In this day and age, there is so much information continuously circulating that it can be difficult to filter through it all to find useful and relevant pieces. To aid your search and help keep you up-to-date and in the know on trends in areas like technology, finance, and marketing, Twenty Over Ten is starting a “Five Little Things” series to bring this information right to you all in one spot. Every Monday we’ll have a post to fill you in on things we’re currently loving or excited for. You give us five minutes and we’ll brief you on five awesome updates to start your week!
For this first post in the series, here are five app updates that we’re loving:
1. Instagram’s newest feature
You can now pinch to zoom on photos and videos in Instagram. Click here to read more and be sure to check out the quick video included in the article that shows just how it works.
2. Google asking for local business descriptions from searchers
Google is now asking searchers for features feedback on local businesses displayed in the search results and then tagging appropriate keywords associated with the business. This is a great SEO opportunity for financial advisors and their firms!
Check out the full article here.
3. Get ready to see more geofilters on Snapchat
The mobile storytelling app has released customizable templates for geofilters, the in-app illustrations that are seen more than 1 billion times every day. This is a great opportunity for financial advisors on Snapchat to post video live from events like conferences and add a geofilter.
You can find the full article here.
4. How to post 360-degree photos to Facebook
Sharing regular photos with your Facebook friends is a thing of the past — the future revolves around interactive pics. Read more here and check out our blog post on why Facebook Live is the Future of Marketing for Financial Advisors.
5. Five free Chrome extensions for SEO practitioners
Columnist Brian Harnish details 5 free Chrome extensions he uses on a regular basis for SEO tasks ranging from screen shots to checking links to content analysis. If you perform most of your SEO tasks manually, this will help increase your task efficiency. The extensions can help reduce the headache of repetitive tasks and help you make your work day run more smoothly. The “Check My Links” section is especially helpful if you have a lot of links to articles, news stories you’ve been quoted in, etc. Here’s the full article.
We hope you found these updates helpful! Be sure to be on the lookout next week for another set of Five Little Things for your Monday.
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