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Why Semantic Analysis trumps Sentiment Analysis

Buzz Marketing for Technology

But sentiment analysis has inherent flaws. Only about 25 percent of posts actually contain sentiment, either positive or negative, which means three out of four posts are neutral, revealing no sentiment, and are effectively being ignored by the analysis. Data with such low confidence is a poor foundation for sentiment analysis.

Analysis: Revealing the Highest Earning Blogs that Sell Advertising

Viper Chill

It has been a long time since I published a data-centric blog post, even though they’re often my favourite to write and tend to get the best response. Today I’m going to share with you some of the biggest earning blogs (and a few non-blogs) on the web that don’t rely on affiliate links or selling products. Blogging Impressions: 865,000. Ad Units: 1 (8).

Twitter Gives Advertisers More Klout

SocialTimes Twitter

Gnip product manager Greg Lyon said in a blog post  that Twitter’s Klout enrichment 2.0 Segment users based on matching influence or interest topics for further demographic analysis. Twitter advertisers: Have you incorporated Klout into your previous campaigns? Advertising/Marketing Twitter APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Demographics Gnip Greg Lyon Influencers Interest Topics Klout Klout Enrichment 2.0 Twitter provided more details on the Klout enrichment  that it discussed in its announcement earlier this week  that the updated (2.0)

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The Power of Facebook Advertising [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Last week Marlene wrote a blog post about ad opportunities on different social networks, where you can read more about Sponsored Stories and Promoted Posts on Facebook. Now the Facebook marketing team has published an interesting infographic about the power of advertising on the platform. It includes some new global stats revolving Facebook usage as well as advertising insights.

Analysis of Five Top Blogs and What You Can Learn from Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

discovered many of them tend to quit, lose hope, or even become less dedicated to their blogs when it seems they are not seeing any result for a period of time. In blogging, however, we all know that there is nothing like overnight success and you will only get what you put into it. You will notice that all these blogs did not just start yesterday or even last year. Clearly!

Analysis of The Top 10 Twitter Users and What We Can Learn From Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Analysis of The Top 10 Twitter Users and What We Can Learn From Them Analysis of The Top 10 Twitter Users and What We Can Learn From Them by Tamar Weinberg on September 8, 2010 Share The following is a guest post from one of my favorite young bloggers Onibalusi Bamidele (he’s 16!)

Your Blog Stinks! You Should Quit!

SocMed Sean

What to do…It’s 2012 and you’ve been blogging for almost a year now with no success. To add insult to injury, your Google analytics show that you get about 25 visitors to your blog every day, and you’re pretty sure that you, your family, and the GoogleBot account for about half of those. Maybe it's time to give up and pull the plug on that blog.

3 Ways to Transform Your Blog Into a SEO Machine

Convince & Convert

While this may be perfectly fine for a family event or a toddler that doesn’t know the difference, who wants to put time and effort into a business blog if readers aren’t showing up? Over 80% of blogs stagnate with no traffic and few readers but, like Jillian’s birthday party, the problem often lies with how people are invited to participate. She blogs at [link].

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How to use big data to find sponsors for your podcast and blog

Convince & Convert

In the past year, we’ve launched multiple new podcasts , revamped our email operations, beefed up this blog even more, built the world’s first search engine for podcasts , and we’ve got a lot more planned. Each segment is charted here – and in all reports – for more precise analysis. Use Big Data to Place Smart Advertising and Guest Posts.

Blogging for Business: 10 Foundational Requirements for Success

Pam Moore

It’s probably not news to you that blogging is an incredible way to build your business and your brand. Mastering the skills and knowing how to build and utilize an integrated social and digital platform inclusive of a quality blog will help separate any marketer and business from the crowd of status quo. Why your blog post must have a mission, vision and clear path for success.

7 Brands Winning Social Media During the Olympics

Simply Measured

Social media is becoming increasingly visual, with each channel prioritizing videos and images both algorithmically and, as I am sure you’ve noticed in your analysis of your own social channels, performance results. Chobani has also used its products to provide messaging that helps advertise the campaign, encouraging people to join in on social and build user-generated content (UGC).

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Why Blog Posts Fail

Convince & Convert

As I wrote about in my post “ Are you thinking about your blog all wrong? This is especially true for blogs, where 80-90% of all blog traffic comes from 10-20% of the posts you publish. In comparison to its attention-creating forebears like advertising and direct mail, content marketing offers lower production costs on a per-execution basis. Almost certainly so.

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22 Exceptional Business Blogging Guides, Tips & Tactics

Webbiquity SMM

A well-written and consistently updates business blog is a vital core element of a successful content marketing program. As noted below, blogs are among the most effective tools for increasing website traffic, generating leads, and acquiring customers. Yet blogging requires considerably less expense and effort than other top marketing tactics like live events, webinars, and video.

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What Social Marketers Need to Know From Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2016

Simply Measured

Advertising Dollars Are Being Spent on Google and Facebook. The KPCB Report shares that Google and Facebook own 76% of internet advertising growth in the USA — and this percentage is only rising. If this correlation weren’t true, brands wouldn’t be putting most of their advertising dollars behind these two channels to increase visibility. Social buying.

How to Use Data to Tell a Stronger Story

Convince & Convert

Yet we’ve all seen infographics, slides, and blog posts so cluttered with a hodgepodge of complex charts and figures, they actually depreciate the effectiveness of the content and the message.  Then-Vice President of Global Advertising Strategy, Jonathan Mildenhall, outlined the brand’s plan to focus on storytelling, which he animated, set to music, and sprinkled with data. Dig Deep.

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32 Experts Share Their Best Blog Post Promotion Tips

Kikolani

In celebration of the launch of my first premium training course on how to promote your content , I asked some of the top blogging, content marketing, and online marketing experts to answer one important question. What’s your most successful method of promoting a blog post or other single piece of content? So how then does a blogger successfully promote a brand new blog post?

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Why Data Driven Content Fails Alone

Geoff Livingston

In many ways, trends like social media tools and data analysis provide new powers for marketing, much like an electric drill works better than a hand crank. Marketing analysis content Content Code creative data develop digital mark schaefer methods Social Media storytelling writingHave you read any recent content marketing articles? To do that, content needs to tell a good story.

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10 Insightful Marketing Charts from 2015

Convince & Convert

online display advertising. print advertising. radio/TV advertising. social media, blogs, SEO), but hopefully this chart will steer some of that inbound energy back towards outbound email marketing as well. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Now more than ever, the data at our fingertips is ripe for the harvest. That’s why data visualization is such a powerful tool. search.

Link your AdSense and Google Analytics Accounts for some Profitable Analysis

ProBlogger

But a simple starting point is to do some analysis of which content is generating the biggest income for you. I’m not sure that I’m able to show my stats for AdSense earnings, so I won’t show any screen grabs, but here’s what I do: Once I’m in Analytics, I head to the Content section, under which there’s an AdSense section. click on the AdSense Pages menu item, which opens up a report of the pages on the blog that earned money in the last month, and ranks them by earnings. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Give it a go!

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Four Blogging Tools to Make your Content Go Further

ProBlogger

Let’s say we are searching for a particular infographic about, say,  Digital Advertising. All you have to do is type  Digital Advertising  into the search box, hit Enter, and Visual.ly will will bring up a list of visualizations tagged with the keyword  Digital Advertising. While Use BuzzSumo to gain insights into what your competition is blogging about. RSS integration.

Social Lift is the Ultimate the Rate of Change

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The two things social lift analysis can tell you are how far and how fast those ripples move. For the ones on the air today, you have to determine what happens when certain types of content, celebrities and advertising appear on that show. Paul Dunay joins Networked Insights as the CMO Almost 5 years ago I started this blog with the. Facebook Advertising Tricks for B2B Marketers If I could offer you a billboard in the. Advertising Data Mining Interactive Marketing Media Online Advertising Social Media Social Networking Analysis Buzz Marketing Social Lift

How to Build a Blog Worth Monetizing

ProBlogger

The topic was ‘How to Build a Blog Worth Monetizing’ – a massive topic. We covered heaps of ground but I thought I’d pull out some of my most RT’d and commented upon tweets from the hour here as a blog post. Knowing WHO reads your blog will inform content strategy, how to find readers, how to build community & how to monetise #BlogChat.

Forensiq to Provide Ad Fraud Detection Services for Twitter MoPub

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter head of commercial partnerships Meridith Miller announced the partnership in a blog post , saying that the agreement between the two companies is aimed at protecting the more than 45,000 mobile applications and more than 450 billion monthly ad requests on MoPub Marketplace. She wrote: Mobile in-app programmatic advertising  is the fastest-growing segment of digital advertising. As consumers spend more time in mobile apps and inventory grows exponentially, advertisers are looking to reach this audience on their mobile devices.

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

Little List Analysis. have included many well known female influences as well as some that are just starting out but have a very promising future in the blogging world that I have come across online, found in other lists, connected with in forums like the Third Tribe and the BlogcastFM Green Room , or met at events such as Blog World Expo and Social Media AZ. Her blog, PR 2.0

How To Measure Blog Conversion

socialmouths.com

SocialMouths personal branding | social media | blog design Home Who is This Dude? Hire Me Contact Me 25,000+ Readers Twitter Facebook RSS How To Measure Blog Conversion Blog traffic, content engagement, online community, social proof, all key aspects of blog marketing. Either way, you need to have a way of measuring and visualizing your blog’s performance.

Nielsen Report: Blogs Still on the Rise | ClickZ

www.clickz.com

Actionable Analysis Analyzing Customer Data Conversion & ROI ROI Marketing Verifying Business Value. Nielsen Report: Blogs Still on the Rise. Everyday humans are churning out more content than ever, and blogging remains an important avenue for consumer expression, according to an NM Incite report published today. Consumer-generated blogs have continued a strong upward trend since the company began tracking them in 2006, according to the U.S. While Facebook continues to be the social media juggernaut, dont count blogging out. Actionable Analysis.

The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

This is an important blog post, because it makes a prediction. prediction about the future of blogging; a platform actively used by over 181 million people (Nielsen data for October 2011). Why the successful ‘make money online’ blogs of the past have now faded into obscurity. What Steve Kamb did to build a six-figure blog in the overly saturated health niche.

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Can You REALLY Make Money Blogging? [7 Things I Know About Making Money from Blogging]

ProBlogger

Every now and again I am pulled aside at a conference or am emailed and/or tweeted by someone wanting to get the “real” scoop on whether it is possible to make money blogging. Is it really possible to make a living from blogging? Is it just a small number of people making money from blogging? Things I know about making money from blogging. 1. Tsh Oxenreider.

Ignore Foursquare at Your Peril - An Analysis of Potential.

Convince & Convert

More from Convince and Convert The 6 Dangerous Fallacies of Social Media 7 Reasons Not to Put All Your Eggs in the Twitter Basket The Loneliness of Social Media Convince and Convert Recommends How to Introduce Social Media to Your Business (Danny Brown) Alexandra Kirsch and the Perfect Blogger Pitch (Danny Brown) How Not To Use Social Media (The Arkayne Blog) Tagged as: #socialmedia , Foursquare , geo-location , Gowalla , location apps , social crm , social media tools , twitter Did you enjoy this blog post? chose geo-location apps as the topic for my session. link]. love #4sq).

“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook

gapingvoid.com

Home Buy Art Here Stormhoek Winer(y) Hughs Book Daily Cartoon Email About Contact/Connect Home Hugh MacLeod Cartoons drawn on the back of business cards August 19, 2011 (3 days ago) “Reclaim Blogging&# : Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook. Keeping up a decent blog that people actually want to take the time to read, that’s much harder. Much faster than on my blog.

Facebook Pages Paid for 31.68% of Total Reach in April (Report)

SocialTimes Facebook

percent of the 5,000 Facebook pages it studied in April  used Facebook advertising, which accounted for 31.68 Other findings by Locowise in its April analysis of Facebook pages included: Likes growth remained steady compared with March, at 0.18 Brands on Facebook are slowly beginning to accept the fact that the social network is a pay-to-play platform. percent of their total reach.

The 3 Building Blocks of a Blockbuster Blog

ProBlogger

Whether it is to pour out your musings in black and white, or to promote your business among your target audience, or even to create a record of important events that future generations can look back at years later, the reasons for blogging are as numerous as there are blogs on the internet. What Your Blog Needs to Be Successful. How easy is it to back up your blog?

Twitter: Gnip’s Audience API Now Generally Available

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter has been beta-testing Gnip’s Audience API  since last October, and the social network announced Tuesday that the application-programming interface is now available to all advertisers. Realizing that these models also power Twitter’s suite of advertising products, it has never been easier for brands to understand target audiences and create content that resonates with each group.

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11 Scientific Facts About Why You’re Doing Blog Titles All Wrong

Writtent Blog

Writing blog titles isn’t much of an art. The kind of blog title that draws new readers from busy Twitter streams to your blog like it’s the world’s most powerful magnet? In one of my favorite studies ever done on blog titles, HubSpot’s social media scientist Dan Zarrella reviewed 2.7 14.64% of blogs are shared and never clicked on. blog post. Relevance.

PB131: How to Conduct a Half Yearly Blog Review

ProBlogger

Seven Areas on How to Conduct a Half Yearly Blog Review. It’s a logical time to do an audit of your blog and set goals. This is a good time to just stop blogging for a day or just spend a few hours and do some analysis of your blog. Questions to Ask in Each of the Seven Blogging Areas. Traffic spikes and why – social network, blogs, seasonal.

Convince & Convert’s 14 Best Digital Marketing Blog Posts of 2014

Convince & Convert

When we started this analysis, we figured there would be some killer posts, but it’s amazing how neatly these correlate to the big digital marketing trends of the past year. Video is a powerful storytelling tool, and advertising is a popular revenue-generating tool. Writing and communications are important, but so is pattern recognition and data analysis. Enjoy! Not even close.

Income Blogging Guide Course Review

Kikolani

The Blogging Income Guide Course is by someone who I have been following for awhile now, and is well know by several people that I fully trust. Who is Behind the Income Blogging Course. So before jumping straight into what it is all about, here is a little about the creators of the Income Blogging Course. Are you thinking about blogging as a way to generate income?