Reconsider Fashion PR
AUGUST 9, 2012
The fashion PR industry has a pretty interesting story to tell if you can look beyond the Avant-Garde (unwearable) runway creations to the clusters of people backstage, dressed in black, with clipboards, walkie-talkies, and this season’s must-have manicure. To the point, the industry is doing innovative things with content, social media, blogging, and more. We’ve all been there.
Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry
JANUARY 17, 2011
For a while ago, I wrote a blog post called 4 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry pointing out among other things how bloggers has become the new (and most important) influencers and how the brands get more and more humanized. Social media is changing the fashion industry. This case is with other words not only relevant for the fashion business. Tweet.
Bashing Google+: Fashionable, but not Smart
NOVEMBER 28, 2011
Doubting the new social network is the fashionable thing to do. As time has continued doubt remains, but Google+ is consistently a top 10 referrer to my blog. Image by Monkey at Large. Many social media wonks bash Google+ at social media conferences and in online conversations. Yet you have to wonder if this absolute negative view is professionally smart. In the 1990s Yahoo! YouTube
Facebook, Instagram and Users’ ‘Behavior and Emotions’ (Study)
JULY 18, 2016
They are also more likely to follow accounts related to fashion, beauty, interior design and people they don’t know personally on Instagram than on Facebook. As far as the content that catches their eye, parents on Facebook tend to look for updates from friends and family, news and humor content, and on Instagram they more often seek information about celebrities, fashion, travel and beauty.
Facebook Debuts 360 Photos
JUNE 9, 2016
Fashion photographer Mario Testino offering a 360 view—both in front of the camera and behind the scenes—of a photo shoot with supermodels Lily Aldridge and Karlie Kloss. The 360-degree photos promised by Facebook’s Oculus VR virtual reality subsidiary last month have officially arrived. The New York Times bringing people behind the scenes at the Supreme Court. Woods for Time.
JUNE 13, 2012
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.
Why I Write - Blog Hop "Old Fashion" Meme
Diva Marketing Blog
AUGUST 4, 2014
When BBF Yvonne DiVita, author/founder of Lipsticking and BlogPaws , asked me to play along on an ''old fashion'' blog meme or blog hop, I immediately said yes. Blog memes were popular before blogs were social media. books on blogs and social media are examples of his love of writing and teaching. Blog Twitter . Blog Twitter. Please meet.
77 Blogging Stats to Improve Your Blogging Strategy
JULY 6, 2016
Still not sure whether your business should be out there blogging? Check out this list of blogging stats we curated for you. Blogging & Lead Generation. 1. Businesses using blogs are known to generate 67% more leads. 92% of bloggers who posted multiple times on a daily basis were successful in acquiring a customer via their blog. Blogging & Sales.
End Of Blogs
MARCH 14, 2013
I love my blog. love your blog. love blogs. Call me old-fashioned. Loving blogs has nothing to do with me not loving the newer stuff. love Twitter , Facebook , Google+ and other places to publish, share and connect too, but I have a soft spot for blogs. It really IS the end of blogging and old school newsreaders. " So, am I supposed to forget about this blog and just post what I'm thinking about on Google+ or Facebook or tumblr or whatever? This isn't the end of blogs. Please don't stop the blogging. Blogs are important.
10 Blogging Tips We’ve Learned from International Idioms
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
Let’s face it: You’re not Neil Patel or Gary Vaynerchuck. I’m not saying you completely suck at blogging, but there’s always room for improvement. Here are a few obscure foreign idioms that will help you remember everything you need to improve in your blog posts —and help you start up conversation with that cute foreigner you’ve had your eye on but never really knew how to approach. With
How to Future Proof Your Website or Blog
NOVEMBER 2, 2012
Your SEO is only one part of your website, and every aspect of your site or blog is potentially vulnerable to changes made by Google but also in technology in general. If you run a blog or a website then you work in the tech industry, and that’s an industry that is notoriously fast moving. Fashion. So how do you protect your site against the future in other ways? Devices.
Old-Fashioned Organic SEO Wins the Day After Google Penguin Update
Bare Feet Studios
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
This used to be a classic SEO “trick” and not best practice, but easy and fast to do because of the amazing ability of blogs. We now call them “splogs” or spam blogs. And some blog owners code their site to use the “nofollow” tag, which tells Google to ignore any links in comments.But heh, be a friend and leave a blogger a comment! Drupal).
What New Data Tells Us About Blog Advertising
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
The blogging space has grown to be a major part of online publishing with a huge following and audience. On WordPress blogs alone, over 409 million people view more than 20.4 In terms of content, the blogging space captures every imaginable content category and topic from tech to sports to fashion to food. Types of Sponsored Blog Content. billion pages each month.
LOOKK: Community That Connects Designers With Consumers
OCTOBER 5, 2011
So why should the fashion industry be left behind? We all know that London Fashion Week showcased how to use social media to its full potential with competitions, updates and photos on Facebook, Twitter and blogs. Social Media Social Network community exposure fashion lovers feedback London Fashion week LOOK young designersWhat is LOOKK? How does it work?
Fashion and P.R. Social Media blogger events
JANUARY 17, 2010
Please Note: All bloggers must post coverage from our event to their blog within 24 hours in order to be eligible. Social Media Fashion. Any fashion blogger who abides by the rules above (extrapolate: any blogger that obeys a PR company’s requirements) is not going to be an A list blogger. You are building a relationship not slipping them a drunken one-blog stand.
20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog
MAY 10, 2011
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. Link to product information from within your blog posts. Got more?
The New Newer Economy
DECEMBER 18, 2015
business blog. digital marketing blog. fashion. fashion brand. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Have you ever heard of resellers? What about the Supreme brand? People will wait twenty hours in line, and hope that they can get their hands on some kind of product. We're talking about clothing. Each Thursday drop was chaos. brand. complex.
8 Deep Questions to Define Your Blogging Strategy
JANUARY 17, 2014
The majority of blogs aren’t a success. Anyone can launch and maintain a legendary business blog, provided they have sufficient dedication and direction. You’ve got to have a firm grasp on the rules of grammar, know the basics of SEO, and understand a little bit about blogging metrics. Blogging goals are like a roadmap. Blogging Content Creation Content Marketing
Write Like a Pro: 5 Techniques Top Bloggers Use to Write Successful Blog Posts
Convince & Convert
JANUARY 6, 2015
Only a minority of them turned out to be successful blog posts. As the story unfolds, I’ll be citing Brian Dean’s blog post about “17 Untapped Backlink Sources” from Backlinko as an important reference. If you notice, the font size used in the blog post is significantly larger than other blog posts that you commonly see from other sites. Image via Backlinko.
The Full Blog Monetization Menu – 60+ Ways to Make Money With Your Blog
APRIL 23, 2015
You think about it all the time – how great it would be to make money from your blog. Making money from your blog is not something that happens by accident. Once you understand all of the possible ways to monetize your blog, it’s much easier to devise the right plan. Succeeding at Monetizing Your Blog. Use it as a guideline for your blog monetization plans.
Your Socks Should Match Your Trousers
JANUARY 25, 2015
It’s apparently a fashion faux pas to match the color of your socks to the color of your shoes. Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. Media fashion Yet, this is what I’ve been doing for the longest time. GQ, Men’s Fitness, and similar websites told me I was wrong. ” Reviewing my sock bin, I saw lots of blacks and browns. Thanks for reading.
The 4 Rs That Show a Brand Your Blog is Influential
JUNE 5, 2016
One way to monetise your blog is through working with brand partners. Google Analytics: Time on Page (dwell time), % of return visitors (the higher the better), comments, social shares (to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest etc), some blog platforms have ‘likes’ which you can also include. We’re not just talking about women aged 24-45 – that’s pretty much most blog readers!
The Ultimate Guide to Making an Affiliate Income from Your Blog
APRIL 25, 2013
A few years ago I wouldn’t have written a blog post about affiliate marketing. These days it’s all about trust and authority – you need your readers to see your blog as an authority and you need Google to trust your SEO strategy. And one of the most powerful, sustainable and long-term methods is a trustworthy blog with carefully chosen affiliates. Example.
Using Visual Content to Increase Blog Engagement
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
Visual content is your secret weapon to boosting blog engagement. The blog posts of today demand fresh, eye-catching content that can be read and shared easily, which makes videos, infographics, photos, and slideshows a perfect companion to blog posts. Additionally, visual content is extremely easy to integrate into your current blog posts, as well as add to your past posts.
Thinking of Quitting Blogging? What Dooce Did Next
AUGUST 5, 2015
When Heather Armstrong from Dooce decided to wind back blogging after 14 years, it became headline news – New York Magazine even ran a piece called “ Dooce Talks Life After Mommyblogging “, which gave us a glimpse into how someone so successful could leave that life behind. With a personal blog, you just can’t delegate yourself to someone else. Will you shut it down?
Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers
NOVEMBER 29, 2010
have included many well known female influences as well as some that are just starting out but have a very promising future in the blogging world that I have come across online, found in other lists, connected with in forums like the Third Tribe and the BlogcastFM Green Room , or met at events such as Blog World Expo and Social Media AZ. Her blog, PR 2.0 Little List Analysis.
Can You REALLY Make Money Blogging? [7 Things I Know About Making Money from Blogging]
NOVEMBER 27, 2012
Every now and again I am pulled aside at a conference or am emailed and/or tweeted by someone wanting to get the “real” scoop on whether it is possible to make money blogging. Is it really possible to make a living from blogging? Is it just a small number of people making money from blogging? Things I know about making money from blogging. 1. Tsh Oxenreider.
How to Blog About Trending Topics
MAY 31, 2011
It is easy to forget that a blog is out there for everyone to read, when you’re writing it from the protection of your desk in your own home (or parents basement if we want to perpetuate stereotypes). Knowing how to accomplish those two things is a big step in growing readership and increasing traffic to your blog. Foodie Blogs. Camping and the Outdoor Blogs. Blogging
How to Get 40,000 Readers Without Guest Blogging
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
Not only that, this new blog isn’t about marketing, blogging, or making money online! Only a few months ago, I started my recent project, an electronic music blog by the name of Sophistefunk. And I did it without a single guest post about this blog! But first, let me address why I didn’t use guest posting for this new blog… Seriously, Why No Guest Posts? What they don’t tell you in the blogging world very often is that sometimes, guest posting is not always a viable option depending on the niche that you are in. Blogging
How to Get 40,000 Readers Without Guest Blogging
DECEMBER 10, 2012
Not only that, this new blog isn’t about marketing, blogging, or making money online! Only a few months ago, I started my recent project, an electronic music blog by the name of Sophistefunk. And I did it without a single guest post about this blog! You should be as fluent with proper email writing techniques are you are writing blog posts. Blogging
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
It truly is a sight to see if you're into retail, commerce, fashion and a unique in-store experience. The story, which was picked up by Reveries (titled, Endless Aisles - and yes, I liked Tim Manners ' title so much that I stole it for this Blog post), prompted me to think differently about the value of digital signage and touchscreens at the retail level. fashion. We have more and more consumers who are connected with highly powerful smartphones at the store level and they're doing a lot more than just price comparison shopping. Virtual shopping in a physical store.
How Old-Fashioned is Online Anonymity?
JUNE 29, 2011
If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit How Old-Fashioned is Online Anonymity? Related articles you may enjoy: Blog Commenters: Question For You. How to Identify Spam in Blog Comments. The literature suggests that, compared to face-to-face, the increased incidence of flaming when using computer-mediated communication is due to reductions in the transfer of social cues, which decrease individuals’ concern for social evaluation and fear of social sanctions or reprisals. You’re not afraid you’ll be found ? Thoughts? in your browser.
5 Key Elements for a Successful Women’s Blog
JULY 8, 2014
This year marks 10 years of my blogging career, and after starting several women’s blogs (some successful, some not), and being an avid reader of them myself, I’ve learn the key elements in what makes a blog “make it” or not. Key #1: Make Sure Your Blog is Visually Great. So what makes a good-looking women’s blog? For example, you could be a denim fashion blogger.
How to Make $30,000 a year Blogging
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
If you’re anything like the overwhelmed blogger I spoke to a few years ago, who thought making a full time living from her blog was basically impossible, then this episode of the ProBlogger podcast is for you. In today’s episode I give three pieces of advice for those of you wanting to change career directions and make a living blogging instead of traditional work.
Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010
JANUARY 3, 2011
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?
How To Promote Your Blog With Content That Will Grow Your Traffic, Links, and Shares
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
Starting a blog is easy. Step-by-step tutorials to creating a blog and one-click CMS installations have ballooned the number of online blogs to over 200 million. But creating a blog isn’t the part you should worry about. Concerns like these are not uncommon when learning how to create a blog. probably lost half the readers of this blog by now. Don’t BS.
10 Steps To Help Turn Your Blog Into A Number 1 Bestselling Book
JULY 31, 2014
Although not everybody wants to make money from their blog, it is undoubtedly the goal for many. To make a living from writing at home often features high on the list of dream jobs! I’m lucky enough to have just published a book which got to number one in the charts, sold a business, as well as running a couple of businesses today, and most of the success can be put down to blogging.