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  • 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.  My first two attempts were anonymous failures from a visitor or popularity point of view. ” 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. Insight #6: Your Blog is Just the First Step. Blog StrategyThey just acted.
  • MY CREATIVE TEAM THINKING  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2010
    [Blog] Top Five Blogging Lessons
    Blogging Lesson 1- Blogs Are Here To Stay – When I started blogging in 2005, I thought that it might just be a fad. Blogging Lesson 2 – Strategy First – Just as you would when planning any type of communications program, you need to answer a few questions before you leap head first into blogging. Blogging Lesson 3 – Content Is King – You can blog all day long, but unless your content is consistently great, your blog will become roadkill on the information highway. Boy, was I wrong.
  • 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. About this time last year, I was stuck. I 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 WritingThe villain?
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2012
    [Blog] 20 Cringe-Worthy Business Blogging Mistakes
    More Blog Promotion Tips Last week, I did a little mental housecleaning with a mega list on Blogging Ideas. This week I’m sorting through some of my business blogging pet peeves. From my experience, this list details all of the blog booby traps that businesses face.  If you run a business blog, read this list to avoid things like: Trying to sound smart instead of being smart  (This one  really  gets under my skin). The boneheaded mistake that will turn your blog into a ghost town. Always write content that is customized for your blog audience.
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
    [Blog] Challenges of Guest Blogging in 2013
    The profile of guest blogging is changing across the blogosphere. It’s not uncommon to find more and more blogs denying guest posts and switching to publish their own content. QOT was one of the earliest guest blogging blogs and it was saddening to see the changing profile of guest blogging –  it is no longer an attempt of new bloggers to showcase their writing skills on big blogs for extra site traffic and community building – it got converted into a way to get free links. Guest Blogging in 2013. Blogging
  • PAUL GILLIN  |  TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2010
    [Blog] B2B Blogging Excellence
    first noticed Jim Cahill’s blog four years ago, so it was a particular pleasure to meet him and hear his story. It took two years for Jim Cahill and  Deb Franke to convince the management at Emerson Process Management that a blog was a good idea. It was 2005, and blogs were widely perceived to be the domain of teenage diarists and scandal-mongers. And for a blog this specialized, the traffic is pretty impressive. One reason is the search engine magic that blogs deliver. And as we know, Google loves blogs. Their reticence was understandable.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
    [Blog] Blogging Commandment 6 – Use Social Media Wisely
    How long does it take for a web or blog reader to convert into a subscriber and a sale? Refine your blog creative and message. Blog StrategyWe’ll keep today’s post short because I’m sure you already know why wise use of social media makes sense. This commandment is violated more than all the rest, so make sure you pay attention.  By the way, if you landed here because of a social media link, you’ll appreciate the irony of my advice.  Ok, let’s get started. believe it comes down to a simple social truism – friends make for bad customers.
  • 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. 1. 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.
  • 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]. This is Just the Beginning… Geeked yet?  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).
  • 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]. This is Just the Beginning… Geeked yet?  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).
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2013
    [Blog] Global Brute Force Attack on WordPress Blogs
    WordPress blogs across the world are being attacked by brute force using a huge botnet. Several web hosting services have warned webmasters that they should secure their WordPress blogs.  It is typically targeting WordPress blogs using the ‘Admin’ user and using a brute force dictionary attack to try thousands of passwords and find passwords to hack the blogs. They say blogs will have slow WordPress backend, and maybe inability to login; and will mostly attack VPS and Dedicated servers. Brute Force Attack on WordPress Blogs.
  • INBLURBS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
    [Blog] 7 Ways how to empower your social networking with blog commenting
    But, leaving a comment on a blog is a very effective way to get traffic and you can say that it is very useful for an inbound marketing because a business leads quickly with the help of blog commenting. Research the blogs that your customers are reading. The first way is to research of which business blog customers are reading. Suppose you are businessman, you should look for business consulting blogs. Another way is to be regular in reading business or corporate blogs as it is very useful. Be regular in reading and commenting. Tweet this on Twitter!
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2012
    [Blog] 7 Little Blog Mistakes That Drive Your Readers Nuts
    I’m worried about your blog. Wait, let me back up. I’ve been reviewing my reader’s blogs and overall their content is spectacular and they are run by extremely passionate people. believe that every visitor to your blog makes a decision about your worth within a few seconds. Your permalinks are WordPress’s way of directing traffic to the right link on your blog. This is good for SEO, Retweets, RSS Feeds and other cool stuff that gets your blog noticed. Some retweet buttons grab the title of your blog and the blog url address. My pain is your gain.
  • 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. It was the best way for small blogs to get exposure to a new audience undoubtedly. Most good blogs kept strict linking guidelines, such that they were from good sites, with related topics and of limited number.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2013
    [Blog] David versus Goliath Blogging
    This is how the blogging game is played. That blog formula I explained a moment ago isn’t for you. Think about podcasts, video blogging, or even going offline with speaking. Blog Business consult Maybe it’s time to get desperate. Write everyday Post at least once a week Write an ebook Build a list Try to sell something to that list Repeat The problem with this formula is that everyone is playing the same game. Worse, this formula benefits only one type of blogger – The Goliath. Instead, Davids find ways to turn their weaknesses into advantages. play to win.
  • 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. I was hovering around 70 for awhile, and after about 4 weeks of not blogging, I dropped down to 67. I’m not entirely sure what I think about that. 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. anticipate if I blog regularly over the next few days, I’ll be back up to 70 in no time. Blogging Social Media
  • MY CREATIVE TEAM THINKING  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2012
    [Blog] Top 10 Tips For Developing Blog Article Ideas
    I often get stuck for a blog post idea. Pardon My Dust.  I often go into the archives of my blog to find inspiration. have written 2010′s Top 5 Creativity Links, Top 11 Free Resources To Improve Your Blog Content and even Top 19 Free Photo Resources For Bloggers. Look at your blog’s analytics to determine which keywords are generating traffic. Blogs Brainstorming Creative Creativity My Creative Team Writing blogging blogs brainstorming copywriting creative creativity thinking writingDo you? Stir It Up. Trot Out The Experts. Go Weekly. 
  • 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?
  • IDACONCPTS  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2013
    [Blog] How To Run A Successful Bilingual Blog
    Blogs have become a staple for just about every business, every entrepreneur, and every brand out there. In fact, blogs have become so popular that it can make standing out from the crowd difficult. But with a unique angle, you might be able to give your company’s blog a fighting chance. bilingual blog, for instance, can expand your readership, attract new consumers, and raise your website’s ranking. The following tips offer ideas on how to run a successful bilingual blog. If you’re going to have a bilingual blog, you need to do it right. Takeaway.
  • 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.
  • 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  |  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.
  • PAUL GILLIN  |  FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013
    [Blog] Not Dead Yet: Blogging’s Popularity Surges Among F500
    What is surprising is the sudden popularity of corporate blogs. After stagnating at just above 20% for three years, use of corporate blogs has shot up to 34% of the Fortune 500 in the last two years. This comes just as many of the digerati are writing off blogs as yesterday’s news. Blogs are search engine magnets and search is still the killer app for people researching purchases. Key findings of this study include: • In 2013, 171 companies (34%) had corporate blogs showing the largest increase in use of this tool since the 2008 study of the Fortune 500.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011
    [Blog] How Blogging Converts Relevancy into New Business
    This is precisely why blogs are favorably ranked by the search engines - and why they are considered credible news sources - because the better ones are frequently updated.  . Frequent posting on your blog is essential for getting noticed by the search engines.  . How do you convert prospects into customers with blogging? Feel free to share this with your friends by clicking on the Facebook Like button, or consider subscribing to this blog by going to the subscribe tab. . Relevancy is most often described in terms of what is current - what is happening now. It works.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012
    [Blog] Two Blogging Camps: Which is Better?
    They blog about social media, online marketing, and best practices. Members of each group sell plenty of books, know how to attract fans, and have mastered the fine art of blogging. It’s a mindset that started some of the worlds most popular brands, but could also be the golden key in bringing that little blog of yours to the next level. What about your humble little blog? If you’re blogging for business, are you proudly displaying your own special form of genius? Today’s guest post is written by Craig McBreen. Your personality? Your core?
  • 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. I’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. 2. Your business will need to establish a solid blogging habit. Consistency is critical to the success of your new blog. Schedule Time to Blog.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2011
    [Blog] 17 Examples of Blog Archives
    If you never visited my blog archive , a screen shot is below: Blog archives come in many styles. As such, and complemented by this blog being powered by the WordPress Thesis theme , I employ custom functions written in PHP that perform numerous actions. Please click the bloggers’ names above for I frequent their blogs — some daily, others monthly. Thanks. -- Thanks for reading 17 Examples of Blog Archives by Ari Herzog. Related articles you may enjoy: Comparing 19 Blog Designs to Mine. How I Find Blog Post Ideas – and You Can Too.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2012
    [Blog] How to Write an Interesting Blog
    The symptoms can be seen in business blog posts.  These dullard blogs are ignored and often forgotten, hidden out of sight until someone has the courage to pull the plug. His readers visit his blog (millions of readers a month) and buy his books (consistently NYT bestsellers) because they know that Tim has already filtered out the ordinary.  He’s a living map to the unorthodox and bizarrely effective. If that is truly the case (I doubt it), then why in the heck are you writing a blogBlog Post WritingDull-itis strikes again. How to Be Interesting. But why? 
  • 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.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2015
    [Blog] Six Tips for a Blog Redesign
    Look at Seth Godin’s blog. He does nothing more than plop 200 words down with a headline in a running column, and his blog attracts a gazillion readers. Having just bulldozed my own with a storytelling blog redesign, I’d like to share some thoughts that came out of the experience. Related to the above, try to put your preconceived notions to the side and focus on what you want out of your blog redesign. . After studying more than 100 blogs, I discovered people keep doing the same things because that’s the way it’s always been done. Blog Redesign.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015
    [Blog] Is Your Blog On LinkedIn?
    By this time, I hope you have been convinced that adding a blog to your site has great potential for enhancing your marketing efforts, adding to your site’s authority, and increasing your audience. But where is your blog being seen? Business2Community & Business.com ask a good question: “ Should You Be Blogging On LinkedIn? But why would your blog be a good idea to post on this site? Here’s the way the post puts it: Think of the time spent developing a blog post that you aren’t getting paid for as an advertising expense.
  • 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.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2011
    [Blog] 8 Tips for Successful Business Blogging
    What is involved in having a successful business blog? This is a question that many companies both new and old often struggle with when deciding to start a blog. Blogging is not as easy as many think and, with all of the competition out there, it’s even harder to achieve true success. You can spend 12 hours a day working on your blog but, if you’re not doing the right things, you’ll waste your time and lose potential customers. This also means that you’ll need to host your own blog. Social interactivity is a must for your blog. Features blogging
  • HARP SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014
    [Blog] 5 Power Tips for Writing Killer Blog Headlines for SEO and People
    Categories: Blog , blogging , Content Creation , Content Marketing , Social Media & SEO Tags: blogging , content marketing , seo and headlines , tips for good headlines , Write Great Headlines , writing great headlines How to write blog headlines that get found and shared! In this article we''ll show you 5 power tips for blog headline writing that will elevate your blog to share-worthy status. Read more. ).
  • 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.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2012
    [Blog] 6 Guest Blogging Emails That Suck
    The top navigational bar of this blog makes it very clear that guest blog posts are accepted. But reviewing the email submissions from wannabe writers, it is pathetic how frequently people think I will publish anything and it is disappointing they view my blog as a trophy to place on their article marketing case. Here are 6 real examples of emails that suck: The 6th reason your email sucks: You never researched nor read my blog. The 5th reason your email sucks: You confuse guest blogging with article marketing. want you to write for me. What has a cost here?
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2011
    [Blog] 20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog
    The core of social media marketing efforts should be the corporate blog. Through a blog, marketers become publishers, providing their audience with relevant and valuable content. Corporate blogs can operate in a similar fashion, except that the sole sponsor or advertiser is the company itself. Essentially, marketers need to (carefully and tactfully) advertise on their own blogs. Use “ads&# in your blog sidebar, and in-post text links where appropriate, to drive visitors to your white paper or other gated content download pages. What should they promote?
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012
    [Blog] A WordPress Blog Hacking Nightmare – The Gory Details…
    But, Pushing Social had become a zombie host for over 20 WordPress blogs pumping this garbage. I was totally unaware that Pushing Social had become a cog in a vast botnet meticulously constructed by criminals and misfits. Pushing Social went down. I use Chartbeat to watch Pushing Social’s traffic and alert me when the blog is offline. I did all of my normal tricks. Ten minutes later, the blog went down again. They tweak settings to turn your blog into a speed demon. WordPress-dedicated hosts understand how to optimize their servers for WordPress blogs.
  • AKAMAI MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2011
    [Blog] Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses
    Blogs for business are an outstanding tool for business, they can build community, be the backbone of your social media program, and drive traffic to your website, just for starters. Its so easy to think that because their are millions of blogs (and if you check out Technorati you’ll see that I am write right.) Welcome to blogging, the place where you try to suck less. But the business of blogging is just that, a business. Here are 5 tips for businesses thinking of blogging. 1. Determine what the benefits to blogging will be. Define your goal.
  • 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. I’m not one of them. Ohio boys are the “put your head down and get the job done” type. Why We Get Bored. Safe gets ignored.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2011
    [Blog] 7 Annoying Blogging Personality Disorders
    So if you’ve been slaving away at your blog and wondering why no one is engaging with you or sharing your stuff, perhaps you’re overlooking the something so close to you that you’re likely to miss it altogether – your personality. Whether you like it or not, your readers are quietly judging your blog based on your personality. So who are these blogging misfits? Their blogs read more like a diary than helpful information that people want to share. Now if your blog is purely meant to be your personal journal, that’s fine. But guess what? The Ranter.
  • SOCMED SEAN  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 20, 2013
    [Blog] Three Words That Will Speed Up Your WordPress Blog
    And recent trends in social media are showing that sharing photos and images is a great way to make sure that your blog posts are getting traffic. Additionally, Google penalizes slow-loading websites and blogs by not ranking them as high as those that load quickly. Optimizing your images can reduce their file size and speed up your blog Cache The second step to speeding up your blog is to make sure that your pages (and the images in them) are being cached and the plugin I like the most for this is WP-Super Cache. Images…we all love them. seconds to 1.38 Cheers!
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2014
    [Blog] Is it Shortsighted Not to Host Your Own Blog?
    Alison Kenney asked this question yesterday in a Facebook group I belong to: “When it comes to your own website, do you think a blog is a must?” ” You’re reading this blog on a business website, so you already know what my answer is. Why do people ask whether or not you should host your own blog? Blogging – the physical activity of creating content – takes time. Managing your own blog takes time. What are the business results of blogging? Everyone has different experiences as to what their blogging has led to.
  • 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 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. #3 Being Heroic:   Sometimes it’s difficult to dream big.   Our institutions have done a great job of training heroism out of us.  You know I’m incredibly practical about blogging.  I’m sure you were looking for a nice template to follow.  More Blog Promotion Tips. Blog StrategyAmazing. 
  • 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.  I’ll explain. They are: Reboot: Blog Design.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014
    [Blog] 15 Blog Headlines That Don’t Suck
    If you came here looking for 15 blog headlines that don’t suck… you were sucked in. By a blog headline that didn’t suck! “Find ways to get people to your blog !” The thing is, recently my blog (and news) consuming habits have been very “un” SSMG [Supposed Social Media Guru]-like. I’ve been working really hard, playing equally hard (swing dancing, anyone?) So when it comes to keeping up with my blog reading, I’ve been doing a woefully poor job. Even if it’s from a blog(ger) I know and respect.
  • 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 […].
  • MR. RYAN CONNORS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013
    [Blog] 5 Ways To Use Your Company Blog To Attract New Customers
    Along with social, a company blog is a great way to attract new customers. company blog effective way for businesses to deliver valuable content to their customer base. business blog offers an additional avenue for followers to stay in tune with your brand while providing the opportunity to answer questions, share facts, and increase customer confidence. Also, when it comes to your social media marketing strategy, regularly sharing relevant content on your business blog will help to boost SEO and improve your company’s page rank on a search engine site.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2013
    [Blog] Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success
    That’s a blog post for another day. Take every question your company gets asked and consider writing a blog post to answer it. 5. Competitor websites, blogs and industry forums. Add to that list and then you’ve got a pre-vetted list of blog post titles you can easily pull from when the muse strikes. If a blog post falls in the forest and there’s no one around to read it, does it even exist? Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success. Finding keywords.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2015
    [Blog] How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared
    Therefore, next Thursday, I am going to host  How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared. Andy and I have a friendly competition and, let’s be real, this is  my blog, so I’m hoping to beat him in number of attendees  and in the super positive feedback. Many of you have read blog posts I’ve written on content hubs and content distribution and you’ve asked for more. How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared. How to generate blog post ideas. Tricks to write popular blog posts. How to get people to share blog posts.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
    [Blog] Why Your Startup Should Launch a Blog
    More Blog Promotion Tips. Bootstrappers and VC-funded startups are shying away from splashy (TV) and tricky (PPC) tactics and giving content marketing strategies and blogging a second look. Some of the more nimble startups are finding that blogs are more versatile than previously thought. If you are unsure about how a blog can help your startup, then consider these 3 points: 1. Blogs create demand: The Kissmetrics blog is a terrific example of how a content can create demand out of thin air. Blogs explain while your product is special. How?”.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
    [Blog] Why Your Startup Should Launch a Blog
    More Blog Promotion Tips. Bootstrappers and VC-funded startups are shying away from splashy (TV) and tricky (PPC) tactics and giving content marketing strategies and blogging a second look. Some of the more nimble startups are finding that blogs are more versatile than previously thought. If you are unsure about how a blog can help your startup, then consider these 3 points: 1. Blogs create demand: The Kissmetrics blog is a terrific example of how a content can create demand out of thin air. Blog explain while your product is special. How?”.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2015
    [Blog] 22 Exceptional Business Blogging Guides, Tips & Tactics
    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. What are the key elements of a successful business blog? How can you increase your content marketing footprint through guest blogging? Two Guides to Business Blogging Benefits.
  • 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
  • DANNY BROWN  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2014
    [Blog] Is It Time to Trade Your Blog for a Newsletter?
    As a behavioural change, I found it interesting; as an online marketing practice, it wasn’t something I was willing to try. G+ isn’t the only alternative to blogging, though. Lately, another set of well-known bloggers – including our host Danny here on this blog, and Shelley Pringle of Polaris Marketing and PR – appear to be refocusing their efforts into an email newsletter. In Danny’s case, it appears he hasn’t quite given up blogging entirely, though his posts seem to be shorter and mainly feed into newsletter subscriptions. The SEO Value of a Blog.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
    [Blog] How Much Content Is Enough For Your Blog? [Study]
    Tweet Many businesses run a blog as a part of their social media strategy. But amidst the hustle bustle of the day, how do we ensure that our blog is up and running with the right amount of content inflow? In the following post, I will share some research findings on optimal frequency of blog posts for customer acquisition and how to ensure that the frequency is maintained. In order to understand this first, we need to find answers to the following questions: What is the right frequency of posting the content on the blog? Do you have some tips for running a blog?
  • 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.
  • JUSTIN LEVY  |  FRIDAY, JULY 30, 2010
    [Blog] Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy
    Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Are Blog Comments Dead? Written on July 30, 2010 by Justin Levy in blog , community , facebook , interactions , social media , twitter 23 Comments - Leave a comment! As engagement and sharing on Twitter, Facebook and other social tools continues to increase, many bloggers are noticing a sharp decrease in comments on their blogs.  Of course, that doesn’t mean that interest is declining.  just relaunched my blog a few months ago. carlon I prefer comments on my blog.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010
    [Blog] Should Every Business Blog?
    A fellow Social Mediaticialist recently asked my opinion: "Should every business have a blog?". Now, I believe every business could blog. But I no longer think every business should blog. It's one reason I offer Google Voice for Blog Posts. What does the company want to accomplish by their blogging efforts (or the expense of outsourcing)? Page depth, and awareness, and findability are all great reasons to blog. To Blog, or Not to Blog (Nine Years Later) (debbieweil). How to Outsource Your Blog. My answer surprised me. Engagement.
  • 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.  I believe that the benefits far outweigh the cost in time and capital. 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. Before you start, take the time answer  five questions -. #1: Does Your Business Really Need a Blog? Blog Strategy
  • DEBBIE WEIL  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2011
    [Blog] Repetition is In and Blogging Is Back
    One of the (feeble) reasons I give for not blogging frequently enough is that I don’t like to repeat myself. As I’ve been blogging for eight years I’ve said a. stuff about business blogging. But it turns out that repeating yourself is a good thing when you have a longterm blog. Your blog should have a focus. Mine is the evolving ways in which companies and organizations use - and think about - blogging and social media for marketing and communications. As for why blogging is back. Blogging never really went anywhere.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013
    [Blog] 6 Ways to Get Your Employees Blogging
    Recently, at my company, I was tasked with starting up a company blog. This is where it gets fun… we have helped our clients build successful blogs and come up with a blogging strategy, content calendars, etc. Long story short, I had to convince my coworkers from all departments (we’re a full service agency, we have an accounts team, a creative department, a digital department, the administration team) to write a blog. Write a blog? Who cares about what I do? I don’t know how to write a blog. I don’t want to look stupid. Simple.
  • FIREBELLY  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
    [Blog] GUEST POST: Vlog vs. Blog
    As I approach the 3 year anniversary of my first blog, Tidbits from The Marketing Nerd , I can definitely say the last 3 years have been a tremendous learning experience. I’ve tested my HTML skills, experimented with a number of new plug-ins, widgets, and tools to help improve or share my posts, and I’ve even changed my format three times. truly believe blogging opens up fantastic opportunities to not only help build a personal brand online, but also to extend and build the online brand of one’s business. Guest post by Mark Juleen , V.P. of Marketing, J.C.
  • SOCIAL MARKETING FORUM  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011
    [Blog] Whitepaper: B2B Blogging Trends in 2011
    B2B blogging can be tricky, but rewarding all the same. That’s one of the questions the folks from Aggregage posed to a number of B2B blogging thought leaders in a new whitepaper titled: B2B Blogging Trends in 2011. [.]. B2B marketing Blogging Brand marketing Content marketing PR Research Social media marketing B2B blogging content marketing corporate blogging corporate blogging tips tips & tricksThe hardest question may well be whether you even want to start one in the first place.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012
    [Blog] 6 Reasons a Blog Should be the Center of Any Social Content Strategy
    Despite the many business benefits of blogging , it remains an underutilized tactic. 500 fastest-growing companies and just 35% of the Fortune 100 enterprises maintain blogs. While blog adoption is actually slightly higher among small to midsized businesses (SMBs), roughly half are still not taking advantage of this medium. Here are six compelling reasons for organizations of all sizes to make blogging the center of their social media and content marketing efforts. And presuming that blog is hosted on your company domain (e.g. Search engine optimization (SEO).
  • INBLURBS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2011
    [Blog] 6 Reasons for a corporate blog to get business leads
    Corporate blogs are now of the prominent inbound marketing strategies to gain targeted web traffic. Almost all the major businesses online have a corporate blog where they share their latest product information, latest product news, information about new launches etc. This article provides advantages of corporate blog and how it helps in driving targeted web traffic to your business website. 1. Advantages of having Corporate Blog. Corporate blogs are gold mines for business online. Corporate blog is recommended by top marketing consultants in Internet today.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014
    [Blog] Monday Roundup: Blogging
    Blogging is a great way to start conversations, share ideas, and build your online community. Whether through guest posts or original content on your own site, blogging can help your brand gain traction (I mean, just look at me!). So this week, the roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on blogging. Blogging for Profit? Ian Cleary provides five ways tools can help you build a profitable blog. Geoff Livingston takes a look at why blogging may no longer be the best option for every day media discussions. 3.  Blogging Upstream.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2011
    [Blog] Falling Behind? 9 Productivity Tips to Supercharge Your Blogging
    I’ve spent 2011 hacking the code to blogging success   Like many bloggers, I’ve watched the Super Bloggers expand their blogs and readership at a steady clip throughout the year. I’ve been obsessed with figuring out how they do it. After hundreds of posts and hours of writing and research, I’ve concluded that growing your blog will get more difficult 2012.  To succeed, you will need to master the tools and the mindset of the professional blogger. The profit motive will compel them to differentiate their blogs and compete for attention in novel ways. Warning!
  • 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.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2013
    [Blog] Top Blog Posts of 2013
    You are reading the 45th blog post of 2013. Why I Blog. Nearly 80,000 people visited my blog all year. If you were inspired, please add a comment and sign up to receive blog posts by email. Related Stories Blog Visits Increase Despite No Tweeting The Blogs You Read Analyze Your Visits to My Blog. Blog News blogging In case you missed any, here are some of the more popular posts this year. Most Popular Posts of 2013 (as shared/commented by you). 30 Tips to be a Digital Storyteller. 18 Reasons to Embrace Social Media.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 2014
    [Blog] My Top 33 Digital Marketing Blogs
    Digital marketing blogs may be numerous, but I find them to still be critical. I’ve been in digital marketing for 20 years, and the only way you can stay relevant that long is to read A LOT. Read the whole entry. » Digital Marketing blogs content marketing blogs digital marketing digital marketing blog email marketing blogs online marketing blogs social media blogs In digital marketing, if you don’t learn you die. Period. subscribe via email, and read (or at least.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2013
    [Blog] Blogging Commandment 7 – Thou Shalt Look Great
    I’m recapping the 10 Blogging Commandment for a Successful Year.  We’ve discussed, (#8) asking for action, using SEO (#9) to get more traffic, and remembering that your blog is a just another (powerful) tool in your marketing toolbox (#10). Let me be blunt – There’s no excuse for an ugly blog. There are absolutely gorgeous templates available that can turn any blog into a runway model.  On average these templates will cost you $80 – $150. The cost of having a unprofessional, 1st grade art project as a blog design is much greater. 7  Signs of an Ugly Blog.
  • 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). Taken one step further, if I added 1,000 blog subscribers, my cost per subscriber would be $5.20. Idiots.
  • PWB MARKETING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2012
    [Blog] Blog Crash!
    A few weeks back – probably a few more than I care to admit – We had an error with our blog. Specifically I couldn’t access the blog. Turns out that hijacking caused more trouble than we realized at first, and ultimately it caused an error with our WordPress blog that we couldn’t fix. I was told that our blog posts my still be retrievable but that I shouldn’t hold my breath. He told me that he’d likely have to rebuild the blog and that he could do a download of the database which housed the blog posts.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012
    [Blog] 7 Ways to Create the Perfect Blog Writing Environment
    More Blog Promotion Tips. Tim is a New York Times Bestselling author and has an outrageously successful blog as well. From here, I cut and paste my blog posts directly into WordPress.  I never write in WordPress. What is your perfect blog writing environment? Blog Post WritingTim Ferriss, author of the The Four Hour Workweek and The Four Hour Body published a video that documented his day. That’s why I paid special attention to his writing environment. Problem is…I’m not Tim Ferriss. You should too. This is what you should consider: 1. Equipment.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2012
    [Blog] 24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011
    Despite any recent recent rants you may have seen about how blogging is dead or blogs are passé , the fact of the matter is that business blogging is now more important than ever. With Google’s most recent Panda algorithm updates, attributes like content freshness and social signals (strengths of blogs, not corporate websites) will gain increased importance in search ranking. How can a company launch (or relaunch) a new blog properly? Write great blog post headlines? Optimize blog content for search? Emulate the best corporate blogs?
  • GET SOCIAL PR  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2013
    [Blog] Edit Relentlessly and Improve Your Blog Writing
    TweetFrom time to time I see people post a tweet or Facebook status update about blog writing. Their assumption is that writing a blog post doesn’t qualify them as a writer. How-To Blog Writing Blogging Editing Tips Grammar Improve Your Blog Improve Your Writing Writing Writing A Blog In a book I’m reading, one of my colleagues titles the second chapter of his book, “You’re Not a Writer, You’re a Blogger.” ” Each of [.].
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
    [Blog] 21 Best Business Blogging Tips
    When it comes to building a better business presence on the web, one of the topics that come up most often is blogging tips: How often to post; Length of posts; Headline writing; Curation and Copyright practices. The team at Verve has put together a playbook of sorts with 21 Blog Writing Tips From the Experts. From an inside perspective (one of my tips is included in the post – one of the Blog Posting Mantra tips), Dave cultivated the tips with a short email filled with clarity and excitement, yet respectful of time. Blogging Social Media
  • KYLE LACY  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2011
    [Blog] 18 Ways to Promote Your Blog Offline
    The traditional idea of a website is turning into a changing, content rich environment where visitors can learn and interact with your business or nonprofit.  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. blogging UncategorizedGifts.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015
    [Blog] Connecting Your Business Blog with Your Readers (How-to)
    Does your business blog have the livelihood of a funeral? When you look around at your blog and analytics, what do you see? You have absolutely no evidence whatsoever that anyone even cares remotely about your blog. What’s going wrong with your business blog?! Blogging for business purposes is (still) relatively new. Neil Patel , a thought leader in the blogging and digital marketing verticals, runs in-depth tests to prove or disprove online marketing techniques. With They sink more money into their blog than you have for your entire marketing budget. 
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2015
    [Blog] Business Blogging: How to Build Trust and Gain Customers
    Whether you yourself are business blogging or you oversee the blogging of others, you will enjoy this show. In addition to personally managing her own blog for more than a decade, Linda Dessau is also a guest blogger and a ghostblogger, meaning she blogs for other businesses and organizations, both as an guest expert and a representative of the business. Listen in as we break down blogging from its beginnings to what is today , which is a powerful means for building trusted relationships and gaining customers. Listen to the Episode Below (0:42:02). Download.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011
    [Blog] A Blog Post About Nothing
    How lame is this blog post (very)?? Blog Post About Nothing originally appeared on Spin Sucks on June 1, 2011. I’m looking at a blank screen this morning, wondering what I’m going to write about today. It’s 6:06 am and inspiration hasn’t hit yet. This is unusual. You see, what I really want to write about, what I really want to get out of my system, is how embarrassed I am at the uproar caused by Danny Brown and me having to change the title of our BlogWorld session. The uproar that continued well after the conference ended. Harder than even I expected.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011
    [Blog] Share Your Blog Here
    Can you describe your blog in a few sentences? All you have to do is scroll to the comment section below, fill in your real name and email address, and type in the URL to your blog. Then, write to your heart’s content to describe your blog. Whatever you write about — internet marketing, mobile devices, gardening, frog leg delicacies, or something more eccentric — this is your chance to share your blog with me and with other readers. Let’s see how many blogs we can all learn about. How to Identify Spam in Blog Comments.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012
    [Blog] 7 Ways to Create the Perfect Blog Writing Environment
    Tim is a New York Times Bestselling author and has an outrageously successful blog as well. From here, I cut and paste my blog posts directly into WordPress.  I never write in WordPress. What is your perfect blog writing environment? Blog Post WritingPushing Social. Tim Ferriss, author of the The Four Hour Workweek and The Four Hour Body published a video that documented his day. That’s why I paid special attention to his writing environment. Problem is…I’m not Tim Ferriss. My modest 3 bedroom home packed with 3 boys isn’t exactly an oasis of relaxation.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2014
    [Blog] Blogging and Email Marketing – The Secret Sauce For Growing Your Blog
    Email marketing and blogging go together like two peas in a pod. While there are few truisms in content marketing, I believe that a high performing blog always has a strong email outreach strategy. Whenever I ask successful bloggers about their blog marketing strategy, they always say they wish they had started their email list building earlier. Segments could include: Blog Update Subscribers. For example, I can connect Mailchimp with my Google Docs account to create a spreadsheet of all of my blog update subscribers. Revise your blog update optin form.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011
    [Blog] Why Real Time Business Blogging is Cool
    Blogging has been around for the better part of a decade from some – and more than half that for many of the rest of us. Only 13% classified themselves as entrepreneurs who blog to support their business. We are still in the beginning stages of the evolution of blogging.  . Ironically, the evolution of blogging shares some remarkable patterns with another trend from nearly 50 years ago, one that happens to have a similar ring to it – jogging. The Evolution Blogging and Jogging. Blogging and Real-Time Marketing. believe they call that a blog.
  • 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. 3. More Blog Promotion Tips. Make sense?
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014
    [Blog] What is the Best Content Strategy for Business Blogs?
    We’ll use this definition as the basis for our business blog content marketing strategy. You can create demonstration videos, blogs, or podcasts. Blog Strategy Featured Today Uncategorized Are you confused by conflicting advice on how to create and implement a content strategy? You aren’t alone. The challenge is that the phrase content marketing isn’t really defined. This definition may make sense to a career marketer but confuses the heck out of most business owners. Here are a few problems: The term content marketing isn’t defined. What are we giving this audience again?
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
    [Blog] B2B Blogging Trends for 2011
    Blogging is often viewed as the core component of a B2B social media marketing strategy, and other than discussion forums, it’s the most mature component of social media. Facebook, Twitter and even newer tools like Quora may be sexier and get more attention, but blogs are the workhorses essential to making social media marketing work. Research from HubSpot shows that small businesses with blogs have twice as many Twitter followers as those who don’t. So what’s next for B2B blogging? What trends are likely to emerge in the coming year? Digg this!
  • 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  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2013
    [Blog] Blogging Commandment 1- Thou Shalt Write Every day
    Your readers will (and should) punish you by deserting your blog. Blog Post Writing Blogging Commandments blog writingI’m going to revise this commandment slightly to “Thou Shalt Create Every Day.” ” As a writer, I have a natural bias towards using text to communicate. But, you might not be comfortable with writing. That’s fine. Record audio, shoot a video, snap a photo, create a presentation; it’s up to you. The point is to create something of value for you and your readers every day. The goal is to get good quick. Write crap.
  • 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?
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013
    [Blog] Taking Your Blog Post Series on the Road
    So, when it comes to blogging and guest posts, it should be no surprise that these two can be combined to create a   good effect. You can place a series of blog posts on disparate blogs as guest posts.  It’s a simple, effective, and scalable way of creating reach and exposure for your brand. Blog series provide real value by making your content more accessible and to a different audience; Guest posts give you an outreach mechanism and help create back links to raise the authority of your blog; and. multi-author blog post series. Invert: Priceline.
  • FIREBELLY  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011
    [Blog] Social Media Marketing POV: To Blog or Not to Blog?
    Blogging should be the meat and potatoes of any social media marketing (and/or SEO strategy). The benefits of blogging outweigh the costs. Whether you have no idea what a blog is or the idea of writing intimidates you into a frozen face of fear, you are not alone in your hesitation to blog. While I’d like to be the one that writes the blog posts for a potential client, the truth is just about anyone can blog effectively, especially if you have stock in the subject matter. Seriously. So, why are you looking at us with blank stares and mouth agape?
  • 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. The 1,000 Blog Reader Challenge is a start. Many of the techniques I’ll show you have been battle-tested on Pushing Social and other blogs.  We’ll get to the 1,000 reader mark together. Blog Marketing Blog Strategy
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013
    [Blog] Blogging Commandment 5: Thou Shalt Sell Something
    Instead, It’s a better use of time to understand how your blog can create sells rather than burying your head in the sand. By now you are probably wondering – How do I sell something on my blog? Here is a quick primer on (schmuck-free) blog selling. 1. If you are just starting a blog, pull up a calendar, flip to the date 6 months from now, and pencil this in “Make my first product offer.” Take it Inside: Blogs are not suited for direct sales pitches. Selling on a blog is like inviting an Amway salesman to Thanksgiving dinner.
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013
    [Blog] Top Blogging Statistics: 45 Reasons to Blog
    Whether you are a small business owner just learning nuts and blots of blogging magic or already a blogging guru, you need to keep abreast of the most important blogging trends if you want to succeed in your blogging efforts. Wondering if you need to set up a blog ? Not sure if your blogging efforts bring the necessary results? If you answer “Yes” to at least on of these questions, our collection of blogging statistics will definitely be of great help to you. online consumers trust information and advice from blogs. times/month.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2015
    [Blog] Why Blogging Isn’t Good Enough
    Blog posts aren’t getting it done. Anyone can blog and almost everybody does. Your blog post is locked in a cage match with millions of other posts shouting at a limited pool of readers. Success in 2015 means retiring your blogger title and taking your game to a whole new level. You’ll need to become a full-stack content creator. Content Management content marketing Social Media
  • MY CREATIVE TEAM THINKING  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2010
    [Blog] Top 11 Free Resources To Improve Your Blog’s Content
    In case you missed our initial posts on content development: Five Key Elements To Creating Compelling Blog Content – I have been thinking a lot recently about creating compelling blog content, and at first blush, there seem to be a lot of barriers. How To Be A More Compelling Writer – If you can afford it, hiring a good writer for your blog is solid advice. You must answer some questions and perform a little research to find out what your readers or prospective readers truly want from your blog. Time To Write – Need inspiration? Well, here you go. Here it is.
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  • What you share on Twitter
          and LinkedIn
  • What people like you are
          sharing

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