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  • MY CREATIVE TEAM THINKING  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2010
    [Blog] Blogging Lesson 5 – Blogging Is Worthwhile
    This is the final post in our series on our 5 blogging lessons. We call this one blogging is worthwhile. Increase Your Online Visibility – Regularly adding content to your blog increases the chances that search engines will find you. Using trackbacks to other blogs also increases the chances that people will find you online. Remember our other blogging lessons on consistently developing great content and remaining focused? Provides Multiple Audience Touchpoints – Those who like to visit your blog to read your content have that option.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011
    [Blog] 96 Free Professional Blog Topics
    There is no need for attribution or credit if you decide to use one of these questions; again answering the question makes the blog topic your own unique thesis. For more on blogging — in addition to the many great resources out there — please read Blogging Primer , 5 Tips for Blogging in the Post RSS Era , Blog Last , and Headline Writing Drives Traffic. Blog questions are listed by topic area; general business, marketing, media, talent management, causes and green, and civic engagement. Image by HansKristian. Here we go! General Business.
  • FIREBELLY  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011
    [Blog] Facebook For Business Tip #6: Profile Image “Billboards”
    The profile image on your brand’s Facebook Page is valuable real estate. Take advantage of that. Whether it’s a Facebook contest you’re hosting or an off-Facebook marketing effort you want to make your Facebook fans aware of, turn your profile image into a “billboard&# display. Below are examples of Facebook billboards we’ve constructed for a client to promote various efforts: Think you don’t need to modify your profile image because you already have a custom welcome tab ? Keep in mind that only your non-fans will land on that when first visiting your Page.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012
    [Blog] These 7 Simple Tweaks Will Get You More Blog Retweets
    Did you publish a blog post this week? . I’m a religious retweet checker simply because retweets are the one of the best ways to evaluate my blog post’s performance. The official Twitter button does the best job of accurately capturing all of the retweets generated by your blog post (no surprise). Since your retweet count offers social proof for your blog post, it makes sense to get the most accurate count possible. This works especially well if you are just starting your blog and you haven’t attracted an audience of reliable retweeters. Blog Marketing
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012
    [Blog] These 7 Simple Tweaks Will Get You More Blog Retweets
    Did you publish a blog post this week? . I’m a religious retweet checker simply because retweets are the one of the best ways to evaluate my blog post’s performance. The official Twitter button does the best job of accurately capturing all of the retweets generated by your blog post (no surprise). Since your retweet count offers social proof for your blog post, it makes sense to get the most accurate count possible. This works especially well if you are just starting your blog and you haven’t attracted an audience of reliable retweeters. Blog Marketing
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
    [Blog] How to Successfully Launch Your Small Business Blog
    Pushing Social Launching a new blog is an amazing, scary, and exciting time. ve helped quite a few businesses launch their blog and the mixture of emotion is always the same. Here we go… Your Small Business Blog Checklist: 1. An empty blog is as unattractive as an empty restaurant on Friday night. Seeding your blog with ten posts will give it a lived in feeling that will reassure new readers. Your business will need to establish a solid blogging habit. Consistency is critical to the success of your new blog. Schedule Time to Blog.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
    [Blog] 7 Insights I Wish I Knew Before I Started Blogging
    You might not know that Pushing Social is my 3rd try at turning a blog into a business. ” 7 Blogging Insights… Insight #1: Losers Love Opinions: Winners Love Action I built Pushing Social by observing and testing out ideas gleaned from other successful blogs. From my research, I noticed that many people with mediocre blogs were the loudest and most fervent opinion-leaders. In the blogging space, the public dogma is dominated by “write great content.”. Insight #6: Your Blog is Just the First Step. Blog StrategyThey just acted.
  • KIKOLANI  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
    [Blog] Can You Trust Your Blog to the Cloud – The Pros and Cons
    As bloggers, writers, authors, artists, photographers (and more) our terms of reference and professional focus is not on the tech-side of the blogging equation. They affect you and they could affect the future of your blog. Let’s say that you’ve decided to store your blog data in the cloud , let’s say you’ve gone with Amazon S3 and you’ve integrated and configured the WordPress plugin appropriately. Do you have your blog or other data in the Cloud? The Pros and Cons a Home Based Blogging Business. What is Your Blog About?
  • AKAMAI MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2011
    [Blog] What we can learn from blog firestorms.
    Its easy to imagine that the social sphere or your blog are simply just an adult playground of cool people.  I’ve been watching closely as over the last couple of weeks two incidents on different blogs have caused an outright fury in the blogosphere, dividing a typically supportive group (bloggers) on different sides of the fence. What’s interesting is in both cases, first by Gini Deitrich on her blog Spin Sucks and then by Neicole Crepeau on Danny Brown’s blog , both bloggers handled the fury with grace and elegance. Interesting, isn’t it?
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2011
    [Blog] A Little Blogging Secret
    This is also one of the secrets of blogging – stay in the game, strive to create valuable, innovative and inspiring content, and everything else will fall into place. The little secret is that blogging is not a linear game. In other words, the secret of blogging is about consistency – creating content that whose value will eventually find its day. For you and me, blogging is not about delivering the news – that’s what the big media outlets do. For small businesses, blogging is more about planting seeds. The Secret. have no idea.
  • FREELANCE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 29, 2010
    [Blog] Blog Redundancy
    Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Social Media Blog Regurgitation by Justin on August 29, 2010 I’ve struggled lately coming up with blog posts. There are so many social media blogs out there, I think it’s hard to differentiate one from the other. How many blogs just seem to regurgitate the same things about social media? However, I think social media blogs can be redundant. A blog needs its own identity. Any thoughts on how to differentiate your blog from all the others?
  • GET SOCIAL PR  |  SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014
    [Blog] Blogging Matures On Same Path As Publishing
    The past has and is repeating itself with blogging — and this is surprising? Late in April, Arik Hanson reported the age of the independent PR blogger is in decline and cited blogger extraordinaire Danny Brown’s announcement about stepping away from his blog for more important things — family. Commentary Blogging content shock publishing 'TweetWhat was, is again. In his […].
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
    [Blog] How to Successfully Launch Your Small Business Blog
    Pushing Social Launching a new blog is an amazing, scary, and exciting time. ve helped quite a few businesses launch their blog and the mixture of emotion is always the same. Here we go… Your Small Business Blog Checklist: 1. An empty blog is as unattractive as an empty restaurant on Friday night. Seeding your blog with ten posts will give it a lived in feeling that will reassure new readers. Your business will need to establish a solid blogging habit. Consistency is critical to the success of your new blog. Schedule Time to Blog.
  • KIKOLANI  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011
    [Blog] How to Win a Blogging Contest
    Have you ever wanted to make $500+ off of one blog post? But you can make that kind of money if you enter a blogging contest. What Are Blogging Contests. While there are many different types of blogging contests out there, the ones that I am most interested in are the ones where you submit a post, promote it, and then win prizes based on the quality of the content and the amount of social engagement the post receives. Link to sponsors on your own blog when your contest post goes live. Commit to promoting your blog post and following up on comments.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012
    [Blog] Is Blogging Dead or Are Companies Not Trying Hard Enough?
    But the stat I want to talk about today is the number of blogs on the Internet. According to Technorati , there are 158 million blogs floating around, which is partly why I’m so surprised to keep reading that blogging is dead. My guess is many people or companies say, “Let’s start a blog!” So, let’s say for argument’s sake, half of those blogs never see the light of day, either because they’re abandoned or no one reads them because they’re too self-promotional. And the blog fails. get it. magazine.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2011
    [Blog] 12 Common Mistakes New Bloggers Make
    Blogging’s a great way to grow awareness of you and/or your brand and, with bloggers now getting book deals and media contracts, it can also be a lucrative one. Unfortunately, many bloggers shoot themselves in the foot by making some basic errors that holds their blog back from its true potential. Knowing how to avoid these mistakes can mean the difference between just another blog online, and one that stands out as the kind people take notice of. The great news is you can even buy a premium domain and use it on free blog services like  WordPress.com  and  Blogger.com.
  • KYLE LACY  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2011
    [Blog] 18 Ways to Promote Your Blog Offline
    We know of multiple ways to promote your individual or company blog online but what about offline? The following is a list of 20 ways to promote your blog in a “traditional” sense. The best way to promote your blog is to get speaking engagements or just create one. Use Eventbrite to market your seminar and talk about things relating to the content on your blog. Go to your local library and grab books that cater to your blog and industry. Place your business card within the book (make sure your blog URL is on the card). Schedule a Seminar.
  • SCOTT GOULD  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010
    [Blog] London Blog Club October
    On Tuesday 19th October, I’m speaking at London Blog Club on the subject of “How to consistently receive over a dozen comments with each post.&#. Given that this is our blog that I’ll be talking about, I want to go with your feedback and suggestions on how to consistently receive over a dozen comments with each post. Let people own the blog – mention contributors, invite feedback, post great comments as posts, call it “Scott Gould and Friends&# , love on people. After all, it is their blog! London Blog Club October. Be specific.
  • SOCIALIZED  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2009
    [Blog] Is Blogging Killing Good Writing?
    I read a blog post today that recommended people forget what they learned in school about writing, and instead, write like they speak, and from the heart. Back to the blog post. If you’re blogging for fun, or to communicate with friends, or as a means of self expression, you should feel free to refer to Volkswagen Jettas as potatoes. On the other hand, if you blog to influence people, or because you represent a business or organization, discard the rules at your peril. used to work at an artificial intelligence company that made foreign language translation software.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011
    [Blog] Calculate Your Blogging ROI in 9 Steps
    Blogging isn’t free. Creating and sustaining a good blog for yourself or your company is a highly labor-intensive proposition. The people (maybe you) working on the blog could be doing something else that helps the company make money, save money, or both. Thus, blogging presents a serious opportunity cost to the company. Smart organizations methodically calculate the impact of blogging on the bottom line, making it easier to justify (or not) the resources allocated to the task. Paul spends 8 hours per month writing blog posts at a salary of $75,000.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
    [Blog] 5 Terrific Things Your Business Should Be Blogging About
    love blogging because it is the purest way for a business to audition for a role in their customer’s story.  Taking the metaphor a bit further I figure that the business blog needs to “nail” 5 lines to win the part of “friend.”. Its special and you should blog about it. You know I’m incredibly practical about blogging.  More Blog Promotion Tips. Blog StrategyI believe that we are all living out a story.  You play the hero.  You have villains, allies and mentors.  You face and overcome tragedy.  You triumph and sometimes fall short.  Amazing.  Sorry.
  • GET SOCIAL PR  |  MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013
    [Blog] Should You Delete Abusive Comments from Your Organization’s Blog
    'TweetI’ve been thinking about abusive comments we see from time to time on blogs, both in the world of business and among other organizations, causes and personal blogs. Commentary Blog Blog Comments Blogging Campaign Blog Check Lists Comment Corporate Blog Corporate Blogs There are a lot of angry people. Some have legitimate reason, say when a company screws up and doesn’t make amends. Or, say, folks get upset at [.].
  • IDACONCPTS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013
    [Blog] Diversify Your Blog with Video Blogging
    There are many reasons why bloggers may decide to incorporate video blogging onto their site. Whatever your reason may be for incorporating video blogging, it is important to plan out your strategy beforehand rather than simply jumping right in. Making a change to your blog is like making an investment. blog post made on a video is inherently different from one that is put down in writing. Before you video blog, be sure you know what you want to convey. The topic of your blog, essentially, may make video blogging more or less appropriate.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2012
    [Blog] Your 10 Point Checklist to Help You Grow Your Blog
    For many bloggers, there are a variety of blogging goals – growing your blog, monetizing your blog , attracting more readers and more. The good news for bloggers is that stamina can be replaced by a blog schedule or maintenance calendar. With that in mind, here are 10 steps you can take to help you grow your blog. Evaluate Your Blog. These could include vacations, work schedules, family events, etc – anything that takes time away from your blogging and therefore your goal. Plan an Exit Strategy for Your Blogging Goals. Gather the Tools.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2011
    [Blog] 10 Free Blog Topics to Help You Get Your Blog On
    This post is part of our free blog topics series over at For Bloggers By Bloggers. For many bloggers, coming up with blog topics can be hard. Keeping your blog fresh and interesting for readers old and new can see you hitting the blog topics wall, and often that leads to you just not blogging at all. So, in this weekly series every Saturday, we’ll provide you with 10 free blog topics to get your mind rejuvenated. If This Was My Last Blog Post. Blog Tips blog topics bloggingSo – on with the topics! Remember When?
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013
    [Blog] 35 Killer Blog Post Ideas for an Awesome Business Blog
    'To build an awesome business blog, regular updates and original quality content are unquestionable. Copyblogger suggests a variety of tricks, from Google Alerts to mind mapping, or you can start by reviewing the following blog post ideas:  Industry News. Devote a blog post to your team and introduce the folks who make an everyday customer experience so wonderful. Use your business blog to provide regular updates on what is going on in the company; demonstrate your constant progress and evolution. Honest Friday Blog Series. Blogging Company History.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2012
    [Blog] Why Your Small Business Needs to Start Blogging Now
    This is why blogging is so darn important. Practically, blogs offer a stage to tell a businesses’ customer service story. Blogs offer a canvas for painting a rich picture about a products origins, uses, and quality. Search engines love content rich small business blogs often giving them better rankings than bigger competitors. A well done blog can give a bigger brand fits and make the Mad Men shake their head in wonder. Blogs are that powerful. For example, How do you tailor your blog to attract readers from a local office?
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2012
    [Blog] Why Your Small Business Needs to Start Blogging Now
    This is why blogging is so darn important. Practically, blogs offer a stage to tell a businesses’ customer service story. Blogs offer a canvas for painting a rich picture about a products origins, uses, and quality. Search engines love content rich small business blogs often giving them better rankings than bigger competitors. A well done blog can give a bigger brand fits and make the Mad Men shake their head in wonder. Blogs are that powerful. For example, How do you tailor your blog to attract readers from a local office?
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012
    [Blog] Why Your Blog Readers Aren’t Buying
    Are readers enjoying your blog posts but “passing” on your services? Your readers visit your blog with a problem or question. However over the last year, I’ve discovered that frameworks are the key to unlocking a blog’s marketing power. For example, I use a 10-point blog review framework to dissect your blog into concrete parts. For example, the first step in my Blog Sales Cycle framework is “Uncovering Customer Needs”, the rationale is that you’ll sell more if you understand your customer’s core problem. More Blog Promotion Tips. Make sense?
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2012
    [Blog] How to Get Serious About Promoting Your Blog
    You know by now that simply writing great blog posts won’t guarantee success.  Sadly, thousands of blogs with well-written blog posts are dying anonymous deaths every day. While expertly written posts are essential for retaining visitors and boosting repeat visitors, they aren’t as useful as a blog promotional tool.  Unfortunately, blog promotion and blog building has been used interchangeably by many of the experts. To clear up any confusion, blog promotion is a concerted effort to attract visitors from another website to your own.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012
    [Blog] How to Get Your First 1,000 Blog Readers
    I’m calling it the 1,000 Blog Reader Challenge and it will change how you blog.  The goal is to get 1,000 new blog reeaders to your in the next 90 days. You can join the challenge by adding your name and blog address in the comments. In a few days, I’ll work up a snazzy table showing everyone’s blog. In 90 days, Saturday June 9th , come back to Pushing Social, read the “Finish Line” blog post and add your results to the comments. I want you to gain mastery and achieve tangible results from your blog. Blog Marketing Blog Strategy
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2010
    [Blog] Using Google Voice Mail for Blog Posts
    I've written and talked often about my dislike for ghostwriting blog posts. Occasionally I would find it necessary, but the process still carried the uncomfortable feeling of breaking integrity (for the blog author as well as myself). To maintain voice and tone of the author, I've begun using Google Voice Mail more often as a "Blog Post Drop" for clients. In 10 minutes or so, we have the transcribed version, find a relevant outbound link, insert an image, and presto - a blog post voiced I'm going to put Google Voice to another use later this week.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
    [Blog] How to Use Social Media Strategy to Reach Mommy Blogs
    Since I had no marketing budget, I decided to spend all of my efforts partnering with other mom blogs and asking them to post about us. Here is how you can reach out to Mom Blogs: Make a Target List. You want to start with a list of mom blogs that you like — ones that jive with your brand, are in your target demo, and look like they get medium to high traffic. Since we are a quasi-mom blog (a blog for moms written by kids), we get a lot of pitches as well. highly recommend going on and liking the list of mom blogs on your target list.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012
    [Blog] The Spin Sucks Blogging Process
    Last week, Mitch Joel wrote a blog post called, “ Watching Me Blog.” ” It was in response to Chris Brogan’s piece, “ Watching Mitch Joel Blog ,” which he wrote while we were all in Norway and, literally, watching Mitch blog. In his post, he details how he blogs – from his philosophy all the way through publishing and distribution. But the reason I’m mentioning it here is because, at the end of his blog post, he calls a few of us out and says he’d like to see how we blog. Blogging Philosophy.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
    [Blog] The Problem with Blogging Advice
    I’ve been thinking a lot about your blog over the last couple of months. According to Technorati there are 164 million blogs out there and most of them receive only 1,000 visitors a month or about 32 readers a day. With all of the excellent advice out there about blog design, marketing, and monetization, why are bloggers still struggling to get more than 30 readers a day to their blog? From my conversations I learned that the blame for low blogging performance is actually an issue with time, expertise and return. They are: Reboot: Blog Design.
  • JASON YORMARK  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2010
    [Blog] Social Media Friendly Blogging
    jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Blogging , Social Media / Social Media Friendly Blogging | Subcribe via RSS Social Media Friendly Blogging February 25th, 2010 Posted in Blogging , Social Media Tweet Share Over the past year I’ve learned quite a bit about building traffic and driving awareness of my personal blog.  There are certainly some improvements I could make that would make my blog a little more search friendly, but I just haven’t made it a priority.  Enable your readers. Write effectively.
  • JASON YORMARK  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2010
    [Blog] Social Media Friendly Blogging
    jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Blogging , Social Media / Social Media Friendly Blogging | Subcribe via RSS Social Media Friendly Blogging February 25th, 2010 Posted in Blogging , Social Media Tweet Share Over the past year I’ve learned quite a bit about building traffic and driving awareness of my personal blog.  There are certainly some improvements I could make that would make my blog a little more search friendly, but I just haven’t made it a priority.  Enable your readers. Write effectively.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2014
    [Blog] Is Your Blog Boring?
    You are subconsciously following these rules on your blog. Risky blog titles are neutered. The end result are blogs, podcasts, presentations, and video that scream – “I’m safe to ignore!” This is why many business blogs are worthless. You shouldn’t hire the cast of Duck Duck Dynasty to ghostwrite your blog. Blog Idea Blog Marketing 'Do you hate being the center of attention? Some folks love the limelight. m not one of them. Ohio boys are the “put your head down and get the job done” type. We don’t like a lot of fuss. But -.
  • JASON YORMARK  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
    [Blog] How 1 Blog Post Increased My Klout Score
    So I went on a blog hiatus for a few weeks, and it certainly made a significant impact on my Klout score. was hovering around 70 for awhile, and after about 4 weeks of not blogging, I dropped down to 67. For that reason, I definitely pay attention to it, but quite frankly it’s really just a matter of making significant contributions to my blog and my social media streams, which I would do anyway. As I’ve blogged about many times before, I’m a user of Triberr and have found it an invaluable tool to increase awareness of my blog and drive more traffic here.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2013
    [Blog] Blogging Commandment #2: Publish Weekly
    There are many prescriptions for writing better blog posts. Examine your posting schedule If your blog is not attracting visitors from the search engine. Before considering a post, I visit the requesters blog. Blog StrategyYou should publish more posts. Or as Seth Godin would say – “Ship it.” ” I usually get in trouble for this dogmatic stance but I’m right. Here’s why: Average Writers Become Great Writers By Writing Often. Some say write long posts. Other’s advocate short posts. Some insist on following templates. Write with a purpose.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2013
    [Blog] Can Facebook Grow Your Blog?
    That’s why my bloggers stare at me in wide-eyed horror when I insist they do more to build their blog audience, especially if it involves time on Facebook. blog is quiet and stately. Facebook is blogging’s evil twin. Have you thought about the experience offered by your blog? You are probably saying – “Writing a blog post!”. You need to create an engaging experience if you want readers to make visiting your blog a weekly (or daily) priority. Writing a blog post is a good start but not enough. Day 8 of the 30 Day / 30 Blog Challenge.
  • JASON YORMARK  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2011
    [Blog] The How & Why I Re-Designed My Blog
    For months I wanted to have my blog re-done, but I could never justify spending that much on something that quite frankly, didn’t really make me any money. Great design costs quite a bit, and I just never felt my blog design was a high enough priority. My blog has opened up countless doors for me, so even though it does not directly make money for me, it most certainly indirectly does. The time I’ve spent on this blog has certainly contributed to my success professionally. Related posts: 5 Steps To A Professional Grade Blog On A Budget.
  • DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2012
    [Blog] Why Should You Comment On A Blog Post?
    Which got me to wondering: How come useless throw away blog posts and articles have tons and tons of comments and the good stuff gets next to nothing? When you write a blog post or an article, do you write it for the purpose of being heard, to offer up your two cents, to share your perspective, or to have conversations, or for SEO purposes? As a reader, should we all be obligated to comment on a blog post? As a reader or “blog commenter”, have you ever thought about what you wanted the outcome of your comment to be? blogging blog comments blogs
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013
    [Blog] Blog Seduction: How Readers Fall In Love With Your Blog
    'I get a thrill when I find a new blog. This is how blog seduction works: Stay Personal: Brian greets me when I arrive at the blog. blog tagline has two purposes: Capture a specific reader’s attention and make a promise. Get Commitment: Brian doesn’t want everyone to read his blog. In blogging success depends on “Focus, Focus, Focus”. Blog at a Glance: Casjam uses compact first-page layout that relies on a magazine inside-cover layout. The homepage displays 10 blog posts that are almost impossible to ignore. Radically streamline your blog.
  • FIREBELLY  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2011
    [Blog] Social Media Marketing POV: Top Three Topics for Your Blog
    The goal: get people to read your blog posts. While blogging acts as an integral SEO tool, your blog will have to engage readers to get them to leave a comment, share it or come back. Getting started can be awkward but there are a few tricks to finding some good topics to blog about. My editor, mentor and buddy ol’ pal, Erik Deckers , taught me to ask new clients questions with numbers to pull out some blog ideas. Answering these questions thoughtfully can quickly create the content for the following blog topics: Top 5 Reasons You Need …. Be social!
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2010
    [Blog] 29 No-Brainer Tips for Quick Blogging Success
    Maybe your blog isn’t growing fast enough. Or you may be drowning in all of the social media chores that you “must do” to have an A-List blog. ve pulled together 29 “No-Brainers” that you can try on your own blog.  Write Out Your Blog Strategy. Create a strategy that will keep your blog relevant and your creative edge sharp for years to come. There is absolutely no reason to re-invent the blogging wheel.  Your stats are a quick way to see how your readers are using your blog.  A-List Blogging Bootcamp and the Problogger community kick butt too J.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2013
    [Blog] Blogging Commandment #4: Thou Shalt Track Everything
    We’re going to jump right into the middle of my favorite Blogging Commandment. These two numbers will show how effective your blog efforts have been in the last week, month, or year. You might ask, blogging is free, so how do I figure out your fancy numbers? First let’s agree that blogging is not free. Let’s say that you spend 5 hours a week on blogging tasks. Making my blogging cost equal to $100/week (5 hours x $20/hour). can do that by getting more blog readers or lowering my per hour cost. Your blog needs to be tracked.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012
    [Blog] How to Use the Power of Frameworks to Write Compelling Blog Posts
    Think About Your Blog Posts. There may be a loose outline but for most, blogging is a stream of conscious dump of ideas, images, and concepts.  will be talking about Frameworks and other proven blogging techniques in my free Webinar on Feb 22, 2012 at 7:00PM EST.  You should sign-up (only 100 seats available).  Blog Post WritingI believe it was the first “self-help” books ever read. . The title promised access to hidden knowledge – “ The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. remember ripping through the book in one day.  Physical, Emotional, and  Logical .
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
    [Blog] The Lazy Blogger’s Guide to Effective Blog SEO
    That’s why we’re going to focus on it as a tool for getting your first 1,000 blog readers. Thankfully doing the SEO basics is good enough for most blogs since the WordPress platform already handles much of the SEO heavy lifting. The sitemap makes it easy for the search engines to find new and existing blog posts.  Neil Patel at QuickSprout offered a great suggestion to create Hub pages for content on your blog.  These hub pages help your readers get to buried content on your blog.  This works especially well if you have more than 50 posts on your blog
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
    [Blog] The Lazy Blogger’s Guide to Effective Blog SEO
    That’s why we’re going to focus on it as a tool for getting your first 1,000 blog readers. Thankfully doing the SEO basics is good enough for most blogs since the WordPress platform already handles much of the SEO heavy lifting. The sitemap makes it easy for the search engines to find new and existing blog posts.  Neil Patel at QuickSprout offered a great suggestion to create Hub pages for content on your blog.  These hub pages help your readers get to buried content on your blog.  This works especially well if you have more than 50 posts on your blog
  • DANNY BROWN  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
    [Blog] Understanding Your Blog Audience and What You Want From Them
    'When people think of “growing an engaged audience”, it’s usually in reference to blog readers; or an email list; or visitors to a sales page on your website; or listeners to your podcast; a social network community, or similar. Or is it to interact, via comments on a blog, tweets, Google+ conversations and more? If it’s the latter, though, and you’re looking to build a truly engaged audience or following, then understanding your blog audience is key to building your goals for what that engagement will look like, and what your end goal really is.
  • SAMIR BALWANI  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2010
    [Blog] Is Your Blog Helping Build Your Network?
    The most important ingredient for a successful blog tends to be the one that is most often overlooked. It is the only thing other than great content that can grow your blog, build your reputation, and make you stand out. We always talk about how building a blog community is important for getting retweets, comments, and readers. Using Your Blog. One way to make that initial connection is with your blog. Another way to break the ice is to ask to interview the person for an article on your blog. Is Your Blog Helping Build Your Network? credit.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013
    [Blog] How to Build a Popular Blog in a Crowded Niche
    '“Everyone is already blogging about my idea. Since it takes about 5 minutes to start a blog, anyone can start writing, recording, or vlogging about any topic. For example, a gardening blog can appeal to a competition-level gardeners. This excellent blog helps complete newbies get up and running. Each of these challenges can easily support a weekly blog. Your blog can distinguish itself by focusing relentlessly on a specific characteristic and publishing how-to’s, curated content, stories, case-studies, etc. How do I stand out?”. Segment by Skill.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2012
    [Blog] The Key to Writing Blog Posts That Get Noticed
    More Blog Promotion Tips You’ve started a blog and have been writing your heart out for months. It’s easy to use the standard blog post writing tool box and prescribe better headlines, different post types, and fancy diagrams depicting the perfect post. However a review of many blogs show a wealth of first-person perspectives posts that are long on passion and short on relevant information. advise my blog review clients to review their editorial calendar and only write encouragement posts 1-2% of the time. Blog Post Writing Blog Strategy
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012
    [Blog] Consider This Before Advertising On Your Blog
    Pushing Social Should you start advertising on your blog? While advertising is the easiest way to start monetizing your blog, it’s also one of the hardest ways to make money in the beginning. Check your blog’s monthly pageviews to estimate how many times an ad in your sidebar would be shown. If you only get 100 pageviews a month to your blog then you will be waiting a very long time to make any money. The actual CPM rate is governed by the quality of the blog and the relevance of it’s audience.  Should I Start Advertising on My Blog?
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012
    [Blog] Consider This Before Advertising On Your Blog
    Pushing Social Should you start advertising on your blog? While advertising is the easiest way to start monetizing your blog, it’s also one of the hardest ways to make money in the beginning. Check your blog’s monthly pageviews to estimate how many times an ad in your sidebar would be shown. If you only get 100 pageviews a month to your blog then you will be waiting a very long time to make any money. The actual CPM rate is governed by the quality of the blog and the relevance of it’s audience.  Should I Start Advertising on My Blog?
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2012
    [Blog] When is the Right Time to Invest In Your Blog?
    More Blog Promotion Tips. Successful blogs require love, passion, tenacity, and…um…well…money. thought “It’s a blog! That “smart” decision resulted in an embarrassing outage when Brian Clark sent over 2,000 people to my blog in 60 minutes. As my blog grew, the traffic would bring it down at the worse moments. Is It Time to Invest in Your Blog? If your blog is published solely for personal reasons then put away your wallet, jump on blogspot and go to town. Your blog isn’t worth getting the lights turned off. Stupid right?
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2012
    [Blog] When is the Right Time to Invest In Your Blog?
    More Blog Promotion Tips. Successful blogs require love, passion, tenacity, and…um…well…money. thought “It’s a blog! That “smart” decision resulted in an embarrassing outage when Brian Clark sent over 2,000 people to my blog in 60 minutes. As my blog grew, the traffic would bring it down at the worse moments. Is It Time to Invest in Your Blog? If your blog is published solely for personal reasons then put away your wallet, jump on blogspot and go to town. Your blog isn’t worth getting the lights turned off. Stupid right?
  • SOCIAL MARKETING FORUM  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2010
    [Blog] The Possibilities of Blogging and Blog Marketing Are Underused
    In 2006 Debbie Weil’s successful “The Corporate Blogging Book” was published. Robert Scoble and Shel Israel published “Naked Conversations: How Blogs are Changing the Way Businesses Talk with Customers”, and everyone was talking about “conversations” and “blogging”. participated that year in the writing of a book on blogging for a local client and started a “blogging for business” service. The following year, the market was flooded with books on blogging, such as John Cass’s “Tools for Corporate Blogging” as well as dozens of others.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2012
    [Blog] The Key to Writing Blog Posts That Get Noticed
    Pushing Social You’ve started a blog and have been writing your heart out for months. It’s easy to use the standard blog post writing tool box and prescribe better headlines, different post types, and fancy diagrams depicting the perfect post. However a review of many blogs show a wealth of first-person perspectives posts that are long on passion and short on relevant information. advise my blog review clients to review their editorial calendar and only write encouragement posts 1-2% of the time. blog is a powerful tool for dissecting your thinking process.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
    [Blog] Five Examples of Blogging Voices
    Attaining voice is part of that 12-month blogging journey. Five Examples of Blogging Voices . These examples of styles, tone, personality, and delivery contribute to blogging voice. Jack Steiner has been blogging for more than eight years. Erica Allison, who blogs at Spot On! She says in a blog post earlier this year, ”In honor of Valentine’s Day and in the spirit of love, I thought I would share with you my very favorite apps, tips, and tools that make my online marketing efforts ROCK.  and she blogs at Soulati-‘TUDE! Hint 3: Be natural.).
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012
    [Blog] 5 Unorthodox Tips For Finding Blog Inspiration
    More Blog Promotion Tips Inspiration is fickle and totally unreliable. Like I said, inspiration is the cure for most blogging ills. had run out of blogging about blogging ideas. Since then, I’ve looked to Presidential campaign strategy, software programming, anthropology, and quantum physics for blog topics. My problem is that I habitually looked for new ideas in the same blogging watering holes. Ways to Capture Blogging Inspiration. Sitting on your butt for two weeks waiting for the perfect blog topic is silly and counterproductive.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012
    [Blog] 5 Unorthodox Tips For Finding Blog Inspiration
    Like I said, inspiration is the cure for most blogging ills. had run out of blogging about blogging ideas. Since then, I’ve looked to Presidential campaign strategy, software programming, anthropology, and quantum physics for blog topics. My problem is that I habitually looked for new ideas in the same blogging watering holes. Ways to Capture Blogging Inspiration. Sitting on your butt for two weeks waiting for the perfect blog topic is silly and counterproductive. Blog Post WritingIt has a tendency to hide when you need it the most. Steal.
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012
    [Blog] Why Google Might Penalize Guest Blogging Sites
    Home > Blogging > Google > SEO Google might penalize guest blogging sites someday, because guest blogging does not have the same goodwill with which it started a few years ago. It has become one of the most popular ways to get back links with targeted keyword rich anchor texts on top blogs… for free! Guest blogging WAS great. Guest blogging started with a bang a few years back and QOT was one of the first few blogs to support guest blogging. Changing Profile of Guest Blogging. Guest blogging is going the same way.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013
    [Blog] The Sport of Blogging
    If you remember the transitive property from algebra, then you could see that blogging and sports have many parallels. In this post, I break down various sport-blogging comparisons as it relates to growing your blog’s following. Doing this will make blogging more fun, increasing your productivity in the process. spent years blogging about random topics before finally settling in on blogging about sports and entertainment marketing. would have been writing aimlessly if it weren’t for Mark Schaefer, my awesome blogging mentor. separate blogs.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2012
    [Blog] Blog Mastery Weekend #11: Blogging Goals
    What goals have you set for your blog? You may have an objective, the ultimate destination for your blog, but this is different than your goals. This weekend, write down your blog’s objective. Great blog objectives include: 1. Get 10 blog-related leads per month. More Blog Promotion Tips. Blog MasteryFor example, I’m in Atlanta to attend my niece’s first birthday party. On Thursday, my objective was – “Get to Atlanta, GA.” ” My goals were:  Arrive on time for my flight. These milestones are your goals.
  • JASON YORMARK  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2011
    [Blog] If You Ain’t Bloggin, You Ain’t Livin!
    Blogging has single handedly opened up so many doors for me, that I don’t know I’d ever be where I am today without having made the commitment to doing it somewhat regularly over the past few years. And for those that have an entrepreneurial spirit, there is no better way to build the foundation for an endeavor, then jumping in and building your credibility and influence through a blog.  The barrier to entry has become so small that anyone can have a decent looking blog up in minutes. Coming up with blog entries can be a challenge, but they are all around you. 
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014
    [Blog] Why The Blogging Experts Are Wrong About Headlines
    'I’m uncomfortable with the headline advice being offered in the blogging and content marketing space. Questions”: Do You Want More Blog Readers? And they still are creating traffic stampedes to their blog. To be fair, I do see “How to” headlines pop-up from time to time on the top media blogs but you would assume that these publications wouldn’t dare deviate from the headline canon. What the Big Blogs Know. Arguably, Gawker is the most viral blog publication on the planet. You publish a blog to stay relevant and top of mind. Notice anything?
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
    [Blog] Google Declares End of Guest Blogging for SEO!
    'Google has finally declared guest blogging is over and is another bad link building practice. We had warned guest blogging will be penalized and the challenges for guest blogging. Google Google has been warning and trying to get some order in the guest blogging practice with subtle hints and warnings. But guest blogging has come a long way from. Blogging SEO Read more.
  • IMAGINE YOUR REALITY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
    [Blog] Best Portland Blog Award
    I was recently given the Best Portland Blog award, because a lot of people from Portland read my blog. Thank you very much for reading this blog and visiting this site. Blog Best Portland blog award bloggingthink that’s really cool and I’m really honored to receive it. like writing about business and social media, and its nice to know there are readers.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012
    [Blog] 12 Ways to End Your Blogging Year With a Bang
    So here are 11 blogging to-do items you should complete before the New Year. If you do, you’ll be in a better position to achieve your business, content marketing, and blogging goals next year. Did you get serious about building your blog email list? rarely read other social media blogs.  You have shiny tool syndrome if you believe that Pinterest, Facebook, LinkedIn, or eBooks will save your business or blog. 12: Master “Systems Thinking:” Think of your blog as an important part of a larger system. Blog ProfitsNot me. Brenda C.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012
    [Blog] 5 Important Questions to Ask About Your Small Business Blog
    Pushing Social The question today is – should your small business invest the time, energy, and money to blog? This is hard for me to say because I want you to blog. Blogging has literally changed my outlook on the world and business. But blogging isn’t easy. Blogging requires a good amount of planning and a realistic assessment of your time and ability. 1: Does Your Business Really Need a Blog? Blogging is a marketing tactic. Look at all of your marketing tactics and decide if a blog will give you more space to tell your story.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012
    [Blog] 5 Important Questions to Ask About Your Small Business Blog
    Pushing Social The question today is – should your small business invest the time, energy, and money to blog? This is hard for me to say because I want you to blog. Blogging has literally changed my outlook on the world and business. But blogging isn’t easy. Blogging requires a good amount of planning and a realistic assessment of your time and ability. 1: Does Your Business Really Need a Blog? Blogging is a marketing tactic. Look at all of your marketing tactics and decide if a blog will give you more space to tell your story.
  • JOEY STRAWN  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011
    [Blog] I WRITE GOOD BLOG ASK, MAKE YOU MUCH MONEY
    FIRST, I MUST ASK FOR STRICTEST CONFIDENCE FROM YOU ABOUT THIS BLOGGING. HAVE THEREFORE BEEN DELEGATED BY MY COLLEAGUES TO FIND OVERSEAS PARTNERS THROUGH BLOG SUBSCRIPTIONS INTO WHOSE ACCOUNTS WE WOULD TRANSFER THE TOTAL OF $21 GAZILLION AMERICAN DOLLARS. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TRANSACTION IS 100% SAFE AND WE HOPE TO COMMENCE THE TRANSFER AND MAILING OF RICH, RUSSIAN BRIDE AT LATEST SEVEN (7) BANKING DAYS FROM DAY OF YOU READING BLOG POST. ALL YOU NEED DO IS S UBSCRIBE TO CURRENT BLOG AND TWEET POST OUT FOUR (4) TIMES TO GET MONIES TRANSFERRED TO YOU. Tweet.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012
    [Blog] How To Boost Blog Performance By Focusing on What Works
    bet if I asked you to talk about your blog, you would immediately think of ten things that need to be fixed. What is going incredibly well for your blog (or business) right now? This will pull curious onlookers over to your blog for a look. Getting people to sign-up for blog updates? Look for other spots to place your blog updates optin form. Try putting it in your blog header or after each post. Look for opportunities to mention your blogging fans in posts and on social outposts (Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter). More Blog Promotion Tips.
  • JASON YORMARK  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011
    [Blog] Commenting Etiquette 101
    One of the things I’ve loved about blogging is getting to see the growth of comments on my blog over the years. m always incredibly thankful for those that actually take the time to leave their thoughts on my blog posts, and it makes it that much more inspiring for me to continue to write here. make practically no money off of my blog, so my efforts here are strictly authentic in being helpful, entertaining and to connect with as many people as I can. Leave meaningful responses and contribute to the conversation rather then just saying “Great blog post!!!!”.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
    [Blog] The Best Blog Post Length Test
    Some folks will not read a blog post that is more than 500 words. Blogs where the posts are typically short, because they are racing to be first to report the news, also fall short of expectations. Seth has practiced his craft like no other, having published over 10,000 blog posts in the past decade. great blog post is like a great meal that nobody would consider measuring by its volume. What’s your measure of the perfect blog post length? One of the most common concerns for new and experienced bloggers alike is the length of the post. How about you?
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
    [Blog] The Best Blog Post Length Test
    Some folks will not read a blog post that is more than 500 words. Blogs where the posts are typically short, because they are racing to be first to report the news, also fall short of expectations. Seth has practiced his craft like no other, having published over 10,000 blog posts in the past decade. great blog post is like a great meal that nobody would consider measuring by its volume. What’s your measure of the perfect blog post length? One of the most common concerns for new and experienced bloggers alike is the length of the post. How about you?
  • JASON YORMARK  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011
    [Blog] Commenting Etiquette 101
    One of the things I’ve loved about blogging is getting to see the growth of comments on my blog over the years. m always incredibly thankful for those that actually take the time to leave their thoughts on my blog posts, and it makes it that much more inspiring for me to continue to write here. make practically no money off of my blog, so my efforts here are strictly authentic in being helpful, entertaining and to connect with as many people as I can. Leave meaningful responses and contribute to the conversation rather then just saying “Great blog post!!!!”.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012
    [Blog] Are You Setting the Right Goals For Your Blog?
    For example, “I want my new blog to average 10 comments per post during its first month”. The problem is that 2 out of 100 people usually comment on a blog post. During that first month, a blog may only get 10 views per blog post! This model depends on getting large amounts of traffic to your blog. Most young blogs can’t attract enough readers to reliably earn this type of advertising revenue. For a blog, impressions usually equals pageviews. In my experience, bad goals are set when a blogger doesn’t understand their blog’s lifecycle.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012
    [Blog] Are You Setting the Right Goals For Your Blog?
    For example, “I want my new blog to average 10 comments per post during its first month”. The problem is that 2 out of 100 people usually comment on a blog post. During that first month, a blog may only get 10 views per blog post! This model depends on getting large amounts of traffic to your blog. Most young blogs can’t attract enough readers to reliably earn this type of advertising revenue. For a blog, impressions usually equals pageviews. In my experience, bad goals are set when a blogger doesn’t understand their blog’s lifecycle.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012
    [Blog] 7 Ways to Get Your Blog Noticed in a Crowded Niche
    Are you struggling to get your blog noticed  in a crowded and competitive niche?  You just have to outwit, outplay, and outlast the other blogs in your space. Although I’m believe that the blogging pie for most niches is big enough to support everyone.  Blog readers fall into three categories that sometimes overlap:  1. They tend to avoid blogs that don’t have a thriving commenting community. Your goal is to tailor your blog content to one of these groups.  People will see your contribution and follow you back to you blog. Blog Strategy
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012
    [Blog] 7 Ways to Get Your Blog Noticed in a Crowded Niche
    Are you struggling to get your blog noticed  in a crowded and competitive niche?  You just have to outwit, outplay, and outlast the other blogs in your space. Although I’m believe that the blogging pie for most niches is big enough to support everyone.  Blog readers fall into three categories that sometimes overlap:  1. They tend to avoid blogs that don’t have a thriving commenting community. Your goal is to tailor your blog content to one of these groups.  People will see your contribution and follow you back to you blog. Blog Strategy
  • DANNY BROWN  |  MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2012
    [Blog] Should You Care About Losing Blog Subscribers?
    But each one can be applied to the question of losing blog subscribers and whether you should care or not. This usually refers to an email list, and why building one is important for your blog’s growth. Additionally, I’m going to talk about subscribers to your blog, as opposed to subscribers to your newsletter, as there is a difference and for many bloggers, their blog subscription list is the only one they’ll have. So, with that in mind – should you care about losing blog subscribers? When you start blogging, you might have many goals. Maybe.
  • MR. RYAN CONNORS  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2013
    [Blog] How To Create Killer Internet Marketing Content for Your Website or Blog
    If you’re not creating high quality content, your website or blog may just get lost in the noise.  But writing content for your website or blog is not necessarily the easiest skill to master.  News jack your blogs. If you’re writing a blog to advertise your goods or services, it would behoove your blog to news jack a popular item in order to gain more attention with your internet marketing. Smart brands news jacked this angle and inserted their blogs, social media, and offers into the mix of results, gaining increased consumer attention. Get social!
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013
    [Blog] Blogging Commandment 3 – Thou Shalt Build an Email List
    Naturally, we pull back only using email to handle simple tasks like sending out blog post updates. The next step was to re-imagine my blog as the foyer to my email mansion. Email…the WD40 of Blogging. Want more blog readers? Use email to turn your casual readers into fanatics who not only come back to the blog but share your posts with colleagues. Eagle-eyed readers have noticed that I ask email subscribers to identify their top blogging goal. Not added an “blog subscription” optin form to your blog? Has email grown your blog?
  • MY CREATIVE TEAM THINKING  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 2012
    [Blog] Driving Blog Traffic With Pinterest
    Are you using Pinterest to drive traffic back to your blog? Link photos to your old blog posts, how-to articles and other content at your website. How To Use Pinterest To Drive Traffic To Your Blog. Blogs Content Marketing Marketing Pinterest PR Promotion Public Relations Social Media social media marketing best practices project blogging blogs content marketing marketing public relations social media thinkingam experimenting with it. Well, a recent study indicates that Pinterest drives more sales than Facebook. Is this true? Don’t know.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2012
    [Blog] Why IFTTT Could Be the Best Blogging Tool Ever
    You can use this automation to save time, find blog topics, and curate content just for starters. Automatically tweet a link for every new post on your blog [Recipe ]. Blogging Grunt Work. Update LinkedIn when you add a new post to your blog  [Recipe]. I’m sure you will find creative new ways to manage your blogging activities with IFFT. Blog Post WritingBloggers are busy folks. We shoehorn post writing, promotion, and networking in between day jobs, family time, and sleep (sometimes). IFTTT is incredibly powerful. am an IFTTT addict.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2012
    [Blog] Why IFTTT Could Be the Best Blogging Tool Ever
    You can use this automation to save time, find blog topics, and curate content just for started. Automatically tweet a link for every new post on your blog [Recipe ]. Blogging Grunt Work. Update LinkedIn when you add a new post to your blog  [Recipe]. I’m sure you will find creative new ways to manage your blogging activities with IFFT. Blog Post WritingBloggers are busy folks. We shoehorn post writing, promotion, and networking in between day jobs, family time, and sleep (sometimes). IFTTT is incredibly powerful. am an IFTTT addict.
  • JANET FOUTS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2010
    [Blog] Whaddya Mean-Blogging is Dead?
    Every few months somebody proclaims that blogging is dead and being replaced by micro blogging and other media and this post on the Forbes blog by Jeff Bercovici seems to say that Facebook and Twitter are replacing blogging. “It’s hard to recall these days, now that most bloggers are corporate drones (*cough*), but blogging was originally the pursuit of hobbyists. &#. I’ve never been a daily blogger, but that doesn’t devalue blogging itself. Blogging was about community, communication and storytelling. What again? It worked too.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014
    [Blog] Blog Posting Mantra No. 7 – Check SEO
    'Checking SEO for each of your posts is a newer addition to the original Blog Posting Mantra ( 2006 version ), mostly because it’s become relatively simple with the use of plugins. Here’s our Blog Posting Mantra so far: Blog Posting Mantra #1 –  Write the Post. Blog Posting Mantra #2 –  Title the Post. Blog Posting Mantra #3 –  Image Above the Fold. Blog Posting Mantra #4 –  At Least One Link Out. Blog Posting Mantra #5 –  Add Eye Rests. Blog Posting Mantra #6 – Choose Categories and Tags. Blog Posting Mantra #7 – Check SEO.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2011
    [Blog] Top 10 social media blog posts from 2011
    Tweet From the Top 10 viral advertising campaigns , to the Top 10 marketing moments of 2011 , the “Top 10 season” is definitely in full swing, so we thought we’d jump on the bandwagon and look at the Top 10 social media blog posts from 2011 on our blog. While our top 10 social media blog posts list is based on the most shared blog posts, other favourites from the team include: Why people don’t want to create content for your brand. As well as the free guides we launched on our blog: How to measure Twitter (using the API). Tweet This!
  • DANNY BROWN  |  SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2012
    [Blog] How to Pitch This Blog
    If you’re more a “normal reader” of the blog, and don’t fall within these two industries, feel free to skip this post completely and come back on the next regularly scheduled updates. This is cool – after all, this blog looks to help you, the reader, in being more successful in whatever it is you want to succeed in, from your business and where social media fits to understanding blogging and everything in-between. They’re a huge reason this blog exists so understand who they are. Or, simpler still, check the About This Blog page.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2011
    [Blog] The Surprising Truth About Blogging Every Day
    m blogging every weekday. This is a radical change for me because I secretly disdained daily blog writers. feared that they were blessed with a talent that no one else had; like savants whose unique ability was writing blog posts. GigaOm is a super-blog that is a leader in the technology blogging space. was curious how Om was able to grow the blog in a relatively short time. Om, seemingly aware of my skepticism offered his proof from the last 10 years of blogging. You still need to promote your blog posts. Blog Post Writing
  • SOSHABLE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2012
    [Blog] Make Any Blogging Style Work for You
    With so many bloggers, there are dozens of blogging styles being used. So, find your blog style and make it work for you. Your blogging goal is to consistently deliver compelling and informative content that contains solutions to the problems of your readers. When it comes to blogging styles, there are many different approaches and each style comes with its own unique set of rules.”— Insight Blogging. If so, your blog probably aims to deliver this information in a constructive and useful way. Goal Blogging. That is a goal blog.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012
    [Blog] Having Trouble with Your Blog’s Voice?
    More Blog Promotion Tips On Sunday, I checked out the popular #blogchat Tweetchat. The discussion was about “how to create your blog’s voice”  As usual, the smart folks were digging into the topic with gusto. I watched a few minutes and realized that we tend to make the whole “blog voice” exercise harder than it should be. In fact, your blog’s Voice can be boiled down to one thought. You blog’s voice is an expression of your core principles.  . People say that your blog’s voice needs to be authentic.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012
    [Blog] Digging Deeper: 10 Big Blogging Ideas for 2012
    My talk followed the innovative Social Slam format which allowed me only 10 minute to share 10 Big Blogging Ideas for Social Media. But that’s what I have a blog for! 10 Big Blogging Ideas for 2012. The large broad subjects are dominated by mega blogs with armies of writers. In 2012, blogs will succeed by identifying small audiences with specific problems that beg for novel solutions. If you are trying to write a general subject blog, pause, and rethink your focus. Joint Blogging. Offer them a guest post on your blog. Blog Pep Rallies.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012
    [Blog] Having Trouble with Your Blog’s Voice?
    The discussion was about “how to create your blog’s voice”  As usual, the smart folks were digging into the topic with gusto. I watched a few minutes and realized that we tend to make the whole “blog voice” exercise harder than it should be. In fact, your blog’s Voice can be boiled down to one thought. You blog’s voice is an expression of your core principles.  . People say that your blog’s voice needs to be authentic. Imagine if I decided to write rants and starting whining about my blog and readers?
  • PWB MARKETING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2011
    [Blog] How to REALLY Increase B2B Blog Traffic
    Good content isn’t enough for a blog. You can have the best blog in the world, but if nobody goes to it, then you’re spinning your wheels. Great content and consistent traffic are the backbone for creating a viable blog. Explode Your B2B Blog Traffic. Our blog had been averaging about 150 visitors per week since June. The increase happened immediately when our blog was submitted – and selected – to be included in several blogging communities. Content from a blogging community is contributed by members and curated by editorial staff.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012
    [Blog] Digging Deeper: 10 Big Blogging Ideas for 2012
    More Blog Promotion Tips Last week I spoke at Social Slam in Knoxville, TN. My talk followed the innovative Social Slam format which allowed me only 10 minute to share 10 Big Blogging Ideas for Social Media. But that’s what I have a blog for! 10 Big Blogging Ideas for 2012. The large broad subjects are dominated by mega blogs with armies of writers. In 2012, blogs will succeed by identifying small audiences with specific problems that beg for novel solutions. If you are trying to write a general subject blog, pause, and rethink your focus. Enjoy!
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