Digital Marketing Weekly Roundup – March 6, 2017

It's an action packed roundup this week. Updated early-bird discounts for conferences, seriously useful browser extensions, two deals I bought the moment I saw them, and unusually good podcast episodes. Enjoy!


It's the beginning of the month, so here are the upcoming early-bird discount deadlines.

You can find more exclusive discounts on the conference calendar page or spreadsheet.

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The tools page does not rest! 50+ new browser extensions. Here are some of the highlights. See everything else here:

  • Effin Amazing UTM Builder [Analytics] – Chrome – quickly create UTMs, includes several time-saving features.
  • WebRank SEO [Competitors] – Chrome – provides Alexa, Quantcast & Compete Rank + Social Stats + Whois Lookup + Pages Indexed and Backlinks in Google & Bing.
  • Writefull [Content] – Chrome – get feedback on your writing instantly.
  • Landing Page Checklist by Unbounce [Conversion] – Chrome – check off everything you're doing and see your score add up.
  • Project Naptha [Graphics] – Chrome – highlight, copy, edit, and translate text from image on the web.
  • Oncrawl SEO page audit [SEO] – Chrome – spot issues with your pages.
  • Buffer [Social] – Chrome – share content to multiple social networks.
  • Session Buddy [General] - manage your browser sessions; save open tabs more.


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$39 - 100 Photo/Vector Downloads from Depositphotos - AppSumo - ending soon

$39 - Lifetime Access to Serpstat AppSumo Plan - AppSumo - ending soon

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A mix of things I've watched and liked, skimmed and liked, or want to remember for later.

 Social Media Marketing Talk Show 3/3/2017 - Social Media Examiner
63 min - Caught this live for the first time, it's starting to really grow on me. They cover a decent amount of topics efficiently, focusing on how you can actually apply the news to get an edge.

 LIVE: Is YouTube TV's BIG Announcement good for Creators? - Video Creators
51 min - Major TV networks will soon be live streaming on YouTube TV. You'll get access to TV programming with built-in DVR recording and more. What does it mean for creators?

moving from the latest news to some geekier stuff...

 5 Disruptions to "Marketing" with CMT, Scott Brinker - MarTech Conference
57 min - Deep dive into the five disruptions currently reshaping the marketing industry, by Chief Marketing Technologist & MarTech Conference Chair, Scott Brinker.

 SEMPOChat: 2016 State of Search Survey Results - SEMPO
58 min - Discusses the latest search industry report.

 Video Editing Tutorial: How to Edit a Vlog in Premiere Pro, Step by Step - Roberto Blake
42 min - Saving this for later. Roberto Blake is a workflow machine.

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 SEO Case Study With Brian Dean - Noah Kagan Presents
34 min - Noah has a podcast?!? Rating: 5 tacos 🌮 🌮 🌮 🌮🌮

 What You Need to Know About Google's Featured Snippets - After Hours Marketing
27 min - Another newer (and new-to-me) podcast, this is top-notch. Not the usual yada yada. Probably will require a 2nd listen to internalize all of the insights about featured snippets.

 YouTube SEO, Monetization & Strategy w/ Roberto Blake - Roberto Blake
65 min - You can listen to a lot of Roberto Blake interviews and still catch a lot of new gems.

 Do you have a fan base? - Content Inc. with Joe Pulizzi
4 min - Less than 4 minutes to listen, but budget more time to think about the issues raised.

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Social Media Cluster Facts - weekly videos on social media news from Aimclear.

Search Forum Recap - daily recap of the webmaster forums from Barry Schwartz.

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