Working as an inbound marketer at an agency that works on Joomla websites probably means that you are always looking for ways to make your strategies more efficient. You're busy and have a lot of things on your plate so it makes sense that you are constantly in search of new and improved marketing tools.
The tricky part usually comes in when you find a tool that would be extremely beneficial to your Joomla site, but it's out of your budget. Wah wahhhh. That's always the most disappointing factor.
The good news is that there are budget friendly inbound marketing tools available to you! Let's see what some of them are.
sh404sef is an excellent and affordable marketing tool for all Joomla websites. It was created with a foundation centered around SEO. It offers numerous features including:
- Google Authorship support
- Google Analytics Universal support
- Google Tags manager support
- All output through JLayout, easily override in template
- Full support for Google rel="prev" and rel="next" header tags, to improve SEO of paginated content
- Quickly and easily add social media buttons to your entire site to allow sharing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest.
- Integrated Google Analytics including support for social sharing
- Multi-lingual support
- Easily redirect 404s to suggested SEF URLS
- Remove duplicate URLs, a common problem with Joomla websites
- Support for Google News URL format
- Easily customize the page title and page description with bulk updater
- Create customized error pages (i.e. 404) with relevant links and other info
- Control site access from suspicious domains (using IP address whitelisting and blacklisting)
As you can see, these features offer a wide variety of benefits to your Joomla website with a major focus on improvements for SEO and the overall health of your site including URLs, errors and social options. It's time to start saving time and money. Download sh404sef here.
Advanced Module Manager
The Advanced Module Manager is a key tool to any Joomla website. This tool allows you to assign modules to just about anything, instead of just certain menu items. Sounds amazing right? Well, it is. The features include:
- Control publishing modules by all/any:
- Menu Item
- Date range
- Content Page Types
- Choose to mirror the assignment settings of another module
- Give modules color labels in the module list for easy searching
Advanced module manager is a powerful and flexible Joomla tool. Download it here.
jIbnound is the ultimate inbound marketing tool to make life for marketers easier by all means. It was created with the intentions to easily nurture leads through the sales process. The many features include:
- Easily build optimized landing pages with already existing templates
- Setup automated email marketing campaigns to help move leads down the sales funnel
- Automatically move leads on/off various lead nurturing campaigns based on other conversion events
- Sort and prioritize sales leads based on custom filters
- View individual landing page conversion rates
- Send automatic reports internally or to client
jInbound also offers a great reporting tool to easily track and measure results so you can make improvements and view the results of all of your inbound marketing efforts. It allows you to easily send automatic reports internally or to a client as well. Download jInbound here.
Finding great tools for your Joomla website can be relatively easy. However, finding great tools that fit within your budget can be a bit challenging. Stick to these affordable tools and your Joomla site will be on the track to success, while also making your life as a marketing professional more manageable.
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