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  • 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.
  • 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?
  • PAMORAMA  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2013
    [Blog] 120 Marketing Tactics for Blogs
    'Part of a good content marketing strategy, blogging helps you position yourself as an expert in your area. . Successful blogs play a pivotal role in delivering your brand message, and help drive sales without using traditional hard-sell tactics. steps for creating a successful blog. The key to successful blogging is creating content that your target audience wants to read. The steps below will help you create a content marketing strategy for your blog that ensures that you will reach your goals. What do they want and need from a blog like yours?
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012
    [Blog] Blogging Upstream
    Tootzypop , the lifestyle blog I founded for savvy women over 40 , is no exception. In women’s online media, the formula is one part fashion and beauty, one part yoga and fitness, one part recipe swap, a ginormous dose of mommy blogging; mix and cover with a thick frosting of e-shopping. The world doesn’t need another fashion blog, yoga site, or recipe roundup. Growing a blog is not easy: If it was everybody would be doing it – oh wait, they are! Blogging Upstream. Guest post by Marcia Zellers. Some of us follow the current; some of us prefer to swim upstream.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2012
    [Blog] How to Find and Unleash Your Blog’s Voice
    If your blog is a microphone and your posts are the lyrics then what is your voice? Two blogs start at the same time. Both blogs target the same audience. If you were to question readers of the successful blog, they would swear that the blogger is speaking directly to them. The successful blog had a distinct voice that gave it almost magical rapport-building power. Voice, it seems, is the magic, the force, behind extraordinary blogs. Blogs are getting more boring by the minute. Three million blog posts are published every day. Will you?
  • 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  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2012
    [Blog] Blog Mastery Weekend Assignment #12: Blog FOCUS
    Distractions kill businesses and blogs. I’ve tested several excellent strategies on Pushing Social and client blogs , my favorites are: Create helpful content that entices readers to subscribe to your email list. Your content will entice readers to check out your blog and become regular readers. More Blog Promotion Tips. Blog MasteryF.O.C.U.S. Or, F ollow O ne C ourse U ntil S uccessful. Fiddling with sidebars, widgets, plugins, and other temptations pulls your focus off your #1 priority – attracting readers and motivating them to take action.
  • KIKOLANI  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2011
    [Blog] 70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog
    One question I get asked often is how to start a blog. While there are many platforms to choose from, I always suggest that if your purpose for blogging is anything related to branding, business, or making money online, then you want to go with WordPress on your own domain. Sure, there are other blogging platforms and content management systems you can use on your own domain, but none are quite as popular or powerful as WordPress. Your first step to staring a blog on your own domain is choosing a domain name. Further Reading for Learning WordPress & How to Blog.
  • 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.
  • JANET FOUTS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014
    [Blog] Linkedin Launches Blogs for Members
    'In 2012 Linkedin launched the beginning of what has become a powerful stream of thought leadership blogs through their “ LinkedIn Influencer ” program. The best part about the Influencer blogs is the ability to share their insight with your social networks and the conversations generated on LinkedIn and other platforms. Members can follow the blogs of other members even if they are not in their networks and interact on their blog posts. Videos, images and original SlideShare presentations can be embedded right in your blog post.
  • SOCMED SEAN  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 2012
    [Blog] Your Blog Stinks! You Should Quit!
    What to do…It’s 2012 and you’ve been blogging for almost a year now with no success. To add insult to injury, your Google analytics show that you get about 25 visitors to your blog every day, and you’re pretty sure that you, your family, and the GoogleBot account for about half of those. Maybe it's time to give up and pull the plug on that blog. So, maybe it’s time to reconsider whether you’re actually going to make your first million in blogging. The Web is littered with the casualties of failed blogs. Remove the ads.
  • 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
  • KIKOLANI  |  MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2012
    [Blog] How To Create Better Video Blogs
    Today we’ll be looking at how you can better your video blogs through 8 simple steps, which will really make your vlog stand out from the crowd. Take some time to look at popular video blogs and vlogs that are just starting up. Each of your video blogs should talk about one particular topic concisely. When you start thinking about how to present your video blogs always bear in mind the three golden genres of online video; entertaining video, informative video and educational video. It’s Not Enough to Create Content on a Blog. Blogging
  • JOEY STRAWN  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
    [Blog] Blogging in the Zombie Apocalypse
    On average there are around 900,000 blog posts per day. Related Posts: 10 Ways Your Blog Is Like A Zombie Movie The Story No One Can Steal This Is A Commercial Most Awesomely Awesome of 2010 12 Blogs of Christmas: Day 8 – Voice. Blog Marketing Social Media Blogging tips brainless call for help facebook letter from the zombie apocalypse social media twitter Zombie Apocalypse ZombiesTweet. The house I currently sit in has ten windows and three doors to the outside world. barricaded them all as the sun began to set a little while ago. The Spreading Death.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2012
    [Blog] 7 Blog Marketing Ideas the Experts Forgot To Tell You [Special Report]
    Know what I don’t know” instead of “Not knowing what I don’t know”  Blog marketing is a race to discover the strategies you don’t know so that you can put them into action. When I first started Pushing Social 2 years ago, I did exhaustive research on the the latest blog marketing techniques and strategies. The problem is that a lot more people blog and the competition for attention is sharper than ever. wrote “7 Blog Marketing Secrets The Experts Forgot to Tell You” for two reasons: Arm you with 7 new blog marketing ideas. More Blog Promotion Tips.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
    [Blog] The Rise of the Content Hub and What it Means For Your Blog
    For me it’s a nagging feeling that the foundation of blog marketing is shifting right under our feet. It seems that promoting blogs with Twitter, Facebook and clever email marketing isn’t good enough. In a few months, some chucklehead will step back, recognize the power of Content Hubs, and declare that Blogging is dead. Up until now, our best work was trapped on our blog – not any longer.  In fact, we’ll have more opportunities to package our blog content and distribute it to vibrant Content Hubs.  Package your blog posts in compelling imagery. 
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
    [Blog] The Rise of the Content Hub and What it Means For Your Blog
    For me it’s a nagging feeling that the foundation of blog marketing is shifting right under our feet. It seems that promoting blogs withTwitter, Facebook and clever email marketing isn’t good enough. In a few months, some chucklehead will step back, recognize the power of Content Hubs, and declare that Blogging is dead. Up until now, our best work was trapped on our blog – not any longer.  In fact, we’ll have more opportunities to package our blog content and distribute it to vibrant Content Hubs.  Package your blog posts in compelling imagery. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • FIREBELLY  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
    [Blog] It’s Not Your Facebook Page, It’s You (That’s The Problem)
    I hear it a lot. “We had/have a Facebook page, but it didn’t/doesn’t do anything.” ” If you’re thinking this right now about your brand’s Facebook page, forgive me for being the bearer of bad news, but your Facebook page is not going to do anything. YOU have to do something… First, YOU have to determine if your audience is on Facebook. Don’t assume that you need a Facebook page because you’ve been told everyone is on Facebook. Your particular audience may not be. Investigate, then be where your customers are. Promote your page.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013
    [Blog] Blog check list for getting noticed
    12 Things To Do After You’ve Written a New Blog Post infographic. Blog comment policy. What I’ve Learned in One Month of Blogging. Blog Etiquette. Headline Social Media blog Blogging 'Here’s a great infographic check list from the folks at DivvyHQ to help bloggers build an audience.  Some tried and true tactics are include and some new ideas too.  Enjoy! Related posts: The wine blogger kerfuffle. Top tips for bloggers and brands. Click here to start to receive my newsletter. PLEASE LIKE  MY FACEBOOK PAGE. Related articles.
  • 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  |  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.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 2015
    [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.
  • FIREBELLY  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2011
    [Blog] Blogger to WordPress – Why Make The Change?
    Recently a lot of websites and blogs have made the transition from Google’s Blogger service to an independently-hosted WordPress installation. One of the disadvantages with Blogger is that it only does that – blogs. You can even run a blog-hosting service if you desired. It’s easy to learn how to get your blog started, yet there are opportunities to do so much more. It can be a tricky process, because transferring isn’t easy when you have hundreds of posts published already. So, what’s so great about WordPress? Wordpress 3.0
  • FIREBELLY  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
    [Blog] 5 realities about Facebook Page Likes (and why big Like numbers mean nothing)
    I’ve been in a couple of meetings lately where the people are overly focused on increasing the size of their Facebook Page communities (or what they think are communities). Let’s think about this. They want more people, but what does more people or more specifically more “Likes&# mean? Here are some realities: 1. It’s easy to click a Like button. It only takes a second, so don’t let it get to your head. The people that tell you it matters will also show you seemingly impressive “impression&# numbers. It’s just as easy to click the Unlike button.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2011
    [Blog] Blog or Website – The Real Difference
    Blogs are indeed websites, but there are distinct and relevant differences and advantages to both. Most people think of a website as a digital storefront – a place for offering products and services, activities that you can also accomplish with a blog. Then what exactly is the difference between a blog and a website? Blog is a Digital Magazine. Blogs are websites that are designed to engage an audience with fresh content – just like a magazine. Google loves blogs because the content they publish is fresh. Image via Wikipedia. Jeff Korhan.
  • 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?
  • 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.
  • FIREBELLY  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2012
    [Blog] Facebook Marketing: 8 Tried & True Tips For Businesses
    Our 8-part Facebook For Business blog posts were among our most popular posts of 2011. Hosting a contest on your Facebook page is also an effective way to build awareness of your page and boost fan numbers… BlogStill relevant today, we’ve consolidated them below for easy reference. Tip #1: Pages not Profiles. This first tip is pretty important. If your business has a Profile instead of a Page, then you won’t be able to utilize most of the other tips we’ll be sharing. If you build it, they will not come. You need to let people know about it. Take advantage of that.
  • FIREBELLY  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
    [Blog] Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads
    By Mike Sweeney I’ve seen enough well-managed and poorly-managed social media efforts (and blog posts about them) to be able to narrow this down into the must-haves, nice-to-haves, and bonus points that I find particularly valuable. Increasing blog post deployments from two per week to five per week and growing the advanced content assets available for download from 3 pieces to 20 pieces have resulted in a seven fold increase in actionable leads. Below are 5 social media must-reads from last week that we wouldn’t want you to miss. Facebook Promotions: What You Need to Know.
  • 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
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
    [Blog] How to Make Your Blog Posts Work Harder for Your Business
    Do you need to earn an income from your blog without scaring off loyal readers? Many bloggers are realizing that their blog has to work harder and earn an income. Even though you have a services link your readers are used to going directly to your blog and reading the latest post. go into detail about how Presell Posts work and how to combine them with your overall blogging strategy. More Blog Promotion Tips. Blog ProfitsAre you wondering how to market your product without looking like an used car salesman? You aren’t alone. Why Presell Posts Work.
  • 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.
  • FIREBELLY  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011
    [Blog] 6 Tips for Building A Sustainable Social Strategy
    Sustainability is critical to ongoing success with your social media marketing strategy. Here are 6 tips for building a sustainable program: 1. Avoid burnout. Whether you’re over talking and burning your audience out, over taxing people inside your program or promising levels of service via social media that your company can’t deliver, the prudent approach is to have a balanced approach. Time, energy, money and people are finite resources. Use them wisely. Work toward realistic goals. Additionally, not every brand can really build community. Know your place. Measure conversation.
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013
    [Blog] 6 Experts’ Proven Tips for Creating a Successful Blog
    'It’s easy to start a blog, but it’s incredibly difficult to build an audience. But there’s nothing to worry about as our blogging experts are here to share their tips for creating a blog from scratch and maintaining it building a lively and active audience. “When first starting a blog, the most important thing to do is to just start writing and publishing. Many blog starters get caught up in the fear of publishing a piece with typos, a post that’s not meaty in its advice, or whatever other reason they may come up with. Blog for the job you want.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014
    [Blog] How Often Should You Publish a Blog Post?
    How Often Should I Publish A Blog Post? Blog Publishing Options: Monthly:  Average at least one post every 30 days.  . Monthly publishing used to be the norm in the Wild Wild West days of blogging. Monthly publishing makes your blog look sluggish and abandoned. Once a month is plenty if  you blog like Glen Allsopp. New visitors to your blog will see new information and your readers will be able to regularly enjoy your insights. The problem is that every other blog in your niche are publishing weekly too. Blog Publishing Best Practices.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2014
    [Blog] Is It Time to Trade Your Blog for a Newsletter?
    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. So, is it time to consider trading your blog in for a newsletter like Danny and Shelley did? The SEO Value of a Blog. Blog Posts Attract Visitors.
  • FIREBELLY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2011
    [Blog] Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads
    Below are 5 social media must-reads from last week that we wouldn’t want you to miss. 26 Facebook Advertising Tips. By Garin Kilpatrick Below you will find 25 Facebook Advertising Tips that will help you get a better understanding of Facebook Ads, save money by getting a cheaper cost per click, get more clicks from your Facebook advertising. Social Media Is Free: Social Media Marketing Is Not. By Tom Johansmeyer Like other forms of marketing, social media really does come with a cost. So, the issue becomes typical of all forms of marketing: how do you generate a return?
  • 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.
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2012
    [Blog] Google’s Official View on Guest Blogging Links [Video]
    Home > Blogging > Google > SEO Google’s engineer Matt Cutts today revealed an official view about Guest blogging links from the Google search engine perspective which webmasters need to look out for. Guest blogging blogs continue to dole out free links, and we warned you that Google might penalize guest blogging blogs ! Google View on Guest Blogging Links. Watch this video answer by Google spam team engineer Matt Cutts which answers Google’s view on guest blogging links. 200 Guest Blogging Posts!
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
    [Blog] A Simple and Discreet Way To Transform Your Blog Readers into Customers
    At some point you’ll want your blog tribe to take action. . That’s why you’ve killed yourself to write compelling posts, promote your blog and create expert products! The problem is that your blog isn’t the best platform for direct sells. The best approach is to use your blog to educate your audience about your products and services.  Done right, these posts will deliver interested blog readers ready to do business. Blog Marketing Blog Post Writing Blog StrategySimply writing a sales pitch post won’t work very well. Make sense?
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012
    [Blog] Why You Might Be Your Blog’s Worst Enemy
    Over the last two years, I’ve discovered that the key to successful blogging isn’t great content, an awesome audience, email newsletters, or guest posting. Instead blog success is built on “mental toughness.” ” I’ve seen super smart people stumble and fall because they couldn’t take the daily pressure of growing a blog. Blogging, hell business in general is emotionally challenging. How Toxic Self-Talk Destroys Your Blog. For example, you decide that posting daily would make strategic sense for your blog.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012
    [Blog] Does Your Blog Need a Business Plan? [Guest Post]
    To wit, according to Pro blogger.net, 46% of bloggers blog to make money. Or maybe you started your blog to help add revenue to your business. Whatever the reason you began blogging, you no doubt expected some duckets to follow its birth. There were 152 million blogs, more than 600 million people on Facebook and 175 million on Twitter. The latter platforms have updated numbers, but no one seems to be tracking blogs any more since Blogpulse.com shut down this year.  Blogging for Money Takes Vision. Market your blog. Blog CoachGuest Post] !
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012
    [Blog] Your 1,000 Blog Reader Challenge Toolkit
    Pushing Social Every Wednesday we’re going to talk about getting you an extra 1,000 blog readers in 90 days. Today, we are going to get organized for the 1,000 Blog Reader Challenge in three areas. Last, we’ll discuss how to boost your blogging metabolism (scary but fun!). Build Your Blogging Dashboard. Trying to grow your blog without tracking in place is like driving blindfolded. There are dozens of ways to get Google Analytics installed on your blog. Here’s how to set it up: Go to your blog dashboard and click the plugin option. Blog Strateg
  • 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?
  • 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. 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. 15 Blog Headlines That Don’t Suck is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.
  • FIREBELLY  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2012
    [Blog] Presidents Day & Social Media: 5 Must-Reads
    Today is Presidents Day in the U.S. Below are 5 must-reads related to things presidential and social media that we wouldn’t want you to miss. Celebrate #PresidentsDay 2012 Social Media Style. By Sarah Evans Monday, February 20, is Washington’s birthday or, as we know it, Presidents’ Day. Why not follow your FAVE POTUS and former POTUSes (does that work?) on Twitter? Don’t forget about Pinterest. If you’re looking for craft ideas, activities or even apparel to celebrate–you KNOW you’ll find it there. The Next President Must Have an Integrated Social Media Strategy. Well….
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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  |  THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014
    [Blog] Unorthodox Blogging : How Rebels Win
    'There’s a long list of so-called no-no’s when it comes to blog marketing: Don ’t use pop-ups. Don ’t sell in your blog posts. Don ’t promote your blog posts too often. Don ’t write long blog posts. Don ’t write short blog posts. Accelerate this blog’s initial growth using blog post templates (a huge no no at the time). Blog Marketing Featured Today Don ’t ask for a social share in exchange for expertise. Don ’t post weekly. Don ’t post monthly (confusing I know). And this is the short list! Here’s What Happens When You Follow the Rules….
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012
    [Blog] 7 Important Questions to Ask Before Redesigning Your Blog
    Your blog design isn’t cutting it. Your brand is represented by blog’s look, feel, style and voice.  Successful blogs create a cohesive brand and consistently communicate it in new and exciting ways.  Ben Barden at Quick Blog Tips has a snappy and smart brand.  She was getting burned out and was on the edge of abandoning her new blog. Your blog design will need to support and amplify your communication strength. For example, select a video blog template for Press75 if you are handy with a video camera. Website, Blog or Hybrid?
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
    [Blog] The Dangerous But Popular Mindset That Could Cripple Your Blog
    Pushing Social Some blog owners are brainwashed. They religiously try to protect their blog from the taint of evil commercialism at all costs. Radically Different Blogging Philosophy. People come to your blog to get something. They see your blog as a product. Putting yourself into the product delivery mindset focuses you on delivering real value with your blog. With this perspective every blog post becomes a new opportunity to make your product offering better. Your blog’s creative look and feel becomes its packaging. Blog Strategy
  • FIREBELLY  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
    [Blog] 5 Reasons Why Conversations Matter to Your Brand
    A few months ago, Altimeter Group released a study on Facebook marketing success criteria. One of the most interesting points, and one that I agree with completely, is that brands (and Altimeter’s research was based on some really big, sophisticated brands) are not good with being “social&#. More specifically, brands struggle to put the human side first, have a hard time with two-way conversations, can’t get to the point of enabling conversations between others and rarely enable advocacy. When it comes to forming bonds, this identification is the first step in a long process.
  • 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.
  • SCOTT GOULD  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2011
    [Blog] The Secret To Writing A Practical, How-To Blog Post
    We get told to write “how to&# posts and “practical&# posts, but ever sit and wonder what to do a practical, how to blog post on? All of these things, and many, many more, are great how-to posts in the waiting and add that practical takeaway value that every blog needs because everyone needs it! Let’s make this your blog clinic right now: what things could you start writing about right now? The Secret To Writing A Practical, How-To Blog Post. Blogging Social Media Tips blogging practical tipsAnd guess what? Your Leading Thoughts.
  • KIKOLANI  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012
    [Blog] 5 Reasons Why It is Hard to Make Money Blogging
    There are literally tens of millions of blogs online and yet only the tiniest fraction of them really make their owners any significant income. While there’s nothing wrong with simply starting a blog for pleasure or as a networking tool, for those people considering trying to make money blogging there are a few home truths you need to be aware of which you might not have considered before. When it comes to getting free traffic from the search engines arguably the most important page of any website (whether that’s a static website or a blog) is the homepage.
  • 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?
  • JASON YORMARK  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2013
    [Blog] How To Drive More Traffic Using Keywords In Blog Titles
    'A little cross posting from the Studio 9 Blog. Here I cover how to use the Google Keyword Planner to better title your blog posts and drive more traffic to your blog. Blogging Video Have a look!
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013
    [Blog] The 5 Traits of Extremely Successful Blog Marketers
    will go a step further and say that your blog will fail unless you plant and nurture these traits in yourself. Do the work and you’ll transform your blog and yourself into a rare and extremely valuable resource. Here are the 5 Traits of Successful Bloggers Trait #1: Curiosity Blogging requires a river of interesting and relevant information. Even more, this curious “deep dive” into a subject offers new and unique perspectives that attract and delight blog readers. Unfortunately, this fear kills many blogs before they even start. But blogs are stingy too.
  • 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.
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2012
    [Blog] Its Official: Google Will Penalize Spammy Guest Blogging
    Home > Blogging > Google > SEO Matt Cutts has revealed in another video post Google’s official view that it will penalise spammy guest blogging activities. Guest blogging has become the new way to get free links from popular blogs in exchange for free content. We warned you that Google might penalise guest blogging blogs some months ago. If  guest blogging sites link out to low quality websites (engaged in poor guest blogging practices and article spinning), then it could harm your site rankings. 200 Guest Blogging Posts!
  • IMAGINE YOUR REALITY  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015
    [Blog] Blogs, Pictures, and Business
    In social media marketing, we are told that having a picture with blog entries is essential because otherwise people are less likely to read the content or click the link to visit the blog post. Now it could be argued we should know better, but this aspect of images isn’t talked about much, which is one reason I’m writing this blog entry. And if you are like me, and you write blog entries consistently, you could get such an email, with an expectation that you’ll fork out a bundle. Blog marketing 'Copyright 2015 Taylor Ellwood. mine).
  • 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  |  MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2013
    [Blog] How to Select Your Blog Topic
    'There are two schools of thought on how to select your blog topic. However, this line of reasoning is tripped up when a blog is used as a marketing tool.  In this case your blog’s goal is to attract hungry readers with specific challenges.  The Audience-Focused crowd is in danger of turning their blog into a data-driven monstrosity that lacks soul. Since powerful brands are built on soul, vision, and irrational focus on the customer and the culture, taking the audience knows best approach can rip the heart out of your blogging effort. Blog Strategy
  • KYLE LACY  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2011
    [Blog] 8 Things You Need to Know Before Launching a Blog
    Many business owners have launched blogs after attending a conference where an enthusiastic expert tells the dramatic story about how he made thousands of dollars and expanded the reach of his business by blogging. Blogs are: Free. The attendees rush home, set up a blog, and begin posting. Whether you’ve been blogging for a long time or you’re hoping to launch one soon, here are eight things you need to know about launching and maintaining a blog: Understand Your Audience. Why should readers visit your particular blog? blogging
  • 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. Blogging. online consumers trust information and advice from blogs.
  • 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.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2012
    [Blog] Blog Mastery Assignment #11: Quick Tips for A Winning Blog Strategy
    What is a blogging strategy anyway? Your Blogging Strategy is an action plan that outlines how your blog will achieve your business or personal goals. So why is a blogging strategy important – even critical? recently came across a haunting statistic that states that 95% of blogs are abandoned within 120 days and 60-80% of them are abandoned within the first month. believe that people abandon their blogs because they start without a plan. You know that a good strategy is a powerful vaccine against a sick blog. Describe why your blog exists.
  • FIREBELLY  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2011
    [Blog] GUEST POST: 3 Tactical Components to Winning Social Media Influence
    Guest post by Brandon Prebynski , Social Media Lead, Global Emerging Markets at Cisco Systems. The amount of activity within social media varies for each business and its objective(s). Depending on which method(s) you use to build your strategy (or lack thereof) to participate at any level with social media, there are various steps you take to achieve your objective. Three tactical components of social media activity occur that will help increase your influence (the definition of “influence” is for another conversation), no matter which process you use to plan your overall strategy.
  • 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.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015
    [Blog] Does Your Blog Really Need to Provide an RSS Feed Anymore?
    'Back in 2010, I published a blog post about the choices bloggers gave  when it came to how readers consumed their content. The blogs I never, ever want to miss (including yours) are ones I subscribe to via email. Maybe it’s the Boomer in me, but I only read–on a daily basis–the blogs of those to whom I can subscribe via email, or perhaps on a blog roll. The thing is, though, it didn’t seem to matter – Google Reader was king and RSS feeds were the currency of any blog worth its salt. Does Your Blog Really Need to Provide an RSS Feed Anymore?
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011
    [Blog] 21 Non-Business Blogs You Could Read Today
    While you might come here to read about social media ; or marketing ; or strategy ; or statistics ;  it’s always nice to step back and read blogs from outside the business and social media circle. So, over on my Facebook page last night, I asked for recommendations of blogs that weren’t business, to see what inspired others when they read. So, without further ado, here are 21 non-business blogs you could add to your reader today, with added reasons from the folks that recommended them. Blog-Blond. Musings blogsThe Mad to Live. The Sales Lion.
  • 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 -.
  • 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  |  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  |  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.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014
    [Blog] How Do You Create An Effective Blogging Strategy?
    In this case, I believe an effective business blogging strategy creates customers. know this sounds crass to the unicorn and rainbows crowd but a business blog is a waste of time if it can’t help pay the bills a return a profit. How A Blog Creates Customers. For now we’ll focus on the three battles your blogging strategy needs to win: Battle #1: Product Ignorance. Your blog strategy needs to articulate a clear action plan for systematically sharing the benefits of your product. Your blog is a powerful way to state the objections and provide a counter argument.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012
    [Blog] 7 Simple Ways to Get Your Readers to Spend More Time On Your Blog
    While “great content” is always the best answer to most blogging questions, there are other techniques you can use to entice your readers to take off their shoes and get comfortable.  stumbled across the Slide plugin while reading the Harvard Business Review Blog and wanted to test its impact. New visitors to your blog will be looking for something to get them “oriented”.  Your page  introduces your blog’s Big Idea and gets them to stick around and explore your other content. You can extend this concept to Helper Pages that summarize categories of blog posts. 
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
    [Blog] Responding (Or Not) to Blog Comments
    During our stay there, we ended up having a conversation about blog comments and replying to them. Valeria, who is one of the smartest people I know, rarely gets any comments, but her blog is one of the go-tos for nearly everyone in marketing. It’s one of a handful of blogs I have come into my email (instead of my RSS feed) so I don’t miss it every day. The blogger replies to every comment left on his or her blog post (Chris and me). Of course, I wrote that blog post from my perspective. Your blog is your home. You see, he writes to write.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012
    [Blog] Of Blog Design Changes and Looking to the Future
    Redesigned the blog. Here’s the lowdown, for anyone interested in the thought process behind a blog design. I’ve written about the changing paths of this blog before. Whereas it was originally a straightforward social media-led blog, I’d like to think it’s grown into something more as I’ve grown as a blogger. This leads naturally to the redesign, and the switch from a traditional blog format to a more website-type feel. Highlight your most important content, from blog posts to subscription details, books and more.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014
    [Blog] Blog Comments, Digital Universes, and the Future of Social Conversations
    'Back in “the good old days”, conversations around a blog post would happen at source – the blog itself. This led to a few direct results: The blogger would be seen as an “authority figure”, since the ability to spark conversation meant his or her thoughts were worth listening to and debating; Commenters could share their thoughts and, by adding extra value to the conversation, potentially increase awareness and interest in their own blogs or social footprints. Often, blog readers may be put off commenting on a post.
  • 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!!!!”.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
    [Blog] Blogging Is Dead
    Every year, pundits proclaim the death of blogging. In 2008, it was Wired , wondering if the rise of Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and the like would be more en vogue for individuals, who were getting pushed aside as the conglomerate professional blogs were beginning to take prominence. In 2009, Copyblogger declared blogging dead (again) but noted that it would continue to live on. But Malik won't have us count blogging out - there's still plenty of room left for long-form content. Do we need to force-fit blogs to become more snack-sized as we Tumblrize the world?
  • FIREBELLY  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2011
    [Blog] Alan K’necht: Über Thinker & SEO Brainiac: An Interview
    Social analytics, the role of social in the future of SEO, and his favorite city – Auckland. Our visualization of the candid, cerebral, caffeinated Alan K'necht. I’m thrilled to bring you this interview with Alan K’necht! Alan Alan and I hung out in San Francisco recently. He’s candid, cerebral and caffeinated – even as we discussed the merits of spending the weekend in San Fran after the conference. His handle on SEO and analytics – and online marketing in general make him a hot commodity at conferences all over the world. What a loaded question.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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!!!!”.
  • 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
  • DANNY BROWN  |  MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014
    [Blog] Why You Might Want to Unsubscribe From This Blog
    'For the last six years or so, this blog has shared content that’s been focused on marketing, social media, influence and data. Instead of blogs taking a critical thinking approach, many simply chase eyeballs with thinking that was new three years ago, but today is simply recycled viewpoints (no matter how they try and dress it up as new). Instead of really driving the direction of thinking around social and where it can go, they rely on Upworthy-style headlines for their business blogs, while failing to deliver with the content that follows. Insights Blog direction
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  • What you share on Twitter
          and LinkedIn
  • What people like you are
          sharing

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