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Turning off the ViperChill RSS Feed: What You HAVE to Tell Your Blog Readers

Viper Chill

Though niches that have more web savvy audiences like marketing or technology are more likely to be affected, this is going to impact anyone who has built up their RSS readership. Also, doing it now means you can alert them again in the future with enough of a gap to remind them without annoying people who don’t subscribe via RSS. recommend Feedly as your new RSS home.

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8 Questions to Answer Before You Pay to Advertise Your Business

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

So you think your business is ready to get into paid advertising channels? There is some teeny-tiny value in every impression that your advertising gets and pretty substantial value in every click, even the non-converting ones. For many busin esses, the long-term value is the tipping point between profitable and non-profitable advertising. Marketing advertising

Analysis: Revealing the Highest Earning Blogs that Sell Advertising

Viper Chill

Instead, they make a good portion of their income – and in some cases all of their income – through good ol’ advertising. They’re the biggest (open) blog advertising network that I’m aware of, though in recent years they have featured more and more sites which aren’t blogs. Income : I’ve based this of what has been sold over the last 30 days.

How to Cut Out Advertising in Favor of Inbound Marketing

Convince & Convert

Dan Moyle , inbound marketing evangelist at Amerifirst , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the importance of educating consumers, why advertising is a waste of money, and how a mortgage company got so many followers on Pinterest. From Cision , a free ebook called Power Your Story: Content Marketing Essentials. The RSS feed is:  [link]. Listen Now .

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. This year, I am pleased to bring back our Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 thanks to an excellent sponsor, HubSpot. HubSpot has recently launched a most amazing Marketing Grader tool to help you measure the effectiveness of your website. Marketing Automation. Enjoy!

How Social Media, Content Transform Marketing from Expense to Investment

Webbiquity SMM

Sales leads generated through inbound marketing–the combination of content marketing, blogging, social media, website chat and SEM–cost 61% less than those produced through traditional demand generation techniques (e.g., online or print advertising, trade shows, telemarketing, direct mail) according to research from HubSpot. Photo credit: DIY Marketers.

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Is SMS Marketing Still a Viable Strategy?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Experienced marketers will tell you that customers are much more likely to respond to campaigns that engage them on a personal level. The marketing strategy must be relevant and timely while meeting the customer’s individual needs. In terms of rate of response, the simple SMS dominates the market. Flexibility : The variety that SMS marketing offers is almost endless.

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The Complete Marketing Communications Measurement Guide

Spin Sucks

While the vision of the blog is to change the perception of the PR industry, we also talk a lot about marketing, advertising, search engine optimization, social media, and entrepreneurship. The very first thing you need to do is figure out  why you’re using social media and  how it integrates with the rest of your marketing and communications. love that. And I was right.

8 Critical SEO and Digital Marketing Opportunities

Adam Sherk

So I put together a round-up of current SEO and digital marketing trends that offer good opportunities for publishers. Also take advantage of additional opportunities such as the “news_keywords” meta tag and Editors’ Picks RSS feeds. The use of sponsored content and native advertising also continues to increase as publishers look for additional sources of revenue.

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How To Follow Any Twitter List In An RSS Reader

TwiTip

Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Mana Ionescu @manamica Digital marketing strategist with a large international bank, SCUBA diver, supporter of sustainable practices, major gadget geek, Chicagoan How To Follow Any Twitter List In An RSS Reader 15 Editor’s Note: Here’s a quick little post with a great idea. Twitter has an RSS solution only for Favorites, so what to do about the other lists? Great tip, Mana! Then follow the flow.

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Top 7 Online Tools to Automate Your Content Marketing

Kikolani

In 1996, Bill Gates declared that “ content is king ,” and, twenty years later, his words apply to marketing in ways he never anticipated. The success of content marketing makes sense. Users prioritize their own benefit before anything else, and content marketing is a far more effective way to prove that benefit to them than traditional advertising. feedly. Buffer.

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How to Hire Your Social Media Marketing Partner

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

But companies must avoid a panicky response, because hiring a social media marketing (SMM) partner requires careful study. Social Media Marketing Activities and Skills. The advantage here is, or should be, full integration with all advertising activities. possible downside is difficulty integrating with other marketing activities. This is a guest post by Brad Shorr.

21 Social Media Marketing Tips You Can’t Live Without

Sprout Social

Are you in charge of getting your company’s social media marketing up and running? Whether you’re just getting started or have been active on sites like Facebook and Twitter, but haven’t had much success, follow these 21 social media marketing tips to propel you to the next level: 1. This ties back in with your social media marketing plan. Post Consistently.

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17 Digital Marketing Experts Share Their Top Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

He’s also founder of Exploring Social Media , a social media marketing program for beginners to teach them how to best understand and make sense of this online phenomenon for marketing. Samir Balwani is a marketing strategist and Director of Member Acquisition for StyleCaster. Advertising the campaign and making it seem popular already can help build that success.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

2010 by far was the biggest year yet in the Internet Marketing realm. Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), Content Development/Marketing. Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Marketing. Affiliate Marketing. Enjoy!

The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases by Adam Sherk on June 29, 2010 Unique, one-of-a-kind, best-of-breed…blah, blah, blah. We see this type of marketing speak over and over in press releases and promotional materials. What would you love to see stricken from marketing speak forever?

QR Codes, Email, and Mobile Marketing: Tools for Small Businesses to Compete Digitally

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For small businesses, marketing often takes a back seat to day-to-day operations. They acknowledge that marketing is important; yet there are only so many hours in the day. While it seems like there’s a new tool added to the marketing toolbox each day, these methods are gaining traction thanks to their captivating call-to-actions and instant-engagement capabilities.

When Should An Online Business Begin Marketing?

Small Business Mavericks

Is E-mail Marketing More Effective Than Social Media Marketing? » When Should An Online Business Begin Marketing? How do you define online marketing? By default, the definition should boil down as being everything you do online – SEO, social media, advertising – everything. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0

Why Hiring a Marketing Department Has Changed—5 Subjects a Business Owner Must Now Consider in Every Interview

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In other words, they have more to worry about than trying to keep up with the latest and greatest marketing tactics. As early as seven years ago, hiring a marketing department was fairly simple. You first get a background check , then you ask about their past experiences, how they plan to use commercials and newspapers to advertise, how they plan to measure success, etc.,

Facebook Experiments With Real-Time Advertising | Small Business.

Small Business Mavericks

It has a competing advertising model. For the longest time, serious advertisers online went to the pay-per-click line, and Google was the beginning of that line. But then Facebook became the popular social network and introduced its own PPC advertising model. In the last couple of years, Facebook has improved its advertising offerings and is now in a respectable position.

26 Outstanding LinkedIn Tips and Tactics

Webbiquity SMM

Indisputably the largest business-oriented social network, LinkedIn has emerged as a crucial site for professional networking, B2B marketing, hiring and job seeking. How can companies best use LinkedIn as a marketing platform? What are the best practices for advertising on LinkedIn? Changes You Need To Make To Your LinkedIn Profile Now by V3 Integrated Marketing.

The three skillsets of highly effective marketers

The Way of the Web

Marketing has evolved rapidly in the last few years to try to keep up with the digital world. One sign of this has been recent calls for a change from Chief Marketing Officer roles to becoming Chief Marketing Technologists. But there’s a traditional marketing skill which might get overlooked in an over-reliance on technology and data. Or run a sideline business.

Where Should You Spend Your Marketing Time? | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

» Where Should You Spend Your Marketing Time? Are you making the most use of your time as a marketer? I’d be willing to bet that most online marketers are spending too much time on social media or unproductive channels. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 Responses to “Where Should You Spend Your Marketing Time?&#

Show 384 - Inside Mobile Marketing

Engaging Brand

This week's  The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social media , business ideas and brand marketing tips , is ready to download. Alex Meisl , Chairman of Sponge which he has developed into Europe's market leader on Mobile Marketing with operations in 20 countries,  joins  Anna Farmery  to discuss . What is mobile marketing? What actually is mobile advertising? What is the difference between marketing to the different devices? How 80% of advertisers do not have a mobile site - staggering google mobile website data? The future of mobile marketing?

Is Feedburner about to be closed by Google?

The Way of the Web

It’s particularly worrying in some areas, where companies of the size and scale of Google have effectively closed out the market, particularly in terms of RSS syndication with Feedburner and RSS reading with Google Reader. Having used Feedburner for years, it appears little positive has happened since acquisition by Google, and largely the service for syndicating and placing advertising in RSS feeds has been left running, but little more. Blogging rss closing deprecating feedburner google publishing syndicationWhat’s happening to Feedburner?

Multitasking Puts Your Brain on Information Overload [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

Subscribe to RSS feeds so you can read your blogs all at once and in one place. Mobile Marketing Online Advertising Social Media Work-Life / Productivity brain digital infographic mobile multitasking online productivity stress tasksIf you’re looking to be more productive then it’s helpful to understand exactly how multitasking affects your brain.

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Getting The Social Customer To Buy

Twist Image

Between us friends, I've shifted and changed my presentations on Digital Marketing in the past few months. It has moved away (almost completely) from what brands either should be doing in the Digital Marketing and how to think about the space to being one hundred percent customer focused. wish I had the source for the following thought, but someone recently said that this is the first time in the history of Marketing that the consumers are ahead of the marketers. It's mostly their traditional advertising or a longer version of a TV ad. digital marketing.

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Keyword Advertising Search Patent Portfolio to be Auctioned

Bill Hartzer

A patent portfolio related to keyword advertising and conventional search will be auctioned off on March 31st, 2011 in New York City. The collection of patents that will be auctioned off disclose the following: – A content-based method that enhances conventional keyword based advertising approaches produced by a search query. System and method for determining right of access.

TOP 15 Augmented Reality Blogs

Social Media Citizens

Home Content RSS Log in Social Media Citizens Home Case Studies Reports SMC List TOP Lists Video Consulting Portfolio TOP 15 Augmented Reality Blogs February 26th, 2010 by Giedrius Ivanauskas Leave a reply » Share I’ve just created a new tab in my RSS reader solely dedicated to Augmented Reality. You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site. Valid XHTML 1.0

44 Powerful Marketing Tools for Facebook Ads, Websites, CRM and More

Jon Loomer

So here is an overview of the 44 tools that make this business go… Here are 44 marketing tools covering Facebook, website, CRM and more that make one business go… Click To Tweet. Email Custom Audiences allow advertisers to target people on their email list. Yes, this is probably the biggest need for Facebook advertisers. Some aren’t listed below. Facebook Ads.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. If you’re a business, you may have the luxury of hiring an awesome Internet Marketing Company to keep up with the trends, but as individuals managing a blog for as a hobby or for profit, it’s up to you to not only maintain that blog but keep up with ways to increase traffic. Email Marketing. Enjoy! Comments.

7 Tips for Effective Marketing with Twitter

TwiTip

Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Robert Gourley @thisismojave Im the creative director at Mojave , a participation marketing agency that uses social media to build community around brands. Tips for Effective Marketing with Twitter 30 With millions of people connecting through social media, advertisers and marketers are hustling to get in on the action. To be an effective marketer on Twitter you must first stop thinking like one.

20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Most effectively use Twitter advertising? Two new features for self-service advertisers by Twitter Advertising Blog. Andrew Chang outlines how new features in Twitter help advertisers track audience growth over time ( a feature which should arguably be available to all Twitter users but is reserved for advertisers currently) and select specific tweets for promotion.

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Analyse your RSS Feed

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Analyse your RSS Feed Your RSS readership is just as important as tracking your visitors with Google Analytics. have all of my blogs pushing their RSS feeds through Feedburner. FeedBurner is the leading provider of media distribution and audience engagement services for blogs and RSS feeds.

Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

mashable.com

Mashable | The Social Media Guide Viral Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video About Mashable Company About Us Advertise Submit News Contact Us Announcements Resources Guidebooks Lists How To Trending Twitter List Directory Mashable Awards Subscriptions Partners W3 EDGE Rackspace Concentric Sky DynDNS Intridea Welcome to Mashable! link] The New Metrics for Social Marketing [.]

Fetching Friday – 20 Marketing Links

Kikolani

Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+ , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. How to Rock at Content Marketing: Tips from 36 Industry Stars – Find out how to rock at content marketing from a new eBook from TopRank Online and CMI. It offers tips from 36 expert Content Marketing World 2013 speakers. Blogging / Content.

Marketing Beyond The Blog Buzz

Diva Marketing Blog

Within the past week three people from three different industries (advertising, internal branding and higher education) asked me to contribute to posts they were writing about blogs. . In 2004, I stepped into the blogosphere with Diva Marketing and soon after began developing workshops for the American Marketing Association on a national and local chapter level.

Online Advertising Spiraling Downward

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Online Advertising Spiraling Downward by cinta5 on July 21, 2008 Abbey Klaassen at AdAge.com published this report last Friday, “Just three months ago, it seemed as though the internet advertising industry could get through this tough economy relatively unscathed. Media.

Four Free Digital Marketing Tools for Non-Profits

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Four Free Digital Marketing Tools for Non-Profits January 24th, 2011 Tweet Guest post by Erica Holt These are frugal days, and everyone loves getting and writing about free stuff. You do need a basic design and CSS background to configure your site.

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! The B2B Social Media Marketing Series is supported by IDG Enterprise. One of the only areas where B2C was more active than B2B in social media was advertising on social networks (B2B: 42%, B2C: 54%).

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