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New gTLD Domain Name Forum Launched

Bill Hartzer

A New gTLD Domain Name forum has recently launched. The site, called gTLD.Link , is your everything link to the gTLDs. I’ve recently joined the forum, and so far have made several helpful connections through the site. Right now, there are domain name forums out there and they have areas to discuss the new gTLD domain names. Recently Sold gTLDs. gTLDs For Sale.

3 Forums with CommentLuv-Like Functionality

Kikolani

One of the ways that I promote my most important blog posts, like my massive post on 40+ Tips on How to Become a Social Media Rockstar , is through commenting on blogs enabled with CommentLuv. There are a ton of awesome lists of CommentLuv enabled blogs out there. But what about forums? Thus far, I have found three popular forums that use this add-on. Blogging

Grow Traffic to Your Blog Through Guest Posting and Creating Content for Other Blogs, Forums, Media and Events

ProBlogger

To get you up to speed, you can find the first four here: Two Questions to Ask to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog. Two Types of Content to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog. Turn Blog Surfers into Loyal Readers by Building a Sticky Blog. Find Readers for Your Blog Through Commenting and Relationships. Here’s How to Find the Best Blogs. Blog Promotio

Where Do Forums Fit Into Social Media Marketing?

Josh S Peters

However, if you’re in charge of managing social media for a business, it’s important to give consideration to all facets and that includes forums. Whether the tool is Twitter, Facebook, forums, or something else… the specific tool won’t determine your ROI. Where do forums fit in? Marketing Social Media Forums SMMIf that works for them, great! Let me give you an example….

My Warrior Forum Trojan Horse & The World’s Worst Email List

Viper Chill

mention the list not only because I want you to subscribe, but I recently launched my Warrior Forum guide there. My review received 13 thanks (the forum equivalent of likes) and hopefully stopped a few newbies from getting ripped off. paid for my account there and I’m 99% sure I have the highest post count to thanks (likes) ratio for any user on the entire forum. Wrong!

Effective Online Marketing with Forums and Message Boards

Kikolani

Today’s companies are quickly recognizing the power that social media tools such as forums and message boards can have for finding new customers and spreading the word about products and services. Among these social media platforms, forums and message boards are the most popular for discussing products and services. Find out who runs the forum and send him a private message.

31DBBB Challenge: Join a Forum or a Social Media Group and Start Participating

ProBlogger

One of those places could possibly be a forum or social media group (like a Facebook or LinkedIn Group), and you’re missing out on a wealth of untapped readers if you’re not in there being part of the community too. It also features the challenge of the day to find a forum or group and get started. I’ll show you how. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

Use Forums to Boost Your Blog’s Value

ProBlogger

We hover over every scrap of information about promoting our blogs and expanding our audience. There’s no doubt that these are important parts of maintaining a successful blog. Tapping the hidden potential. I’ll answer that question with another one: do you think of your blog as a publishing platform with occasional interaction, or a full-blown community? How forums add value.

How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

Company blogs have become virtually essential, and very powerful, component of digital marketing. In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. Which blog post promotion tactics are most effective? Is it still worthwhile to get listed in blog directories, and if so, which ones?

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PR Pros Must Embrace the PESO Model

Spin Sucks

It is something you own, and it lives on your website or blog. In the above example, “ How to Write Blog Posts That Get Read and Shared ” is the main topic. The sub-theme is more refined, such as “tricks to write popular blog posts” and “ generate blog post ideas.” See if those news outlets and blogs are sending visitors to your site.

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12 Most Creative Strategies to Craft an Effective Blog Post

Peg Fitzpatrick

Do you wonder why some blog posts tend to attract a lot of readers and get a lot of reaction? This In these 12 most creative strategies to craft an effective blog post, we’ll look at ideas how you can accomplish more on your blog. Talking about great blog posts, these are the ones that we would love to read through all the way to the last period. Use subheadings.

Can Communities Serve As Perfect Add-On For Your Blog?

Mindjumpers

How does a blogger generally relate to a forum? There are several community building tools for blog promotion. For example, one of them is the application called Forums that I work with. Below, I have listed a few good things that a forum can do for your blog: Promote your blog/URL: Start a forum on any leading forum application like Forums or Ning with your blog name.

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Defining Social Business: a Call for Clarity and Collaboration

Conversionation

Last week I stumbled upon a blog post by Gerardo A. Finally, because this initiative might be the spark for a multi-disciplinary group blog or community and it the end, that’s where value can be created. The rest of this – long – blog post looks at 1) how we define social business , and 2) what business functions and processes are affected. Business is business. Why do that?

Finding Readers Week: Corinne Talks Commenting, Engagement, and Are Forums Right For Your Blog?

ProBlogger

Corinne runs the successful blog skinnedcartree.com, and consistently gets genuine engagement from her readers and community across the board. Corinne introduced forums at the beginning of the year and has seen that engagement increase sharply. only started blogging late December 2012. Then I would look at who else commented, visit their blog and find something to contribute.

Interview with Simon Sinek – Start With Why

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I had a chance to catch up with fellow author, Simon Sinek to discuss his book called – Start With Why at the World Business Forum held in New York at Radio City Music Hall on October 7-8. Branding Innovation Strategy Thought Leadership b2b marketing strategy market positioning Marketing Strategy positioning simon sinek WOBI world business forum Everybody knows what they do.

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Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

SocMed Sean

Sure, frequent contributors to a site often get to know each other personally, but do you really need to bring off-topic arguments to a forum where they aren’t of benefit to the community? Blogs Facebook Featured Google+ Humor LinkedIn People Social Media Twitter best practices discussion forum social media social networking tips YouTubeBut don’t be a troll. Cheers!

Is a Great Blog in the Eyes of the Beholder?

Kikolani

If you’re anything like me, you’ve put tons of heart (time and work) in your quest to create a great blog to showcase your work or business. In fact, you give your absolute best effort in producing each and every single thing you do in blogging. What exactly is a Great Blog? Part of the problem is you are  striving to make an impact  with your blog. Sue-Ann.

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Do you syndicate your blog?

Janet Fouts

You see, lots of bloggers have their blog posts syndicated on other sites that aggregate content, and sometimes we write posts specific to a site just to get our names in front of more readers who frequent that particular web site. It’s like guest blogging, but more focused. Social Media Tips and Tricks Blog blogging Social Media syndicationShare the love.

4 Low Cost Online Marketing Strategies For 2012

Small Business Mavericks

You are not competing with just your business competitors – you are also competing with those looking to make a quick buck through Adsense or affiliate marketing sites, and mom and dad blogs that often attract good search placements and social media attention. If you can find mom and dad blogs that have a lot of regular commentators, and who also participate regularly through social media, tap into them. Forumsforums are extension of the networking activity. If the forum allows, put a link to your website or blog that other forum users can follow.

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6 Guest Blogging Emails That Suck

Ari Herzog

The top navigational bar of this blog makes it very clear that guest blog posts are accepted. But reviewing the email submissions from wannabe writers, it is pathetic how frequently people think I will publish anything and it is disappointing they view my blog as a trophy to place on their article marketing case. want you to write for me. What has a cost here? Unique content?

22 Twitter Pearls from Day 1 of #SMWF

Harp Interactive

The Social Media World Forum is underway today and will go on through tomorrow in New York. Blog Social Media & SEO Social Media Marketing Uncategorized #SMWF social media highlights social media tips social media world forumThis conference has entered its third year and continues to provide top-level strategic advice and social media marketing insight.

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77 Blogging Stats to Improve Your Blogging Strategy

Writtent Blog

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.

Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success

Waxing UnLyrical

That’s a blog post for another day. Take every question your company gets asked and consider writing a blog post to answer it. 5. Competitor websites, blogs and industry forums. Add to that list and then you’ve got a pre-vetted list of blog post titles you can easily pull from when the muse strikes. Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success.

Social Media World Forum

Social Media Citizens

Home Content RSS Log in Social Media Citizens Home Case Studies Reports SMC List TOP Lists Video Consulting Portfolio Social Media World Forum March 4th, 2010 by Giedrius Ivanauskas Leave a reply » Share Are you ready? One of the biggest Social Media event’s in Europe – Social Media Word Forum is knocking on your door. Here it comes! Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional | Valid CSS 3

10 PPC Blogs Every Marketer Should Read

Convince & Convert

” That was when I came across these words in a Moz blog: You offer SEO, Web Design, and PPC. didn’t just survive—I flourished, and I owe my existence to these PPC blogs. To this day, I read every single article by these blogs. Get you entire marketing team to read these blogs today! The beauty of this blog is that its writers are fearless. At 11 p.m. that

45+ Resources to Master Blog Writing

Writtent Blog

Mastering blog writing can seem hard and time consuming. To create awesome content  you should become good at copywriting; pay attention to grammar and blog post elements (Calls-To-Actions, Headlines and more), and improve your writing skills in general. Here are 45 resources for better blog writing to start you on the right track: Image source. Useful blogs. Lao Tzu.

Gene Carr's Patron Technology Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Gene Carrs Patron Technology Blog. Subscribe to this blogs feed. And lets also assume that the competition for arts patrons attention online will increase, as high-quality blogs and independent cultural sites like www.showup.com proliferate. blogs, texting, podcasts, online video â?? marketing Insight to help arts & non-profit organizations leverage the Internet. About.

Use Facebook Data to Unlock Consumer Affinity

Buzz Marketing for Technology

When I started this blog back in 2006 Facebook was just getting going but nobody  had a clue on when it came to the volumes of valuable data that they would ultimately produce. Advertising behavioral targeting Facebook Innovation Online Advertising Search Social Media Big Data blogs forums Social Data Twitter web data

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B2B Blogging Trends for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

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. There’s much more. Digg this!

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107+ Blog Post Ideas for a Rocket Start

Writtent Blog

Blog Post Ideas by Post Type. 1. Blogging on a regular basis is a proven way to drive traffic to your website. At the heart of the matter is your request for feedback in a public forum. Even More Blog Post Ideas. Just as there are many types of blogs, there are a great number of themes, topics and ideas to write about. You’re reading this great list of blog ideas!

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20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog

Webbiquity SMM

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. Feature a newsletter signup box prominently near the upper-right corner of your blog.

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5 Things You Can’t Blog Successfully Without

Writtent Blog

Blog successfully and you cam smile all the way to the bank. In order to achieve success, there are things every blogger must have – things you can’t blog without. If you’re just starting out with blogging, hopefully you will find this useful. 1. A Having a clear and documented blogging strategy is essential. What is the purpose of your blog? High-Quality Content.

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. Enjoy! Content.

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How to Win a Blogging Contest

Kikolani

Have you ever wanted to make $500+ off of one blog post? But you can make that kind of money if you enter a blogging contest. What Are Blogging Contests. The rules and requirements for participating in a blogging contest vary, but generally include the following items: Submit a blog post that meets particular specifications such as subject matter, length, and overall quality.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

One question I get asked often is how to start a blog. While there are many platforms to choose from, I always suggest that if your purpose for blogging is anything related to branding, business, or making money online, then you want to go with WordPress on your own domain. Your first step to staring a blog on your own domain is choosing a domain name. BloggingKnowEm.

10 Free Blogging eBooks That Should Be Paid

Kikolani

In fact, there are many that give us good tips, advice and knowledge about blogging. Whether it is as a business or a personal project, you can improve your blog using these ten ebooks about blogging that are free, but shouldn’t be. 1. Farnoosh is the creator of blog Prolific Living. Guest Blogging eBook. Blog Mastermind. This ebook by Blog Oh!

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The 4 Challenges of Cause Marketing

Geoff Livingston

Want to be my guest at the Cause Marketing Forum this May 30-31 in Chicago? decision will be made tomorrow morning based on comments on both blogs. CSR authenticity Cause cause marketing Cause Marketing Forum Danny Brown Inspiring Generosity slacktivismThe best comment wins a free registration worth $1,045.00 for a business or $795 for a nonprofit, compliments of Razoo (also cross-posted on Inspiring Generosity). Customers want [.].