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Resources for Small Staff Associations


This is a list of free or cheap web, social media, marketing and design resources that I presented in my session, 20 Tools to Help You MacGyver Your Small Association’s Communications, at YourMembership Xperience 2016. Two really good resources about web development, design and usability: A List Apart and Nielsen Norman Grou p. BLOGS/ARTICLES/PODCASTS/ETC. Here it is.

Leap into these Online Professional Development Resources

Spin Sucks

Set a leap day resolution to up your learning game with the variety of online professional resources available to PR professionals. The post Leap into these Online Professional Development Resources appeared first on Spin Sucks. Laura Petrolino pulls together a starter list and challenges you to take a leap forward in your career through a commitment to lifelong learning.

Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning


Of course I meant to blog about it before it happened, but we all know how that goes…so I figure better late than never. created this resource list to accompany the presentation, which I figure I’d share here on Mizz Information since social media and social learning are hot topics in the association world. Defining and Designing Social Learning. Livestreaming is hot.

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30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity SMM

Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. The proliferation of themes, tools and plugins have transformed blogs from mere online text collections to powerful interactive, rich-media sites that can attract, engage and educate your potential buyers.

32 Resources to Write Great Blog Headlines

Writtent Blog

million blog posts are written every day. As the web becomes more crowded with content, it’s becoming harder and harder to draw people’s attention to your blog posts. Keep your blog steadily growing by improving your skill set and adopting content marketing best practices. The Anatomy of a Perfect Blog Post: The Data on Headlines, Length, Images and More. Image source.

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. Copywriting resources.

77+ Resources for Amazing Copywriting

Writtent Blog

To help you get started, here’s a huge list containing some of the best (mostly free, but some paid) copywriting resources on the web. Copywriting Websites & Blogs. 1. Copyblogger – One of the best free copywriting resources on the web. The Copywriter’s Crucible – Freelance copywriter Matt Ambrose covers blogging, content marketing, and all things copy. 3. Books.

3 Resources for PR/Social Media Pros & Small Biz Owners

Waxing UnLyrical

There have been so many great resources coming my way lately, I just had to share. Here is a very simple editable calendar, the daily PR & Marketing calendar of event hashtags , we can use to build that resource. And if you have resource gems to share, I’d love you to leave ‘em in the comments below which are, as always, yours. So let’s get to them. 1.

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

Here are 57 61 great social media policy templates and resources to use when building your own. Resource. Blog Policy. Corporate Blogging Policy. Blogging Policy. Guidelines for Student Blogging. Corporate Blogging Policies and Guidelines. Blogging Code of Conduct. IOC Blogging Guidelines. Employee Blogging Policies. Communication (Blogging) Policy. Blogging & Social Media Policy. Blog Assessment. Employee Blog Guidelines. Other Social Media Policy Resources. Resource. Source.

560 Resources for Blogging, Online Marketing, and Starting a Business


This year, along with my Fetching Friday weekly roundups, I compiled several major resource collections for a variety of topics. 50 Google Analytics Resources – 50 resources to help you get to know Google Analytics inside and out, from the new version, latest updates, social engagement tracking, advanced hacks, and much more! Make Blogging Work for Business.

58+ Resources to Master SEO Copywriting

Writtent Blog

guide to SEO & Keyword Optimization for Blog Posts. There is no better place to learn SEO copywriting than the MOZ blog. You’ll find this is a very interesting introduction to some secret resources for keywords. These questions and many more are answered in this resource. This resource can put you into the latter category. Section 4: Optimizing Blog Titles.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog


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

20 Amazing Resources to Learn Copywriting

Writtent Blog

If you’re considering an engaging and rewarding career in the world of copywriting, this list of 20 top resources will help you master the practice: 1. 115,000 people have already benefited from their free, high-quality resources. 2. This resource gives aspiring copywriters the knowledge of battle-hardened professional writers. 9. What is copywriting, really? Copyblogger.

27+ Resources to Learn SEO Copywriting

Writtent Blog

Let the pros show you how.Here’s a list of 29 resources that will help you improve your bottom line. Learn SEO Copywriting: 27 Useful Online Resources. Blog Posts/Articles. Henneke Duistermaat elaborates and provides nine practical (and rather colorful) copywriting tips. 6.  35 SEO Copywriting Tips for Rocking Content – A recent blog post by yours truly. Image source.

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3 Hidden Resources for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign


Here are three of our favorite hidden resources – and yes, we hope you’ll share the secret with others!  1. Offer guest blogging opportunities, appoint social ambassadors, and provide website banners and badges to show support. org : chock full of toolkits, videos, blog posts, and case studies. 3. Guest post by Jenna Sauber, CauseVox. We hear you, and we get it. Your Community.

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources


Marshall Kirkpatrick talked about aggregation and filtering several years ago in How to Build an RSS and Blog News Site for Your Project where he had cobbled together a solution using Google Blog Search,  dapper, Feed Digest, PostRank, Roller, and others.  CMS and Blogging Platforms. Google Blog Search. Alltop – Limited blog aggregation. Aggregation. Filtering.

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. Six great resources and ideas for finding keywords to write about.

30 Resources and Tips for Using Pinterest to Market Your Business


Here are some resources, tips, and tricks to help you get up to speed and begin marketing your company on Pinterest. Pinterest: The Ultimate Guide The Blog Stylist explains what Pinterest is and how bloggers can leverage the platform to drive traffic and branding. People like to collect things. Sports memorabilia, carnival glass, stuffed animals, you name it. How do you get started?

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29+ Killer Resources to Learn Copywriting

Writtent Blog

Whether you’re looking to improve your own skill set or make the jump into one of the world’s most exciting and rewarding careers, we’ve curated a list of resources we know and trust. Any list of content writing resources would be remiss to not include Copyblogger, one of the most authoritative resources on the subject. CMI Blog. This blog will show you how.

16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

This final installment covers some fascinating though sometimes contradictory and confusing stats about business blogging and the value of marketing. For example, what percentage of businesses maintain company blogs? ” Blogging is the ideal vehicle for communicating brand purpose, beyond just “selling stuff.” Business Blogging Stats and Facts. 1.

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23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

As noted in 33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012 So Far , posted here a few months ago, social media marketing adoption is now so widespread there’s little further question of “if” or “when” in the minds of most marketers–but many “how” and “what” questions still remain. Research] by Heidi Cohen.

How to Fight For More Social Media Resources In Your Company

Convince & Convert

This is why one of the most common questions I hear at speaking engagements and in corporate conference rooms is “how can we do this well with limited resources?” report that shows number of blog comments. Social Media Staffing and Operations Compendium content marketing resources eloqua social media resources staffing and operationsAnd that takes time.

30 Must-Read Growth Hacking Resources for Digital Marketers

Writtent Blog

Google Trends indicates that the term began to gain traction in 2013, and is quickly gaining some serious traction in search: Whether you choose to apply growth hacking in real life or would rather stick with more conservative and mainstream marketing tactics, here are 30 great resources to help you explore the idea : 1.  Is this resource worth your time? Startup Marketing. GrowHack.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Blog World Preview


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. 11 Tips You Can Use Today to Develop Outstanding Content for Your Blog – How do you create incredible content that attracts hundreds of comments and shares?

25 Newsletter Content Ideas + Bonus Newsletter Idea Resources

Writtent Blog

That’s why we’ve put together this list of 25 powerful content ideas, plus a few additional resources to help you come up with even more ideas for your newsletter. Educational articles: Your newsletter is another place to publish the kinds of valuable content you already publish on your blog. Additional Newsletter Ideas and Resources. Blogging Content Creation Email Marketing

Rebranding Your Blog: The Resources


Last week we had Jodi from Practising Simplicity talk us through the decision behind rebranding her six-year-old established blog. Many of you had questions about the technical details of moving a blog, so I’ve rounded up some resources to help. What kind of hiccups have you encountered when rebranding your blog? Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

25 Killer Resources to Learn Storytelling

Writtent Blog

To help you get started, here are some of my favorite resources online: For best practices, check out 15 Storytelling Techniques for Writing a Better Brand Story. 1. Her blog is an often-updated resource that includes pop-culture inspiration, creative process analysis, and plenty of insight on how to improve your skills. 2. StoryCenter Blog. Get Storied Blog.

Business Blogging: Five Reasons You Have No Readers

Spin Sucks

By Eleanor Pierce It’s a common complaint: You have a  business blog , but no one’s reading. Maybe your blog’s boring, hard to find, or poorly written. But maybe the reasons no one reads your blog are a little harder to suss out. Business Blogging: You’re Too Clever for Your Own Good Look, I love clever wordplay as much as the next nerd. You read other blogs.

How to Leverage Your Internal Resources in External Marketing Efforts

Convince & Convert

These companies use internal resources to inform the public on how great they are. If there are new hires, take the time to profile a few of them on your blog or a local publication. Take a leap this week and outline at least one internal resource you can share publicly to reinforce the praise for your company. “Wait,” you might say. “Doesn’t What happens?

Simple and Affordable Resources for Creating a Website


In this post, I’m going to share some easy-to-use and affordable resources for creating your own website. Pimwi offers one design that is customizable using cards – blog postcards, contact cards, gallery image cards, Google Maps cards, menu cards, and more, including product cards for ecommerce. What are your favorite simple and affordable website creation resources?

30 Killer Resources to Learn Content Marketing

Writtent Blog

The truth is the individuals and brands that succeed in the years to come will be those who are aggressive about self-education. I’ve curated a list of resources that I can recommend without hesitation to anyone. Featuring 29 industry leaders, Top Rank Blog’s free eBook isn’t afraid to share information you won’t find anywhere else. 5. 44 Must Read Resources on Content Marketing.

Facebook Releases Free Training Resources for Marketers

Jon Loomer

Late last year, I started hearing rumblings that Facebook was working on a series of free training resources for marketers. If you’re looking for a free resource for beginner Facebook marketing training, Blueprint is a great place to start. As I said at the top, I’m glad that Facebook created these resources. Blueprint. Introduction to Facebook. Best Practices.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Google Internship


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Content. 29 Blogging Business Survival Tips – Advice on revenue generation, networking, social media, time management, and building a business. Share Your Best Blog Posts.

How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared

Spin Sucks

Therefore, next Thursday, I am going to host  How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared. Andy and I have a friendly competition and, let’s be real, this is  my blog, so I’m hoping to beat him in number of attendees  and in the super positive feedback. How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared. How to generate blog post ideas. By Gini Dietrich.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Move


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. The Ultimate Writer’s Guide to Blogging Part I and Part II – Whatever type of writer you’re aiming to be, a blog should be central to your strategy.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Facebook Reassurance


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. 353+ Blog Post Ideas to Inspire You – Posts that the author has bookmarked over time to refer to when in need of coming up with content inspiration.

Grow Your Blog’s Traffic and Income by Creating a Resources Page for Your Blog


Today’s ProBlogger Podcast challenge is one of those I’ve had on my “someday” list for too long now: create a “resources” page for your blog. Further Reading: Recommended Blogging Resources & Tools. Four Blogging Tools to Make your Content Go Further. Ways to Prepare Your Blog for Affiliate Selling. General

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Blog Headlines


­­This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, online business, SEO, and social media on The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. Too busy to blog? ways to blog more – how to make more time for blogging and find inspiration. mistakes that lead to guest post failure – things to avoid if you want to have a successful guest blogging career. ways to spice up any blog post fast – great tips on how to give that blog post a little something extra.

25+ Phenomenal Resources to Help You Market Your Blog Better

Writtent Blog

Go through these 25+ resources that teach you how to market your blog better and the next thing you know you’ll be commanding a six-figure monthly audience. 1. The Complete Guide to Building Your Blog Audience. This guide covers everything about building a blog audience – organic traffic, outreach, paid traffic, content syndication, and more. 2. Learn to Blog.

Is it Shortsighted Not to Host Your Own Blog?

Waxing UnLyrical

Alison Kenney asked this question yesterday in a Facebook group I belong to: “When it comes to your own website, do you think a blog is a must?” ” You’re reading this blog on a business website, so you already know what my answer is. Why do people ask whether or not you should host your own blog? Managing your own blog takes time. are not.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Inspiring Speech


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. How to Promote Your Blog on a $100 Budget – Some of the simplest, yet the most effective ways to promote your blog. Here is the reality. Google Panda 2.5:

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Yellowstone


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. 21 quick actions you can do today to set your blog up for massive success – highly detailed guide to what you need to be doing if you want make your blog work for you.

February’s Featured Resource:

Harp Interactive

Being prolific in social media, I am always on the prowl for useful tools, resources and social media platforms to expedite the time involved in producing and sharing relevant content across the social universe. I’ve recently discovered Amplify is, in my opinion, one of the most useful, powerful yet simple to use free resources available. Unique Social Community. account.

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