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Worst Blogs Online & Why Technorati Likes Them

Idaconcpts

There are good blogs, and there are bad blogs. In an ideal world, all the bad blogs would just go away and no one would ever read them, and all the good blogs – the ones with great design and even better content – would float to the top and thrive. And any blog, good or bad, has the same chance of making it onto the Technorati Top 100. Really?

Blogger Outreach: Three Steps to a Successful Program

Spin Sucks

Technorati (free). Then I would add to that list by searching the same topic on Technorati. From there I would add an authority score next to each blog name (Technorati gives you that). Taking five bloggers at a time, I would begin to read their blogs. would comment. A couple of months ago  Vocus hosted a really interesting event. Cision (paid). Engagement.

Eight Tools for Social Media Listening

Spin Sucks

If you don’t know how to do that, this blog post will teach you how to set them up and which terms to use. Blog Tracking. Learn which bloggers care about you, your products or services, and your customers.Use tools such as  Technorati or  Google Blog Search to determine which bloggers already are aware of you and develop a plan to target them. Blog Optimization.

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Is Blogging Dead or Are Companies Not Trying Hard Enough?

Spin Sucks

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. I get it. My guess is many people or companies say, “Let’s start a blog!” And the blog fails. magazine.

5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists

Waxing UnLyrical

Find directories ( alltop.com , technorati ). Interact with them on Twitter, comment on one of their blog posts, or even just retweet one of their tweets to let them know you are paying attention. As an example, the 12 Palms Recovery Center maintains a blog that provides information for families and individuals affected by drug abuse. Please share in the comments below!

How to REALLY Increase B2B Blog Traffic

PWB Marketing Blog

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. B2B Blogging Communities.

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Does your brand take bloggers seriously?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Technorati is not the voice of blogging authority that it once was, but each year the advertising network publishes a report that is required reading for internet marketers. Formerly known as The State of the Blogosphere the report has been renamed the 2013 Digital Influence Report because it takes a look at the broader social Internet as well as blogs and bloggers. The study shows that blogs are the third among online sites most likely to influence a consumer purchasing decision, coming after retail and brand websites.  The value of blogger relations is clear.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

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

How I Set Up My WordPress Blog In 2 Hours

Waxing UnLyrical

But really, how many blogs does a gal need? If you and I talk regularly on Twitter, or Facebook… heck, even in the early days of WUL (and I have to stifle a giggle as I say that, because this blog is barely two years old!), you’ll know that I love food. So it’s probably high time that I started a food blog. Don’t agonize too much over starting your blog.

100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search. But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. To give credit where it’s due, both the TopRank Online Marketing Blog and Robin Good have provided nice lists in the past, but as changes in the blog directory world can be challenging to keep pace with, both now include dead links and directories that have significantly changed their policies (e.g. Create a plain text file, using Notepad or a similar tool, with the following information compiled: Blog name/title (e.g.,

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The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

This is an important blog post, because it makes a prediction. prediction about the future of blogging; a platform actively used by over 181 million people (Nielsen data for October 2011). Why the successful ‘make money online’ blogs of the past have now faded into obscurity. What Steve Kamb did to build a six-figure blog in the overly saturated health niche.

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Blog World LA 2011 Recap – Session Notes and Experiences from #BWELA

Kikolani

Because I decided the night before, until 2:30am in the morning, was a great time to update my blog with new pages for my favorite subjects ( blogging , business , SEO , and social media ) and my new services. We chatted for a bit about guest blogging (he’s posted just about everywhere including Mashable and Social Media Examiner ). Did you go to Blog World?

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

How can you improve your blog’s position in search engines? Discover the answers to all of these questions and more here in the final selection of the best guides and tips for business blogging from the past year. Blogging Guides, Tips and Techniques. The Step-by-Step Guide to Guest Blogging by 2 Create a Website. Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website?

Why Your Corporate Website Needs a Blog

Bill Hartzer

If you are in charge of a B2B (business to business) corporate web site, you might have wrestled with the decision of whether or not your company should create a blog. The Nuts about Southwest blog is the corporate blog of Southwest Airlines. You don’t need to be a blogger to take advantage of the newest blogging methods. Subscribe to the comments for this post?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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. Comments (2). |.

Lifting the Fog of the Blog: 8 Strategic Questions Before You Write 1 Word

Convince & Convert

There are more than 150 million blogs, according to Technorati’s “State of the Blogosphere&# report. As a frequent blog consultant, I find the success impediment isn’t really the effort required, but rather a planning deficit. Most blogs fail not due to quality, but due to randomness. “Once We Have a Blog, We’ll Be Able to _&#.

How to Build a Superblog: Insights from the Technorati Top 10

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » How to Build a Superblog: Insights from the Technorati Top 10 How to Build a Superblog: Insights from the Technorati Top 10 Written by Glen, this post has 62 Comments It’s no secret that one-man blogs can make a lot of money. In a sea of over 100 million blogs, these guys are the exception. It always is.

Millions Of WordPress.com Blogs On Pause Due To Back-End Outage

Idaconcpts

The error seems to be affecting the entire site network, so it’s millions of sites and people’s personal blogs. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on Technorati. Wordpress Wordpress Blog Stats wordpress ddos wordpress ddos attack wordpress down wordpress hack wordpress.com problemsNot affecting web site visitors continues to shape each action we take.

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Bamboo Project Blog. Comments (0). |. Comments (13). |. If you have any, please email them to me or leave me something in comments. You can: Take a picture (or several) and upload them to Flickr or to your blog. Write about your hometown in your blog. Create a Voicethread presentation with narration--this also lets people respond with their own audio comments. " Use the same tag for Technorati. If youd like, you can also leave me a link in comments here. Comments (16). |. Technorati Tags : web2.0wednesday.

Kick Start Your Blog by Embracing the Nobodies

Kikolani

Your blog has been up for about six months, and your traffic is hovering around ten unique visitors per day… on a good day. In searching for an effective blog promotion strategy , you eventually realize that commenting on other blogs can be a good way of getting some attention. So you make your list of the hottest blogs to be on, and subscribe to them all. You check in every day, read the posts diligently, and dutifully leave solid, interesting, and value-adding comments. But It Isn’t Really About the Comments. Where to Find the Small Blogs.

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

Since the whole purpose of this blog is to share my thoughts and experiences, I thought it might be a good exercise to just dump out the items that come to mind first on certain topics. There is no “best time to tweet”, no “ideal Facebook post” and no blog topic that will automatically drive thousands of page views. Plan on blogging at a minimum once a week.

Mobile Blogging – How to Make Your WordPress Blog Smartphone Ready

Kikolani

WordPress Mobile Pack was the first plugin I discovered while surfing another WordPress blog on my Droid. It basically allows you to setup your blog in a mobile format with four basic theme colors (black, red, blue, and green). Post Comment Form using WordPress Mobile Pack. Post Comment Form using WPtouch iPhone Theme. WordPress Mobile Pack – Simplicity.

8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups

Kikolani

In the last few months, I have had the privilege of becoming a regular contributor on several multi-author blogs such as Search Engine Journal , Famous Bloggers , Social Media Examiner , Search Engine Watch , and Stay on Search. Sites like these usually have their own private groups for the contributors to the blog, which is definitely a great idea. If you own a blog that has multiple authors, regular contributors, or regular guest bloggers , here are seven ways a private blog group can be utilized for helping strengthen the blog and its community as a whole.

12 Essential Tips for Revitalising Your Blog in 2012

ProBlogger

As 2011 comes to a close, now is a better time than ever to evaluate your blog, its performance, and most importantly, what you can do to improve your blog in 2012! point I always like to drive home is that you will never find blogging success by turning into an “eternal student”, one who always consumes information but never creates or takes action. So check this list out, bookmark it for later (or tweet it out to your fellow bloggers), and make sure you go through and see what quick actions you can take to improve your blog! 1. Use a comment.

Neil Patel’s Guide to Writing Popular Blog Posts

ProBlogger

Do you wish you knew the secret to writing popular blog posts? You know, the posts that get over 200 comments, 20 backlinks, and hundreds of shares on social networking sites? Over the past five years I’ve started two blogs. The first one became a Technorati top 100 site, and now I’m working on Quick Sprout. Image copyright Yuri Arcurs - Fotolia.com Fortunately I’ve learned a few lessons about writing popular posts while running these two blogs, and now I want to share those lessons with you. The same is true about a blog. Use simple words.

Search Engine Optimization: Why a Blog is Important

Bill Hartzer

When talking to business owners about marketing their businesses on the internet, I often get asked about why I always recommend that their online marketing strategy, their search engine optimization efforts, include a blog. There are several reasons why I recommend adding a blog, and I would equate the importance of having blog to the importance of having an email newsletter.

IT'S TIME TO TEACH MARKETING & SALES IN LAW SCHOOL

Myrland Marketing

Share this on Facebook Share this on Linkedin Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share it on StumbleUpon Share this on Technorati Tweet This! Share this on Reddit Leave a Comment Previous post: TWITTER NOT EFFECTIVE FOR LAW FIRMS – NOT SO FAST!! They were management, marketing and sales. As you might expect, I had wonderful instruction in each. Firms must still commit time, dollars and other resources relentlessly to help attorneys become successful in these critical areas if they are to protect and grow their valuable firms they have worked so hard to build.

Social Media Presence of the Technorati Top 20

Viper Chill

Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches Written by Glen on September 14th, 2010 153 Comments Would you believe there’s a top ranking site in a niche with over 300,000 searches per month which only has 4 pages and spams forums for links? for the phrase in Google and using it to build my personal development blog to over 6,000 subscribers.

24 Things I Do When Launching a New Blog

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » 24 Things I Do When Launching a New Blog 24 Things I Do When Launching a New Blog Written by Glen, this post has 108 Comments Launching a new blog is very daunting for some whilst very exciting for others. Tweak the Permalinks – Permalinks are simply the URL’s of your blog posts and pages. SEO 18.

Forget Blogging as Usual: 5 Outrageous Tips for Super-sized Attention

ProBlogger

About six thousand new blog posts are published. Blogs have given enormous power to people. Do you want attention for your blog? What about super-sized attention—the kind you get when someone likes Drudge or Time magazine links to your blog because of your work? Of course, you can also comment. According to the 2011 Technorati State of the Blog report , 90 percent of bloggers use some kind of multimedia on their site. The Boston Globe ’s Photoblog is one of the most unique blogs in 2011 because of its use of photos. That’s a lot.

When is the Best Time to Post a Blog Post?

Bill Hartzer

When is the best time to post a blog post? Is there a certain time of day and day of the week when it is ideal to post your article or blog post on your blog? Why does the timing of a blog post depend on various or different factors? The best results of your blog post will depend on your definition of success. What is your goal for the blog post? Digg this!

Increase Traffic and Authority by Listing Your Blog

Kikolani

There are a lot of places to list your blog for getting the maximum exposure, as well as places where you can receive blog reviews that may be the first impression a visitor may come across for your site. Here are some to add your blog or submit your site to in order to increase your blog traffic and reputation. Want to get reviews and ratings for your writing skills and your blog? For Top Blog Lists. Want to get listed as a top blog in your niche? Blogging Networks. Guest Blogging. Do you accept guest blog posts? Google.

How to Get Started with Social Media Advertising

Idaconcpts

Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on Technorati. Blog marketing Facebook Ads LinkedIn LinkedIn Ads MyLikesSo many social media options, so little time.  The rapid rise of social media has allowed skillful individuals to reach thousands of others at little or no cost other than manpower and wit. What’s a entrepreneur, blogger, or content developer to do?

Six Steps to a Remarkably Powerful, Personal Network - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas. You're only a stranger once.

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Filed under Inside-Out Thinking , Successful Blog |. -->. 25 Comments to “Six Steps to a Remarkably Powerful, Personal Network&#. Why all the Fuss about Blogs in Marketing Strategies? Words of a Broken Mirror said. […] blogs make networking a true pleasure. in 50 Words - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas. Six Steps to a Remarkably Powerful, Personal Network… […] Courtesy of Liz Strauss at Successful Blog […]… December 15th, 2007 at 8:35 pm. Notify me of further comments via e-mail.

7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing > 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins by Tamar Weinberg on July 15, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Frank Lee. These days, many people have started a blog for hobby or business. Your blog has to be excellent. Slow down!

Analysis of Five Top Blogs and What You Can Learn from Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

discovered many of them tend to quit, lose hope, or even become less dedicated to their blogs when it seems they are not seeing any result for a period of time. In blogging, however, we all know that there is nothing like overnight success and you will only get what you put into it. You will notice that all these blogs did not just start yesterday or even last year. Clearly!

3 Key Features to Blog from a Smart Phone

Idaconcpts

The first blog post of idaconcpts.com was on August 6, 2008). Once I started getting a bit of reader traction, I started wondering whether I could blog on the go. My blog was hosted at WordPress.com and I had just bought my  first Macbook Pro and iPhone 3G so I downloaded the WordPress iPhone app and gave it a try. After that I decided not to continue blogging from my iPhone.

Popup Opt-in Forms: Case Studies, WordPress Plugins, and Alternatives

Kikolani

They are everywhere, from new blogs to some of the most respected blogs in the industry. The list of website’s and blogs using popup opt-in forms today include some of the most respected, well-known in the industry. They convert 14.71% of blog visitors. Blog Marketing Back then, I was definitely not a fan. The times have changed though. Chris Brogan.

3 Ways to Identify Influencers for Your Blogger Outreach Campaign

SocialFish

If you have a blog and you haven’t planned to do blogger outreach – you need to start planning. Once you have your blog implemented, and content ready to be consumed, you’ll need to figure how to identify which influencers with whom you’ll want to build relationships. Are they interacting in their comments section? So, you’re about to kick off a Blogger Outreach campaign.

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

laurelpapworth.com

once had to step in to calm down a forum that was off the charts with negativity and general unpleasant comments. To be even heard, I started to IP and MAC address ban anyone who posted under secondary IDs for the purpose of trolling (making up a temporary persona who’s only purpose is to create negative comments). Harvard Law School Blogs Terms of Use   [link]. Thanks.