Category Archives for Software

The 11 Best Alternatives to Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a very popular tool for tracking website visitors, but it’s not the only solution and certainly not the perfect solution for everyone.

Depending on your business model and your needs, an alternative analytics solution might serve you far better and be a lot more useful to your business. Whether you’re looking for something supplemental or something to completely replace GA, this post has got you covered.

Read on to discover the best Google Analytics alternatives for your website.​

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11 Tools to Automate Your Marketing (Without Breaking the Bank)

If you search for "marketing automation", you might experience some heart palpitations when you start looking at prices. The big marketing automation players like Marketo, Pardot and Hubspot all have pricing plans that range from hundreds of dollars a month to the ominous "contact us". Clearly geared towards large enterprises, rather then scrappy startups.

But don't let that discourage you. Marketing automation is a cornerstone of any successful online business and in this post, you'll discover the tools that are suitable solopreneurs, digital nomads and small teams.​

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Eliminate Your Frustrating Email Scheduling System with This Free Service

If you run an online business, you know how much it sucks to schedule meeting after meeting, across multiple timezones, through your email.

​Here's a typical back-and-forth email scheduling thread you're probably much too familiar with...

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Advanced Customer Analytics: Roundup Review

There are many tools you can use to measure your website traffic (see this roundup) and get varying degrees of data and insight about your visitors. For subscription based businesses, apps and some other business models, it makes sense to take things a step further and that's where advanced customer analytics come in.

In this roundup, I'm comparing Kissmetrics, Mixpanel, Woopra, Calq, Indicative and Trakio.​

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Turning WordPress into a Sales-Machine – OptimizePress and Alternatives

OptimizePress is a very popular theme that transforms a WordPress website into something like a Swiss army knife for marketers. With it, you can easily create sales-pages, launch-pages and lead capture pages.

However, it is not the only theme of this kind and neither is it the newest. Is OptimizePress 2.0 the best option, or is there an alternative that’s better suited to your business?

Read this review to find out which of the following solutions takes the crown: 10 Minute Pages, Authority Pro 3FlexSqueeze, InstaBuilder, OptimizePress 2.0, Premise, ProAffiliate Theme, ProfitsTheme, PT InstantSalesPress Pro or WP Enlighten.

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Postling Review

Postling provides a “social media inbox” – a simple interface for you to manage and monitor social media and even blogs.

Does Postling’s less-is-more approach make for the killer app you’ve been waiting for, or does the tool under-deliver?

Watch this quick video review and tour, to find out:

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Google Reader Alternatives

Google has announced that they are closing down Reader, probably the most popular RSS reader on the net. As a result, bloggers are worried about losing readers and traffic and Reader users are worried about losing all their nicely aggregated news.

In this post, we’ll have a quick look at how to solve both of those issues.

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