Kristi Hines

Kristi Hines

Business & Marketing Writer

Kristi Hines is a freelance writer, business blogger, and certified digital marketer who creates website copy, blog content, lead magnets, white papers, ebooks, emails, and more.

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An In-Depth Look at The Science of Blog Timing

When it comes to the science of blog timing, the main thing people think about is when to publish a blog post - but it’s not the only timing consideration you need to make....

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The Marketer’s Guide to Quora

Learn how to get the most out Quora, from creating the perfect profile to submitting the best answers. Click here to read the Quora Marketing Guide....

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Is Your Company Guilty of 7 of the Biggest Online Marketing Sins?

While some companies jump right in to the world of online marketing successfully, others have a much harder time getting into the swing of things. It’s hard to learn all of the various strategies, platforms, tips, and tricks, then apply them to your business....

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How to Successfully Outsource Social Media for Your Business

Previously we have discussed the importance of branding and building authority through social media through using a hands on approach. But some businesses are not ready or able to commit the kind of time and personnel to managing a full-force social media campaign for their brand....

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Low Hanging Fruit of Social Media: 12 Quick Changes That Will Make Big Results

Here are 12 simple profile hacks and engagement tips you can apply to increase fans, followers, and traffic to your website....

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An In-Depth Look at the Science of Twitter Timing

Today, we’re going to take a deeper look into the ins and outs of Twitter timing. This includes how to determine: Where your targeted audience is located. When they’re most likely to view their Twitter stream....

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How to Get Your Inbox Down to Zero and Keep it There

When you work online, you will find that the things that you need the most to maintain important business connections are also the things that will derail you from the path of productivity. There’s another online tool that can be just as distracting and disruptive to your productivity as it...

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Improve Your Website Search Optimization Using Chrome's SEO Site Tools

Learn how you can use Google Chrome's SEO Site Tools extension for competitor research and improve the search optimization of your own website....

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45 Resources on Google Search Plus Your World (SPYW)

The following resources will help you understand how Google+ is now integrated into search and other products, and how you can start adjusting your online marketing strategy for Search Plus Your World....

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7 Sneaky Ways to Use Facebook to Spy on Your Competition

Previously on KISSmetrics, I covered the art of 7 sneaky ways to use Twitter to spy on your competition. I don't really consider it spying so much as simply competitor research, but spying makes it more James Bond-like. And who doesn't want to pretend to be a secret agent every...

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The Hidden Guide to Using Twitter Effectively

When it comes to social media, there is not that much hidden about how it all works. The issue is that sometimes the information is hard to find in one place. We are going to unearth some commonly unanswered questions in standard Twitter.....

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Beyond the Basics: 30 Fresh Social Media Tips for 2012

Today, I want to cover some significant changes in social media strategy on the top social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest....

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The KISSmetrics Guide To Keyword Research – Part II: Analyzing and Choosing the Best Keywords

In Part I of the keyword research series on keyword discovery, you got a base spreadsheet to use to start entering data about estimated search volume and approximate CPC next to keywords and phrases....

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The Marketer’s Guide to LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the top social network for professionals. With over 150 million members worldwide and 280 million visitors per month, it is one that deserves your attention. This post will show you the important areas you need to be taking advantage of....

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How to Identify and Control Blog Comment Spam on WordPress

In today’s post, we’re going to look at: How to identify spam. If third-party comment systems control spam. Settings and plugins you can use in the base. WordPress comment system to help moderate spam....