Michael Grover > Blog > All Stories

I curate articles that interest me. They might interest you, too.

Comedian Jim Gaffigan Rakes In $30 Million By Ditching Netflix And Betting On Himself

Forbes--Amazon is taking a swipe at Netflix's lucrative comedy business, and Jim Gaffigan is standing up to become the first big act to jump ship.
August 16, 2019 Go to Forbes

LinkedIn Etiquette: The Fine Line Between Connecting and Spamming

channelmavenconsulting--LinkedIn is a fantastic tool for engaging with your channel partners and prospects, but it should never be used for spamming. Here are some things you should avoid doing when connecting on LinkedIn.
August 15, 2019 Go to channelmavenconsulting

Advanced Techniques to Increase Engagement on Sina Weibo Marketing

Neal Schaffer - Social Media Marketing Speaker, Consultant & Influencer--Are you using Sina Weibo marketing for your business in China? Learn the tips and tricks to geting more engagement on this platform
August 15, 2019 Go to Neal Schaffer - Social Me...

One Showrunner Actually Figured Out How to Hack Netflix's Algorithm

Gizmodo--When you log into Netflix one of the first things you see is a list of recommended shows. Sometimes its new episodes of shows you’ve liked and rated well. Often, it’s a whole myriad of shows you’ve never heard of or are only tangentially aware of. And if you’re like me one of those shows that Netflix repeatedly suggests you watch is Anders Tangen’s Norsemen, a silly little sitcom revolving around
August 09, 2019 Go to Gizmodo

Read the SEO Manifesto
Learn how you can improve your site by focusing on well-written content and the basics.

100+ Google Sheets Templates & Automation Tools for Marketers

Sheets for Marketers--A curated directory of the best Google Sheets templates to help automate boring marketing tasks and get your hands on useful data quicker.
July 22, 2019 Go to Sheets for Marketers

The Death Of Influencer Marketing As We Knew It

Forbes--Understanding the difference between influencers and content creators can help you determine whether you're spending money on people that actually have true influence and can make a meaningful impact on your marketing campaigns.
July 22, 2019 Go to Forbes

All-Star LinkedIn Users Are 40 Times More Likely to Get Contacted-Here's How to Score That Rating

themuse--10 Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile - The Muse: Here are 10 steps to optimizing every single el...
July 22, 2019 Go to themuse

Anatomy of a Shareable Blog Post - MeetEdgar

MeetEdgar--You need more than a great blog these days! You need to create a shareable blog! Follow these 8 tips for a shareable blog post!
July 21, 2019 Go to MeetEdgar

Influencers are losing their influence

I-d--A new study found fewer people are engaging with influencer posts.
July 11, 2019 Go to I-d

The SEO Report That Gives Answers
Get a back to basics review of up to 10 URLs in an informative, actionable report. Starts at $799

How to Improve SEO: 8 Tactics That Don't Require New Content

SEO Blog by Ahrefs--Here are 8 low-hanging opportunities to improve SEO.
July 11, 2019 Go to SEO Blog by Ahrefs

Get More Content Noticed, Stop the Bad Metadata

Content Marketing Institute--Get more of your B2B content found in internal and external searches. Craft a metadata strategy. Learn the what, why, and how – Content Marketing Institute
July 10, 2019 Go to Content Marketing Institu...

The Great Race to Rule Streaming TV

NYTimes.com--In their rush to match Netflix, competitors like HBO, Hulu and Amazon are ordering a slew of content — ushering out the age of “prestige TV” and ushering in an age of anything goes.
July 10, 2019 Go to NYTimes.com

The Death of Google Search Traffic and What It Means for Marketers

Social Media Marketing | Social Media Examiner--Social Media Examiner founder Michael Stelzner's thoughts on what the changes to Google search mean for bloggers, publishers, and marketers.
July 09, 2019 Go to Social Media Marketing | ...

LinkedIn Tweaks Its Algorithms to Skew Feeds to User Interests

ecommercetimes--LinkedIn has disclosed algorithm changes designed to favor conversations catering to niche professional interests. The criteria for posts showing up in members' feeds can be summed up as "people you know, talking about things you care about," said LinkedIn Senior Director of Product Management Pete Davies. LinkedIn tested 100 variations of its feed models through online AB testing last year.
July 09, 2019 Go to ecommercetimes

Read the SEO Manifesto
Learn how you can improve your site by focusing on well-written content and the basics.

A rocker's guide to management

1843--Bands are known for drink, drugs and dust-ups. But beyond the debauchery lie four models for how to run a business. Ian Leslie explains
July 05, 2019 Go to 1843

How to Create a Million-Dollar Business This Weekend

The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss--Noah Kagan built three multi-million dollar online businesses before turning 28. He also looks great in green. (Photo: Brandon Wells) I first met Noah Kagan over rain and strong espressos at Red Ro…
July 05, 2019 Go to The Blog of Author Tim Fe...

Why Hollywood doesn't yet get anime | The Japan Times

The Japan Times--When it comes to Hollywood's versions of Japanese content, most fans return to the originals and wonder: Why can't they get it right? Jeff Gomez, CEO of Starlight Runner sheds some light on the West's cultural misreading of anime and manga.
July 04, 2019 Go to The Japan Times

Before Google, There Were Librarians: Weird and Funny Questions Submitted to the New York Public Library Pre-Internet

vintag--Before there was Google, people used their local public library. And not just because libraries are full of books. Librarians were specially...
July 03, 2019 Go to vintag

24 Useful Tools and Apps for Marketers

Social Media Marketing | Social Media Examiner--Find 24 useful mobile apps and desktop tools for marketers from the Social Media Marketing podcast's Discovery of the Week.
July 03, 2019 Go to Social Media Marketing | ...

The SEO Report That Gives Answers
Get a back to basics review of up to 10 URLs in an informative, actionable report. Starts at $799

Will Google Crack Down On Sites Leasing Out Its Subdomains

seroundtable.com--Google's John Mueller addressed the topic of sites leasing or renting out subdomains off of their main domain and letting third-parties put their content on those subdomains in an effort to rank bette
July 01, 2019 Go to seroundtable.com