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  • DANNY BROWN  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2011
    [Blog] Three Things I Would Have Done Differently If I Started Blogging Today
    started off writing a blog post a day (and sometimes I posted more than once on the same day). One of the things many bloggers complain about is that social sites like Twitter and Facebook have seen comment numbers decrease, as conversations about a post shift there, as opposed to taking part on the blog. Heck, I even wrote a post about Twitter killing blog comments ! Because, ironically, I’ve tended to find that the more willing I am to converse away from my blog, the more likely people are to click through and read more of my stuff.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014
    [Blog] Can You Growth Hack A Blog?
    Can You Hack Blog Growth? In the meantime, let me share some broad strokes with you: You CAN growth hack a blog if: 1. Your Blog is A Product:  . What many people miss is that your blog is an interactive information product. They can defect by unsubscribing and/or relying on other blogs. Your blog’s brand can become a thought and market leader. Shifting to a Blog As Product mindset opens opportunities to aggressively build a valuable experience for readers that motivate repeat purchases (i.e. Your Blog Can Be Tracked. Blog Strategy
  • DANNY BROWN  |  MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015
    [Blog] One to One Blog Consulting? I’m Your Huckleberry
    For the last 8 years or so, I’ve helped a lot of friends and family dive into the wonderful world of blogging, both for personal and professional use. Many have been put off blogging up until then, thinking it was either something we did in solitary, or something that they had little time (and even less inclination) to do so. Why Trust Your Blog With Me? In that time, I’ve probably shared thousands of hours of advice, tips, ideas, and content to give you some insights into how to start, manage and nurture a blog. Blog Tips blog consulting blogging
  • ARI HERZOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014
    [Blog] Happy 7th Birthday to My Blog
    Today is the seventh birthday of my blog! If you’ve never visited the archive , you can trace my first blog posts about apartment life and the environment and see when I started writing about digital media. want you to know about them and I want my blog to be the conduit. hope you stick around. A lot of people read my blog by email and click over when inspired to add a comment. You can sign up here for emailed blog posts. Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. Blog News It’s seen three URLs, multiple names, and many designs.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012
    [Blog] Nice Blogs Finish Last
    Nice Blog. This post is about how some blogs are nice, but they lack foresight, direction and intent. They’re blogging nice, but not blogging smart. Once the content is posted in the blog, it begins to educate visitors and create more qualified leads. If it’s really important, move it out of the blog and into the product or service pages. Blog with the End in Mind: A Book. Another way to blog more strategically is to plan ahead for future reuse. This helps the efficient repurposing of blogs into books and ebooks. Blog with Intent.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011
    [Blog] 50 Ways to Dodge The Blog Burnout Sucker Punch
    I recently got sucker punched by burnout. A few weeks back, I sat down to write a blog post and the idea didn’t materialize. Blog Your Experiences: Stop theorizing and start describing your actual day-to-day experience.  Change Your Medium: Explore podcasting or video blogging until you get your mojo back. 8. Change Your Environment: Blog from your back porch, the basement or a new coffee shop. Concentrate on a Different Platform: Facebook requires you to use different mental muscles than blogging. Method Blogging immerses the blogger in a new personae. 
  • PAMORAMA  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2015
    [Blog] How to Learn Social Media Marketing: 15 Blogs for Beginners
    Are you blogging, Facebooking, tweeting, or pinning? 20 social media marketing blogs you should be reading in 2015 This is an unordered list — all of these blogs are packed with helpful information. 1. Buffer Buffer Buffer’s blog is one of the best in the social media space. Rebekah Radice Rebekah Radice’s award-winning blog helps small business owners and entrepreneurs make radical shifts within social media and online marketing. 3. Their blog covers current ideas and tried-and-true approaches you can add to your toolbox. 6.
  • FIREBELLY  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2013
    [Blog] Top 12 Blog Posts Of 2012
    Here are the 12 most-read posts on our blog in 2012. Blog Blogging Content Marketing Social MediaPinterest, Instagram and memes were popular topics. Thank you for reading, sharing and commenting last year! We’re looking forward to more in 2013. Sh*t Social Media People Say. How To Run An Instagram Photo Contest. Pinterest Early Best Practices From Firebelly. 9. Facebook Page Management Tip: Ask For A Different Perspective. 8. The ROI of Pinterest: 5 Must-Reads. 7. Cool (And Free) Instagram Analytics Tools. 6. Using Pinterest For Business: 5 Must-Reads. 5.
  • 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. 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. Blog Post WritingLong versus short posts is a moot debate. Steal.
  • 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.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2012
    [Blog] When is the Right Time to Invest In Your Blog?
    More Blog Promotion Tips. Successful blogs require love, passion, tenacity, and…um…well…money. thought “It’s a blog! That “smart” decision resulted in an embarrassing outage when Brian Clark sent over 2,000 people to my blog in 60 minutes. As my blog grew, the traffic would bring it down at the worse moments. Is It Time to Invest in Your Blog? If your blog is published solely for personal reasons then put away your wallet, jump on blogspot and go to town. Your blog isn’t worth getting the lights turned off. Stupid right?
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  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.
  • 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?
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
    [Blog] No Real Name, No Blog Comment Allowed
    Riffing behind a commenting layout convention by Matt Cutts, such as his latest blog post when he wrote about giving up news consumption for a month, I’ve decided to require every blog comment here be associated with a real name. Thanks for reading my latest blog news and I encourage you to share your thoughts below. Please continue reading No Real Name, No Blog Comment Allowed and leave a comment if inspired. Blog NewsSee the current screenshot below. If you don’t comment with a real name, your comment will not be published. Any questions?
  • CONVERSIONATION  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2011
    [Blog] Blogging and Content Marketing: Results Versus Personality
    A corporate blog has a purpose. So, it’s obvious you want to get results with your blog. However, the rules and best practices of efficient blogging should not undermine vision and personality. Blogging is a balancing act. Blogging Content marketing blogging content marketingIn fact, it can serve several purposes. Content is produced by people for people, with a focus on [.].
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012
    [Blog] How Often Should Your Small Business Blog Publish?
    More Blog Promotion Tips It’s easy (and safe) to give you a vague answer to this question. Small businesses across the world would cite my recommendation as the foundation for their blogging strategies. Successful Small Business Blogs Post At Least… Once a week. By now, I’ve reviewed , consulted , and built many successful business blogs and without fail they all publish a blog every single week. Think of your blog as a courtesy phone call to your most profitable customers. Google loves blogs that have fresh content. Listen.
  • 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.  I for one don’t like a fair fight.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011
    [Blog] Calculate Your Blogging ROI in 9 Steps
    Blogging isn’t free. Creating and sustaining a good blog for yourself or your company is a highly labor-intensive proposition. The people (maybe you) working on the blog could be doing something else that helps the company make money, save money, or both. Thus, blogging presents a serious opportunity cost to the company. Smart organizations methodically calculate the impact of blogging on the bottom line, making it easier to justify (or not) the resources allocated to the task. Paul spends 8 hours per month writing blog posts at a salary of $75,000.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2015
    [Blog] Social Media Won’t Kill Blog Comments – Bloggers Will
    Last week on my blog, I published a post about the difference between writing and blogging. Because I’d shared my thoughts on what that means earlier this year , I decided to open up the question to the readers and subscribers of the blog. The result was that the post itself was a mere 60 words (seemingly breaking almost every “blogging rule” out there when it comes to content length). So why did that post counter much of what we’ve been told about blogging, and blog comments in general? Yes, blog comments need moderation.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
    [Blog] Analyze Your Visits to My Blog
    Thank you for reading my blog. suppose I should be blogging more frequently and sharing posts to enable more people to click links and visit. That is a telling statistic compared to my blogging frequency of the past. If you were inspired, please add a comment and sign up to receive blog posts by email. Related Stories 1 Week Later: The Results of @JuliaCSocial and Pinterest Socially Share Blog Posts Easily Explore Digital Media on Facebook. Blog News Media Google metrics Monthly visitors, May – Nov 2013. Many returned. Thanks for reading.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2015
    [Blog] Top Three Spin Sucks PR Blog Posts of 2015
    Dig into analytics to see what the most popular PR blog posts on Spin Sucks were for 2015, and then write a post on it for the end of the year.”. But alas, I’m just going to share the most popular PR blog posts that analytics was able to record. Top Three Spin Sucks PR Blog Posts (that aren’t mine). And Then There Were Hashtags… For those of you wondering what my most popular PR blog post of the year was (since I’m sure you all were, right? That’s what analytics said, what were YOUR favorite Spin Sucks PR blog posts this year?
  • PAMORAMA  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013
    [Blog] Blogs Influence Consumer Spending More Than Social Networks
    Blogging breeds community, where influence is born. A new survey from Technorati has found that many consumers are turning to blogs when they’re looking to buy something. They rank blogs as the third most influential digital resource (31%) when it comes to making purchase decisions, following retail sites (56%) and brand sites (34%). Blogging Marketing Social Media Social Media Marketing Social Networking Consumer Spending Facebook Influencer Marketing TwitterBut it [.].
  • 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?
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2013
    [Blog] 14 Blog Writing Tips for Creating SEO-Friendly Blog Posts
    If you’re in charge of your company’s blog, SEO is just as important for you as creating quality content that inspires engagement and generates leads. After you slave and sweat over writing those high-quality articles your readers love, use this checklist of 14 blog writing tips to properly optimize your blog posts. If you publish infrequently or sporadically, Google assumes your blog is not a good resource for searchers. To show search engines your blog is a good resource for relevant queries, you need to publish high-quality new content often and regularly.
  • 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.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014
    [Blog] 111 Blog Post Ideas (yep this is the bomb)
    But I have a secret.  I have a list of 111 blogging topics that I keep handy for these occasions. These blogging ideas are or organized into 10 categories including businesses, nonprofit, and government.  I suggest bookmarking this post and using it to brainstorm your editorial calendar. I’ve also added a few examples when needed.  I probably will expand this list over time so stay tuned. For example, my friend Marcus Sheridan wrote a popular blog post explaining different swimming pool types. Your personal story is a powerful and incredibly valuable blogging tool.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011
    [Blog] The Care and Feeding of Blog Fanatics
    And, if you are lucky, you have a growing crowd of people who are fanatical about your blog. Fanatics retweet your blog post within minutes of it being published. Fanatics carry the torch of your blog into every tweetchat and forum they visit. Fanatics are the life blood of your blog. If you disappoint them, they will incinerate your blog in the same campfire you spent months and years to build.  So let’s see what we can do to keep your “monsters” happy and chatty shall we? The best place to etch your legend is on your blogs “About Me” page. That’s hot.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
    [Blog] Is Guest Blogging Really Dead?
    The Internet erupted yesterday when Matt Cutts said that guest blogging is “done.” My interpretation is this, Guest blogging as a link building tool only is a dead science; you can expect the search engines (especially Google) to start roughing it up a bit. Guest blogging, like any other kind of content marketing, must first and foremost follow the quality rule. Guest blogging is nothing less than another form of article marketing, which has always existed in some form on the Web. Like article marketing, guest blogging was taken over by the spammers.
  • 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  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013
    [Blog] Ready to Make Money with Your Blog?
    Next week, I will be holding a free coaching session called “Side Income Blogging” which will show you the nitty-griddy details of making a nice side-income from your blog-based business. If you are interested in making a little cash from your blog then you need to be on this coaching call. know that you can’t make a six-figure income with your blog overnight. Remember that their isn’t anything magical about blogs. Blogs are great marketing tools but you need to have a business first. Register for one of the 100 open spots here.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2014
    [Blog] What Happens When You Change Your Blog Subscribers Over to a Newsletter Format?
    About three months ago, I made the decision to change up the way my blog posts were delivered to email subscribers. The Benefits of Switching to a Newsletter Format Changing the delivery format of the blog was weird, at first. I’ve always been used to writing a post, hitting publish, and then seeing it go out to whoever had subscribed, either by email or RSS. Initially, I thought this might have an impact on traffic to the blog, comments, shares, etc. Comments can take place anywhere – my blog, on G+, etc. This played into reason three. have increased.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
    [Blog] Should You Care About Losing Blog Subscribers?
    But each one can be applied to the question of losing blog subscribers and if you should care or not. This usually refers to an email list, and why building one is important for your blog’s growth. I’m not going to get into the “do I need a list or not?” question – there are plenty of other blog posts dedicated to that topic already. Additionally, I’m going to talk about subscribers to your blog, as opposed to subscribers to your newsletter, as there is a difference and for many bloggers, their blog subscription list is the only one they’ll have. Maybe.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2008
    [Blog] The Bamboo Project Blog
    The Bamboo Project Blog. The Power of Blogging ISNT Just in Reading Them. RANT ALERT! ) In a few weeks were going to be looking at blogs in the Work Literacy course. As we think about that module and the fact that for most people, their primary interaction with blogs is to read them, Im growing impatient with this idea from a learning perspective. In fact, I have to go on record right now as saying that reading blogs is only a small part of what makes blogs powerful for learning. Gender and Blogging and Top 25 Lists, Oh My! Week 3-- Blogs.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
    [Blog] Why Some Blogs Almost Always Outshine The Rest
    Have you ever wondered why some blogs just take off while others stagnate and disappear without a trace? Although each of these points are critical, they don’t seem to pinpoint why some blogs are simple irresistible. But, if you look closely under the surface of top blogs you see something else working behind the scenes.  It’s powerful, and seductive.  I’ll call it Blog Culture. Examples of Blog’s with Unmistakable Culture. Zappos’ soaks their blog with culture.  Ok, let’s reel this in and apply it to your blog.
  • UNSPOKEN  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2015
    [Blog] 7 Simple Blog Post Ideas for Your Small Business
    Even with all of the emerging storytelling technology for small businesses, blogging remains an effective way to reach an audience with your marketing messages. It’s smart to experiment with your social channels and video options like Periscope , but great blog content is also really important. Blog posts that give information that may seem overly simple to you may actually draw in the exact consumer base you want. Blog about it. What blog content fares best with your audience? Blog Internet marketing ToolsHere are just a few: Behind-the-scenes.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2011
    [Blog] Is Your Business Worth An Extra Hour Per Week? 5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Blog
    As a business owner, do I really have time to blog?  I’m a business owner too, and I realize that we are already pressed to our limits for time.  We are responsible for everything, including finding new business, working with our existing customers, interfacing with suppliers, running our books, and infinitely more.  For anything that is going to take more time, the rewards must be tangible and immediate.  As many of us cannot clearly identify what the rewards are that can be reaped by blogging, it is not placed high on the list of priorities.  It should be. Interested?
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014
    [Blog] Blog Rescue: 7 Common Problems with Corporate Blogs
    If you’re reading this blog, it means that you’re doing a lot right. You’ve got a robust digital presence with eye-catching videos, maybe even a podcast, and of course the requisite corporate blog. Maybe you’re feeling like that blog isn’t doing as well as it. Read the whole entry. » Blogging and Content Creation blog rescue blogging content marketing corporate blogging digital marketing Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Your company, brand or client is already on all relevant social media platforms.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
    [Blog] How This Blog Can Double Its Readership
    Perhaps most evident is the direct correlation between blog post frequency, search engine spider indexing, and your keyword searching to discover online content to read, learn, and share. Sign up, if you haven’t already, to receive new blog posts by RSS or email. Please continue reading How This Blog Can Double Its Readership and leave a comment if inspired. When he's not blogging, Ari helps brands improve their digital media marketing. Comments Comments Related Stories 8 Steps to Write a Meaningful Blog Post Why Livefyre is Here Again Guest Bloggers Wanted.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2012
    [Blog] An Ode to Blog Comment Spam
    Ever notice how the most flattering blog comments are actually the spam comments? It has already snagged more than 100K on this blog: An achievement worthy of some actual praise. Related posts: Blog Tag Optimization Tips for News Sites. This always makes me smile, so I thought I’d share a handful of them here. It would be a shame for so much unbridled positivity to never make its way into the world. Hey, I Got the Lead Sentence in a Spammy Scraper Article. Is Using Facebook Comments Good for Publishers? Publishing
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2012
    [Blog] 6 Useful Blog Proofreading Tips
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2011
    [Blog] Rock, Paper, Scissors for Blogging
    wish we had something as simple for guiding blogging decisions: a social form of Rock, Paper, Scissors. Our new blogging game follows these principles: Content builds traffic. Let’s test our new blogging Rosetta Stone. You can be a traffic-generating savant, but that traffic will quickly evaporate if your reader arrives at a blog filled with useless crap. Some quick calculations revealed that only about 1% of my Twitter followers take the time to comment. I did a similar calculation with other top blogs in my niche and came up with similar results.
  • 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.   The plugin creates a pop-up that slides in on the lower right-hand corner of the screen. 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.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2011
    [Blog] The Importance of Guest Blogging
    Why does anyone bother guest blogging? Guest blogging is very important for both the blogger and the blog they are guest blogging on. Many bloggers don’t see the point in guest blogging and it baffles me! There are so many reasons why you should guest post every so often. 1: Guest blogging gives you a new perspective. know some who verify facts 1,000,000 times before their guest posts, but half as much time on their own blog! When writing on another persons blog, many authors change their style – slightly or completely! Guest.
  • 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  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
    [Blog] 7 Powerful Blogging Insights From Matt Cutts
    He’s the most knowledgeable source of practical insights on what will work and what will get you penalized by Google. I’ve been reviewing his online pronouncements to unearth search strategies for content creation, blogging, and curation. used ShortCutts.com and a variety of Google searches to compile a list of 7 blogging and content marketing insights you can use. #1: How Important is the frequency of updates on a blog Matt has excellent perspective that looks at the expectations of readers and Google. Matt is the head of Google’s Web Spam team. recommend once a week.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
    [Blog] How to Easily Write Brilliant Blog Posts
    I know certain blog writers who blog like Shakespeare. These blog posts are simple to read and impossible to walk away from. How can you consistently write unforgettable blog posts that get shared? To get our answer we’ll need to look outside the world of “blogging” and investigate “learning styles”. Most blog writers make the mistake of thinking that readers understand information in the same way. It’s helpful to think of your blog post as a cooking recipe. They lead their reader on an adventure that educates and entertains. Not so.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013
    [Blog] Competing for Blog Readers? Be A Big Fish In a Little Pond
    Picking the right subject is the most important decision to get right when launching (or relaunching) a blog. Don’t have a fat budget, Pulitzer prize-winning writers, and a hot reality show to drive hordes of new readers to your new blog? Look for opportunities to narrow your blogging niche by: Targeting a gender. They will not read every blog in the niche, they will pick one or two. Whole New Blogging Strategy I’ve watched blogging become the hub of content strategy and even marketing strategy for many companies. Blog Business monetization
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2013
    [Blog] How to Get Your First 100 Blog Readers
    We already have several awesome stories with great blog marketing tips. We have a business bloggers, personal bloggers, and those publishing a hybrid, personal and business, blog. Enjoy: 0 – 100 Readers Tactics That Worked: (1) Joined “how to blog forums” and began answering at least 1 question a day Each of my answers were mini-posts (200–400 words) with my best tips. wanted to make a great first impression. (2) Added my latest blog post headlines to my forum and email signatures. Blog Marketing blog marketing This was tedious but worth it.
  • CREATIVE RAMBLINGS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2011
    [Blog] Why you should blog
    Blogging creates reader engagement Blogging helps to establish your name Blogging is cheap Blogging is fun Blogging vs. Facebook/Twitter Related Posts: Click HERE to listen to the podcast. The other day, I was approached by an online contact who wanted to know the benefits of blogging. Blogging Branding For Independent Artists Tips blogging blogging tips Bluehost facebook reader engagement social media twitter why you should blog“I am on Facebook and Twitter and update my.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015
    [Blog] My Social Media Story: How Blogging Saved My Life
    My Blog Kept Me Sane. When I first got back to blogging, I did so under a different name because my ex-boyfriend was stalking me online. Each day, I either used a friend’s laptop or went to the public library to go on Facebook and my blog to see how people were doing. Being on that blog allowed me to let those feelings out. The love and support I experienced on my Facebook and my blog kept me afloat more days than I can tell you. Part of what I wanted to do with my blog was give others hope that they can get out of these situations that seem impossible.
  • 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
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2013
    [Blog] MoneyBlogging – How Poor Blogs Win
    You should too if you publish a scrappy poor blog. What Does Baseball Have to Do with Blogging? Look, you can afford to use Google Adwords retargeting, unleash an army of SEO specialists to boost your rankings, marshall your audience of 100,000+ visitors if you are a rich blog.  But Poor Blog’s have to do more with less. Subscribers are people who have taken action on your blog.  These things are nice but they don’t build a winning blog.  Traditional blogging advice always tilts toward the “Get More Readers” approach. 
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011
    [Blog] Blogging or bust!
    We strongly believe that building a blog is the single most important and effective thing you can do to move your association into the social age. As can your fellow association social media practitioners … Here are three great examples of association blogs to inspire you. The Canadian Marketing Association – CMA Blog. And Now You Want Us To Blog Too? I love this slide deck by Deirdre Reid , for a talk given to the AENC. Deirdre’s slide deck has some great pointers, and we can help too. The American Geophysical Union – AGU Blogosphere.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2012
    [Blog] How to Quickly Discover and Organize New Blog Post Ideas
    How to find post ideas” is a popular blogging topic. That’s when I turned to the Blog Series. What is a Blog Series? Blog Series posts break one subject into multiple and easily digestible pieces. Overall, blog series are easier to create because we naturally think about topics this way. For example, let’s say I wrote a personal finance blog. Pause here for a second and think about your blog. While you are thinking consider this… Why Readers Love Blog Series Posts. How to Get Your Next Blog Post Series Started. Pushing Social.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
    [Blog] Blogging Tips for Coaches and Therapists
    More Blog Promotion Tips By far, the most common question I get from coaches and therapists is: “How do you publish a blog that attracts clients without giving away free consulting?”. The good news is that there is way to use your blog to build your client base without “giving away the farm.” Your blog is the stage for demonstrating value, building relationships, and getting the first call. Use your blog posts to thoroughly explain to what you do. Blog Marketing Blog Strategy” “Pre-Sell” Posts for Coaches and Therapists.
  • INBLURBS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012
    [Blog] inBlurbs Blog is nominated as one of the 20 finalists
    socialmediaexaminer.com has picked under over 570 nominations 20 Social Media Blogs for the Final Winner Selection. One of those blogs is inBlurbs blog. In our blog we write about Inbound Internet Marketing – SEO, Blogging, Social Media, Landing Pages, Lead Generation and Analytics. Technorati and AdAge rank Social Media Examiner as one of the world’s Top 10 business blogs. We are very proud to be nominated between those great blogs. More than 450,000 people read Social Media Examiner each month. Many thanks to all of our supporters.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2011
    [Blog] Blog Like Tebow
    Blog Strategy Opinion Social MediaNever has the obligatory end-zone prayer been so hip. Never has an iffy NFL 1st year rookie quarterback come so close to being a pop icon. Never has a sports figure forced us to weigh faith and attitude so heavily in our tabulation of greatness. Tim Tebow is preaching even when he’s trying his darndest not too. I’m gonna have some fun today because Tebow has something to teach monitor-tanned bloggers too. Tim Tebow isn’t a writer. Take a knee, it’s Tebow time: Make Progress Every Day. His games were epic. He seemed to toy with his opponents. Faith.
  • MR. RYAN CONNORS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013
    [Blog] 5 Keys to Ensure Your Business Blog Content is SEO Friendly
    Having a blog for your business is great, but if you’re not integrating SEO into it, you’re just wasting time and energy. While a blog can provide a great outlet for information, news and other updates, they are, most importantly, an SEO-building tool. Here are five simple tips to ensuring your business blog is being used to its full potential. . 1.     Pick your keywords carefully. On every blog post, include a link or two out to valuable or pertinent information on other sites. Not SEO savvy? Don’t fret. These will bring in the most qualified, ready-to-buy leads.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
    [Blog] Blogging Tips for Coaches and Therapists
    Pushing Social By far, the most common question I get from coaches and therapists is: “How do you publish a blog that attracts clients without giving away free consulting?”. The good news is that there is way to use your blog to build your client base without “giving away the farm.” Your blog is the stage for demonstrating value, building relationships, and getting the first call. Use your blog posts to thoroughly explain to what you do. Blog Marketing Blog Strategy” “Pre-Sell” Posts for Coaches and Therapists. Absolutely.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2014
    [Blog] Announcing the Ultimate Blog Jumpstart Kit Giveaway
    I just had a great conversation with a Pushing Social reader about their blog.  In 30 minutes we zeroed in on some easy changes that would immediately put her blog on the right path. I had such a good time on the call that I asked myself. “How can I help more readers with their blog?” couple of hours later – The Blog Jumpstart Kit Giveaway was born. Free Autographed Copy of Born to Blog. I’ll mail the physical book or purchase a copy for you via Kindle (obviously, the Kindle version won’t be autographed.). Blog Strategy Giveaway
  • 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?
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2015
    [Blog] Why Blog Posts Fail
    As I wrote about in my post “ Are you thinking about your blog all wrong? This is especially true for blogs, where 80-90% of all blog traffic comes from 10-20% of the posts you publish. You have a blog that publishes three posts per week, 50 weeks per year. You have a full-time blog editor/manager that makes $60,000 per year ($90,000 with standard benefits/expenses). Your blog tech, hosting, design, plug-ins cost an average of $1,500 per month. Why Are You Wasting $900 on a Blog Post That Won’t Work? Almost certainly so. You are not.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012
    [Blog] How to Write Your First 10 Small Business Blog Posts
    More Blog Promotion Tips Your first post will be the The hardest one you will ever write. Today, I’ll outline 10 posts that you should write for your small business blog. These posts are important because they set the tone for your blog. Articulate the benefit of spending 10 minutes with your blog. Your first visitors will examine your blog for clues that point to its usefulness. This post makes a clear argument for including your blog on the readers “dance card” of places to visit. Post #2:   Who The Blog Is For. No problem.
  • 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.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012
    [Blog] 7 Blog Promotion Tests You Should Try Now
    More Blog Promotion Tips Just so you know, I promised a traffic building post every week for everyone working on the 1,000 New Blog Reader Challenge.  I missed one last week, so I’m making it up to you today. Add Blog Teasers to Your Facebook Page. Do you have a strong Facebook audience that doesn’t visit your blog? Add a link to your blog post. The categories could become the title for a blog series. Adding an Email Blog Update Opt-In. Take a play from their book and give your Blog Update sign-up form the attention it deserves.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012
    [Blog] 7 Blog Promotion Tests You Should Try Now
    Pushing Social Just so you know, I promised a traffic building post every week for everyone working on the 1,000 New Blog Reader Challenge.  I missed one last week, so I’m making it up to you today. Add Blog Teasers to Your Facebook Page. Do you have a strong Facebook audience that doesn’t visit your blog? Add a link to your blog post. Marcus Sheridan, The Sales Lion , recommends listing all your customer  questions and creating online content that answers them.  Of course, blog posts are a great way to answer these questions and encourage engagement.
  • 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.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
    [Blog] What is the Ideal Word Count for the Perfect Blog Post?
    Why Word Count Is So Seductive If you’ve been blogging for more than 20 minutes you realize that “blogging is easy” pundits are lying to you.It’s hard to write well. Building a blog seems to rely more on magic than science. Any tip, tool, or resource that simplifies the blogging process is like gold to a 49er. Something like: Headline + Blog Type X Word Count = Unchallenged Authority. Getting answers to these questions is the first step on the road to building a kick-butt blog. Blog Business consult You’ll find yourself wondering: 1.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014
    [Blog] You Should Study These 9 Beautiful and Strategically Brilliant Blogs (Especially #5)
    Do you look at other blog’s in your niche for design, content, and marketing inspiration? While your peers may have stellar blogs, I believe that using them as a benchmark will cause you to create a slightly different version of their blog. Successful blogs deliver content with a fresh approach. As a content marketer you probably have spent time looking at the usual social media blogging examples but today, let’s examine 9 blogs in other niches that are crushing it. Open up a blank document to capture the ideas inspired by these blogs. Tumblr?
  • 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  |  MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012
    [Blog] How to Balance Your Blogging Tasks Without Going Crazy
    More Blog Promotion Tips Blogs consume their publishers. Blogs are the only marketing tool that requires such a huge intellectual and emotional investment.  I’ve heard many people compare their blogs to children.  I agree. Like children, authoring posts and growing a blog is deeply gratifying.  I still remember the day I saw Pushing Social mentioned in another blog post.  I still read my first comment.  I’ve kept the drafts of every blog post I’ve ever written, like a photo album of my “baby’s” progress. Blog Promotion. Writing.
  • 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
    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
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2011
    [Blog] How To Market Your Business With A Blog
    Everywhere you turn, you can hear someone talking about a blog. Whether they are writing a blog or they are reading a blog, one thing is for sure. Blogs are wildly popular. Blogs are like websites, but you have social interaction with your viewers. Many blog sites are free and easy to use, too. Each time you post a blog, it looks as if it is an individual web page. Putting your business ideas into a blog will bring your business more potential customers and an audience who wants to see what you are discussing.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014
    [Blog] 11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog
    Here’s one by Adam Nowlin, that originally appeared on his blog here , and is reposted with permission for you. Meanwhile, some estimates suggest that there are as many as 2 million blog articles uploaded to the internet every 24 hours. Currently, the site allows for a lot of autonomy in posting your blog articles, but the downside to that freedom is a lot of the site does seem fickle or finicky in terms of functionality. You know how I love posts about content curation tools. Examiner. But wait! There’s more! Click here  to start the application process. Scoop.It.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012
    [Blog] Do You Quarter Blog?
    Quarter blogging is simple. These “quarter blog posts” can  also be used over and over again as parts of a larger post. Do You Quarter Blog? You just finished reading Do You Quarter Blog? ! Blog Coach Blogging Blog Posting Social media WritingShort quick ideas of about 100 words. Be thinking sections of listed posts like 8 best ways to do this or   17 tips to succeed at that. It shouldn’t take long to jot down 100 words. And if you’re dictating into a voice memo – better yet ( Talk Write ).
  • VIPER CHILL  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2009
    [Blog] Guest Blogging: The Ultimate Guide
    You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Guest Blogging: The Ultimate Guide Guest Blogging: The Ultimate Guide Written by Glen, this post has 107 Comments I try not to sound too egotistical when I say this, but over the past 12 months I have certainly been one of the ‘faces of guest posting,’ simply because I have had a lot of public success with the tactic. I’ve been interviewed about marketing using guest posts over 10 times, I’m mentioned on the homepage of a guest posting community and I’ve written far more of them than I care to remember.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013
    [Blog] Blog Sabotage!
    Even more personal, focusing on life and issues outside of marketing, this has become much more of a writer’s blog than a professional marketer’s vehicle. One could say I sabotaged my own blog. Certainly if you are one of the seven angels of blogging doom , the critical pen is flying right now. The renaissance of this blog that began last summer was part of my effort to market the last book. Imagine getting non-stop marketing blogs every week, year after year, and suddenly have a post-apocalyptic science fiction book dropped in your feed.
  • 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.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011
    [Blog] Why 98% of Opinion Blog Posts Suck
    rarely write opinion posts because they are the blogging equivalent of smoking weed. If my opinion post could live there, then I post it to the blog. Blog Post WritingI hate 98% of opinion posts. Like weed, they seem harmless, but after a while, they make you lazy, dumb, and boring. The real problem is that it takes a great deal of skill to write a credible and logical opinion post. Genuine opinion posts are constructed with extreme care and attention to detail. Anything less is just an adult temper tantrum. It took them a while to get a handle on their topic. Excellent.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2011
    [Blog] 7 Ways to Use Slideshare to Get More Blog Traffic
    Just double-check to make sure that your blog url, twitter handle, and offer to subscribe to your blog newsletter is included in every presentation. Wow, looks like Slideshare is stepping up to the big leagues. Today, I perused a nifty infographic that tallies up some impressive stats for the powerpoint hub. One of the Top 150 sites on the web. 60 million visitors a month. Billion slide views a month. It seems that Slideshare has gone and done the impossible – turned the powerpoint deck into a content marketing darling. Go figure. Look close…. Don’t do it. Social Media
  • CONVERSIONATION  |  TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011
    [Blog] B2B Blogging Trends 2011: Towards an Integrated Approach
    In many organizations, blogs are still seen as almost separate entities. Several other organizations have no blog at all. The question, whether you need a blog or not depends on how customer-centric you want your business to be, how you want to be found in a very crowded online space and how you can use a blog to offer value to your “target groups” and your whole business ecosystem (employees, partners, etc. Should a company blog? Should employees blog? However, when not blogging you are missing out on important opportunities. included).
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2010
    [Blog] 29 No-Brainer Tips for Quick Blogging Success
    Maybe your blog isn’t growing fast enough. Or you may be drowning in all of the social media chores that you “must do” to have an A-List blog. There are some easy “No-Brainer” steps that you can do now and get great results. I’ve pulled together 29 “No-Brainers” that you can try on your own blog.  Write Out Your Blog Strategy. Create a strategy that will keep your blog relevant and your creative edge sharp for years to come. 2. There is absolutely no reason to re-invent the blogging wheel.  Find killer posts on top blogs and copy them out by hand. 
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012
    [Blog] A WordPress Blog Hacking Nightmare – The Gory Details…
    More Blog Promotion Tips On April 11th, Pushing Social was hacked. 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. Blog Strategy Social Media
  • 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?
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2015
    [Blog] Why I’m Loving the Pure Blogging Project
    Earlier this year, as summer started to get into full swing, I published a couple of posts that talked about getting back to pure blogging. These posts – Why the Real Driver of Traffic is Content That Matters to You , and Pure Blogging and the Experience We Give Our Readers – saw me taking a step back and looking at how the chase for traffic, shares and monetization was making us forget the reason we started blogging in the first place. But for the sheer joy of writing (or video blogging, or podcasting). None of that would be encouraged at Pure Blogging.
  • JUGNOO  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012
    [Blog] So, I’m Supposed to Write This Guest Blog About Personal Branding…
    So, I’m Supposed to Write This Guest Blog About Personal Branding… originally appeared on Jugnoo Social CRM and Social Marketing Blog - making your business social through crm under a Creative Commons license. And I’m not really supposed to swear while I’m doing it, which adds an entirely different layer of “sh*tballs” to the “I need to write a guest post tonight” equation. I’m just sitting here with two dogs and half a glass of red wine thinking: What in Sarah Palin’s underpants do I know about personal branding? The answer is nothing. Zilch. How to be me*. That’s because….
  • PWB MARKETING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2011
    [Blog] How to REALLY Increase B2B Blog Traffic
    Good content isn’t enough for a blog. You can have the best blog in the world, but if nobody goes to it, then you’re spinning your wheels. Great content and consistent traffic are the backbone for creating a viable blog. Explode Your B2B Blog Traffic. Our blog had been averaging about 150 visitors per week since June. The increase happened immediately when our blog was submitted – and selected – to be included in several blogging communities. Content from a blogging community is contributed by members and curated by editorial staff.
  • JOEY STRAWN  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2011
    [Blog] Weekend Blog Recap – 4/30
    There’s No “I&# In “Brands&# , But They’re Surrounded By A Lot Of “BS&# – Blogging may be a singular effort most times and when building a company or brand you need to stand behind a singular vision, but your brand is defined by both you and the audience that aligns itself with you. Blog Social Media blog For Bloggers By Bloggers Fun Friday Game Theory Mario Bros marketing public relations Royal Wedding social media unreviewAlso, I’m tired and have written more than usual this week. So here goes! Tuesday. Schaefer. Thursday.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2015
    [Blog] Introducing Hybrid Commenting (Or Why You Need to Keep Experimenting On Your Blog)
    slight riff on Canadian media legend Marshall McLuhan’s famous “the media is the message” quote , the conversations around a blog post are no longer the sole domain of the blog post itself. Now, as much as I love comments on a blog post being on the blog so people can see everything in one place, I’m also seeing fascinating discussions around posts on Google+ – moreso than on Livefyre, where many comments would be from long-time community members. Insights blog comments community The Medium Is the Owner of the Message.
  • SOCMED SEAN  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 2012
    [Blog] Spring Cleaning For Your Blog – How A Little Work Can Drive Search Engine And Social Media Traffic
    Just a heads-up…your blog may need some Spring cleaning, too. So in preparation for my blog Spring cleaning, I thought I’d put together a checklist of things that I want to do that would positively impact my SEO and I figured I’d share it in hopes that might help you out. Tips For Cleaning Up Your Blog And Improving Your Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Clean up those plugins – If you have been trying out new plugins or widgets for your blog, be sure to delete them if you’re not using them. Are those widgets slowing down your blog?
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2011
    [Blog] Top 10 social media blog posts from 2011
    Tweet From the Top 10 viral advertising campaigns , to the Top 10 marketing moments of 2011 , the “Top 10 season” is definitely in full swing, so we thought we’d jump on the bandwagon and look at the Top 10 social media blog posts from 2011 on our blog. While our top 10 social media blog posts list is based on the most shared blog posts, other favourites from the team include: Why people don’t want to create content for your brand. As well as the free guides we launched on our blog: How to measure Twitter (using the API). Tweet This!
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
    [Blog] Seth's Blog: How to read a business book
    Seths Blog. Back to the home page for this blog. The Dip Blog. Seths Main Blog. All Marketers Are Liars Blog. Subscribe to Seths Blog. THE DIP BLOG by Seth Godin. All Marketers Are Liars Blog. Blog powered by TypePad. Member since 08/2003. « Competition | Blog Home. His blog is one of the first things I check every morning, in part for inspiration, in part for entertainment. As Ive discussed on my Freak Factor blog, Im a reading freak. Tracked on June 04, 2008 at 10:11 PM. « Competition | Blog Home.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2015
    [Blog] Pure Blogging and the Experience We Give Our Readers
    Recently, I read a blog post by Jack Steiner entitled Do People Really See You? The reason I wanted to share the comment was to show you what content  should do when it’s at its purest form – the kind of pure blogging I’ve been talking about for the last few weeks and months. Think about it for a moment: When was the last time you read a blog post that carried you to a distant but treasured memory? When was the last time you wrote a blog post that inspired that action? Like, a LOT. retorted, “Well, how will we learn?”. Now, silence!”. But not at me.
  • PUZZLE MARKETER  |  MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
    [Blog] Blogging Leads to Sales
    Originally posted here on USSCO Speaks blog. Included in this bucket of online marketing is the concept of blogging. What is a blog? First off, let’s explore what a blog actually is and how it’s part of the bigger picture. blog, abbreviated for web+log, is typically an informational section of your website that allows for short content for frequent distribution. Blogs are also formatted fairly consistently with ability to filter through them with categories or tags that essential build a library of reference for the website visitors. Good luck!
  • 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?  Do you have to lock horns with celebrity bloggers who are sucking the oxygen out of your topic area?  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.  3. Your goal is to tailor your blog content to one of these groups. 
  • 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.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
    [Blog] This Disease Called Blogging
    Why do you blog? Why should you blog? One of my most favorite people is Gini Dietrich from Arment Dietrich and the always fun to read blog, Spin Sucks. Today, she published a blog titled, Responding (Or Not) to Blog Comments , in which she says: " we ended up having a conversation about blog comments and replying to them. The blogger replies to every comment left on his or her blog post ( Chris and me). don't blog to write. They happen to be on a blog platform. The blog comments are not mine. blog comments. media.
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