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Hi all, happy to have you back here. Would you believe it’s been a year already? This time of year is a great opportunity to look back at what we’ve accomplished in 2014 and plan ahead for 2015, to make it more awarding and rewarding [$$] than last year. Though some of the best bargains can be found only during Black Friday & Cyber Monday week, some really great deals can still be captured during this end of the year period. And if you’re serious regarding your online business in 2015, you are going to need some tools to help you save time and be more effective and efficient with the time you have. We will update this list below regularly with the best discounts for the best tools, so make sure to check back every once in a while. And don’t forget, you can always contact us and ask for assistance to get discounts for any service or tool you need.
New Year’s SEO & Keyword Research Tools’ Discounts – These will help you find profitable, easy(er) to rank keywords, plus ‘spy’ on your competitors and possibly steal their marketing strategy and clients.
Long Tail Pro – Considered by many as the best keywords research tool of 2014 in terms of cost and effectiveness. Get it for $67 instead of $97 by following this link. We are also currently running a giveaway of this tool so you can enter here for a chance to win your copy early in 2015.
SEO PowerSuite – With an early New Year’s deal you can get this all in one SEO toolkit, which includes Link Assistant, SEO SpyGlass, Website Auditor and Rank Tracker for up to 70% off! That is $149 instead of $499 for the Professional License and $359 instead of $1199 for the Enterprise License. Follow this sales page to get the deal. Mind that this promotion runs on 16-18 of December, whereas the largest discount of 70% is given on the first day and is reduced by 5% every day. Read more about each of these tools in our previously published SEO PowerSuite review.
Email Marketing New Year’s Discounts – Email marketing is the safest method to make a big jump in your online success in 2015. If you haven’t started yet then stop postponing it, you know it’s important.
iContact – Plenty was already said about iContact, here and on other blogs. That’s the service we use, it’s very affordable and easy to use. they usually give 15% off for annual plans, however for New Year’s you’re getting additional 15% discount – that’s total of 28% off (yep, that’s how math works). Check them here, no coupons required.
Infusionsoft – The all in one CRM/email marketing / lead&sales management tool for small to medium businesses. You can read our full Infusionsoft review here as we see more and more online businesses moving to use this tool. It comes with a price though, and for Christmas they offer up to $200o in savings of your first year and additional assistance with building an annual monthly marketing plan ( see example of one of these monthly setups below). Follow this link before December 26 to take advantage of this offer.
Other, very recommended services are GetResponse (who unusually, don’t have a special discount but host a neat competition for current customers), and AWeber, who never have a discount but you can take advantage of our offer and save up to 30%.
Web Hosting New Year’s Discounts – Beginning of the year is a great time to switch hosting services. Yes, it’s an annoying task, but the prices can be a real bargain and it’s an opportunity to stop complaining about you current host with whom you you’ve been stuck for years now.
HostGator – HostGator will have several holiday dash sales with discounts up to 75% for new hosting accounts only. First sale is on December 16, second one is December 22. follow this link to take advantage of it. We will keep updating this page with additional HostGator holiday sales.
DreamHost – As I mentioned in one of my previous posts, DreamHost is my go to place for highest quality of hosting and service when I need one. And also, they are probably one of the very few services who give gifts and discounts to existing customers. So not only do new customers can get 35% off shared hosting using the code dhx50, but current customers can also get cool giveaways until New Year’s. Did I already mention they have a really great service?
A Small Orange – ASO is a relatively small hosting company, yet that’s exactly its’ strength. If you’re tired of being just one of million other clients on a huge web serving company, with A Small Orange you will feel the difference. ASO is rightfully proud of its skilled and timely support service and a perfect up-time record. Sounds like something you can’t afford? Well, it’s completely affordable, plus check out these New Year’s prices; Follow here to get 25% off all hosting services and up to 50% off dedicated servers. Plus, you get 2 months of free hosting and a free domain for a year once ordering an annual plan.
Social Media Tools New Year’s Discounts – These will either save you tons of time or give you an ‘unfair’ targeting advantage.
Social Lead Gold – This is THE most interesting social media targeting tool of 2014. It allows you to advertise to the most targeted audience you could ever think of. Collect users who are members of any group or even (even closed ones), target users who like a certain post or comment on certain topics. See more in the video below what this tool is capable of. This link will get you 15% off using the code LIFE15 once checking out. Mind that this tool is a second to their original tool Ulead Pro, which is also on a sale, check it out – no coupon needed.
Online Classes New Year’s Deals – Is there a better time than New Year’s to polish or even acquire new professional skills?
Udemy – Udemy is one of the largest online learning platforms. It enables anyone to host a course or to learn from others, and it hosts some of the most successful courses that cost hundreds of dollars elsewhere. For New Year’s they have gathered their top 200 classes and these are sold for $19 only. Check them out here and use coupon code BEST2014 to enjoy the discount, which is valid only until December 19. I recommend you grab a course during that time, because once you own it, you can take the class anytime in the future, at your convenient time.
Outsourcing Tools & Discounts On Tools For Online Professionals
Fiverr – Fiverr is the secret weapon of low budget online marketers. For $5 you can get a logo or a banner design, a text written or proofread, an actor reviewing your site or product and basically pretty much anything a crazy mind can think of. And yes, you can become a seller too. For the holiday season they are having 12 days of giveaways, check them here.
Content Creation ( Text & Video ) Tools With New Year’s Discounted Sales
Powtoon – Familiar with those animated marketing videos and presentations that are so IN right now? think they are hard to make and cost a fortune? Think again. Not saying that Powtoon is a cheap service, but if you need an ad or a series of videos for your product, they are well worth it. Plus, you can make money by making videos and selling them on… Fiverr? See their different plans here. For the holiday season they have a huge sale of the Pro and Business plans – buy 1 year and get 2-3 yeas for free, plus give a year to a friend. Just awesome.
Splasheo – Create branded intros, outros and calls to action on your videos with this cool product by Gideon Shalwick. Get 50% off by Christmas by following this link and using coupon code xmas2014 upon checkout. Read our Splasheo review for more info.
Vimeo Pro – The YouTube of the Pros, allows you to host unlimited HD videos, and even charge money for views (easiest online course platform, anyone?). For New Year’s you can get a 10% discount on the annual plan by following this link and using promo code VIMEO10XMAS.
The Best Spinner – Content spinning is somewhat considered to be on the grey side of online marketing, though it doesn’t have to be. It allows you to take a piece of content and rewrite it with a click of a button (or two) and make it almost new and unique (in terms of appearance to Google). Where and when you should use it? See the video below, but I can say from my experience that anywhere from recycling your old content to creating content using pieces of info found on the web that you just want to rephrase and can’t do it due to language barriers. You can have it for 50% off (no coupon code needed).
Spinner Chief – Another successful content spinner with a 35% New Year’s discount. Use coupon code xmas2014.
WordPress Themes & Plugins New Year’s discounts
MyThemeShop – A pretty cool set of themes and plugins. Till New Year’s you can get any theme or plugin for $9 instead of $35-$49. Follow the link and use coupon code HolidayTheme9 or HolidayPlugin9 according to the desired product.
RichWP – Another set of great themes, having a 2 for 1 special sale, worth checking it out.
Other Tools For Online Marketers With New Year’s Discounts
Wix – Wix is a drag and drop premium website builder. On December 25-31 you can get a 50% discount on the annual unlimited and eCommerce plans. In addition, you will get $350 worth of bonuses ( Adwords, Bing and Facebook coupons).
HideMyAss – HMA is a VPN service that encrypts your internet connection and makes it anonymous. Why do you need it? Read our review on it. And New Year’s is actually the best time to try them out and lock their best price throughout the year. Discounts vary and reach up to 57% off. Follow this link to get this offer.
Bing/Microsoft Adcenter – Bing are currently giving away $100 ads coupons to new advertisers – Read more on our post dedicated to this subject.
Warrior Forum / WSO – I know there are some very mixed opinions regarding WF, however I think this deal might interest many of the readers here and it’s definitely worth mentioning. The team has collected the very best WSOs of the year and they are on a huge 50%-80% off discount via this route. For that price I’ll probably grab some of them myself.
Ultimate Demon – Not for the White Hats and not even for the Greys. The ultimate link building tool for Black Hat SEOs. Sale is from December 19th till January 1st and you can get 40% (that’s $159) off here. If you missed it, we have a $50 coupon here.
RankCrew – The link building service by Jonathan Leger, creator of numerous successful marketing tools. Now, you should be aware that these services always carry some risk, however these guys know what they’re doing. Just check Google for words such as ‘link building service’, ‘backlink building services’, ‘backlink services’ and other super competitive keywords and you’ll find them right there on the top. For Christmas, until December 26th, you can get 30% bonus credits on your $100+ deposits via this link.
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