
  • Google Webmaster
    • This free tool tells you how the world’s largest search engine views your site, analyzes search data and where links to your site are coming from.  Most importantly, Google Webmaster will alert you via email if any issues or malware arise on your website.

Check back soon for more ways to work smarter, not harder including top tools for social media, email, insights and analytics, and organization and meetings!